Workforce Solutions strives to keep our community competitive and our economy strong by providing the most advanced, flexible, and applicable education and training for business and industry in Louisiana. BPCC’s Workforce Solutions has partnered with businesses, chambers of commerce, and public workforce systems to create workforce solutions – initiatives that increase our relevance to the local economy.

The mission of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education is to provide Louisiana individuals and businesses the most advanced, customized and relevant education and training.

Contact us to help find non-credit courses that will help you meet your career goals.  

Steps to Apply and Register for Non-credit Workforce Courses

1. Complete the BPCC Non-credit Application for the semester in which the class will occur

** Be sure to complete the section regarding immunization and if applicable, Selective Service

2. Check email for acceptance notification with LOLA credentials (could take up to 24 hours)

*Step 3 can be skipped if you already have LOLA credentials

3. Setup Student Account in LOLA, click here and follow directions below

  • Input your User Name provided in acceptance email 
  • Under Help Section, click on I don’t know my password
  • Select Verify Personal Information, enter information and select Next
  • Follow instructions to create a new password and select Next
  • Once password is successfully created, you can log in to LoLA

4. Register for Class in LOLA by following the directions below

  • Log into LoLA
  • Click on Student in the Self Service Banner section
  • Click on Registration in the Academic Links section
  • Click on Register for Classes in the Registration section
  • Select a term for the Terms Open for Registration drop down menu, then click on Continue
  • Under the Find Classes tab, in Subject select Professional Development from the drop down menu and click on Search
  • Click on Add to select the course. You will see the courses you have selected in the schedule preview
  • Click on Submit to register for the class and add it to your schedule
  • If you would like to remove a class, select Remove from the Action drop down menu and click on Submit

5. Pay for Class, options and instructions below

  • Credit Card (2.85% convenience charge applies)
    • Go to Self Service,
    • Select Student
    • Go to My Account
    • Select Account Summary to review tuition and fee information 
    • When you are ready to make a payment click Payment/Payment Plan Processing
    • To Make a Payment, click Make a Payment and follow the instructions
  • Cash, Check or Money Order
    • Must be paid in person on campus at Workforce Solutions Office or Business Office
    • Check must include student name and name of class
    • Service charge of $25 on all returned check

Contact Information

Fax: 318-678-6406

Office Hours and Location

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Building D-Room 134