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2023-2024 Catalog

Central Virginia Community College 2023-2024 Workforce Solutions Catalog


2023-2024 Workforce Solutions Catalog

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CVCC Workforce Solutions is at the forefront of education innovation. Our Corporate Training Department offers training programs and cohorts, apprenticeship and certification programs, and consulting and assessment services utilizing leading-edge technology, curriculum, philosophies, and methodology to help area businesses thrive. 

• Real-World Experience

• People-Focused

• Affordable, Sustainable Solutions

• Flexible, Imaginative Delivery

OUR BUSINESS & INDUSTRY FOCUS: PROVIDING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS THAT WORK. 
CVCC Workforce Solutions is driven by business and industry. WF can work with businesses to assess needs and identify potential solutions. Industry experts work to advance the region’s workplace by promoting economic development through the delivery of cost-effective and innovative training solutions. 

• Coaching & Consulting Services

• Community Partnerships

• Corporate Training

• Credential, Certificate, and Degree Programs

• Industry Incentives

• Leadership & Business Development

• Trade-specific Training

• Workforce Assessments & Testing

• Cost Effective

• Results Driven

Credentialing, Certifications, & Training Programs

Earn in-demand, industry recognized credentials and get ahead in a career fast. FastForward Courses and Programs deliver: 

• High quality, hands-on training in growing industries and occupations

• Degrees and credentials recognized by employers

• Accelerated/flexible career pathways

• Online and hybrid training delivery platforms

• Academic guidance

• Financial advising


Financial Aid for FastForward Programs 

Domiciled Virginia residents can earn an industry credential at a reduced cost of tuition for short-term training programs. Income eligible students can qualify for additional financial assistance that pays up to 100% of the cost of your training in high-demand programs in fields like IT, healthcare and the skilled trades! 

Financial advising is available to help you explore your financial aid options. It is easy to qualify for one of the following funding resources: 
WORKFORCE CREDENTIALS GRANT (WCG) FUNDING 15 AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WHO DOMICILE IN VIRGINIA. 
How it works: You pay the first 1/3 of the class tuition when you register. The Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 when you complete the class. The final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you earn a high-demand industry credential. If the student does not complete the FastForward program successfully, they will be billed for the second 1/3. If you qualify for WCG, you may be eligible for one of the following to help with the student 1/3 cost: 
FANTIC (FINANCIAL AID FOR NONCREDIT TRAINING LEADING TO INDUSTRY CREDENTIALS) 
The Financial Aid for Noncredit Training leading to Industry Credentials (FANTIC) program provides funding for students who are income-eligible and interested in enrolling in a FastForward program. Funding is limited and is offered to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must complete a CVCC FANTIC Application and submit all requested forms and information before being considered for assistance. This funding covers the student 1/3. 

GJ (GET SKILLED, GET AJOB, GET AHEAD) 
G3 is a tuition assistance program for any Virginia resident who qualifies for in-state financial aid and whose family income falls below an identified threshold. G3 can be used for designated programs in five of Virginia’s most 
in-demand industries: Early Childhood Education, Healthcare, Information Technology, Public Safety, and Skilled Trades. This funding covers the student 1/3. 

TOBACCO COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIPS (THIS FUNDING IS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CVCC EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION.) 
Thanks to a generous annual grant from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission there are several scholarship types available to CVCC students who live in Appomattox, Bedford, or Campbell Counties, or any of the other nearby tobacco region counties such as Pittsylvania, Halifax, and Charlotte. This funding covers half of the student 1/3. 

VA READY SCHOLARS INITIATIVE (THIS IS AVAILABLE DIRECTLY THROUGH VA READY) 
Students enrolled in the following FastForward Programs may be eligible for a $1,000 Credential Achievement Award: Technology, Healthcare, and Select Trades programs. 

FastForward

Business and Technology Career Pathways

FASTFORWARD VIRTUAL SHRM EXAM PREPARATION PROGRAM 

Central Virginia Community College’s SHRM Certification Preparation Course will broaden and update your knowl­edge and skills while delivering everything you need to pass the SHRM-CP or SH RM-SCP exam, all in an interac­tive virtual on line class environment. With our course, you will receive the 2023 SHRM Learning System which offers interactive tools and a roadmap to apply HR knowledge and competencies to real-life situations and maximize exam readiness with practice questions, including 160 questions previously used on real SHRM certification exams. 

LOCATION: Virtual Synchronous Online 
COST: $2,070.00 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $690 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $345 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $690 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
FALL 2023 COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 22, 2023- December 5, 2023 
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday 
CLASS TIMES: 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 8, 2023 

SPRING 2024 COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 16, 2024-April 30, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday 
CLASS TIMES: 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 2, 2024 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA STACKABLE CREDENTIALS 
CVCC Workforce Solutions offers a series of instructor-led Comp TIA Training in which students can begin a career pathway that tests different knowledge standards - from entry level to expert, earning stackable credentials along the way to include: 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA IT FUNDAMENTALS (IFT+) 

This course is a great first step to a career in IT. Aimed to help students earn Comp TIA IT Fundamentals Certification, this course covers hardware, software, networking, and cy­bersecurity topics. The IT Fundamentals Certification shows employers that you are comfortable with IT concepts and is a great starting point for more advanced certifications. 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome Building, 
Room 6212 
COST: $1,560 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $520 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $260 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $520 to $0.

COURSE OPTION: 
FALL 2023 COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 23, 2023 - September 21, 2023 
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday and Thursday 
CLASS TIMES: 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 9, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA A+ 

In this course we will cover both the A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exam objectives. With this interactive course you will learn the IT essentials needed to successfully pass the Comp TIA A+ Certification. Your first module will concentrate on PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware and learning how to troubleshoot hardware and network connectivity issues through hands-on labs and real-world examples. Your second module will specifically cover in­stalling and configuring operating systems such as Win­dows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. Additionally, you will learn and apply methods from two highly sought after areas in Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing. This course will prepare you to take and pass the Comp TIA A+ exam, boosting opportunities for your IT career. Prior knowledge of hardware and software is required prior to taking this course or Comp TIA Fundamentals credential. 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome Building, 
Room 6212 
COST: $2,400 *Course materials and exam fees are 
included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). 
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $800 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $400 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $800 to $0.

COURSE OPTION: 
FALL 2023 COURSE 
CLASS DATES: October 11, 2023 - December 7, 2023 
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday and Thursday 
CLASS TIMES: 6:00PM to 9:00PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: September 27, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID  COMPTIA NETWORKING+ 
Comp TIA Network+ is an entry level vendor neutral certification that validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless network. This class covers all the topics that map to the skills and knowledge required to take the Comp TIA Network+ certification exam. This certification exhibits competence in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring computer network infrastructures. Students will learn: 

• Key cloud computing best practices and typical service models 

• Coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques

• Concepts that will keep the network resilient.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome Building, Room 6212 
CLASS DATES: Wednesday & Thursday, 
January 17, 2024- March 20, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
COST: $1,710 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $570 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco $285 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $570 to $0. 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA SECURITY+ 

Comp TIA Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of security professionals working in the IT industry. The Security+ certification confirms a technician’s critical knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts. Students interested in taking this class must have one of the following: Comp TIA Network+ certification or successfully completed the Network+ course, minimum of two years on-the-job work experience in information security, and degree (AS, BA, BS) in IT, Computer Science, or Cyber Security). 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome Building, Room 6212 
CLASS DATES: Wednesday and Thursday, 
April 3, 2024 - May 9, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
COST: $1,560 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $520 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco $260 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $520 to $0. 

