The hospitality industry covers a range of fields with career opportunities in private homes, restaurants, institutions, travel and event planning, and floral design. Central Piedmont offers non-degree, continuing education programs and courses to help you prepare for and advance your career in this growing industry, which plays a critical role in economic vitality and in other industries as well.
If you are looking to earn college credit toward an associate degree, certificate, diploma, or to transfer to another institution, explore our degree programs.
To learn more about careers in culinary, baking, hospitality, and agriculture, visit Career Fields.
The following Corporate and Continuing Education programs include hybrid, live online and in-person courses at Central Piedmont. We also offer on demand online classes through Ed2Go. Corporate and Continuing Education courses at Central Piedmont are skill-based and not offered for college credit, but in many cases continuing education units (CEUs) are awarded and courses may lead to industry-recognized credentials.
If you need help or a program or course you are interested in is not currently offered, contact Corporate and Continuing Education Customer Service at 704.330.4223.
Through hands-on culinary chef demonstrations, you will learn the basic methods and practices of an entry-level kitchen position. Topics to include: identification, proper use and cleaning of kitchen equipment; proper knife skills; safety and sanitation; cooking methods; techniques and formulas, and soft skills for working in a professional kitchen.
Courses Available through our Ed2Go Online Partner
Fully online, instructor-led continuing education courses are available with flexible start dates through our Ed2Go online partner. Call 704.330.4223 to set up training for a date that works best for you, or to learn about specialized courses that we will set up by request.