Programs and Courses for Career Development
Spring 2015 Training Guide
Click on the image below to view the Spring 2015 Training Guide.
Funds are available for students who have completed their GED after June 30, 2009.
Click here for details about this grant funding and how to apply.
In response to the above grant, Workforce Development will offer the following classes / programs Fall 2015:
- Blueprint Reading I (online) - July 20 - September 26 / $299 / Click here for Blueprint Reading flyer
- Supervisory Training - July 27 - August 31 / Mondays 6:00 - 9:00 PM / $500 / WCC main campus / Click here for Supervisory Training flyer
- Introduction to Microsoft Office - September 14 - 28 / Mondays 4:00 - 8:30 PM / $250 / WCC main campus / Click here for Introduction to MS Office flyer
- Intermediate Microsoft Office - October 5 - 19 / Mondays 4:00 - 8:30 PM / $250 / WCC main campus / Click here for Intermediate MS Office flyer
- Supervisor Bootcamp: consists of Supervisory Training and both MS Office classes above. Click here for Supervisor Bootcamp flyer.
Electrical Groundsman Training
Class begins on October 5th. Click here for flyer with registration form on p. 2.
Water & Wastewater - Fall 2015 Classes
Click the links below for information or registration forms.
Large Animal Veterinary Assisting Program
Class begins on July 8 on the WCC main campus in Wytheville. Click here for flyer with registration form on pg. 2.
Small Animal Veterinary Assisting Program
Vet Assisting at Crossroads Institute. Click here for flyer with registration form on pg. 2.
Dental Radiation Safety
3 sections will be added for Fall 2015 semester:
- Online portion begins 8/24 with clinical on 9/18
- Online portion begins 9/21 with clinical on 10/16
- Online portion begins 10/19 with clinical on 11/13
For more information or to register, contact Lisa Lowe at (276) 223-4867 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WELD 1005 / Fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
WELD 1005 is designed to provide a basic understanding of Gas Metal Arc Welding to those considering entering the welding profession and the new or novice welder. The course includes hands on training focused on developing fundamental welding skills. The 12-hour course meets two consecutive Fridays and covers safety, routine equipment maintenance, set-up and troubleshooting, fundamentals of different GMAW processes and applications, and weld quality. For more information, click here for flyer with registration form on pg. 2.
WELD 1020: GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding / Aluminum) Certification Training
WELD 1020 is designed as an industry welding training and certification course in an identified AWS welding process (AWS D1.2 Structural Welding Code-Aluminum). The 30-hour course covers safety, routine equipment maintenance, set-up and troubleshooting, fundamentals of the GMAW process and applications, specific hands-on training and certification preparation in the 1F/2F and 1G welding positions. The course concludes with AWS Certification testing. Previous welding experience recommended. For more inforamtion, click here for flyer with registration form on pg. 2.
American Heart Association Classes
Workforce Development at WCC is now offering First Aid and CPR classes to individuals and employers. We are currently offering NEW and RECERTIFICATION classes in each of the areas below. Click each
link for a printable pdf file.
- Advance Cardiac Life Support
- Basic Life Support
- Heartsaver First Aid w/AED
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
For more information or to register, contact Shannon Shupe at (276) 223-4856 or email@example.com
Workforce Development offers a 4-week Nurse Aide class which includes classroom instruction as well as clinical instruction at a local employer. For more information, click here for the Nurse Aide program flyer. To register, contact Shannon Shupe at (276) 223-4856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Contractor Business Licensing
Basic Contractor Licensing class is offered on the main campus of Wytheville Community College, at the Crossroads Institute in Galax, and at the Smyth County Education Center in Atkins. For class dates and registration form, click here for Contractor 2015.
For more information, contact Jane Mitchell at (276) 223-4820 or email@example.com
Employer Customized AWS Welding Certification Training
For Employers seeking specific AWS (American Welding Society) Code training and certification in a qualified GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) structural steel or structural aluminum process. For more information, contact Roger Halsey at 276 223-4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer Customized OSHA 10/Construction and General Industry Training
For employers seeking OSHA 10 General Industry or Construction Safety Training for Employees. The 10 hour course can be designed to meet your scheduling needs. For more information, contact Roger Halsey at 276 223-4113 or email@example.com.
NATE-North American Technician Excellence Residential/Light Commercial HVAC Certification Exams
For employers, contractors, installation and service technicians seeking Core and Specialty Certification Exams, Wytheville Community College is an approved NATE Testing Organization. For more information, contact Roger Halsey at 276 223-4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For employers seeking on-site training for employee forklift operators. The course can be designed to meet your scheduling needs. For more information, contact Roger Halsey at 276 223-4113 or email@example.com.
The Income Tax School
WCC's Income Tax School offers a variety of tax preparation courses for individuals and businesses. Visit our course website at: www.theincometaxschool.com/wcc
Online Test Preparation Courses (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT/ACT)
Click here for flyer on Test Preparation courses offered online through Ed2Go.
Online Non-credit Classes (starting every month)
Ed2Go is an online provider of non-credit classes including a variety of personal and professional development topics. There is no minimum enrollment for these classes. Visit our course website for class details, start dates, and pricing at www.ed2go.com/wcc
Gatlin Education - Career Courses Online
Gatlin Education is an online provider of career focused training. Financial assistance is available through Gatlin Education. There is no minimum enrollment for these career courses. Visit our course website for class details and pricing at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/wcc/
Center for Legal Studies
Center for Legal Studies is an online provider of classes in the legal field of study. Classes include Paralegal, Advanced Paralegal, Legal Secretary, Legal Nurse Consultant, Software Essentials for the Law Office, ACT / SAT Test Preparation, GMAT / GRE Test Preparation, and much more. Click the following link to access our online website: www.legalstudies.com/schools/wcc.html .
Apply & Register for Classes
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Workforce Non-credit Application / Registration