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. PRCC Workforce Development (Wildcat Workforce) assist business 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 and upgrade marketable skills.

Workforce EducationPRCC Workforce Development services include: (but are not limited too)

  • 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 Application (PDF)

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, $500 Hattiesburg Woodall ATC

Day Classes Monthly
3-week rotation

Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646
Pine Belt Works Manufacturing Skills
Basic Level, $125
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC Ongoing Day Classes and Night Classes Rebecca Brown:
601.554.4644
or
Stephanie Clark:
601.554.4646

Clinical Medical Assistant
(CCMA)
$1,000
APPLICATION (PDF)

Hattiesburg Woodall ATC Monday, August 26
6 month Program
Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday 8:00-3:30pm

Sonya Hunt:
601.403.1120

Forklift
$40
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC Friday, September 6
8:00am-3:00pm
Stephanie Clark
601.554.4646
ServSafe
$150
Hattiesburg Woodall ATC Tuesday, August 20
8:00am-5:00pm
Michael Yarbrough:
601.554.4643
Welding
$300
Poplarville Campus August 19-November 13
Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday
4:30-9:30pm
Cheryl Frierson:
601.403.1113
CDL Testing, $150 provide own truck $250 PRCC truck Poplarville Campus By appointment. Must have valid permit. Brad Ladner:
228.518.0309
Truck Driving/CDL
$1,850
Poplarville Campus August 19 Sonya Hunt:
601.403.1120
WIN Computer Classes, (Computer Basics, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Picayune WIN Job Centers (provided by PRCC staff) Day Classes Monthly 4-week rotation Darby:
601.798.3472

CNA
$500
Application (PDF)

Hancock County Career Tech Center
7180 Stennis Airport Rd, Kiln, MS

August 26
Mondays and Wednesdays
5:00pm-9:00pm

Sonya Hunt:
601.403.1120

Welding
$300
 

PRCC Hancock County Center, Waveland

August 19-December 4
Monday, Tuesday &
Wednesday 4:30-9:30pm

Troy Teadt:
228.688.3113 or
985.788.3257

Electrical
$300

Jeff Davis County VoTech
5082 Hwy 42, Carson
August 6-May 12, 2020
Tuesday Nights
5:00-10:00pm
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 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.