Workforce 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.

Wildcat 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)
Workforce Participant Data Sheet
For additional help, email  workforce@prcc.edu, call (601) 403-1113 or (601) 554-4646.

Training/Class Location Start Date Workforce Contact
Certified Nursing Aide $750 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC 906 Sullivan Drive 2022 Day Classes Monthly: August 29, 2022 September 26, 2022 October 24, 2022 November 14, 2022 Mon.-Friday 8am – 3:30pm Fall Night Class: August 30, 2022 – November 17, 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 Ongoing Day/Hybrid Classes Pick up application packet at Woodall Center Michael Yarbrough: 601.554.4643 or 601.554.4646
Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT) $500 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC 906 Sullivan Drive Check back for Summer 2023 class dates. Michael Yarbrough: 601.554.4643 or 601.554.4646
Accelerated Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT) $250 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC 906 Sullivan Drive Check back for Summer 2023 dates **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 Day and Night Classes Rebecca Brown: 601.554.4644 or Stephanie Clark: 601.554.4646
Forklift $50 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC 906 Sullivan Drive Friday, August 26, 2022 8:00am-4:30pm Stephanie Clark: 601.554.4646
EMT $1,000 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC 906 Sullivan Drive Check back for Fall 2023 dates. **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 Oct. 10-Nov. 17, 2022 Mon.-Thursday 8am-4pm Michael Yarbrough: 601.554.4643 or 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 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 August 9, 2022 – May 16, 2023 Tuesdays nights 5:00pm-10:00pm 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 601-403-1546.