Healthcare Career Pathways

Fastforward Hybrid Phlebotomy Technican Program 

The CVCC Phlebotomy Technician Program is designed to prepare students to be professional Phlebotomy Technicians dedicated to safely collecting venous and dermal blood specimens for laboratory testing. In addition to classroom training, students will participate in a clinical training completed in an accredited laboratory at a local medical center. The program prepares graduates to sit for the ASCP-BOC national certification exam in Phlebotomy. Graduates are equipped to prepare the patient, perform venipuncture and dermal blood collection, maintain the quality of the specimen, and assist with collection of other non-blood specimans in a variety of settings. 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2205
COST: $2334.00 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility)
Financial Aid Options include: WCG: $778 WCG/G3/ $0 WCG/Tobacco: $389

COURSE OPTIONS:

Summer 2023 Evening Course:
Class Dates: June 5, 2023- September 27, 2023
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 6:00 PM-9:00PM
Enrollment Deadline: May 15, 2023

Fall 2023 Day Course:
Class Dates: September 5, 2023-December 7, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Class Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Enrollment Deadline: August 22, 2023

Spring 2024 Evening Course:
Class Dates: January 24, 2024- April 29, 2024
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 6:00 PM-9:00PM
Enrollment Deadline: January 10, 2024

Summer 2024 Evening Course:
Class Dates: June 3, 2024- August 4, 2024
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 6:00 PM-9:00PM
Enrollment Deadline: May 20, 2024

Fastforward Hybrid Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Program
The Clinical Medical Assistant Program is designed to prepare students to be professional Medical Assistants, as multi-skilled allied health care professionals that specialize in procedures commonly performed in ambulatory health care setting. This class is 108 hours of classroom instruction and will cover theory and in class practice. Students may work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centerse, and may work in general medicine or specialty practices. This program includes classroom instruction and covers theory and in-class practice and an online portion. Students will be exposed to many medical and administrative tasks. After successful completion of the classroom portion students will sit for the NHA (National HealthCareer Association)

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2205
COST: $3267.00 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition
Reduced course cost (based on funding eligibility)
WCG: $1089  WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $544.50

COURSE OPTIONS:

Spring 2023 Day Course:
Class Dates: April 17, 2023- June 26, 2023
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Enrollment Deadline: March 27, 2023

Summer 2023 Day Course:
Class Dates: July 17, 2023-September 25, 2023
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Enrollment Deadline: June 26, 2023

Fall 2023 Evening Course:
Class Dates: October 3 2023- February 27, 2024
Class Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Class Times: 5:30 PM-8:30PM
Enrollment Deadline: September 19, 2023

Spring 2024 Day Course:
Class Dates: January 22, 2024- April 8, 2024
Test date: April 2, 2024
Class Days: Monday and Wednesday
Class Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NURSE AIDE EDUCATION PROGRAM 
Centra College and Central Virginia Community College collaboratively offer a 6-week Nurse Aide Education Program at the Main Campus site in Lynchburg, Virginia, and branch location at Bedford Memorial Hospital (BMH). Clinical experiences are provided in both acute care and long-term care facilities. Completion of the program qualifies a student to take the national Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination by Credentia. Successful completion of this examination leads to licensure as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in the state of Virginia. Licensure is required for employment as a certified nurse aide. The Nurse Aide Education Program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. 
Nurse Aide Education Program participants will obtain licensure as a Certified Nurse Aide through completion of the NNAAP exam, will work within the scope of practices for a Nurse Aide in the state of Virginia within hospitals, long term care, facilities, or home settings, and will be able to accurately report changes in condition and responses to care plans to staff. 

COST: $3,450 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $1,150 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $575 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $1.150 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
SUMMER 2023 WEEK COURSE - DAY CLASSES OR EVENING CLASSES BASED ON STUDENT INTEREST 
LOCATION: Instructional Classes In-Person Skill Days held at Centra College, 905 Lakeside Dr., Ste. A, Lynchburg, VA 24501; and In-Person Clinical Rotations 
(To Be Scheduled) 
CLASS DATES: May 22, 2023 - June 23, 2023 
CLASS DAYS: Monday - Friday 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2023 
PAYMENT/FUNDING DEADLINE: April 14, 2023
REQUIRED ORIENTATION: April 21, 2023 

SUMMER 2023 WEEK COURSE - DAY OR EVENING CLASSES BASED ON STUDENT INTEREST 
LOCATION: Instructional Classes & In-Person Skill Days held at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital, 1613 Oakwood St., Bedford, VA 24523; and In-Person Clinical Rotations 
(To Be Scheduled) 
CLASS DATES: June 26, 2023- August 4, 2023 
CLASS DAYS: Monday - Friday 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 4, 2023 
PAYMENT/FUNDING DEADLINE: May 12, 2023
REQUIRED ORIENTATION: May 19, 2023 

FALL 2023 WEEK COURSE- DAY OR EVENING CLASSES BASED ON STUDENT INTEREST 
LOCATION: Instructional Classes In-Person Skill Days held at Centra College, 905 Lakeside Dr., Ste. A, Lynchburg, VA 24501; and In-Person Clinical Rotations (To Be Scheduled) 
CLASS DATES: August 21, 2023 - October 2, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Monday - Friday 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 10, 2023 
PAYMENT/FUNDING DEADLINE: July 17, 2023
REQUIRED ORIENTATION: July 21, 2023 

FALL 2023 WEEK COURSE- DAY OR EVENING CLASSES BASED ON STUDENT INTEREST 
LOCATION: Instructional Classes & In-Person Skill Days held at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital, 1613 Oakwood St., Bedford, VA 24523; and In-Person Clinical Rotations 
(To Be Scheduled) 
CLASS DATES: October 18, 2023 - December 1, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Monday - Friday 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 1, 2023
PAYMENT/FUNDING DEADLINE: September 12, 2023
REQUIRED ORIENTATION: September 18, 2023 

EMS Career Pathways

Develop your skills as a first responder and become an EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic. Three Pathways … One Community! 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM (EMT) 

The course is designed to produce competent entry-level EMT’s who can service the community with basic life support care via the EMS infrastructure. Students learn 
to assess injuries and illnesses and administer basic emergency medical care. Students learn best practices in transporting injured or sick persons to medical facilities. Basic Life Support (BLS) training is included in the course. This class will be a mix of classroom hours and online work. Employment opportunities are available for Ambulance, Fire and Rescue services, Hospitals, Government Departments, Industrial, and Humanitarian relief organizations. Students will demonstrate the skills necessary to achieve the State and National Registry EMT certification. 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2505 
COST: $1,800 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $600 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $300 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $600 to $0. 
COURSE OPTION: SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 9, 2024 - May 2, 2024
CLASS DAYS: Lecture/Lab- Tuesday & Thursday
CLASS TIMES: 6:00PM -10:00PM 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE December 19, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM (AEMT) 

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. The individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. AEMT’s function as part of comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. AEMT’s perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found in an ambulance. 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2505 
COST: $3,201.00 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $1,067.00 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $533.50 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $1067 to $0. 
COURSE OPTION: FALL 2023 DAY COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 24, 2023 - December 7, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Thursday and some Saturdays 
CLASS TIMES: 8:00AM - 5:00PM 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 1, 2023 

MANUFACTURING, TRADES & TRANSPORTATION FASTFORWARD PROGRAMS 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER CORE: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC CONSTRUCTION SKILLS 

This course serves as the foundational prerequisite for all other NCCER crafts. NCCER Core is designed as a rigorous, competency-based, industry-recognized program for career and technical education and provides individuals with basic safety and other necessary knowledge and skills to perform in an introductory capacity on project sites. This course is the ideal resource for exploring a career in construction. 
The Core curriculum has nine modules: 
basic safety• construction math • introduction to hand power tools • construction drawings • introduction to basic rigging • basic communication • employability skills • material handling 

** Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCCER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,098 *Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $366 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $183 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $366 to $0.

COURSE OPTIONS: 

FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 22, 2023 - December 19, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 18, 2024 - May 9, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Thursday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 4, 2024

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER ELECTRICAL 1 

This course is the first in the series of four Electrical classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core or be co-enrolled in the NCCER Core class. Electricians install electrical systems in structures: they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code ®and state and local codes. 
The Electrical Level 1 course has 12 modules: 
the electrical industry • safety for electricians • introduction to electrical circuits • electrical theory• introduction to the National Electrical Code® device boxes • hand bending • wireways • raceways and fittings • conductors and cables • basic electrical construction documents • residential wiring•Electrical test equipment
**Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,401 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $467 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $233.50 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $467 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 

FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 24, 2023 - December 14, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Thursday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 16, 2024 - May 7, 2024
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 2, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER ELECTRICAL 2

This course is the second in the series of four Electrical classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and Electrical 1 before enrollment in this course. Electricians install electrical systems in structures: they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code ®and state and local codes. 
The Electrical Level 2 course has 11 modules: 
alternating current • motors: theory and application • electric lighting • conduit bending• pull and junction boxes • conductor installations • cable tray •conductor terminations and splices • grounding and bonding • circuit breakers and fuses•control systems and fundamental concepts
**Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,602 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $534 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 

FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 23, 2023 - December 13, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 9, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 18, 2024 - May 9, 2024
CLASS DAYS: Thursday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 4, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER ELECTRICAL 3

