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2024-2025 Catalog

Central Virginia Community College 2024-2025 Workforce Solutions Catalog


2024-2025 Workforce Solutions Catalog

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HYBRID COMPTIA STACKABLE CREDENTIALS

CVCC Workforce Solutions offers a series of instructor-led CompTIA 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 A+

The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two examinations: Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220- 1102). These exams focus on new content that underscores the technologies and skills required by IT professionals supporting a hybrid workforce:

• Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for remote work

• Remote diagnosis & repair of common software/hardware/ connectivity issues

• Evolving technologies (cloud apps, Internet of Things (IoT) device security, data management, scripting, etc.)

• Usage and maintenance of multiple operating systems

• Onsite repair options vs. delegation to remote specialists 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 CompTIA A+ exam, boosting opportunities for your IT career. Prior knowledge of hardware and software is required prior to taking this course.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus

COST: $4,350 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $1,450 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $725

COURSE OPTION:

FALL 2024 COURSE:

CLASS DATES: September 9, 2024-December 2, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday & Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-8:30pm

SPRING 2025 COURSE:

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-April 11, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday & Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-8:30pm


FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA NETWORK+

CompTIA Network+ is an entr y-level, vendor-neutral certification that validates essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired or wireless network. Class topics cover all the skills and knowledge required to take the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. This certification exhibits competence in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring computer network infrastructure.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Framatome Building, Room 6212

COST: $3,600 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility)

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $1,200 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $600

FALL 2024 COURSE:

CLASS DATES: September 3, 2024-October 24, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday & Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-8:30pm


FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA SECURITY+

CompTIA 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: CompTIA 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

COST: $3,600 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility)

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $1,200 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $600

SPRING 2025 COURSE:

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025 - April 10, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday & Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-8:30pm


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 SHRM-SCP exam, all in an interactive virtual online class environment. With our course, you will receive the 2024 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 eligibilit y).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $690 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $345

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 20, 2024-November 19, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-9:00pm

SPRING 2025 COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 21, 2025-April 22, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-9:00pm


HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CAREER PATHWAYS


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 healthcare professionals that specialize in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory healthcare setting. This class is 108 hours of classroom instruction and covers theory and in-class practice and an online portion. Students may work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers, and may work in general medicine or specialty practices. Students will be exposed to medical and administrative tasks. Students must score 70% or more on the classroom portion of the program to be eligible to sit for the NHA (National HealthCareer Association) exam.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2205

COST: $3,267.00 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $1,089 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $544.50

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 DAY COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 5, 2024-October 9, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-4:00pm

SPRING 2025 DAY COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025-March 31, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-4:00pm

SPRING 2025 AFTERNOON COURSE

CLASS DATES: February 11, 2025-July 1, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30am-8:30pm


FASTFORWARD HYBRID PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

The 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. This class is 36 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of clinical training at a local medical center. Students must score 70% or more on the classroom portion of the program to be eligible to participate in clinical rotations and sit for the NHA (National Healthcareer Association) exam. Clinical rotations are scheduled by the CVCC clinical coordinator and students must be available to start clinicals immediately after classroom instruction is completed. During the two week clinical period, students are required to perform 30 successful, unaided venipuncture and 10 capillary or finger sticks. After successful classroom and clinical hours students will sit for the National HealthCareer Association exam (NHA) in Phlebotomy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Criminal background check

• Drug Screen

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Amherst Building, Room 2205

COST: $2,334.00 *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:

FALL 2024 DAY COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 13, 2024-September 26, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-4:00pm

FALL 2024 AFTERNOON COURSE

CLASS DATES: September 16, 2024-December 4, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-9:00pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: February 10, 2025-April 16, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-9:00pm


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 at Centra 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). 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

COURSE OPTIONS:

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: Contact the Workforce Solutions Office for details & visit CentralVirginia.edu.

CLASS DAYS: Monday-Friday

CENTRA APPLICATION DEADLINE: To Be Determined. REQUIRED ORIENTATION: To Be Determined.

