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|