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Academics

Areas of Study at Virginia Western

Building Trades Tech

Building, Trades, & Technology

The building trades programs at Virginia Western are designed to provide students with the basic skills necessary to obtain entry-level positions. Employment opportunities include carpentry, electrical, HVAC, horticulture hard-scaping, general construction, plumbing and welding. Students in these programs of study can complete their certifications in a fast track environment that can be completed in a year or less. Many of our courses within the programs are tied to industry certifications.

Career Studies Certificates  
A Career Studies Certificate is a program of study of less than one year in length in an occupational area.

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC) - Residential (Fast Track)
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC) - Commercial (Fast Track)
Automotive Analysis & Repair
Building Trades Technology (Fast Track)
Construction Management (Fast Track)
Electrical Wiring (Fast Track)
Horticulture Technology (Fast Track)
Maintenance Technology (Fast Track)
Welding & Metal Processing (Fast Track)

Fast-Track Certifications  
Fast-track programs offer credit and non-credit courses for business and industry training, retraining and certifications, as well as courses for community and personal enrichment.

Basic Contractor’s Pre-Licensing Class
Tradesman License Renewal: Electrical, Gas, HVAC & Plumbing