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 24, 2024-August 9, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday-Friday

CENTRA APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 10, 2024

REQUIRED ORIENTATION: May 24, 2024

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 entrylevel 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 and/or

CVCC Appomattox Center

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

COURSE OPTION:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE AT CVCC APPOMATTOX CENTER

CLASS DATES: August 19, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-10:00pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE AT CVCC MAIN CAMPUS

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-May 1, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-10:00pm


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 processes 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 and/or

CVCC Appomattox Center

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 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $533.50

COURSE OPTION:

AEMT SUMMER 2024 COURSE (PRE PARAMEDIC CLASS)

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Room 2505

CLASS DATES: May 21st, 2024-July 16th, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-5:00pm

AEMT FALL 2024 COURSE

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Room 2507

CLASS DATES: August 20th, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-10:00pm

AEMT SPRING 2025 COURSE

LOCATION: CVCC Appomattox Center

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025-May 1, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday and Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-10:00pm


FASTFORWARD ACCELERATED PARAMEDIC

This course prepares the student for National Registry Paramedic certification eligibility and includes the theory and application of the following: Enhanced A&P, Foundations, Assessment, Airway, & Respiratory, Trauma Emergencies, Pharmacology, Cardiology, Medical Emergencies, Obstetrics & Pediatrics, Operations, and Career Development. Conforms at a minimum to the Virginia Office of Emergency Services curriculum. *Paramedic is a selective program. Please contact Joey Greer, Public Safety Program Coordinator, for more information at (434) 832-7825 or greerj@centralvirginia.edu.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Room 2505

COST: $6,000 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $2,000 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $1,000

FALL 2024 COURSE

CLASS DATES: October 18, 2024 - October 17, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Fridays

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-5:00pm


CONSTRUCTION CAREER PATHWAYS

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 the construction industry. The Core curriculum has nine modul es: basic safety, construction math, introduction to hand and power tools, construction drawings, introduction to basic rigging, basic communication and employability skills, and 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, Room 4200

COST: $1,098 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $366 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $183

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 19, 2024-December 9, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: August 20, 2024-December 10, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: August 21, 2024-December 11, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: August 22, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025-May 5, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-May 6, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: January 15, 2025-May 7, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

CLASS DATES: January 16, 2025-May 8, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


ELECTRICAL CAREER PATHWAYS

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 twelve 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, and electrical test equipment. **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, ELE Lab

COST: $1,401 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $467 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $233.50

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 12, 2024-December 9, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025-May 5, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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 eleven 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, and control systems and fundamental concepts. **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, ELE Lab

COST: $1,602 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 20, 2024-December 10, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-May 6, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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 3 course has eleven 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, and motor controls. **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, ELE Lab

COST: $1,602 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 21, 2024-December 11, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 15, 2025-May 7, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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 thirteen 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, and 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, ELE Lab

COST: $1,602 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $534 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $267

COURSE OPTION:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 22, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 16, 2025-May 8, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


HVAC CAREER PATHWAYS 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, presents 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, and plastic piping practices, soldering and brazing, and basic carbon steel piping practices. ** 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $1,698 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $566 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $283

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 20, 2024-December 10, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-May 6, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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, presents theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. The HVAC Level 2 course has thirteen modules: alternating current, compressors, refrigerants and oils, leak detection evacuation recovery and charging, metering devices, heat pumps, basic maintenance, chimney vents and flues, sheet metal duct systems, fiberglass and fabric duct systems, commercial airside systems, air quality equipment, and introduction to hydronic 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $2,250 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $750 WCG/G3:$0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 21, 2024-December 11, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 15, 2025-May 7, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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, presents theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. The HVAC Level 3 course has thirteen modules: fasteners, hardware, and wiring terminations, control circuit and motor troubleshooting, troubleshooting cooling, troubleshooting heat pumps, troubleshooting gas heating, troubleshooting oil heating, troubleshooting accessories, zoning, ductless, and variable refrigerant flow systems, commercial hydronic systems, steam systems, retail refrigeration system, and customer relations. ** 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $2,250 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $750 WCG/G3:$0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 22, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 16, 2025-May 8, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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, presents theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. The HVAC Level 4 course has eleven 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, and 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $2,250 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $750 WCG/G3:$0 WCG/TOBACCO: $375

