Required Training & Learning

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Required Training

All new full time employees will complete the required training for all college employees within 30 days of their hiring date.

Learning Opportunities for PD Hours

All full-time employees complete a minimum of 20 hours of job-related professional development training per year. Part-time employees are not required to complete professional development credits, but are welcome to participant in the wide variety of training and learning opportunities that are offered throughout the year.

Internal Certificates

One- and two-hour workshops are available for faculty and staff to develop a variety of soft and technical skills.

Technology Training

Professional Development offers an array of technology training spanning from Microsoft Office 2013 to Content Management software to SharePoint training.

Employee Online Trainings at Your Computer through LearnerWeb

View the introduction video.

No time to travel to another campus or leave your office location to participate in professional development? Problem solved! More than 20 online learning opportunities are available.

  • Inside LearnerWeb on the My Dashboard page, go to “Search Course Catalog”.
  • Use the Catalog dropdown to select Employee Online Learning, and leave the Keyword box blank.
  • Click the Search button.
  • Expand the Employee Online Learning folder to see over 20 online course titles.
  • View any course by clicking on “Launch”.
  • After finishing the course, click “Return to LearnerWeb”.
  • Check the box “Yes” to get the link to the assessment.
  • Complete the assessment and credit will appear on “My Transcript”.

Part Time Faculty Certification

The Office of Professional Development at CPCC developed an instructional certification program for part-time faculty.

PD Lending Library

Faculty and Staff at any of the 6 campuses can request a desired item be sent to the library at their campus--no need to travel to Central if that is not where you are!

This link will take you straight to those items and when you find one you like, simply click the “request it” button next to the item. Don’t have that link handy? Use the search term “Professional Development Lending Library” or “PD Lending Library” to see the full list of items. You may check out one item from this collection at a time. Books and audiobooks check out for 3 weeks; DVDs check out for 1 week.
If you have any questions please contact Professional Development at

Developing Your Own Professional Development Course

Work with the Professional Development team to develop and design your training course.

Or do you have suggestions for new Employee Online Learning courses?

If so, submit your suggestion to us and we will be more than happy to setup a consultation to learn more about your need.