This course is the third in the series of four Electrical classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core, Electrical 1, and Electrical 2 before enrollment in this course. Electricians install electrical systems in structures: they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code ®and state and local codes. 
The Electrical Level 3 course has 11 modules: 
load calculations- branch and feeder circuits • conductor selection and calculations • practical applications of lighting • hazardous locations• overcurrent protection • distribution equipment • transformers •commercial electrical services • motor calculations • voice, data, and video• motor controls
**Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,602 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $534 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 

FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 21, 2023 - December 18, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Monday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 7, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 17, 2024 - May 8, 2024
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 3, 2023 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER ELECTRICAL 4 
This course is the last in the series of four Electrical classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core, Electrical 1, 2 and 3 before enrollment in this course. Electricians install electrical systems in structures: they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code® and state and local codes. 
The Electrical Level 4 course has 13 modules: load calculations- feeders and services • health care facilities • standby and emergency systems • basic electronic theory • fire alarm systems • specialty transformers• advanced controls• HVAC controls• heat tracing and freeze protection • motor operation and maintenance • medium-voltage termination/splices • special locations • fundamentals of crew leadership 
** 
Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCCER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,602 * Course materials and module fees 
(two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).
Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $534 to $0. 

COURSE OPTION: 
SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 22, 2024 - May 13, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Monday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 8, 2024 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HVAC TECHNOLOGY LEVEL 1 

This course is the first in the series of four HVAC classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core or be co-enrolled in the NCCER Core class. The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employees to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. NCCER’s programs have been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. The four level, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. 
The HVAC Level 1 course has nine modules: 
introduction to HVAC • trade mathematics• basic electricity• introduction to heating • cooling and air distribution systems • basic copper• plastic piping practices • soldering and brazing • basic carbon steel piping practices 
** Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $1,698 * Course materials and module fees 
(two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $566 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $283 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $566 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 21, 2023 - December 18, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Monday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 7, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 16, 2024 - May 7, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 20, 2023 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HVAC TECHNOLOGY LEVEL 2

This course is the second in the series of four HVAC classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and HVAC Level 1 before enrollment in this course. The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employees to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. NCCER’s programs have been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. The four level, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. 
The HVAC Level 2 course has 13 modules:  • compressors• basic electricity• refrigerants and oils • leakdetection evacuation recovery • charging• metering devices • heat pumps • basic maintenance • chimney vents and flues• sheet metal duct sytems• fiberglass and fabric duct systems•commercial airside systems• air quality equipment• introduction to hydronic sytems
** Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $2,2250 * Course materials and module fees 
(two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $750 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $566 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 24, 2023 - December 14, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Thursday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 22, 2024 - May 13, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Monday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 8, 2023 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HVAC TECHNOLOGY LEVEL 3

This course is the third in the series of four HVAC classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and HVAC Level 1 and 2 before enrollment in this course. The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employees to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. NCCER’s programs have been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. The four level, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. 
The HVAC Level 3 course modules include:  • fasteners• hardware• wiring terminations • control circuit and motor troubleshooting • troubleshooting cooling • troubleshooting heat pumps • troubleshooting gas heating • troubleshooting oil heating• troubleshooting accessories• zoning• ductless•variable  refrigerent flow systems• commercial hydronic systems• steam systems•retail refrigeration system• customer relations
** Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. ** 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $2,2250 * Course materials and module fees 
(two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $750 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $750 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 23, 2023 - December 13, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 9, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 18, 2024 - May 9, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Thursday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 22, 2023 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HVAC TECHNOLOGY LEVEL 4 

This course is the last in the series of four HVAC classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and HVAC 1, 2 and 3 before enrollment in this course. The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employees to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. NCCER’s programs have been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. The four levels, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. 
The HVAC Level 4 course has 11 modules: water treatment• indoor air quality • energy conservation equipment• building management systems • system air balancing • system startup and shutdown • construction drawing and specifications • heating and cooling system design • commercial-industrial refrigeration systems • alternative and specialized heating and cooling system • fundamentals of crew leadership 
•• Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCCER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. •• 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor, Room 6119 
COST: $2,250 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $750 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $750 to $0. 
COURSE OPTIONS: 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 17, 2024- May 8, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 3, 2023 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER PLUMBING LEVEL 1 

This course is the first in a series of four plumbing classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core or be co-enrolled in the NCCER Core class. Most people are familiar with plumbers who come to their home to unclog a drain or install an appliance. In addition to these activities, however, plumbers install, maintain, and repair many distinct types of pipe systems. For example, some systems move water to a municipal water treatment plant and then to residential, commercial, and public buildings. Other systems dispose of waste, provide gas to stoves and furnaces, or supply 
air conditioning. Pipe systems in power plants carry the steam that powers huge turbines. Pipes also are used in manufacturing plants, such as wineries, to move material through production processes. 
The Plumbing Level 1 course modules include: introduction to the plumbing profession • plumbing safetytools of the plumbing trade • introduction to plumbing math • introduction to plumbing drawings • plastic pipe and fittings • copper tube and fittings • cast iron pipe and fittings • steel pipe and fittings • introduction to plumbing fixtures • introduction to drain • waste • vent (DWV) systems • introduction to water distribution systems
 •• Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCC ER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. •• 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor 
COST: $1,500 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $500 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $250 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $500 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
FALL 2023 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: August 23, 2023 - December 20, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: August 9, 2023 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 17, 2024- May 8, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Wednesday 
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 3, 2024 

 

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER PLUMBING LEVEL 2

This course is the second in a series of four plumbing classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and Plumbing 1 before enrollment in this course. Most people are familiar with plumbers who come to their home to unclog a drain or install an appliance. In addition to these activities, however, plumbers install, maintain, and repair many distinct types of pipe systems. For example, some systems move water to a municipal water treatment plant and then to residential, commercial, and public buildings. Other systems dispose of waste, provide gas to stoves and furnaces, or supply air conditioning. Pipe systems in power plants carry the steam that powers huge turbines. Pipes also are used in manufacturing plants, such as wineries, to move material through production processes. 
The Plumbing Level 2 course has 11 modules: plumbing math two • reading commercial drawings, structural penetrations, insulation • fire-stopping, installing, and testing DWV piping • installing roof, floor, and area drains • installing and testing water supply piping • types of valves • installing fixtures and valves • installing water heaters • basic electricity • fuel gas • fuel oil systems
 •• Students should have basic computer skills, basic math skills and be able to use a calculator to complete NCCER module testing and completion of homework assignments in CANVAS. •• 

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome building, First floor 
COST: $1,800 * Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include: 
WCG: $600 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $300
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $600 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 

SPRING 2024 EVENING COURSE 
CLASS DATES: January 22, 2024- May 13, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Monday
CLASS TIMES: 5:30PM - 9:30PM 
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 8, 2024 

 

FastForward Hybrid NCCER Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

Students receive hands on training using simulators, which replicate real-life operating scenarious through rotation-motion platforms and high resolution 3D displays for excavator and wheel loader equipment. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the Heavy Equipment Operator- Level1 credential exam offered by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER).
Prerequisite: Successful completion of NCCER Core or students must be co-enrolled
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Campbell Hall
Cost: $3,300 *Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition.
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial options include:
WCG: $1,100 WCG?G3: $0 WCG/Tobacco: $550
*Financial aid optioins available to reduce costs from $1,100.00 to $0

 

FastForward Hybrid NCCER Heavy Equipment Operator Level 2

Students will learn proper skills with simulators. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to sit for the Heavy Equipment Operator - Level 2 credential exam offered by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of NCCER Core and Heavy Equipment Operator- Level 1
Location: CVCC Main Campus Campbell Hall
Cost: $3,300 *Course materials and module fees (two attempts per module) are included in tuition. 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility)
Financial Aid Options include: WCG $1,100 WCG/G3 $0 WCG/Tobacco: $550.00

 

FastForward Hybrid NCCER Heavy Equipment Operator Level 3

This class serves as the third level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator Program and allows students to expand their knowledge and advance their career opportunities. Topics include: basic project planning and scheduling techniques, coordination and communication, project set up and procurement, dozers, backhoes, excavators, motor graders, advanced operations, finishing and grading, and soils.Upon succesful completion of this course, students are eligible to sit for the Heavy Equipment Operator - Level 3 credential exam offered by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of NCCER Core and Heavy Equipment Operator- Level 1&2

 

FASTFORWARD COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVING {CLASS A) 

CVCC Workforce Solutions offers Entry Level Driver Training to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. Training is tailored to meet the new FM CSA regulation requiring all entry-level CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) drivers, or existing Class B drivers looking to upgrade to a Class A. complete a specific program by a school on the Training Provider Registry. Students will participate in classroom, range, and On-The-Road Training. Classroom training will cover topics such as basic control, safe operating procedures, distracted driving, hazard perception, vehicle systems and much more. Range training consists of Pre-Trip Inspection, Straight Line Backing, Off-Set Backing, and Parallel Parking, all of which are required to pass the OMV skills test. On-The­Road training covers speed and space management, and many other control topics. Our program uses automatic transmission trucks. Upon satisfactory completion of the required curriculum and a demonstration of the skill set needed to pass the OMV exam, the OMV skills test will 
be scheduled. Once students pass the skills test and their CDL is issued, they will receive a Certificate of Completion from ANCORA. During training, multiple recruiters will hold recruiting sessions to discuss career opportunities. 