COURSE OPTIONS:

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025 - May 5, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30 PM-9:30 PM


PLUMBING CAREER PATHWAYS

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. This rigorous Plumbing curriculum prepares learners for a career as skilled plumbers. It covers the concepts technicians need to safely install, test, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems for residential, commercial, and public buildings. Coverage of math, drawings, code, and other critical knowledge skills ensure learners are set up for job success. The four-level Plumbing curriculum complies with the U.S. Department of Labor’s standards for apprenticeship programs. The Plumbing Level 1 course has twelve modules: Introduction to the plumbing profession, plumbing safety, tools 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, and vent (DWV) systems, and introduction to water distribution 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $1,500 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $500 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $250

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 21, 2024-December 11, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 15, 2025-May 7, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Wednesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


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. This rigorous Plumbing curriculum prepares learners for a career as skilled plumbers. It covers the concepts technicians need to safely install, test, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems for residential, commercial, and public buildings. Coverage of math, drawings, code, and other critical knowledge skills ensure learners are set up for job success. The four-level Plumbing curriculum complies with the U.S. Department of Labor’s standards for apprenticeship programs. The Plumbing Level 2 course has eleven modules: plumbing math two, reading commercial drawings, structural penetrations, insulation, and 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 and fuel gas and 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $1,800 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $600 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $300

COURSE OPTION:

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 22, 2024-December 12, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 16, 2025-May 8, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Thursday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


FASTFORWARD HYBRID

NCCER PLUMBING LEVEL 3

This course is the third in a series of four plumbing classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and Plumbing 1 and 2 before enrollment in this course. This rigorous Plumbing curriculum prepares learners for a career as skilled plumbers. It covers the concepts technicians need to safely install, test, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems for residential, commercial, and public buildings. Coverage of math, drawings, code, and other critical knowledge skills ensure learners are set up for job success. The four-level Plumbing curriculum complies with the U.S. Department of Labor’s standards for apprenticeship programs. The Plumbing Level 3 course has nine modules: applied math, sizing and protecting the water supply system, portable water supply treatment, types of venting, sizing DWV and storm systems, sewage pumps and sump pumps, corrosive-resistant waste piping, compressed air, and service plumbing. ** 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $1,800 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $600 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $300

FALL 2024 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: August 19, 2024-December 9, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 13, 2025-May 5, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


FASTFORWARD HYBRID

NCCER PLUMBING LEVEL 4

This course is the last in a series of four plumbing classes. Students must be certified in NCCER Core and Plumbing 1, 2, and 3 before enrollment in this course. This rigorous Plumbing curriculum prepares learners for a career as skilled plumbers. It covers the concepts technicians need to safely install, test, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems for residential, commercial, and public buildings. Coverage of math, drawings, code, and other critical knowledge skills ensure learners are set up for job success. The four-level Plumbing curriculum complies with the U.S. Department of Labor’s standards for apprenticeship programs. The Plumbing Level 4 course has eleven modules: business principles for plumbers, fundamentals of crew leadership, water pressure booster and recirculation systems, indirect and special waste, hydronic and solar heating systems, codes, private water supply well systems, private waste disposal systems, swimming pools and hot tubs, plumbing for mobile homes and travel trailer parks and introduction to medical gas and vacuum 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, HVAC Lab

COST: $1,800 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition. Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $600 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $300

SPRING 2025 EVENING COURSE

CLASS DATES: January 14, 2025-May 6, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Tuesday

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-9:30pm


HEAVY EQUIPMENT CAREER PATHWAYS

FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR LEVEL 1

Become a heavy equipment operator and earn an NCCER industry-recognized credential! The Heavy Equipment Operator program has been developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) Level 1 Course serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program. Students will learn the following content: orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earthmoving, interpreting civil drawings, and using simulator exercises for equipment basic controls, loading and unloading, excavating, and trenching. Students receive hands-on training using simulators, which replicate real-life operating scenarios 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 - Level 1 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

COST: $4,350 *Course materials and module fees are included in tuition.

