Center for Professional and Continuing Education

Overview

Darrell LeMar, Executive Director
Wentworth Hall, Room ADD
(617) 989-4027
lemard@wit.edu

Lifelong learning is a tradition at Wentworth Institute of Technology. The Center for Professional and Continuing Education is committed to helping students achieve their educational and career goals with part-time evening, weekend, and online courses designed to accommodate their busy lifestyles.  The Center for Professional and Continuing Education  works directly with corporations, industry experts, and our community in developing specific educational programs that address the needs of our professional students. 

Wentworth has a long tradition of offering specialized workforce training and development programs to people in various technical fields. Certificates, training, and seminars provided through the Center for Professional and Continuing Education are rigorous and relevant to the industry. Taught by instructors who are active and experienced in their fields, these courses provide students with the experience and credentials needed to make them competitive in today's job market. Several programs offer skills for licensing and certification.  Please view the CPCE website or call CPCE at (617) 989-4300 for more information.

Non-Credit (CEU) Certificates

Basic MEP Reviews For Construction Managers (MEP) 

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required three courses. Students earn 6.3 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 4 credits in general electives toward a bachelor degree program.

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Courses must be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required upon completion of the required two core courses and one of the electives. Students earn 6.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and can transfer up to 4 credits in general electives toward a bachelor degree program.

Construction

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and are eligible to receive 8 credits toward the associate degree in Building Construction Management  Credit will be granted for the Construction Methods and Construction Estimating undergraduate courses.

Fire Protection Technology

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward a bachelor degree program.

Workforce Training Programs: Non-Credit (CEU) Courses

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Courses must be taken one at a time and in sequence. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT or Cisco CCNA certification exam. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 11.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)

AutoCAD

Students earn 4.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Journeyman Electrician

Courses are designed to be taken one level per semester in 4 semesters. Electrician and System Installer Exam Information.  For exam information please call PSI at 800-733-9267 or visit their website or visit the State Licensing Board.| Once students become licensed electricians, they are eligible to receive twelve (12) credits for Prior Learning Assessment that can be applied towards a degree program.

Machine Tooling and Set Up

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. Students earn 31.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Welding

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. Students earn 9.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) per course. Students are assisted in completing American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. They are also instructed on how to maintain certification every six months. For more information about the certification, please visit their website.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Test Prep Course

Students earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This course provides students with a structured approach to prepare for taking the CAPM certification exam administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) organization

State Construction Supervisor License Commercial

Students earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Once students pass and provide a certified copy of the Massachusetts State Construction Supervisor License, they are eligible to receive four (4) credits of advanced standing towards the associate degree in Building Construction Management for Contracts and Codes.