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/ClassLocationStart DateWorkforce 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 ClassesRebecca 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 classesStephanie 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 TestingPoplarville CampusBy appointment. Must have a valid permit.Brad Ladner:
228.518.0309
Truck Driving/CDLPoplarville Campus

Classes Monthly

Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113
WeldingPoplarville CampusOngoing Night Classes:
Monday through Wednesday
4:30pm-9:30 Daily
Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113
WeldingHancock Center
Highway 90 Waveland
Day Classes OngoingTroy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or
985.788.3257
Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA)
Hancock County Center
Technical Center
TBDTroy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or
985.788.3257
ElectricalDennis 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.