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $1,450 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $725

COURSE OPTIONS:

Fall 2024 & Spring 2025 Evening or Weekend Courses

(88 Hours)

CLASS DATES: October 1, 2024-December 10, 2024*

CLASS DAYS AND TIMES: Tuesdays & Thursdays (6:00pm-10:00pm) AND Saturdays (8:30am-3:00pm *Two Saturdays TBD

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Students must be a least 18 years of age upon completion of the program to receive a credential, have some basic computer knowledge to successfully complete the online learning portion of the class, be able to read and write English and have a basic understanding of Math concepts.


FASTFORWARD HYBRID NCCER HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR LEVEL 2

This class serves as the second level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program and allows students to expand their knowledge and skill with advanced HEO training. Topics include Introduction to the heavy highway trade, trucks, heavy equipment, cranes, and forklifts, belowgrade construction, earthmoving, plant operations, paving, structures, interpreting civil drawings, excavation math, site work and soils, skid steers, loaders, and scrapers. 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).

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus

COURSE OPTIONS:

SPRING 2025 EVENING OR WEEKEND COURSES (88 HOURS)

CLASS DATES: To Be Determined.

CLASS DAYS: To Be Determined. (twice weekly/22 sessions)

OR 8:00am-5:00pm (Sat, Sun/11 Sessions)

CLASS TIMES: 6:00pm-10:00pm


TRUCK DRIVING CAREER PATHWAYS


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 FMCSA regulation requiring all entrylevel 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 DMV skills test. On- The-Road 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 DMV exam, the DMV 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 DMV testing facility to obtain their state CDL license issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The CDL program will schedule the skills exam and provide the vehicle.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5141 and CDL Parking Lot 3

COST: $6000

Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility).

FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS INCLUDE:

WCG: $2,000 WCG/G3: $0 WCG/TOBACCO: $1,000

COURSE OPTIONS:

WEEKDAY CLASS DATES:

April 1, 2024-April 25, 2024

April 29, 2024-May 23, 2024

May 28, 2024-June 21, 2024

June 24, 2024-July 18, 2024

July 22, 2024-August 15, 2024

August 19, 2024-September 12, 2024

September 16, 2024-October 10, 2024

October 14, 2024-November 7, 2024

November 11, 2024-December 6, 2024

December 9, 2024-January 3, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Monday-Thursday for four consecutive weeks.

CLASS TIMES: 7:00am-5:30pm

WEEKEND CLASS DATES:

April 20, 2024 - June 9, 2024

June 15, 2024 - August 4, 2024

August 10, 2024 - September 29, 2024

October 10, 2024 - November 24, 2024

November 30, 2024 - January 19, 2025

CLASS DAYS: Saturday and Sunday for eight

consecutive weekends.

CLASS TIMES: 7:00am-5:30pm


FASTFORWARD COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVING (CLASS B)

Class B commercial driver’s license training is available to companies and organizations needing to train employees to operate dump trucks, straight trucks, box trucks, cement trucks and buses. Class B training includes classroom, range, and on the road training. Funding options are available for students enrolled in this program.

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:

For more information, contact Francie Dye at 434.832.7765


OPEN ENROLLMENT


TRADESMAN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRADESMAN UPDATE

The Virginia Board of Contractors requires journeymen, expert plumbers, electricians, HVAC mechanics, and gas fitters to take continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Those renewing a license must 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 journeyman 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 the respective codes.

