About the CPD

The Faulkner State Center for Professional Development (CPD) provides support of economic growth through professional development, recreational classes and workforce training initiatives. The Center will seek to provide quality professional education to individuals and corporate clients in order to enhance careers, foster workforce development and provide community enrichment.

Kids Camps and Career Exploration Camps - Updated May 13, 2014

Kids Camp 2014 Pre-Registration Packet

The Gulf Shores Kids' Camps and the Aviation, Environmental Science and Culinary Career Exploration Camps have been cancelled for Summer 2014.  The Forensic Science Career Exploration Camp (click for details) is still scheduled for July 21-July 24, 2014 and will provide an action-packed week for camp-goers.  The other three camps will return in 2015, so keep your eyes open for these newly renovated camps!  For more information on the Kids' Camps and the Career Exploration Camps, call 251-990-0445.  

Spring 2014 CPD Schedule

The Center for Professional Development is now registering for Spring 2014.  Courses are available on all three campuses.  Click one of the schedules below to see which courses are offered near you!

Attention Parents and Students:

Continuing Education & Recreation

Training for Existing Business & Industry

  • Art
  • Automotive Maintenance
  • Children’s classes
  • Culinary
  • Fitness
  • Foreign Languages
  • Hobbies
  • Landscape Design
  • Photography
  • Theatre
  • Financial Seminars & Workshops
  • Financial Survival for Retirement
  • Certificate in Supervision
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Cisco Networking Academy
  • Computer Applications
  • Core Four Entrepreneurship
  • Five Star Southern Hospitality Certification
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Nursing & Allied Health Workshops
  • Ready To Work
  • Welding

How to Register

Pre-registration is required for all classes and your registration is not considered complete unless your payment is received before class starts.  Below is the CPD Course Schedule listing all current course offerings, including courses in Training for Existing Business and Industry, Continuing Education, Cisco Networking Academy, WIA Programs, Dental/Nursing and Culinary:

Cancellation & Refund Policy

To receive a refund for a course, students must withdraw prior to the second scheduled class meeting. For workshops, conferences, seminars and one-day classes, students must withdraw prior to the first scheduled class meeting. Failure to attend a class does not constitute cancellation. All registrations will be refunded in full for class cancellations due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds will be mailed to the address listed in the student information database. Please email withdrawal request to cpd@faulknerstate.edu or call 251-990-0445.

Contact Information

Faulkner State Community College
Center for Professional Development
1-800-381-FSCC (3722)

Faulkner State Community College does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services.  The views and opinions expressed in seminars conducted by external parties through the Center for Professional Development do not necessarily state or reflect those of Faulkner State Community College.