Adult Education

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 .

Pearl River Community College Workforce Classes (non-credit)

Workforce Application (PDF)

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

Training/Class Location Start Date Workforce Contact
Certified Nursing Assistant

Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Day Classes Monthly:
3-week rotation
February 8-February 26, 2021
March 1-March 26, 2021
April 5-April 23, 2021
May 3-May 21, 2021
June 7-June 25, 2021
8am - 3:30

Spring Night Class:
January 26-April 22, 2021
Tuesdays AND Thursdays
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643 or
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

All applications must be submitted by: 
Friday, January 8th, 2021

Orientation: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 5PM
Class Starts: Thursday, January 14th, 2021
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:pm to 10:00 pm
(One Saturday a month TBD)

Pine Belt Works Manufacturing Skills
Basic Level
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive
Coming SOON! Rebecca Brown:
Stephanie Clark:
Forklift Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Friday, Jan. 15 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm OR

Friday, Jan. 29 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm


Stephanie Clark:
OSHA 10-hour Safety General
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC
906 Sullivan Drive

Friday, Feb. 19, 2021
8:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021
8:00am - 12:00pm

Stephanie Clark:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Poplarvile Campus,
Nursing Building
Ongoing Night Classes
Tuesday and Thursday
Cheryl Frierson:
CDL Testing Poplarville Campus By appointment. Must have valid permit. Brad Ladner:
Truck Driving/CDL Poplarville Campus Classes Monthly Cheryl Frierson:
Welding Poplarville Campus Ongoing Night Classes:
Monday through Wednesday
4:30pm-9:30 Daily

Cheryl Frierson:

Welding Hancock Center
Highway 90 Waveland
Day Classes Ongoing

Troy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or

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 publication please contact Tonia Moody Seal, Director of Admissions and Records, and ADA/Civil Rights Coordinator, at P.O. Box 5537, Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1060. For inquiries regarding Title IX, contact Maghan James, Assistant Vice President of Student Services and Title IX Coordinator, P.O. Box 5560, Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1253.