INSTRUCTOR: TBD Instructor

LOCATION: Online at CVCC.AUGUSOFT.NET

COST: $45 Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing

$25 Gas Fitter (each)

CLASS DATES: Online 24/7


BUSINESS. TECHNOLOGY, & TRADES TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab)

COST: $149 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials

COURSE OPTIONS:

CLASS DATE: Fall 2024: September 27, 2024

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-3:00pm


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 spark lines, employ data validation, create pivot tables, apply workbook security, and customize the Excel interface. Microsoft Excel 2019 version.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137

(Computer Lab)

COST: $149 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials

COURSE OPTIONS:

CLASS DATES: (2 Sessions/6 Class Hours)

FALL 2024: Fridays, November 1 & 8, 2024

CLASS TIMES: 9:00am-12:00pm


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.

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


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, then 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.

LOCATION: CVCC Bedford Campus (Inside & Outdoor Classrooms)

CLASS DATE: Friday, June 14, 2024

CLASS TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

COST: $49 *includes tuition and the use of drones (maximum 8 - 10 students)


REAL-LIFE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES YOU WILL NOT OR DID NOT LEARN IN BUSINESS SCHOOL

“Learn how our presenter achieved 5 consecutive years of ROI over 32%”

If you are a student of business or are managing a department, a company, a division, or you aspire to be a business leader in the future, this course is for you. This course is designed to help you improve the way you manage and improve the results that are achieved. It doesn’t matter if you are a small business or a Fortune 1000 company. It doesn’t matter if you are a manufacturer or service provider. Improving depends upon the quality of your product or service and that’s what this course is all about. The course will be taught by a former Fortune 500 company V.P. and who has also worked in several “start-up” companies and small businesses. He will share his thoughts on how you can become the best manager possible and what pitfalls to avoid along the way.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building

COST: $199.00 per person ($149.00 per person *two or more individuals from the same business or organization)

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 COURSES (5 SESSIONS/10 CLASS HOURS)

CLASS DATES: September 9, 16, 23, 30, and October 7, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Mondays

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-7:30pm

*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.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT SURVIVAL TRAINING

Activities with a defined outcome in business and in life are projects and have the same phases: Planning; Mobilization; Execution; Demobilization 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 except at your projects. NO Plan is a Plan to Fail.

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 are included in tuition.

COURSE OPTIONS:

FALL 2024 COURSES (5 SESSIONS/10 CLASS HOURS)

CLASS DATES:

FALL 2024: October 21, 28 & November 4, 11, and 18, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Mondays

CLASS TIMES: 5:30pm-7:30pm

COST: $199 per person or $149 per person for two or more.

*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.


BASIC CONTRACTING CLASS

This is a pre-licensing class required by the Virginia Board of Contractors covering the laws and regulations for contractors in Virginia. Also includes State Building Code, types of licenses, prohibited acts, business structure, and more.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building

CLASS DATE: October 19, 2024

CLASS TIME: 8:30am-5:00pm

COST: $250 *includes tuition and manual


MOTORCYCLE PROGRAMS

BASIC MOTORCYCLE (2-WHEEL COURSE)

The Basic Rider Course (BRC) is a complete entry-level, learn to ride class. This course is physically demanding, and students should be in good physical condition before enrolling in this course. This 15-hour class consists of five hours of online instruction and two days on-motorcycle instruction. Students must complete an online portion before class starts to participate in the on-motorcycle instruction. The Motorcycle Coordinator will email a link to each student approximately two weeks before the class start date. Once the online portion of the program is completed, the student is responsible to bring the certificate of completion to the instructor on the first day of class. If you do not have the certificate, you will be dropped from the program without a refund. 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 ¾ shell, DOT approved helmet. No skull or half helmets permitted.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

• student 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

• eye protection

• ¾ shell, DOT approved helmet

• Students under 18 years of age must have parent signature on waiver forms. Upon successful completion of the course, students are provided a Virginia license waiver to be taken to the DMV for endorsement purposes.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus: Motorcycle Parking Lot 3

COST: $239 *includes tuition, textbook, and materials

COURSE OPTIONS:

WEEKEND CLASS

(SATURDAY & SUNDAY - 8:00am-2:30pm) DATES:

