Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

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

If you have questions about the status of a non-degree Workforce Continuing Education 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 ceresources.waketech.edu.

Analyst for Home Safety and Energy SavingsEGY-4001A2
This introductory class will provide students with the necessary skills to audit existing homes for energy consumption and waste, detection of harmful gases emitted from heating sources, and recommendations for safe operations of heating, cooling, and other appliances. Stude...
Creating a Backyard Wildlife GardenCSP-4000IR2
Anyone can create a safe and natural space for plants and wildlife. Learn about planting and providing property to enhance land for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife which can become critical for an eco-friendly habitat. Students will learn to create a safe and natural...
Growing Plants for Fun and ProfitHOR-3307AE
Turn your love of plants into an enjoyable and profitable home business. Learn how to grow and market plants on a small scale without major capital investment. In an area as small as 1000 sq. ft., you can generate thousands of dollars' worth of plant material in a single gro...
Introduction to Herbaceous Ornamental PlantsHOR-3307G3
Are you interested in learning about Herbaceous plants? These plants have stems that are soft and pliable and create seasonal interest in the landscape, offering diverse textures, lively colors, varied forms, and in some cases, delicate fragrance. These plants have a multitu...
Introduction to Landscape MaintenanceHOR-3307E2
Would you like to know more about caring for your lawn, trees, shrubs, and flowers? This course will show you how to identify and maintain your lawn and plantings, and how to use gardening tools and landscaping equipment. You'll also learn when and how to plant, fertilize, a...
Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic BasicsEGY-3002B2
This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology starting with the basic solar cell as the simplest component of the system to a complete PV system design. The course will cover design, sizing, components, controls, installation,...
Landscape MaintenanceHOR-3307B3
Learn the principles and techniques of maintaining lawns, shrubs, trees, flowers, bulbs, and other plantings. Other topics include fertilization. pruning, irrigation. and the proper use of landscaping equipment.
Landscape MaintenanceHOR-3307E3
Are you interested in how to develop landscape design and maintenance along with business strategies for small landscaping enterprises? Learn about planting, fertilizing, and pruning, along with the tools and techniques required. Find out about plant classification and care,...
Solar Energy Basics for HomeownersSEF-3001BS2
Many homeowners are investigating solar energy as a cleaner and cheaper power alternative. This course provides an overview of power generation through solar photovoltaics, including the types of photovoltaic systems, solar hot water systems, how to assess solar power again...
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