Workforce Services


Workforce Services provides short-term training programs for industry credentials, employee professional development, adult core skills and language acquisition, lifelong learning and youth career exploration. Programming includes open enrollment courses for individuals as well as corporate training for regional businesses and organizations. KidsCollege is also housed within the Workforce Services academic division.

FastForward Programs Starting Soon

Learn more about all our FastForward Programs & Pricing.

Explore Funding Assistance

Your industry credential program could be free!

Prospective students are encouraged to attend a FastForward Funding Session to learn about program requirements and funding assistance. Coaches provide guidance in completing required paperwork and answer questions. 

Information sessions are held weekly in Room M249 of the PVCC Main Building, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville. 

Explore Training Areas

  • Agriculture & Hospitality: Courses in craft brewing, cannabis, horticulture, viticulture & enology.
  • Business & Financial Services: Courses in accounting, customer service, leadership, management, marketing and more.
  • Healthcare & Wellness: Credential programs in healthcare, and courses in CPR, first aid and wellness topics.
  • Information Technology: Credential programs in computer hardware, software, networking and cybersecurity, and professional development courses in a variety of software applications.
  • Logistics & Transportation: Credential programs in commercial driving, heavy equipment, remote pilot and small engine repair.
  • Skilled Trades: Credential programs in construction, electrical, HVAC, maintenance, plumbing, and solar fields. Also offering professional development courses for tradesman and lifelong learning courses in home maintenance essentials. 
  • Welding & Manufacturing: Credential programs in welding, soldering and machining.

Take the Next Steps

Complete the Workforce Services Student Questionnaire.

Meet with a coach and/or attend a FastForward Funding Session.

Review our programs and courses page for more information about upcoming lifelong learning and online courses.