Workforce & Community Education Workforce & Community Education

Workforce & Community Education

Workforce & Community Education Workforce & Community Education

Workforce & Community Education


About Us

Workforce and Community Education (WCE) at College of the Redwoods partners with the community to contribute to the economic vitality of the region, provides workforce training to support local employers' needs, and provides lifelong learning opportunities within the District. 

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Location, Hours, & Contact

Location
College of the Redwoods
Eureka Downtown Site
525 D Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Hours
Monday - Thursday
9am - 4pm

Phone: 707.476.4500
Fax: 707.443.3417
Email: communityed@redwoods.edu


Current Classes

WCE courses are not-for-credit classes offered in addition to the College’s academic program. The courses are presented for your occupational and personal development.

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Class Offerings

Auto Body Collision
Auto Body Collision Repair
Auto Classes
Business, Office & Computer Skills
Business, Office & Computer Skills
Courses
Construction & Workplace Safety
Construction & Workplace Safety
Construction Classes
Culinary & Food Handling
Culinary & Food Handling
Culinary Classes
GED Testing
GED Testing
GED Details
Health Care
Health Care
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Personal Enrichment, Wellness, & Art
Personal Enrichment, Wellness, & Art
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Real Estate
Real Estate
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Security Guard Training
Security Guard Training
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Truck Driving
Truck Driving
Truck Driving Details

Register for Classes

Registrations will be taken up until the first day of class if there are seats available. Early enrollment is preferred to ensure class meets the minimum enrollment requirement. All registrations are on a first come, first served basis. Payment is the only way to reserve a seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Workforce and Community Education department partners with the community to contribute to the economic vitality of the region, provides workforce training to support local employers' needs, and provides lifelong learning opportunities within the District. Workforce and Community Education courses are not-for-credit classes offered in addition to the College’s academic programs. The program is a self-supporting entity of College of the Redwoods. The courses are presented for your lifelong learning and enjoyment.

A not-for-credit class can be a vocational or certificate based training, as well as for personal enrichment. Most classes do not require prerequisites. Students do not receive college credits for taking these classes.

You can seek funding through the state or county (The Job Market or The Department of Rehabilitation). Call our office at 707-476-4500 to learn about possible funding sources. Workforce and Community Education classes do not qualify students for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Pell Grant or the CA College Promise. Payment plans are available through a partner agency for classes with a cost of $500 or more that are for more than three (3) months long.

  1. Register in person by coming to 525 D Street Eureka, CA 95501.
  2. Print out a registration form and send it to our office via email, fax or mail.
  3. Call (707) 476-4500 and register by phone.

Registrations will be taken up to the first day of class if there are still seats available. Early enrollment is preferred to ensure the class meets the minimum enrollment requirement to avoid cancellation. All registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Paying for the class is the only way to reserve your seat. We accept cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, or Discover.

Monday - Friday
9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

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Workforce & Community Education

  • Workforce and Community Education is located at 525 D Street in downtown Eureka.
  • Please be aware that there is 2-hour metered parking in downtown Eureka from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • You will get a ticket if you are parked on the street more than 2 hours.
  • CR has a designated parking lot located between D St. and C St. off of 6th. Please park in reserved numbers 20 - 37 only.

Main Campus

  • There is a $2 parking fee Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
  • Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.
  • For more information about parking on main campus please visit http://www.redwoods.edu/Parking

Please be aware of class location before signing up for the class. If your class is not being held at either of the locations listed above please call (707) 476-4500 for more information. Office hours are Monday - Friday 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Workforce and Community Education does not offer online classes.

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Copies of certificates issued for Workforce and Community Education classes can be requested by calling (707) 476-4500. There is a $5.00 processing fee per certificate copy requested. Re-prints of original certificates issued for Workforce and Community Education classes can be requested as well. There is a $25.00 processing fee per original certificate requested.  For certificates issued by other organizations, the processing fee for an original certificate may be more.

 If you are interested in being a part of this fun-loving and dedicated team, please send an email to communityed@redwoods.edu with the following information:

  • Current Resume or Linked In resume
  • Course Description with 3-4 course outcomes.
  • Desired Hourly Wage Range
  • Course Title
  • Supplies and/or books suggested for class & estimated materials costs
  • Anything else you think would be helpful
  • Images or photos for marketing if you have any.

You will be contacted to discuss the class details further. Please consider reviewing the Community Education Instructor Handbook.

Please visit the Information for Instructors page for more information.

Instructor Information

Are you looking for a part-time teaching position?

The Workforce and Community Education Department at College of the Redwoods has a mission to serve the educational needs and personal enrichment of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. We are dedicated to providing excellent programming. We strive to bring the best instructors and course offerings to our community, so if you have a skill to share, we are interested!

 

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Contact Us

Contact Information

Workforce & Community Education
525 D Street
Eureka, CA 95501 

Open: Monday - Thursday
Hours: 9am - 4pm 

Phone: 707.476.4500
Fax: 707.443.3417