Licensing & Certification Training

Local Anesthesia for the Practicing Hygienist


This course is offered to Virginia licensed and employed Hygienists and is designed to teach the participant management of pain control through the use of local anesthetic agents and the administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. This is a hybrid course with online portion running  approximately 3 weeks.  Clinical will be held from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM for 2 consecutive days. 

To register: Contact Jane Mitchell (276) 223-4820 or jmitchell@wcc.vccs.edu. 

American Heart Association CPR 

Contact Lisa Lowe at (276) 223-4867 or llowe@wcc.vccs.edu

Veterinary Assisting for Small Animals

Cost: $175

This class will now be offered in a hybrid format. Lecture materials will be delivered online and 8 hours of lab time will be required. 

Space is limited to 10 participants.

Spring 2023 Schedule:

Online portion: January 16 - February 22, 2023
In-person labs: Saturday, February 4 & 18, 2023 from 9:00AM - 1:00PM


Veterinary Assisting for Large Animals

Cost: $175

Spring 2023 Schedule:

Online portion: March 6 - April 12, 2023 
In-person labs: Saturday, November 16 and December 7 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.


Registration for the Veterinary Assisting classes: Contact Jane Mitchell at (276) 378-5214 or jmitchell@wcc.vccs.edu. 

Water & Wastewater Classes

Water Treatment courses are designed  for those individuals who wish to sit for the Virginia State examinations, Level I - IV for water licenses. 

ENV 47 & ENV 147 Basic & Advanced Water Review Course
Spring 2023 Schedule: February 20-23, 2023 / Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Wastewater Treatment courses are designed for those individuals who wish to sit for the Virginia State examinations, Level I - VI for wastewater licenses. 

ENV 40 & ENV 146 Basic & Advanced Wastewater Review Course
Spring 2023 Schedule: March 27-30, 2023 / Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

For  registration information: Contact Jane Mitchell at (276) 378-5214 orjmitchell@wcc.vccs.edu

All of the water & wastewater classes are 1-credit each. 


Basic Contractor Business Licensing Class


The Basic Contractor Business Licensing Class is required by DPOR for anyone seeking an A, B, or C license for the first time. If you are currently licensed and need to change your business type, it is recommended that you contact the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) at (804) 367-8511 for guidance. 

Fall 2022 Schedule

Saturday, November 5, 2022 / 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All classes are held at the Crossroads Institute in Galax.

Cost: $195 (Includes books and materials). 

Registration: Contact Jane Mitchell: (276) 378-5214 or jmitchell@wcc.vccs.edu