CERTIFICATION: Upon successful completion of this program, students test at a OMV testing facility to obtain their state CDL license issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The CDL program will schedule and provide the vehicle for the skills exam. 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5141 and CDL Parking Lot 3 
COST: $4,500 
REDUCED COURSE COST (based on funding eligibility).
FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE: 
WCG: $1,500 WCG/FANTIC: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $750 
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $1500 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
WEEKDAY CLASS DATES: 
May 1 -May 25, 2023 
May 30 -June 22, 2023 
June 26 -July 20, 2023 
July 24 -August 17, 2023 
August 21 -September 14, 2023
September 18 -October 12, 2023
October 16 -November 10, 2023
November 13 -December 7, 2023
December 11, 2023 -January 11, 2024 

CLASS DAYS: Monday -Thursday 
for four consecutive weeks. 

CLASS TIMES: 7:00AM - 5:30PM 

WEEKEND CLASS DATES: 
April 29 - June 18, 2023 
June 24 - August 13, 2023 
August 19 - October 8, 2023 
October 14 - December 3, 2023
December 9, 2023 - February 11, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Saturday & Sunday for eight consecutive weekends. 
CLASS TIMES: 7:00AM -5:30PM 

Tradesman Professional Development

Tradesman Update

The Virginia Board of Contractors requires journeymen, expert plumbers, electricians, HVAC mechanics, and gas fitters to take continuing education in their respective profession.
Plumbers, HVAC technicians and electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field.
Gas fitters must take one hour; this one hour training course for gas fitters is intended for hourneymen and expert gas fitters, liquefied petroleum gas fitters, and natural gas fitters.
This course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, widespread use and special equipment included in their respective codes. 
Instructor: TBD
Location: Online at https://cvcc.augusoft.net/
Cost: $45 electrical, HVAC, and plumbing| $25 gas fitter (each)
Class dates: Online 24/7

Professional Development Programs

Intermediate PLC Programming

Have a basic grasp of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and want to further develop your software skillset? Want to learn ways to write repetitive code faster, or make your logic easier to troubleshoot? Intermediate PLC programming provides hands on exercises in Rockwell Software Studio 5000 and Compact Logicx/ControlLogicX processors to teach:

  • Arrays and Indirect Addressing
  • Global and Local Tags/ Parameter Passing
  • User-Defined Data Types (UDTs)
  • Add-On Instructions (AOIs)
  • Easily Scaling Analog Data
  • Program an indexing conveyor with an ethernet VFD
  • Fanuc Robot Interfacing
  • More…

Prerequisites ETR 150 or equivalent. Students should be familiar with project upload/download/ online editing, as well as basic instructions (XIC, XIO, OTE,MOV) and common Data Types (BOOL,DINT, TIMER)
Instructor: W. Daniel Murphy (Mechatronics, Automation and Robotics)
Location:CVCC Main Campus Framatome Building Room 6204
Cost: $275
Course Option: Summer 2023 Course (8 Sessions/ 28 Class Hours/ 2.8 CEU’s)
Class Dates: May 25-July 13, 2023
Class Days: Thursdays
Class Times: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Thursday May 18,2023
* Maximum 10 students 

OPEN ENROLLMENT 

Machine Tool Training
Machine Tool Training is designed for the student who desires to become a highly skilled operator of machines and tools used in the manufacturing industry. Program pathways (G3 eligible) include: 

• Machine Tool Diploma 

• Machine Technology Career Studies Certificate 

• Machine Shop Certificate

• Computer Numerical Control Career

Studies Certificate 

• Machine Technology Fundamentals Career Studies Certificate 

To learn more, visit www.centralvirginia.edu or 
contact Counseling at 434-832-7800. 

SUMMER & FALL 2023 COURSE OPTIONS: 
MAC 121 NUMERICAL CONTROL I (CREDITS: 3) 
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup, and operation. Part I of II. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week. 

FALL 2023 COURSE OPTIONS: 
MAC 122 - NUMERICAL CONTROL II 
(CREDITS: 3) 
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup, and operation. Part II of II. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week. 
MAC 161 - MACHINE SHOP PRACTICES I 
(CREDITS: 3) 
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part I of II. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week 
MAC 162 - MACHINE SHOP PRACTICES II 
(CREDITS: 3) 
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part II of II. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week 

SPRING 2024 COURSE OPTIONS: 
MAC 123 - COMPUTER NUMERICAL 
CONTROL Ill (CREDITS: 3) 
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup, and operation. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week. 
MAC 162 - MACHINE SHOP PRACTICES II 
(CREDITS: 3) 
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part II of II. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week 

SPRING 2024 COURSE OPTIONS: 
MAC 123 - COMPUTER NUMERICAL 
CONTROL Ill (CREDITS: 3) 
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup, and operation. 
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: Lecture 2 hours. 
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: Laboratory 3 hours. 
TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: Total 5 hours per week. 
 
Summer 2023 Driver Education Endorsement Courses (6 credit hours)

Students may take the following sequence of courses and become endorsed to teach driver education in secondary schools. Both courses are required for the driver education endorsement. Attendance at all sessions is required.
To learn more, visit www.centralvirginia.edu or contact Counseling at 434-832-7800

EDU 114 Driver Task Analysis (credit hours: 3)
Introduces the “driver task” as related to the highway transportation system and factors that influence performance ability. Prepares students so they may be eligible to take certificattion exams for driving school instructors in both public and private schools. Students must complete driver education workbook requiring approx. 30 hours. 
Class dates/Times: Monday- Friday June 15-June 17 2023 8 AM- 12PM
Location: Main Campus 5216

EDU 214- Instructional Principles of Driver Education (Credits:3)
Analyzes rules and regulations that govern the conduct of Driver Education programs with special emphasis on organization and administration. Includes uses in the classroom, driving range and on the street. Prepares students so they may be eligible to take the state certification exam in driver education.
Prerequisite: EDU 114.
Class dates/Times: Monday- Friday June 10 June 14 2023 8 AM- 5PM
Location: Main Campus 5216 Lot 2

Business and Technology Training

Project Management Survival Training

Activities with a defined outcome in business and in life are projects and have the same phases: Planning; Mobilization; Execution; DDemobilization and Reporting. Each project differs by the number of detailed steps applied driven by its complexity. Not all projects are created equally! Our goal is to communicate with the student the Project Management process (phase development), language and readily available “free references” (ref. Real Life, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Project Management Institute, International Council of Systems Engineers etc.) used in project design and management. We explore how to develop and apply the tools (communicate, communicate communicate) necessary to survive and excel at your projects. NO Plan is a Plan to Fail.
INSTRUCTOR: Charles “Chuck” Pietsch, MBA, MA, Project Manager & Business Leader
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building
Cost: $449.00 Per person ($399.00 per person *two or more individuals from the same business or organization) *Course materials and exam fees included in tuition

Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Courses (8 Sessions/ 16 Class Hours)
Class Dates
Fall 2023 September 11, 18, 25; October 2,9,23,30 & November 6 2023
Spring 2024 February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18 & 25 2024
Class Days: Monday 
Class Times: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
*SHRM Professional Development Credits Available Upon Request. Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification activities. 

