BioWork Certificate Program

All individuals interested in the BioWork Certificate program must:

  • REQUIRED: Complete an information session 
  • REQUIRED: Complete the competency form
  • PLEASE NOTE: Once you have completed the information session and the competency form, a member of the biotechnology department will be in contact with additional information. 

BioWork Program contact: 

Shelley Gardner

BioWork is a 136-hour, non-credit certificate course (Continuing Education) that can lead to an entry-level position as a process technician.

The BioWork Certificate Program is intended for high school graduates, for those in manufacturing industries who may have lost their job and/or for individuals who are looking to start a new career.

Unless otherwise noted, classes are held at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Best Wood Drive, Clayton, NC 27520.

Registration Fee: $185
Book Fee: +/- $100

Please complete the REQUIRED steps above to begin the process of determining your eligibility to register for the JCC BioWork Certificate Program!

Summer 2023 ~ BioWork Classes

Class Date(s) Day(s) Time
May 15-June 22, 2023 - FULL Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00 am-4:00pm (1 hour lunch)
May 16-August 3, 2023 - FULL Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00 pm-10:00 pm - HYBRID

Fall 2023 ~ BioWork Classes

Class Date(s) Day(s) Time
August 14-December 13, 2023 Monday & Wednesday 9:00am-1:00pm - HYBRID
August 14-December 13, 2023 Monday & Wednesday 6:00pm-10:00pm - HYBRID
August 15-December 14, 2023 Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm - HYBRID

View an explanation of registration fee