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Workforce Training

Whether you are in search of a certification for a new career or need customized training to meet your business needs, PRCC Workforce is ready to serve you.

A productive workforce is vital to our local economy. Our PRCC Workforce Development assists businesses and industries in Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Pearl River and Hancock Counties to ensure companies have the best training possible.

In addition to serving businesses, the Wildcat Workforce Team also helps individuals gain new marketable skills.

Workforce EducationWildcat Workforce services include (but are not limited to):

  • Customized Industry-Specific Training for both pre-and-post employment
  • Industry Credentials and Certifications
  • Leadership Training
  • Customer Service
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality and Process Improvement (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma)
  • Meeting and Training Spaces
  • Comprehensive Testing Center

The Workforce Department is located at the Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center, 906 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg. To learn more about the programs and capabilities of Wildcat Workforce, call 601-554-4646  or email us at workforce@prcc.edu .

Pearl River Community College Workforce Classes (non-credit)

For additional help, email workforce@prcc.edu, call (601) 403-1241 or (601) 554-4646.

Training/Class Location Start Date Workforce Contact
Certified Nursing Assistant
$750

Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Day Classes Monthly:
August 1, 2022
August 29, 2022
September 26, 2022
October 24, 2022
November 14, 2022
Mon.-Friday
8am - 3:30pm

Fall Night Class:
August 30, 2022
Tuesdays&Thursdays
4pm-8pm
**See application packet for more details

Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
CCMA Hybrid
$2,000
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive
April 18-July 11,2022
Completed Applications accepted

July 19-20, 2022
Interviews

Aug.1,2022-Dec.9,2022
Monday - Thursday
8:00 - 3:00pm
**See application packet for more details

Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT)
$500
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive
June 7-June 23, 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8am-1pm
**See application packet for more details
Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
Accelerated Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT)
$250
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive
Friday, June 3, 2022
1pm-5pm
AND
Saturday, June 4, 2022
8am-4pm
**See application packet for more details
Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
Pine Belt Works Manufacturing Skills
Basic Level

Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive
On-going Registration Rebecca Brown:
601.554.4644
or
Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646
Forklift
$50
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Friday, May 20, 2022 or
Friday, June 3, 2022
8:00am-4:30pm

Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646
EMT
$1,000
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Jan. 4, CPR 5pm-10pm
Everyone must attend

Jan. 6, Orientation, 5pm

Jan. 11, 2022 class starts
Tuesday and Thursday nights
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Two Saturdays a month
9:00am - 2:00pm
**See Application packet for more details

Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
OSHA 10 Hour
$65
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Ongoing day classes

Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646

Truck Driving/CDL
$2,500
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Aug. 15-Sept. 22, 2022
Oct. 10-Nov. 17, 2022
Mon.-Thursday
8am-4pm
CDL Checklist
Participation Information Sheet

Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
601.554.4646
Microsoft Excel
Level 1 $75
Level 2 $75
Level 3 $140
(Lunch is included each day)
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Level 1 Beginner: 
Monday, May 9, 2022
8am-5pm

Level 2 Intermediate:
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
8am-5pm

Level 3 Advanced:
Monday AND Tuesday
May 16 AND May 17, 2022
8am-5pm
Must attend both days

Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646

Welding Level I
$500
Forrest County Campus Building 7
5448 Hwy 49, H'Burg, MS

May 16-July 28th, 2022
Monday-Thursday
4:30pm-10:00pm

Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646

Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA)
Poplarville Campus,
Nursing Building
Ongoing Night Classes
Tuesday and Thursday
5:00pm-9:00pm
Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113
CDL Testing Poplarville Campus By appointment. Must have a valid permit. Brad Ladner:
228.518.0309
Truck Driving/CDL Poplarville Campus

Classes Monthly
CDL Checklist
Participation Information Form

Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113
Welding Poplarville Campus Ongoing Night Classes:
Monday through Wednesday
4:30pm-9:30 Daily

Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113

Welding Hancock Center
Highway 90 Waveland
Day Classes Ongoing

Troy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or
985.788.3257

Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA)
Hancock County Center
Technical Center
TBD

Troy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or
985.788.3257

Electrical Dennis W. Fortenberry
Career Center
Highway 42 Carson MS
Fall 2022 TBD

Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113

Pearl River Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, or disability. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies or to request accommodations, special assistance, or alternate format publications, contact Eddie Sandifer, ADA Coordinator, 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1215or for inquires on Title IX, contact Alexandra Kennedy, Director of Resident and Student Life at 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1253.