MICROSOFT BEGINNER EXCEL TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS 
This two-part beginner Excel class is designed for participants to gain the skills to get started with MS Office Excel, organize, perform calculations, modify and format 
a worksheet. revise, update, present data, and print and manage workbooks. 
INSTRUCTOR: Evan Abatecola, MBA. Information Technology Specialist 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab) 
COST: $149 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Courses 
(2 Sessions/6 Class Hours) 

CLASS DATES: 
Fall 2023: Friday, September 8, 2023, or Spring 2024: Friday, February 9, 2024 

CLASS TIMES: 9:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 4:00PM 

MICROSOFT INTERMEDIATE EXCEL TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS 
This two-part intermediate Excel class is designed for participants to gain the skills necessary to use functions, analyze worksheet data, utilize data tools, create charts and sparklines, employ data validation, create pivot tables, apply workbook security, and customize the Excel interface. 
Microsoft Excel 2019 version.
 
INSTRUCTOR: Evan Abatecola, MBA. Information Technology Specialist 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab) 
COST: $149 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials 

COURSE OPTIONS: 
Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Course (2 Sessions/6 Class Hours) 

CLASS DATES: 
FALL 2023: Fridays, November 3 & 10, 2023 
SPRING 2024: Fridays, April 5 & 12, 2024 
CLASS TIMES: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 
COST: $149 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials 

BEST PRACTICES IN CREATING PRESENTATIONS USING MS POWERPOINT 
In this course you will learn how to create a multimedia presentation using the basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint. You will see examples of effective presentations and learn how to produce a presentation that utilizes text. images, video, and sound. You will also learn tips and techniques used by professionals to make presentations clear, concise, and engaging for your audience. The 3-hour class is a condensed version covering best practices. 

INSTRUCTOR: Evan Abatecola, MBA. Information Technology Specialist 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab) 
CLASS DATE: Friday, June 9, 2023 
CLASS TIME: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 
COST: $49 

ELECTRICAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT 
This course will provide comprehensive electrical safety management strategies for the safety professional. The course will cover the following electrical standards: NEC (National Electric Code NFPA 70), NESC (National Electric Safety Code), NFPA. 7OE, IEEE 1584, and all OSHA industry and construction-related subparts. The focus will be on electrical hazards and methods of risk assessment and mitigation to reduce the effects of such hazards. 

INSTRUCTOR: Robert Drane, OSHA Electrical Master Trainer 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building 
COST: $399.00 ($349.00 per person *two or more individuals from the same business or organization) *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. 
SPRING 2023 COURSE (4 SESSIONS/8 CLASS HOURS) 
CLASS DATES: March 19, 26 & April 2, 9, 2024 
CLASS DAYS: Tuesdays 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 8:00PM 

Top Skill Enhancement & Booster Workshops (Skills Boost Series)

Participants attending three or more skills boost workshops are invited to attend one workship for free!
 
Culture and Awareness Building
This interactive workshop will explore diverse cultures, deconstruct stereotypes, and deepen understanding about people’s unique experiences and viewpoints. This training will increase cross-cultural awareness and improve relationships. By the end of the workshop, students will experience an increased awareness of differences and  similarities in a business context, communication etiquette,  and enhanced techniques in building lasting and sincere  relationships with others.  
Instructor: Allison Lightner, MBA, Premier Banker & Business Owner
Location: CVCC Main Campus Merritt Hall
Cost: $39 includes tuition and materials
Class Date: Thursday July 20, 2023
Class Times: 9-12
*SHRM Professional Development Credits Available upon request
Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for  the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. 
 
Essential Practices of Cyber Hygeine
Learn safe practices in thinking proactively about your cyber security and resisting cyber threats and online security issues. Students will learn how to use the right tools, be thorough, and set a consistent routine. Instruction will include general practices and essential steps to keep you safe and secure online (reputable antivirus and malware detection software, network firewalls, strong passwords, multi-factor authentication, device encryption, back up files, hard drive cleaning, and router security).  
Instructor: Taz Daughtrey Cyber Security Program Head at Central Virginia Community College and Founding President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building
Cost: $39
Class Date: Thursday, August 10 2023
Time: 2:00-4:30 p.m.
 
Beyond Networking- Innovative Approaches to Build Career-Long Relationships (Fall 2023 Lunch & Learn)
In today’s work-from-anywhere world, networking is table-stakes for your career. Turn your networking time into relationship-building time with strategies and tactics proven to work across industries, fields and professions.
Instructor: David Cheatham
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building
Cost: $25.00
Class Date: August 17 2023
Time: 12 pm- 1:15 pm
Registration deadline: August 14, 2023
**SHRM Professional Development Credits Available Upon Request. Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.
 
Confident Public Speaking: How to Turn Anxiety into Action in Everyday Speaking Situations
Boost your confidence in effectively expressing yourself in everyday situations. Join us for an entertaining, fast-paced workshop which focuses on improving your skills to give remarks in venues such as team meetings and “elevator pitches.”

Optional: Bring scenarios of your choice and take advantage of expert coaching to rehearse.

Co-sponsored by Lynchburg Toastmasters Club 562. For nearly 100 years, Toastmasters International has helped millions of people become more confident communicators, public speakers, and leaders.
Instructor: David Cheatham
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building
Cost: $39
Class Date: September 7, 2023
Class time: 9-11 am
Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.
 
CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS 

Understanding how to run effective meetings is a crucial skill for professionals in all industries and at all levels. Students will learn the fundamentals of parliamentary procedure for effective and fair decision making. The course will include step-by-step practices that combine efficiency and consideration of all those involved in achieving tangible results. 

INSTRUCTOR: Taz Daughtrey, has served as parliamentarian for numerous civic, religious, and political groups and has chaired major national and international events. 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building 
COST: $39 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, November 9, 2023 
CLASS TIME: 9:00AM - 11:30AM 
*SHRM Professional Development Credits Available
Upon Request. Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. 
 
CRYPTOCURRENCY BASICS 
This workshop is for anyone interested in the technology and economics of cryptocurrencies. Students will explore the underlying blockchain technology as well as the promise and dangers of virtual money. The instructor will provide insights into various current and potential applications well beyond speculative investments. 
INSTRUCTOR: Taz Daughtrey, Cybersecurity Program Head at Central Virginia Community College and Founding Editor of Software Quality Professional journal. 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab) 
CLASS DATE: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 
CLASS TIMES: 4:30PM - 6:30PM 
COST: $39 *includes tuition and materials 
 
MARKETING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS: HOW TO PARTNER WITH MARKETING, ADVERTISING AND PR FIRMS TO TELL YOUR UNIQUE STORY 
You hired a marketing firm. Now what? Discover what work products you should expect from communications professionals, what they should expect from you as the client, and how to make the most of your marketing, advertising and PR resources. 
INSTRUCTOR: David Cheatham 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building 
COST: $39.00 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, February 15, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 9:00AM - 11:00AM 
*SHRM Professional Development Credits Available
Upon Request.Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SH RM-SCP® recertification activities. 
 
MAGIC OR MYTH? NETWORKING THAT REALLY WORKS (SPRING 2024 LUNCH & LEARN) 
Are you ready for best-practices in networking that are counter-intuitive? Learn which networking strategies work today, and which are outdated–and often counter­productive. Will that next post help or harm your career? 
INSTRUCTOR: David Cheatham 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building 
COST: $25.00 
CLASS DATE: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 12PM - 1:15PM (1:00PM - 1:15PM *15 minutes of networking) 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 6, 2024 
*SHRM Professional Development Credits Available Upon Request. Central Virginia Community College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SH RM-SCP® recertification activities. 
 