April 6-7, 2024

April 20-21, 2024

May 4-5, 2024

May 18-19, 2024

June 1-2, 2024

June 15-16, 2024

July 6-7, 2024

July 13-14, 2024

July 27-28, 2024

August 10-11, 2024

August 24-25, 2024

September 21-22, 2024

September 28-29, 2024

October 12-13, 2024

October 26-27, 2024

November 2-3, 2024

November 9-10, 2024

December 7-8, 2024

December 21-22, 2024

WEEKDAY CLASS

(THURSDAY & FRIDAY - 8:00am-2:30pm) DATES:

April 11-12, 2024

April 25-26, 2024

May 9-10, 2024

May 13-14, 2024 (Monday & Tuesday)

August 15-16, 2024

September 12-13, 2024

October 17-18, 2024

October 28-29, 2024 (Monday & Tuesday)


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)

COURSE OPTIONS:

WEEKEND CLASS DATES

• April 27-28, 2024

• May 25-26, 2024

• July 20-21, 2024

• September 7-8, 2024

• October 5-6, 2024

• November 16-17, 2024

• December 14-15, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Saturday, and Sunday

CLASS TIMES: 8:00am-2:30pm

WEEKDAY CLASS DATES:

• June 6-7, 2024

• June 27-28, 2024

• August 1-2, 2024

• November 21-22, 2024

CLASS DAYS: Thursday and Friday

CLASS TIMES: 8:00am-2:30pm


COMMUNITY FUN & LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES SAVORY & HEALTHY SMOOTHIES Plan to power up with this smoothie-making class. In this interactive class, students will learn how to make refreshing and nutritional smoothies. During class, students will raise a glass to health and happiness when sampling tasty recipes with fresh ingredients.

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


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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall

COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

CLASS TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm


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.

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


40-MINUTE LUNCH TIME SUMMER YOGA (6-WEEK COURSE)

Friends, students, and 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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall

COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: Mondays & Wednesdays,

July 1, 2024-August 7, 2024

CLASS TIME: 12:00pm-12:40pm


CAKE DECORATING WORKSHOPS

CVCC is partnering with Gabrielle Gerling, Owner of Sugar Blush Bakery, to offer a wonderful decorating experience for everyone - no matter 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 class, students will take their cakes home to enjoy and share.

INSTRUCTOR: Gabrielle Gerling, Business Owner, Baker, and Decorator

LOCATION: Student Center

COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials

DATES: Animal Print and Themed Cupcakes: July 20, 2024

Best of Halloween Themed Cake: October 19, 2024

Winter Holiday and Snow Land Themed Cake:

December 7, 2024

CLASS TIME: 10:00am-11:30am


MAKING THE PERFECT HOMEMADE SPAGHETTI

Indulge in the joy of this hands-on experience in CVCC’s commercial kitchen with Chef Kevin Phelps. Learn how to achieve the perfect pasta every time with savory homemade sauces. Students will work with other students while standing and cooking for most of the class. Students will participate in taste testing at the end of class and will be equipped to share the simplicity and deliciousness of spaghetti from their own kitchen, impressing family and friends.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Seven Hills Hospitality & Culinary Center

COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: Tuesday, August 13, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:30pm-8:00pm


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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus,

Seven Hills Hospitality & Culinary Center

COST: $29.00 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: Tuesday, October 8, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:30pm-8:00pm

TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE?

Whether you are a wanna-bee or a new-bee join us to hear from a long-time beekeeper. Topics will cover beekeeper practices, basic bee biology, hive maintenance, swarms, hive box styles, and a summary of hive products. See live honeybees through an observation hive while exploring the idea of beekeeping.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall

COST: No cost.

