Virginia Western Workforce Solutions

Licensure, Credentialing & Intensive Training Programs

Business & Professional Programs

Foundations of Revit Architecture
This course will focus on the basic tools needed to work with Revit Architecture software including Management of Projects in the Revit Environment. The parametric nature of Revit, Building Information Management (BIM) is integrated throughout the course. The class begins with the fundamentals of the user interface and Revit commands and how the program streamlines the design process using a 3D central model. Revit Architecture is designed to work the way architects think.

Introduction to Basics, Families Creation and Advanced Revit Techniques
This (8) week non-credit course will expand on the knowledge of the Foundations of Revit and further develop integrated floor plans, coordinate systems, drawing families, massing, extruding, dimensions, creation and editing.

Independent Motor Vehicle Dealer-Operator Course
Dealer-operators of any new independent motor vehicle dealership in Virginia are required to successfully complete a course of study before they will be allowed to take the independent dealer-operator qualification test at any DMV Customer Service Center. The Virginia Community College System and the Virginia Independent Automobile Dealers Association (VIADA) have teamed up to present this two-day course.

VWCC Quick Connect: Microsoft Office Specialist
The VWCC Quick Connect MOS Prep allows you to demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office by earning Microsoft Office Specialist certifications. The VWCC Quick Connect MOS Prep builds computer software literacy and measures proficiency in the MS Office Suite. Successful candidates earn Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certificates that set them apart from their peers. Ninety-one percent of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring criteria. (Microsoft, Microsoft Certification Program Satisfaction Study, April 2012).

PMI-ACP® Agile Practitioner Certification 21-Hour Exam Prep
Agile is growing in importance in the field of Project Management as practitioners increasing embrace Agile as a technique for managing successful projects.The PMI-ACP certification recognizes expertise in using Agile practices and demonstrates increased professional versatility through use of Agile tools and techniques.

Project Management Professional Certification
This 10-week course is designed to prepare students for the PMP Certification exam. It reviews the concepts of Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute, the accrediting body for project management. It will also fulfill the requirement for 35 contact hours of project management education for individuals seeking PMP certification (visit for more information).

ServSafe Food Safety Training
The ServSafe Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing Current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More then 2 million food service professionals have been certified though the ServSafe Food Protection Management Certification Exam which is accredited by the America National Standards Institute-Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP).

SHRM Certification Prep Course
This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know–but how you do your job. This intensive 12 week, Tuesday night program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Teacher Licensure (Career Switcher Program)
Virginia's Community College System offer a fast track alternative licensure program -- EducateVA -- a statewide initiative to address critical shortages in the teaching profession throughout the state, allowing you to bring your dream of teaching into reality. If you have the appropriate qualifications, EducateVA can help you become a licensed teacher in the state of Virginia, while maintaining your current job and responsibilities! Using a combination of online and onsite instruction, you can complete the teaching certification program within 16 weeks, with six Saturdays required onsite at VWCC.