Drone Up- Promoting Teamwork With Technology
Drone up is a fun, active team building event. Can your team carefully weave their drones through obstacles and pathways? If so, your team will learn strategy, problem solving and cooperation skills in a fun, innovative way. Each participant enjoys playing with a drone during this fast-paced program. Class objectives:
  • Learn to create efficient strategies while maintaining high performance
  • develop new skills or enrich current skills
  • practice agility in rapidly changing situations

Instructor: Debra Burton Brown
Location: CVCC Bedford Campus (Inside & Outdoor Classrooms)
Class Date: Friday, June 14 22024
Class time: 9am-12pm
Cost: $49 *includes tuition and use of drones (max 8-10 students)

Community Education and Personal Enrichment

Basic Computer Skills Training For Beginners
This 4-session class is designed to expose participants to the basics of using a computer involving turning on/booting up, keyboard/mouse/pointer controls, desktop, control panels/settings, keyboard cursor, icons, menus, windows, files/folders, introduction the internet/search engines, and setting up/sending/receiving emails.
Instructor: Dr. Brandon Mawyer
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137
Cost: $29
Class Dates:
Fall 2023- Mondays July 24 & 31; August 7 & 14 2023
Spring 2024- Mondays, January 29; February 5, 12, 19 2024
Class Times: 6-8 PM
 

Become Computer Savvy - Improve Keyboarding Proficiency & Learn to Effectively Utilize MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint

This 4-session class is designed to assist participants in improving keyboarding skills and be introduced to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Topics include work areas/layouts, formatting text, inserting items/images, tracking changes, using basic formulas in Excel, creating PowerPoint slides, PP transitions/animations, and adding sounds/video in PP.   
Instructor: Dr. Brandon Mawyer
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137
Cost: $29 *includes tuition and materials
Class Dates:
Fall 2023- Mondays August 21 & 28; September 11 & 18 2023
Spring 2024- Mondays, February 26; March 4, 18, 25 2024
Class Times: 6-8 PM

Financial Fitness
This 5-session class is designed to assist participants in understanding the many areas of financial literacy and improve their financial position in life. Topics covered in this course include: understanding assets and liabilities, assessing financial goals, money management, improving credit, building savings, legacy planning, and the basics of investing. 
Instructor: Dr. Brandon Mawyer
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137
Cost: $29 *includes tuition and materials
Class Dates:
Fall 2023- Mondays September 25 2023; October 2,16, 23, 30
Spring 2024- Mondays, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 2024
Class Times: 6-8 PM

DESIGN YOUR OWN VISION JOURNAL 
This 3-hour workshop is designed to assist participants in creating their own unique vision journal. Participants are asked to reflect upon their goals and what they want out of life. The instructor-led class will help facilitate engagement relative to happiness and inspiration which will help participants to get started on mapping their vision. The workshop will help participants clarify goals in a fun and engaging manner. 
INSTRUCTOR: Lori Cumbo 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Tuesday, January 23, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 5:30PM - 8:30PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 
This hands-on and interactive workshop will enhance 
your knowledge, skills, and creativity by learning from the instructor and fellow learners. Topics will include lighting, composition, and editing. Students will be encouraged to experiment with new techniques and procedures to become a more well-rounded mobile photographer. Students will share their best practices and photos with the class. 
INSTRUCTOR: Jill Markwood 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials *students are required to provide their own smartphone *class will be conducted in the classroom and outside on college campus CLASS DATE: Friday, April 26, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 9:00AM - 12PM 

WORK-LIFE BALANCE - WHAT IT IS & HOW TO ACHIEVE IT (SKILLS BOOST SERIES) 
This dynamic workshop will cover tips and techniques to improve work-life balance and reclaim control. Participants will review case studies and engage in discussions relative to becoming healthier, mentally, and physically, and producing more career wise. This workshop will show how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home. 
INSTRUCTOR: Lori Cumbo 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

LEARN HOW TO DANCE: INTRODUCTORY BLUES & EAST COAST SWING PROGRESSIVE 6-WEEK SERIES 
This series is for beginners with no previous experience and for those who want to learn to become a better dancer. Students will learn step by step how to dance easily and effortlessly as the lead and follower in the East Coast Swing style (basic inside turn, hand change, leader turns, wrap, and momentum). You can find and enjoy a dancing space with all types of music (country, blues, big band, rock, pop, and more). You can bring a partner or come solo to join in the fun and build confidence. This will be the first of several dancing classes to build foundational skills, improve techniques, and help you feel comfortable in any setting 
to show off your new dancing abilities. Each session will include one hour of instruction and 15 minutes of social dancing and practice. 
INSTRUCTOR: Jason Donahoo, Professional Dancer LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Multipurpose Room 
CLASS DATES: Tuesdays, August 22, 29 and 
September 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2023 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:15PM 
COST: $99 (Bring a friend or partner for only $75) 

LEARN HOW TO DANCE: INTRODUCTORY WEST COAST SWING PROGRESSIVE SERIES 
This series is for beginners with no previous experience 
and for those who want to learn to become a better dancer. Lessons will focus on your ability to dance west coast swing. Participants will learn step by step how to dance easily 
and effortlessly as the lead and follower in the West Coast Swing style. The West Coast Swing is a smooth, modern swing dance with structured patterns to many music genres, including pop, rock, and R & B. You can bring a partner or come solo to join in the fun and build confidence. This will be the second of several dancing classes to build foundational skills, improve techniques, and help you feel comfortable 
in any setting to show off your new dancing abilities. Each session will include one hour of instruction and 15 minutes of social dancing and practice. 
INSTRUCTOR: Jason Donahoo, Professional Dancer
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Multipurpose Room 
CLASS DATES: Tuesdays, February 20, 27 and 
March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:15PM 
COST: $99 (Bring a friend or partners for only $75) 

Recreational & Fun Baking, Cooking & Decorating Workshops

Easy Summer & Cozy Fall Soups

Soup is good for the soul, regardless of the season. Join Instructor Kevin Phelps in CVCC’s kitchen to make a light and delicate flavored summer soup and a comforting and hearty fall soup. Participants will learn best tips in making the most out the local farmer’s market and in-season ingredients. Participants will make their own soups as they watch a step-by-step demonstration. Students will finish off the evening testing their fare and enjoying a multitude of delicious flavors that can be easily replicated in the comfort of their own kitchen.
Instructor: Kevin Phelps
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality Culinary Center
Cost: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials
Class date: Thursday July 27, 2023
Class time: 5:30-8:00PM

Healthy Snacks

This course covers instructions in the foundations of healthy eating, including basic nutrition information, proper dieting techniques, demonstrations, and hands-on preparation. Students will engage in various food preparation techniques and will consume their constructed snacks and meals. 
Instructor: Shane Stelter, MPHc, Specializes in Epidemiology and Nutrition
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall
Cost: $29
Class Date: Thursday August 31, 20233
Class time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The Essentials of Holiday Baking

Learn to bake holiday classics with Chef Mena. Students will revamp their skills and get ready for the holiday season. Our chef will walk you through making several treats from scratch, worthy of any occasion. At the end of class, students will go home with a few tasty treats.
Instructor: Mena Hughes
Location:CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality Culinary Center
Cost: $29 includes tuition and materials
Class Date: November 2 2023
Class Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Lunchtime Pilates for Beginners 6-Week Course

Get ready to do a series of movements that will stabilize and strengthen your core with CVCC’s 6-Week Pilates Course. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Exercises are done in a specific  order, one right after another, focusing on emphasis technique. Benefits of Pilates include enhanced strength, more sculpted muscles, and increased flexibility. Participants may also have better posture and a better sense of well-being. If you’re looking for functional movement  and move better on a day-to-day basis with everyday tasks, this is the class for you. This is a beginner class and offers modifications for all fitness levels. Participants will not get sweaty as the pace will be slow and steady. Class exercises are suggestions. All participants are asked to listen to their bodies and obtain medical guidance as deemed appropriate.
Instructor: Lucia “Lucy” Hathaway
Location: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall
Cost: $29.00
Class Date: Mondays & Wednesdays, September 11 2023- October 18, 2023
Class Time: 12 PM- 12:40 PM
 

The Art of French Cooking

Learn the basics of French cuisine and classic cooking techniques in this interactive class. Chef Mena will incorporate the great talents of Julia Child and Jacque Pepin into the class! Join in the fun! (Joignez-vous à la fête!)
Instructor: Mena Hughes
Location:CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality Culinary Center
Cost: $29 includes tuition and materials
Class Date: September 14 2023
Class Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

40-MINUTE LUNCH TIME YOGA(6-WEEK COURSE)
Friends, students.staff of CVCC and the community are invited to join in this fun and relaxing course. Our lives can get hectic with schedules filled with professional personal responsibilities. Prepare to get out of your head and onto your mat. Learn whole breathing techniques and focusing on the entire body. Hit refresh, take a Yoga lunch break, and you will absolutely feel more productive and amazing. Participants will not get sweaty as the pace will be slow and steady. Class exercises are suggestions. All participants are asked to listen to their bodies and obtain medical guidance as deemed appropriate. 
INSTRUCTOR: Lucia “Lucy” Hathaway 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials 
CLASS DATE: Mondays & Wednesdays, 
February 5, 2024 -March 13, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 12PM -12:40PM 