CLASS DATE: Thursday, May 2, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:00pm-7:30pm


TECHNOLOGY & FINANCE

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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab)

COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials

COURSE OPTIONS:

CLASS DATES: Fall 2024 Course - Mondays,

August 12, 19, 26, September 9, 2024

CLASS TIME: 6:00pm- 8:00pm


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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab)

COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATES: Fall 2024 Course - Mondays,

September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 2024

CLASS TIME: 6:00pm-8:00pm


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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5137 (Computer Lab)

COST: $29 *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATES: Fall 2024 Course - Mondays,

October 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, 2024

CLASS TIME: 6:00pm- 8:00pm


THE HILL

The Hill is CVCC’s new Art revival paying homage to the Seven Hills. Due to a generous donation, CVCC will offer a variety of creative activities involving Visual Arts, Literature, Music, and Dance. CVCC will collaborate with artisans and organizations to update offerings quarterly. Classes and workshops are nonaccredited. Scholarships are subject to change based on funding availability. All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

SPRING WORKSHOPS - ENJOY AN ART LESSON FOR FREE! SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY- TAKE YOUR PICS!

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.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall

NO COST: *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-12:00pm


CANDLE AND FRESHIE MAKING FOR BEGINNERS

This course provides hands-on learning and face-to-face instruction by an experienced candle maker and designer. Explore your creativity while choosing your pre-made colored scents, and candle shapes. This course will also allow you to make your own colored and scented beads (Freshies). These are used in small areas to create a fresh aroma. This is a fun and interactive workshop allowing students an opportunity to learn, enjoy a fun experience, and create a Pillar Candle and Freshie that is unique to take home to enjoy.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5118

NO COST: *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: May 8th, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm


CHARCUTERIE BOARD DESIGN FOR BEGINNERS

This course provides hands-on learning and face-to-face instruction by an experienced board designer. Explore your creativity by choosing pre-made boards, design options, and experience a new woodburning process. Finish the by oiling the board to make it food safe. This allows you to have a custom board to use for entertainment or a cool home décor piece.

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5118

NO COST: *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: May 30th, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm


JOURNALING THROUGH COMICS

(AGES 15+)

Join local artist Stephen Kissel as he takes you through the basics of using comics as a form of documenting your daily life and thoughts. This short workshop will introduce students to the basics of comics, techniques, tools, and pacing your writing. This is a great intro into making comics-especially for anyone who may not have done so before!

LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Hall, Room 5118

NO COST: *includes tuition and materials

CLASS DATE: June 21, 2024

CLASS TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm


Angela Perry

Program Specialist

P: 434.832.6686

E: perryas@centralvirginia.edu

 

Cathy Sanders

Office & Workforce

Financial Aid Specialist

P: 434.832.6572

E: sandersc@centralvirginia.edu

 

Debra Short

FastForward Program Manager

P: 434.832.7622

E: shortd@centralvirginia.edu

 

Jane Zopfi

Administrative Assistant

P: 434.832.7659

E: zopfij@centralvirginia.edu

 

Dr. Jason Ferguson

Associate Vice President,

Professional & Career Studies Division

P: 434.832.7797

E: fergusonj@centralvirginia.edu

 

Asena Brown

Enrollment Specialist

P: 434.832.7781

E: browna@centralvirginia.edu

 

Courtney Camden

FastForward/G3 Coach

P: 434.832.7819

E: camdenc@centralvirginia.edu

 

Twila DeMasters

Workforce Operations Specialist

P: 434.832.7624

E: demasterst@centralvirginia.edu

 

Francie Dye

Workforce Training Coordinator

P: 434.832.7765

E: dyef@centralvirginia.edu

 

Tim Kyser

Motorcycle Coordinator

P: 434.832.7621

E: kysert@centralvirginia.edu

 

CVCC Workforce Solutions Office

3506 Wards Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502

Office of Workforce Solutions

P: 434.832.7607

E: workforce@centralvirginia.edu

centralvirginia.edu/Workforce-Solutions

Explore and register for classes at:

cvcc.augusoft.net

 

Professional & Career Studies Division Office

P: 434.832.7680

Office of Career Services

P: 434.832.7665

Refund Policy: Participants must withdraw from a class at least 5 business days before that class is scheduled to begin to receive a full refund.

*Refunds must be made in-person or in writing by mail or email at

workforce@centralvirginia.edu including name, course title, and reason for refund.

*Subject to change.