Workforce Development and Continuing Education


Schedule Publication

The Workforce Development schedules, publishing all individual course offerings, are printed and distributed two times per year for the Spring-Summer Semester and Fall Semester during the first week of June and December each year. They are distributed two weeks prior to the start of each semester by the United States Postal Service (USPS) throughout Craven County to each residence and business with the county. If you do not receive this schedule, please contact your local post office.

  • Pre-registration, at least 3 business days prior to the start date of class, is required for a Workforce Development class.
  • Registration fees for occupational extension classes vary based upon the total hours of the course. Adult Basic Education, Adult High School, and English as a Second Language are free (all are subject to change by State legislation). There is no registration fee for job-related courses for law enforcement, firefighters and rescue personnel. Self-supporting registration fees vary. There are NO fee exemptions for self-supporting classes.
  • Students ages 16-17 years must have a signed release form PRIOR to enrolling in class. Students less than 16 years of age may NOT enroll.
  • The college reserves the right to cancel classes at any time due to insufficient enrollment or attendance.
  • For further information concerning courses, call (252) 638-7248 (New Bern Campus), or (252) 444-3257 (Havelock Campus) between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Pre-Registration & Pre-Pay Procedures

TO PRE-REGISTER:

To Pre-Register for a specific course, please come by the office or mail in the registration form at least 3 business days prior to the start date of class.

Mail to:

Craven Community College
Business Office
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562

TO PRE-PAY:

This allows you to complete the payment and registration procedures to reserve your place in class. Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.
All registration forms and payments must be received to ensure that sufficient enrollment is present to begin class. Individuals who have not completed their pre-pay & registration prior to the start date of class will not be informed of changes or cancellation of the course. If there is insufficient enrollment at that time, full refunds will be processed for those who have pre-paid.

Workforce Development - Continuing Education Registration Form - (pdf)

UNDER-AGE STUDENTS:

Students ages 16-17 years must have a signed release form PRIOR to enrolling in class. Students less than 16 years of age may NOT enroll. The form is provided below at the following link. It cannot be completed on-line at this time, but must be downloaded, printed, and completed in black pen ink/typed.

Permission to Admit Minor Student Form - (pdf)

CANCELLATIONS:

The college reserves the right to cancel classes at any time due to insufficient enrollment or attendance.

TRANSCRIPTS:

Craven Community College holds all student records in confidence. Placement credentials, transcripts, and other pertinent information will be made available only upon request of the student. The student must sign a statement authorizing release before a transcript will be sent to the student, other colleges, employers, and/or other agencies. Transcripts will not be released by e-mail or by facsimile (FAX) requests. Federal law requires all schools to obtain the student's original signature prior to release of such records.
The first official transcript is free. All subsequent or additional copies are $5.00 each, effective July 1, 2011. Checks should be made payable to Craven Community College. The form is provided below at the following link. It cannot be completed on-line at this time, but must be downloaded, printed, completed in black pen ink/typed and mailed with an original signature to the below address. This Transcript Request does not pertain to Curriculum (degree completion) records and that must be a separate request.

Transcript Request Form - (doc)

The Transcript Request for Continuing Education may be mailed or delivered to:

By Mail:

Craven Community College
Workforce Development / Continuing Education
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
252-636-7248

Class schedules are subject to change, without prior notification, due to instructor or classroom availability.

For further information concerning courses, call 252-638-7248 (New Bern Campus) or 252-444-3257 (Havelock Campus), between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Mondays through Friday.


Current Fee Structure

Length of Course

Cost

0 to 24 hours

$70

25 to 50 hours

$125

over 50 hours

$180

All other course fees are varied, e.g., self-supporting, community service, etc.

Click here for information on financial assistance.

Refund Policy

Students in OCCUPATIONAL CLASSES only may request a registration fee refund by filling out an official withdrawal/refund request form in the Continuing Education Division office at the main Campus or Havelock campus offices.

  • The student will be eligible for a 100% refund if he/she officially withdraws from the class(es) PRIOR TO the first class meeting.
  • The student will be eligible for a 100% refund if an applicable class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment.
  • The student will be eligible for a 75% refund if the student officially withdraws from a class that has begun, if the official withdrawal from the class is PRIOR TO OR ON the 10% point of the scheduled hours of the class.
  • The student will be eligible for a 75% refund if the student officially withdraws from a contact hours class PRIOR TO OR ON the 10th calendar day from the first class meeting.
  • All registration fee(s) for the semester/term may be refunded to the estate of the deceased if the student, having paid the required registration fee for a semester/term, dies during that semester/term (prior to or on the last day of examinations of the semester/term).
  • Students in all other Continuing Education classes WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE for refunds unless the class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment.

Repeat Policy

A student who takes the same occupational extension course more than twice within a five-year period shall pay their cost for the course based on the amount of funds generated by a student membership hour for occupational extension multiplied by the number of actual hours the class is taught.  This provision is waived if the course repetition is required for certification, licensure, or recertification.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, please check with your local television or radio station. Every attempt is made to notify students promptly by college personnel of closings or cancellations.

Contact Information

Phone: 252-638-7248