WINTER SOUPS TO WARM YOU UP 
As the weather gets colder, celebrate winter by keeping warm and full of savory and flavorful soups. Participants will grab a stockpot and start simmering along with Instructor Kevin Phelps as he demonstrates soups that are easy to pull together and easy to freeze beautifully to enjoy for many days. The instructor will demonstrate a multitude of ways to season and prepare flavorful soups as participants follow along making and taste testing their own soups. Participants will learn how to impress family and dinner guests with homemade soups that are sure to warm everyone up from the inside out. 
INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Phelps 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality & Culinary Center 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, February 8, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 5:30PM -8:00PM 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY THEMED COOKING 
Bring a little luck and fun to your kitchen table with Chef Mena. Learn how to prepare traditional and hearty Irish fare. This hands-on culinary exprience will allow students to learn techniques and recipes. Students will be inspired by a tasting session at the end of class in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. 
INSTRUCTOR: Mena Hughes 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality & Culinary Center 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, March 14, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 5:30PM -7:30PM 


SAVORY & HEALTHY SMOOTHIES 
This course covers instructions in the foundations of healthy smoothie eating, include appropriate nutrition information, proper portion control, demonstrations, and hands-on preparations. Students will engage in smoothie preparation and consumption of their constructed smoothies. 
INSTRUCTOR: Shane Stelter, MPHc, Specializes in Epidemiology and Nutrition 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, April 25, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 8:00PM 


GET READY FOR THE PERFECT OUTDOOR FEAST WITH A SUMMER PICNIC 
Equip yourself with time-saving tips, recipes, and new ways to enjoy a summer outing and celebration. Students will take advantage of the season’s fruits, berries, and vegetables and experience firsthand the concept of farm to table. Our chef will demonstrate how to make sure your picnic basket is perfectly packed considering variables such as venue, temperature control, containers, tools & utensils, and what to pack to keep everyone comfy. At the end of class, students will enjoy tasting samples from class and be ready to plan for a fun summer outing to dine al fresco. 
INSTRUCTOR: Mena Hughes 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality & Culinary Center 
COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, June 13, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 5:30PM -7:30PM 

Fun & Fabulous Cake Decorating Workshop - Ice Cream Social Cake

CVCC is partnering with Gabrielle Gerling, Baker, Cake Decorator, and Owner of Sugar Blush Bakery, to offer a wonderful decorating experience for everyone - no matter what the skill set! Learn how to make your cakes look as good as they taste with decorating techniques from a pro. At the end of each class, students will take their cakes home to enjoy and share. Join Gabrielle in helping “Bake the world a better place, one cake at a time”!
Location: CVCC Main Campus Merritt Hall Multipurpose Room
Class dates: August 26 2023- Ice cream social cake decor class, Saturday October 7, 2023 Festive Fall Themed Class; Saturday December 2 2023: Winter and Holiday Design Clas; Saturday February 10 2024 Valentine Sweetheart Cake Decorating Class
Class time: 10-11:30 AM
Cost: $29 per class

CVCC Workforce Horticulture & Green Thumb Series

Tree Identification (Green Thumb Series)

Improve your identification of different types of trees Native to Central Virginia using bark, buds, fruits, and leaves. This instructor-led course will allow students to explore the many variations of trees on the main campus and along the nature trail. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable and safe walking attire and take precautions concerning sunlight, insects, and other outdoor exposures.Individuals participating in 4 or more workshops can register for one Green Thumb Workshop for Free.
Instructor: Teresa Ranson
Location: CVCC Main Campus Merritt Hall
Class Date: Friday, September 22
Class Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cost: $29* includes tuition and materials

Halloween Boo-Quet Making Workshop

Join us for a fun night of learning basic floral design skills, while getting to create your very own Halloween Boo-quet. We will be designing a fall/Halloween themed arrangement with live flowers in floral foam. You will learn how to properly process store bought flowers, how to maintain vase and foam arrangements for longer flower life and the basic techniques used in floral design. These techniques include balance, proportion, color, and harmony, as well as becoming familiar with the material and tools used in the trade.Individuals participating in 4 or more workshops can register for one Green Thumb Workshop for Free.
Instructor: Yvonne Hansotte
Location: CVCC Main Campus Merritt Hall
Class Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Class tine: 6:00-8:00 PM
Clost: $35* includes tuition and materials

FESTIVE FALL FLORALS WORKSHOP 
Fall is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends and what makes a table setting look better than fresh florals? Join us for a night of creating a perfect piece to contribute to your fall dinner table. We will be designing a fall/harvest themed arrangement with live flowers in floral foam. You will learn how to properly process store bought flowers, how to maintain vase and foam arrangements for longer flower life and the basic techniques used in floral design. These techniques include balance, proportion, color, and harmony and becoming familiar with the material and tools used in the trade. 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, November 16, 2023 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 8:00PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

LIVE WREATH AND BOW MAKING WORKSHOP 
In this workshop you will learn several types of evergreen trees/ shrubs used for holiday decor, varieties you could plant at home and cut from year to year, how to take proper cuttings from a tree and use them to construct a live wreath, and how to tie and attach a 6 loop bow to your wreath. This workshop is hands-on, allowing students to learn about the process while constructing their own wreath and bow to take home and display. Get in the holiday spirit by bringing a friend, having some fun being creative and stepping up your winter decorating game! 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Thursday, December 7, 2023 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 8:00PM 
COST: $35 *includes tuition and materials 


TERRARIUM MAKING WORKSHOP 
In this workshop you will learn about the different types of terrariums, what plants thrive in them, and how to create and maintain an “open” terrarium. This workshop is hands-on, allowing students to learn about the process while continuing to care for the terrarium at home. Working with live plants, mosses, rocks, and tiny figurines are all part of making your terrarium a statement piece of your personal style. This is a fun class for all ages, so bring your friends and family! 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, January 24, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:30PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

NATIVE SOILS, COMPOST, VERMICULTURE, POTTING MEDIA AND FERTILIZERS WORKSHOP 
Want your plants to not just survive but thrive?? That starts with a good soil/media and knowing how to improve what we already have. In this workshop you will learn about our native soils in this area; the good and bad about them and how to amend them. We will talk compost; how to start one, how to maintain one, and how to use the product once you make it. We will also discuss worm farming; using composting worms (vermiculture) to make use of vegetable scraps and cardboards found around the house. Worms produce “black gold” that can be very beneficial for your plants. We will also go through the different types of fertilizer options, how to know exactly what you are getting and how and when to apply them. We will troubleshoot various nutrient deficiencies and how to amend them. This workshop will have a hands-on component where we will learn how to mix our potting media and each ingredient’s purpose within the mixture. Each student will each get to take home some of the mixture you create, as well as a tropical houseplant, to try it on! 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:30PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 


POLLINATORS AND NATIVE PLANTS WORKSHOP 
Interested in supporting the ecosystem around your house to increase native pollinators and vegetable yields? In this class we will be discussing great native options to plant in your landscapes to do just that. We will also be discussing good options to plant to support pollinators and where to buy these plants. Native plants thrive when planted in our landscapes because they are adapted perfectly to our soils and weather. They also tend to be maintenance free and they support native wildlife, birds and beneficial insects. Each student will be going home with a few native plants to start off or add to your collection! 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:30PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

COMPANION PLANTING, SMALL SPACE GARDENING AND SEASONAL COLOR IN THE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP 
In this workshop we will be covering what plants can be planted with others for any number of different reasons, including pest control, pollination, providing habitat for beneficial insects, maximizing use of space, and increasing crop productivity. We will also cover some techniques 
for growing more things in a small space and some good varieties of plants for these smaller spaces. Lastly, we will cover seasonal color in the landscape. We will look at many examples of plants that have interest in each season and how to time a landscape design to have pops of color year-round. 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:30PM 
COST: $35 *includes tuition and materials 

APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS FLORAL WORKSHOP 
Who doesn’t love fresh flowers on the table? A Harvard study found that decorating with a fresh bouquet for even one week led participants to feel more compassion for others, experience less worry and anxiety, and develop fewer feelings of depression. Uhm, hello, sign me up!! Join us for a fun night of creating a perfect pop of color for 
your home decor. We will be designing a fun summertime themed arrangement with live flowers in a vase. You will learn how to properly process store bought flowers, how to maintain vase and foam arrangements for longer flower life and the basic techniques used in floral design and 
vase arrangements. These techniques include balance, proportion, color, and harmony, as well as becoming familiar with the material and tools used in the trade. 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 8:00PM 
COST: $35 *includes tuition and materials 

PLANT PROPAGATION/ PLANT SWAP WORKSHOP 
In this workshop you will learn various ways to propagate plants and get to try this process out in person. We will be going over sexual and asexual propagation techniques and performing a variety of those on a collection of house plants, perennials, trees and shrubs. Please feel free to bring in one or two or more plants to share as well as any seeds you would like to share with the group. The more we bring in, the more we can learn hands on and be able to take home. Each student will get to keep the plants you propagate in this workshop and take them home to root. Be prepared to grow your plant collection and knowledge. 
INSTRUCTOR: Yvonne Hansotte 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall 
CLASS DATE: Wednesday, June 5, 2024 
CLASS TIME: 6:00PM - 7:30PM 
COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials 

Online Career Training & Credentialing Programs

Web-based learning programs to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Visit https:// careertraining.ed2go.com/centralvacc/ to explore & register.

