Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

Browse the catalog below to see what we offer. New courses are added regularly.

If you have questions about the status of a non-degree Workforce Continuing Education (WCE) class, please contact the staff member listed as the course contact. You can find the course contact by clicking on the title of a course in the catalog below, then clicking on the "more details" tab. You can also email the WCE registrar’s office at [email protected].

Need financial assistance to take a course? See if you qualify for funding through the Workforce Continuing Education Career Pathways Program & Student Resources department. Email them at ceresources.waketech.edu.

Activity Coordinator for Long Term CareHSE-3264A41 available classes
The NC Division of Facility services requires activity coordinators in adult care homes and nursing facilities to complete at least 50 hours of training in an approved course. In addition, activity coordinators in nursing facilities and adult care homes must complete at leas...
How to Start a Food Truck BusinessSEF-3001B31 available classes
Are you interested in starting a food truck business? This course will show you how to be a part of the hottest dining trend around! You’ll find out what’s required to operate a mobile food unit safely and legally – licenses and permits; zoning laws; federal, state, and loc...
Beginner's Baking and Pastry ArtsHOS-3075C31 available classes
Start your career in the hospitality industry with this introductory baking and pastry arts course. Learn the science, techniques and trends of baking from scratch. Discover the basic principles on how to prepare quick breads, basic leavened breads, cakes, cookies, custards,...
Hospitality ( Hotel & Restaurant Certification) -Work Based LearningWBL-3100C3
This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study thus enhancing student success rate in obtaining certifications ( Front Desk Agent , ServSafe, TIPS, Opera through American Hotel & Lod...
Barista & Cafe TrainingHOS-4010G3
From the rookie home brewer to the seasoned coffee shop veteran, and everyone in-between will experience the world of Coffee in this class. This course will provide insight and hands-on training to enhance your knowledge and bring fun to the coffee experience. Topics covered...
Basic Culinary Arts & Restaurant Fundamentals CertificationHOS-3075E3
Would you like to build skills for work in the culinary/restaurant industry? If so, this course is for you! Learn how the food industry operates in a business environment while understanding food service techniques, food safety, and other food production basics. Hands-on tra...
Beginning Artisan Bread BakingHOS-3075D3
Would you like to have a career in the food service industry – making bread? This hands-on course will help you get there! You'll learn how to turn flour, water, salt, and yeast into dough that bakes properly and results in a perfect crust and crumb. You'll learn processes a...
Commercial Craft BrewingISC-3600C2
This course will prepare you for entry-level work in the enormously popular (and growing) craft brewing industry. You'll explore the science of fermentation and the commercial aspects of operating a brewery through lectures and hands-on training. You and your classmates will...
Craft Brewing LaboratoryISC-3600D2
Ready to take the quality of your beer to the next level? Join us as we introduce the science of quality assurance in the brewing industry. Students will examine the chemical and biological processes that occur in brewing, fermenting, cellaring, and packaging beer. They will...
International CuisineSEF-3001AW3
Learn how to prepare and present foods from a variety of world cuisines. This course emphasizes indigenous ingredients and customs, nutritional concerns, and cooking techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a variety of international and domestic menus...
Introduction to Custodial CleaningHOS-3043J3
Learn how to "work smart" by cleaning properly and efficiently. This course will show you the fundamentals of residential and commercial cleaning – the best tools and chemicals, OSHA industry standards, and techniques for maintaining different floors and surfaces. The course...
Path to Becoming a Travel AdvisorHOS-3070A3
Do you love to travel? Would you like to become a part of the multi-billion-dollar travel industry? This course will guide you, step by step, to becoming a travel advisor, a career that requires expertise, interpersonal skills, and dedication. You'll learn about the industry...
ServSafeSEF-3001Q3
Learn the principles of safety and sanitation in the food service industry. In North Carolina, a restaurant or food service establishment can receive a two-point deduction on its health inspection grade. NC regulations now require all establishments to have a manager on dut...
ServSafe SpanishSEF-3001V3
Aprende los principios de seguridad y sanidad en la industria del servicio de alimentos. El objetivo de este curso de dos días es capacitar a los profesionales en esta rama enfocándonos en los conceptos básicos de ServSafe® que cumple con el requisito de NC persona a cargo (...
Special Event PlanningSEF-3001C3
Make your next event extraordinary by learning to plan professional and polished events for any occasion. Discover how to prepare budgets, design programs and invitations, and select music. Tap into your creativity when choosing food and flowers. Learn the latest scheduling...
Specialty Breads For All OccasionsSEF-3001Y3
Get ready to channel your inner bread baker. Bake, taste, and have fun exploring the world of baking! Learn how to bake and create fresh, mouthwatering specialty breads that will brighten any occasion. Our professional artisan bread baker will introduce you to a variety of r...
TIPS ( Training for Intervention Procedures)SEF-3001J3
This course will help participants build the skills and confidence to intervene when necessary to ensure that alcohol is being sold legally and responsibly.
Hospitality Hotel & Restaurant CertificationsHOS-4040A3
The world of hospitality keeps evolving and brings us some of the best things in life — travel, dining, sports, events, cruises, adventure, and more. If you love the idea of building a career in the ever-expanding, multi-billion dollar hospitality industry that can take you...
Hospitality, Culinary and Travel - Explore Opportunities for Gainful EmploymentHRD-3004CL2
Turn your passion for service into a rewarding career! Discover the wide-range of high-need, competitive-wage occupations available in four sectors of hospitality: Food and Beverage, Lodging, Travel and Tourism, and Entertainment and Recreation. Engage with guest speakers an...
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Ed2GoSEF-3001NG
This high-level online course teaches you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement and prepares you for success in healthcare, high-tech, government, retail, finance, and hospitality.
Side Hustles to Supplement IncomeHRD-3003AX2
Today's technology-based society offers many opportunities to supplement income. Assess your own readiness for earning extra money in our “gig” economy – your outlook and aptitude for using your phone and the internet to take on short-term work assignments. Explore how to fi...
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