PVCC Workforce Services Tradesman Code Update Classes

Update your DPOR license with our online classes.

Electrical License Renewal Course

This three-hour course, recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), provides an overview of significant changes in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) since the previous code (NEC 2008). It is required for currently licensed electricians, who intend to renew their Virginia licensure.

Gas Fitters License Renewal Course

This one-hour course, recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), provides an overview of significant changes in the 2012 Virginia Fuel Gas Code (VFGC) since the previous code cycle (2009 International Fuel Gas Code). It is required for currently licensed gas fitters who intend to renew their Virginia licensure.

HVAC Mechanical License Renewal Course

This three-hour course, recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), provides an overview of significant changes in the 2012 Virginia Mechanical code (VMC) since the previous code cycle (2009 International Mechanical Code). It is required for currently licensed HVAC technicians who intend to renew their Virginia licensure

Plumbing License Renewal Course

This three-hour course, recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), provides an overview of significant changes in the the 2012 Virginia Plumbing Code (VPC) since the previous code cycle (2009 International Plumbing Code). It is required for currently licensed plumbers who intend to renew their Virginia licensure.

Notice

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  • Within 72 hours of receiving your online registration and payment, you will receive an email from your instructor with login information.
  • Continuing education must be completed before the expiration date on your license.
  • For plumbing, electrical and HVAC, each education course must be three hours in length.
  • For gas-fitters the course must be one hour.
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College's trades renewal continuing education courses are approved by the Virginia Board for Contractors.
  • PVCC's Office of Workforce Services will electronically transmit course completion data to the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR).