Certifications and Licensures

Board of Elections

The Guilford County Board of Elections will provide advanced training to citizens serving as or interested in becoming election officials and poll workers. The course will cover all aspects of precinct management and polling place duties, standards of conduct and North Carolina laws governing elections and procedures. All current election officials and any citizen interested in becoming a poll worker are eligible for this course.

General Contractor

General Contractor's Prep This course has four components - making students aware of the requirements to becoming a Residential General Contractor in North Carolina, information on the application process, information on the state licensing exam, and study of working in the field through an examination of blueprint reading and other topics - building terminology, estimating, safety, employment regulations, building and administrative codes.

Life, Accident, and Health Pre-Licensing:

Under the approval of the NC Department of Insurance, this course prepares and certifies you to sit for the State Licensing Examination for Life, Health, and Accident. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have the knowledge of types of individual life insurance, annuities, policy provisions, health insurance policies and relevant NC statutes and regulations.

Medicare Pre-Licensing:

Under the approval of the NC Department of Insurance, this course prepares and certifies you to sit for the State Licensing Examination for Medicare. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the knowledge of types of Medicare, policy provisions, health insurance policies and relevant NC statutes and regulations.

Property & Casualty Pre-Licensing:

This is the course required by the NC Insurance Commission for eligibility to take the State Licensing Examination. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to discuss automobile insurance, general liability exposures and insurance, workers' compensation, commercial fire and other insurance, homeowners' insurance, crime insurance and government fire and casualty insurance.

IT Certification

  • A+ Computer Technician Program
  • Network+ Certification Program/Security +
  • Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)


*NEW* Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel Certification Prep.

This course has been developed to prepare an individual to sit for the Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Certification for Microsoft® Excel 2010. This training will include but not be limited to: Managing the Worksheet Environment, Creating Cell Data, Formatting Cells and Worksheets, Managing Worksheets and Workbooks, Applying Formulas and Functions, Presenting Data Visually, Sharing Worksheet Data with Users, and Analyzing and Organizing Data.  Course material will be structured to the MOS Certification for Microsoft® Excel 2010.


If you are at least 18 years old, have never been convicted of a felony, have a High School diploma or GED and can satisfactorily complete this workshop, you can apply for your Notary Public Commission. This class will teach you what you need to know before applying for your Notary Commission.

Nursing Assistant I

The Nursing Assistant program consists of 198 hours of classroom and clinical studies and takes approximately three months to complete. Students are prepared to provide personal hands-on care to patients, residents, and clients. Nurse Assistants work in a variety of health care settings such as nursing homes, hospitals, private homes, home health agencies, assisted living facilities,hospice, and medical doctor's offices. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student to sit for the NC state nursing assistant test and state certification.

Forklift Operator

This forklift operator training is OSHA compliant and taught by a National Safety Council certified Instructor.  Training is 11 hours.  It is a comprehensive, hands-on program that covers every aspect of lift truck training.  This training is designed for anyone wishing to learn how to operate a forklift and earn certification.

Project Management Essentials & PMP Certification Prep

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) has grown rapidly to become a major project management qualification in North America and Internationally.  Rapid growth has seen the number of PMP®s jump from the start of the qualification in the 1980s to approximately 10,000 in January 2000 and to a current total of over 640,000 active PMP®s in over 190 countries as of December 2015.

Real Estate

  • Broker Pre-Licensing
  • Post-Licensing Courses
  • Math Only Course
  • License Renewal Courses

*NEW* Refrigerant Certification Prep.

EPA regulations require technicians servicing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment to obtain certification.  This course will prepare individuals for the Universal Certification exam. Individuals purchasing refrigerants, as well as installers, contract employees, in-house service personnel, and anyone else performing installation, maintenance, or repair that might reasonably have the opportunity to release CFCs or HCFCs into the atmosphere are required to be certified.

Safety Awareness

GTCC's Safe Driving program is focused on improving safety awareness in the community. The goal of the program is to improve drivers' behaviors and reduce traffic crashes through education. The program includes defensive driving, motorcycle and NCDOT classes. For more information, please click on the links provided.

Last update 12/11/15