• Certified Administrative Professional (Voucher Included)

• Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)

• Certified Residential Interior Designer

• Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included) 

• Cisco CCNA Certification Training (Voucher Included)

• Graphic Design with Photoshop(Software Included)

• Home Inspection Certificate

• Human Resources Professional with Payroll Practice and Management

• NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation (Voucher Included)

• Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Online

• Project Management Essentials with 

CAPM Preparation

• Python Developer

 AND MORE RELATED TO: 
Arts & Design • Business • Computer Applications • Computer Science • Health & Fitness • Hospitality• Information Technology • Legal• Teacher Professional Development• Writing • Externship Programs •Virtual Career Center

ONLINE EDUCATION: SHORT PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TRAINING 
Explore affordable, fun, fast, and convenient courses at https://cvcc.augusoft.net. 
BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: Conflict Management
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL: Introduction to Critical Thinking • Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations 
DATA SCIENCE: Microsoft Power Bl Desktop
EDUCATION: High School- Online GED Preparation
HEALTHCARE & FITNESS: Personal Stress Reduction
HUMAN RESOURCES: Spanish for Medical Professionals
LEADERSHIP: Emotional Intelligence for Managers -Leadership and Work-Life Balance-Leadership Principles
MANAGEMENT: Managing Remote Workers Certificate
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Beginning Conversational Spanish 
SOCIA MEDIA FOR BUSINESS: Integrating Social Media in Your Organization 

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: Adobe lnDesign Essentials
TRAINING & EDUCATION: Fostering Online Discussion 
And more … 
Explore additional options in our catalogue at 
www.ed2go.com/cvccl 

COURSE CATEGORIES: 
Arts & Design • Business • Computer Applications Computer Science Construction and Trades • Exam 
Prep • Health and Fitness • Hospitality• Information Technology• Real Estate 

ONLINE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING 
Effective professional development courses promote sophisticated forms of teaching needed to develop student competencies such as proficiency in challenging content, critical thinking, complex problem-solving, effective communication and collaboration, and self-direction. Search and register at https://cvcc.augusoft.net. 

• Bullying in School

• Classroom Management Secrets

• Creating Safe Classroom Environments

• Differentiation for the Elementary Classroom

• Flipped Learning for the Elementary Classroom

• Fueling Creativity in the Classroom 

• Generational Learning Styles

• Individualized Education Plan for English Language Learners

• Instruction for Academically Diverse Classrooms 

• Instructional Strategies for Academic Success

• Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher

• Preschool Fun Ideas

• Project Based Learning Techniques

• Rookie Teacher Survival Guide 

• SMART Board Training 

• STEM for Teachers in Grades 4-8

• STEM in Elementary Classroom 

• Student Engagement and Learning

• Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

• Teaching Gifted Learners

• Teaching Struggling Readers 

• The Flipped Classroom

• Threat Assessment in Schools

• Using Technology in Your Classroom

Motorcycle

Motorcycle (2-wheel)
The Basic Rider Course (BRC) is a complete entry-level, learn-to-ride class. This 15-hour class consists of classroom and on-motorcycle instruction. Riders will learn basic skills of motorcycle operation and safe riding strategies under controlled range condition. The BRC program provides motorcycles (none larger than 500 cc), helmets and textbook for each rider. In the classroom, students will learn about different type of motorcycles, layout and operation of the basic controls, and street strategies to avoid trouble and stay safe. This course is physically demanding, and students should be in good physical condition. Upon successful completion of the course, students are provided a Virginia license waiver to be taken to the Division of Motor Vehicles for endorsement purposes.
NEW PROGRAM INFORMATION
Students must complete, on their own, an online portion to participate in the program and will be emailed a link approximately two weeks before class. Once complete, you are required to bring the completion certificate to the instructor the first day of class. If you do not have the certificate, you will be dropped from the program and ineligible for a refund.
This program is physically demanding, and students should be in good physical condition. Students must have a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit, sturdy shoes high enough to cover the ankle, full fingered gloves, long pants without holes in the legs, and eye protection. Motorcycles (none larger than 500 cc) and helmets are provided for this program. If you choose to bring your own helmet it must be at minimum, a 3/4 shell, DOT approved helmet. No skull of half helmets permitted. 
‘Students under 18 years of age must have parent signature on waiver forms. 
Location: CVCC Main Campus- Motorcycle Parking Lot 3
Clost: $219 *includes tuition textbook and materials
Weekend Class Dates 2023:
June 16-18
July 21-23
August 18-20
August 25-27
September 15-17
November 10-12
November 17-19
December 8-10
December 15-17
Class Days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Class times: Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 7:00-12:30 p.m.
Weekday Class Dates: October 3-5
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Class Times: Tuesday 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Wednesday and Thursday 7-12:30
 

Motorcycle - (BRC2) Basic Rider Course 2

The BRC2 class if for the rider who wants to refresh and practice street riding maneuvers. Many Basic Rider graduates take the BRC2 as a fun way to get additional practice on their personal motorcycle. Individuals enrolling must have a valid Class M on their license and provide proof of insurance. Students must also have study shoes high enough to cover the ankle, full fingered gloves, long pants without holes in the legs, eye protection, and a minimum 3/4 sheel DOT approved helmet. No skull or half helmets permitted. Students under 18 years of age must have parent signature on waiver forms. All requirements must be met or you will not be permitted to ride. This class is NOT FOR BEGINNING RIDERS. 

Location: CVCC Main Campus- Motorcycle Parking Lot 3
Cost: $75
Weekend Class Dates: April 29, 2023
Class Day: Saturday
Class time: 7:30 am-2 PM
Weekday Class Dates: September 14 2023-November 9 2023
Class Day: Thursday
Class time: 7:30-2:00 pm

MOTORCYCLE 3- WHEEL (CAN-AM) 
Students must register with Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) Learn to ride a 3-wheel motorcycle - Can-Am On-Road (brp.com) to make payment for this course. 
CVCC in partnership with Bombardier Recreational Products, (BRP) manufacturers of Can-am vehicles, offers a 3-wheel class designed to teach riders the skills necessary to safely operate a three-wheel vehicle on the street, even if one 
has never ridden any kind of motorcycle. A can-am on-road model will be provided for the course. 
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 

• Valid driver’s license or learner’s permit

• Sturdy shoes high enough to cover the ankle

• Full fingered gloves

• Long pants without holes in the legs (denim jeans are suggested)

• Eye protection (sunglasses or eyeglasses are suitable for range conditions)

• At minimum, a 3/4” shell, DOT-approved helmet must be used while on the motorcycle range. CVCC has a limited supply of helmets for student use. No skull or half helmets are permitted.

• Students under 18 years of age must have parent signature on waiver forms Students WILL NOT be permitted to ride if they do not meet ALL program requirements.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Motorcycle Parking Lot 3
COST: Determined by Bombardier Recreational 
Products (BRP) 
WEEKEND CLASS DATES 

• June 23 - 25, 2023

• July 7 - 9, 2023

• August 4 - 6, 2023

• September 22 - 24, 2023

• October 13 - 15, 2023

• November 3 - 5, 2023

• December 1- 3, 2023

CLASS DAYS: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
CLASS TIMES: Friday: 6:00PM - 10:00PM 
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00AM - 12:30PM 
WEEKDAY CLASS DATES: 

• June 6 - 8, 2023

• August 8 - 10, 2023

• September 5 - 7, 2023
CLASS DAYS: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
CLASS TIMES: Tuesday: 8:30AM - 12:30PM 
Wednesday and Thursday: 7:00AM - 12:30PM