Programs

See our online class schedule for a complete list of current classes and certificates.

 

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Audio and Video Classes

  • Introduction to Audio Engineering
  • Intermediate Audio Engineering
  • Basic Video Production
  • Basic Video Editing

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Arts

Whether you are honing your artistic talents, exploring a new hobby or polishing your entrepreneurial skills for your own artisan business, we offer a variety of classes including marketing for creative artists, photography, sewing and design, voice acting and makeup artist training.

Current class offerings

Photography

  • Discover Digital Photography
  • Intermediate Photography: Getting to Know Your SLR Camera

Business & Accounting

Follow your small business dream with classes in entrepreneurship or enhance your professional development with basic supervision and leadership, finance for nonfinancial managers or training in QuickBooks. We also offer classes in home-based businesses plus hundreds of online classes.

  • SCRUM Master Certification Preparation NEW!
  • How to Buy a Foreclosed Home NEW!

 


Computer & Technology

From computer basics to computer certifications and from Microsoft Office to iPads, we can help you keep up with technology.

On campus classes

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Excel
  • Computer Basics

Online Computer Classes


Culinary & Hospitality

From soup to nuts (and chocolate), our culinary classes will help you improve your skills in the kitchen.  Interested in opening your own Bed and Breakfast?  We offer a class for that, too.

Current Culinary & Hospitality class offerings

  • French Summer Salad NEW!
  • A colorful French Summer Cookout NEW!

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Brewing

Certificate Program in Craft Brewing NEW!

Craft and microbrewing have developed into a multi-billion dollar industry. Virginia is contributing to the growth of the brewing trade with approximately one hundred local breweries in operation and more in the planning stages. The key to a career in this thriving business is to gain the training and knowledge necessary to excel in this specialized field. Taught by leading professional brewers and industry experts, the PVCC Certificate Program in Craft Brewing offers academic and practical training for entry-level brewing professionals. To complete the Certificate in Craft Brewing, you must complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Beer & Brewing
  • The Brewing Process
  • Beer Styles
  • Brewery Design & Equipment
  • Introduction to Hop Growing
  • Introduction to Barley & Malting
  • Beer Marketing
  • Home Brewing
  • Brewery Start-Up

Current Brewing Class Offerings:

  • Brewery Start-Up NEW!
  • Introduction to Hop Growing
  • Home Brewing
  • Introduction to Barley & Malting NEW!

 


CPR & First Aid

CPR saves lives and is a required credential in many professions, including health care and teaching.  PVCC Workforce Services is a regional American Heart Association Training Center.  Call us at 434.961.5354 to schedule a CPR/AED class for your employees.

American Heart Association CPR Training Classes

  • CPR-Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health-Care Providers - Renewal Skills Only
  • CPR-Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health-Care Providers - Complete Class

Health & Wellness

Workforce Services offers training in health careers, certification in CPR-Basic Life Support, informative classes including medicare basics and sleep technology and wellness classes such as Ayurveda, yoga and meditation. Start a career, obtain required continuing education or enhance your well-being with us.

On campus classes

  • Medicare Basics & More
  • Memory and Focus Tips
  • Retired? Time to Travel!  NEW!
  • Conscious Healing Skills: Heal Your Heart/Manifest Your Dreams NEW!
  • Usui System of Natural Healing: Reiki Practitioner Certification Level 1
  • Usui System of Natural Healing: Reiki Practitioner Certification Level 2

Online Health Career Training classes


Industrial Trades

If you want to start your own construction company, we offer the basic contractor licensing class required by the Board for Contractors. We also provide code update classes for tradesmen. We have certification programs in small engine repair and welding.

  • Small Engine Repair
  • Contractor Licensing
  • Tradesman Code Updates

Viticulture, Enology & Agriculture

Our certificate program in Viticulture and Enology is the only one of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Many of our students go on to start their own wineries and vineyards.  To receive a certificate, a student must complete 10 required classes in viticulture and nine required classes in enology.  All classes are held on Saturdays.  Industry professionals teach all classes. 

Having a certificate from the Patricia Kluge and William Moses Viticulture Program or the PVCC Enology Program gives any student an advantage in securing a job as an assistant winemaker, an assistant vineyard manager or a tasting room manager at any winery or vineyard throughout Virginia.

Current Viticulture & Enology class offerings

  • Vineyard Spraying
  • Canopy Management
  • Ampelography
  • Vineyard Management - Part II
  • Wine Bottling
  • Pest Control
  • Custom Crush

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Agriculture & Horticulture current classes


Click here to download the Chris Breiner Scholarship form.


Welding

Current class offerings
A.W.S. Welding Certification
A.W.S Piping Certification
 


Woodworking

Our classes are designed to take you through the entire woodworking process from design to assembling and finishing.  Classes are held at the Logs to Lumber workshop in Faber, VA.

Current class offerings
Woodworking Certificate


Online Classes

Prepare for a new career or upgrade your existing skills through the convenience of online learning! Workforce Services offers more than 2,000 online classes in computer applications, software development, health care, leadership and supervision and much, much more. 

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