Adult Education Classes Fall 2021

CWCTC Offers :

  • Adult Evening Classes
  • CDL Truck Driver Training
  • NTMA Apprentice Program
  • State Safety Inspection
  • Emission Certification
  • Customized Training
  • Facility Rental

Course Descriptions

Auto Body:

Basic and advanced methods in auto body repairs, restoration, collision, reconditioning, mig welding, rust proofing, base coat clear coat and single stage refinishing.  Care and use of hand tools.  Students permitted to work on personal cars on scheduled basis.

February 15, 2024      Tuesday, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, 15 classes, 60 hours                              COST:  $350.00

Emissions Inspector Certification-E.I.C.:

This course is designed by PA Dept of Transportation to provide initial certification for emissions inspectors.  Class includes instruction and computer examination.

February 20, 26, and 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

CALL for Emissions Registration packet.

COST:  $ 164.99 Total Cost ($125 to CWCTC plus $39.99 to PennDOT/PARSONS online test)

State Safety Inspector Certification:

A twenty-hour course that covers all of the rules, regulations, tools and procedures for the safety inspection of cars and light trucks.  State required equipment and regulations are discussed along with demonstrations.  Class fee includes instruction, reference manual, tool seminar, written exam tactile exam.  Inspection of motorcycles is available at an additional charge and requires additional class time.  Student must possess a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years old.

Class will be held Jan 29, Jan 30, Feb 5 and Feb 6, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tactile exam will be held Feb 12th with sign-up in class on February 6th.

CALL for Inspection Registration packet.     

COST: $200.00

Enhanced Vehicle Safety Inspector & Document Reviewer Testing:

Self-study manual is available at  This is a testing opportunity. 

No class instruction is offered.  Call to schedule a test date.                                                     COST:  $50.00

Painting and Decorating:

Would you like to update your home interior?  Are you interested in doing it yourself?  Learn the proper techniques to paint a wall, trim and ceilings, remove and hang wallpaper and create faux finishes on your walls.  Hands-on class customized for you.   

October 5, 2021       Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00-8:00 pm, 6 classes, 18 hours          COST: $120.00

Basic Electrical Wiring:

Developed for the homeowner or small business owner, course will cover basic electrical theory, residential National Electric Code (NEC) requirements, power and lighting wiring and installation and  GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) installation.   

October 5, 2021                       Tuesday, 4-8 pm, 4 classes, 16 hours                           COST: $100.00


CDL Class A Truck Driver Training:

Students are prepared to pass the Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL/A) written and road test required for entry-level tractor-trailer driving positions. The course is divided into 104 hours of classroom and lab instruction, one-to-one driver instruction, and a 2-hour skills exam in equipment comparable to industry standards.

New classes start monthly!         

Contact Ed Roberts for more details:      724-925-3532 x1392  

Cosmetology Board Preparation:

This six-hour course will assist students and Cosmetology Completers to register and prepare for the Cosmetology State boards. 

November 2 & 16                Tuesday, 5-8 pm, 2 classes, 6 hours

COST: $ 50.00

HEARTSAVER CPR AED Adult, Child, & Infant:

Video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children and infants.  Course cost includes tuition, material and CPR card. 

October 7, 2021               Thursday, 5-8:30 pm, 1 class, 3.5 hours                                   COST: $ 50.00

ServSafe Manager Training & Exam:

ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the U.S. National Restaurant Association. The program is accredited by ANSI and the Conference for Food Protection.  Cost includes textbook, answer key and exam.   Sanitation certification is required by most restaurants as a basic credential for their management staff.

September 23, 2021        Thursday, 5-8 pm, 7 classes, 21 hours                          COST:  $ 225.00


Machine Trades:

Hands-on course designed to gain exposure to manual machines (lathe, mill, grinders and band saws).  Students may also work on NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Credentials.   

September 10, 2021             Thursday, 5-9 pm, 15 classes, 60 hours                           COST: $350.00

Welding I:

Teaches the fundamentals of electric and oxyacetylene welding and contains actual welding practice.  This course is designed for those who need an understanding of how welding applies to their occupation.

September 8, 2020                   Tuesday, 6-10 pm, 15 classes, 60 hours                      COST: $350.00

NTMA Machinist Apprentice Related Training Program:

Related Classroom training for Year 1- 4 Machinist apprentices interested in Journeyman Papers.  Classes held September through June.  144 hours of instruction per year.  Contact New Century Careers at 412-258-6624 or visit for more information.

Classes begin week of September 7, 2021.  

Related Occupations and Earnings:

Articulated credits can be earned toward a College Degree at local universities and institutions. Click on the icon to see current Articulations.

Registration & Policies


  • Complete the registration form located HERE.
  • Mail or bring the completed registration form with the accompanying payment to:

      Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center

  • Registration begins Monday, August 2, 2021.
  • Registration ends one week prior to class start.


Class Cancellation Policy

  • Central Westmoreland reserves the right to change instructors and schedules as necessary. We also reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment.
  • Register early. Registering at the last minute may mean that the class you want is filled.
  • Cancellations will be announced on KDKA TV 2, WTAE TV 4, WPXI 11 and their websites by 3 p.m. Cancellation of daytime classes does not imply that evening classes will be cancelled.


Textbook Policy

  • Students have the option to purchase books. Orders are taken on the first night of class.


Refund Policy

  • Fees are not refundable after the first class
  • If a class is canceled, the refund will be issued in a timely manner.