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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

Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) Studio School
Makeup Artist Training
Sewing & Design

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.

On Campus Business Classes
Home-Based Business
Customer Service
Chamber Business Academy @ PVCC

Customized Training

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
Online 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 class offerings

CPR & First Aid

CPR saves lives, and is a required credential in many professions, including healthcare 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.

Current class offerings

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
Ayurvedic classes
Wellness classes
MELT classes
Health Careers
Online Health Career Training classes
Dog Training

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

Intelligence Analysis

Join the exciting field of Intelligence Analysis.  PVCC offers the Analyst Boot Camp (ABC), a rigorous 10-week program designed to provide students with the necessary tools to be successful in the Intelligence Community. 

Analyst Boot Camp
Questions about the Analyst Boot Camp?  Check here.
Current ABC class schedule.

Cyber Security
Current Cyber Security course schedule.

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 ten required class in viticulture and nine required classes in enology.  All classes are held on Saturdays.  Industry professionals teach all classes. 

Having a certificate in viticulture or enology from PVCC 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
Tasting Room Management Certificate
Agriculture & Horticulture
Agriculture & Horticulture current classes
Click here to download the Chris Breiner Scholarship form.


Current class offerings
A.W.S. Weldiing Certification


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

Current class offerings

Online Classes

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

Online classes