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December 11, 2013

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Check out these upcoming classes through Workforce Solutions.

KIDS College!!!! Food for Thought Family Night Out (KIDS 2437 AC1 and AC2) Wednesday (6:00pm-8:00pm) 1/22/14, 2/5/14, 2/19/14  or Wednesday 3/12/14, 3/26/14, 4/9/14  http://www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/docs/familynightoutflyer.pdf  Please contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu to receive the application and registration details (540) 857-6514.

Project Management Professional Certification (BUSC - 58663 AC1 and 58672 AC2) Thursday 1/9/14 - 3/13/14 (6:00pm-9:30pm) or Thursday 3/27/14 - 5/29/14
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 http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/Obtaining-Credential.aspx for more information). Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Intro to Basics, Families Creation and Advanced Revit Techniques (CADD 2153 AC1 and AC2) Thursday (6:00pm-9:45pm) 1/16/14 - 3/6/14  or Thursday 3/20/14 - 5/8/14 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. Pre Req: CAD drafting experience. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

QuickBooks for Business Workshop (ACCT 2195 - AC2) Thursday 1/9/14 - 1/23/14 (6:00pm-9:00pm) - Lean tips and tricks for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! Pre-Req: ACC-110 or prior experience using QuickBooks. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Sewing/Construction & Pattern Drafting (LLRN 2700 - 6 sessions, one per week for 6 consecutive weeks on THURSDAYS) 3/6/14 - 4/10/14 Click this link for more details- http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/sewing.php - This is your opportunity to learn sewing skills and specialized techniques used by top European and domestic designers from an industry expert. Eric Stiles, a former supervisor and head tailor and fitter for Giorgio Armani, Polo Ralph Lauren, and many others, has more than 35 years of professional experience. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Industrial Maintenance Technician (17 Weeks, 20 Hours/Week, 340 Total Hours) This VWCC Quick Connect Intensive Industrial Maintenance Technician's program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need to work in manufacturing or industrial plants. Entry level industrial maintenance technicians call upon a variety of skills in electronics, mechanical and digital systems to repair and maintain large and complex machines. Through on-line, classroom and hands-on training, students will build skills in an array of mechanical, electrical and technological areas including welding and maintenance, mechanical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and electrical control systems. Students will use a variety of resources including Tooling University from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. For additional program information, please contact Leah Coffman at 857-6678; James Smith at 857-6273; or contact a VWCC Career Transition Coach at 857-6296 (Deb Squire) or 857-6279 (Amanda Decker)

VWCC Quick Connect: Welding & AWS Certification http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/welding.php
Students will learn GMAW and FCAW welding methods. Credentials from this class include an OSHA 10 Certification, a Commonwealth of Virginia Career Readiness Certificate (CRC), and an American Welding Society (AWS) Certification. The course meets over 64 hours. Dates, times, and frequency will be determined each semester. At the end of the course, students will weld inspection coupons which will be forwarded to a Certified Welding Instructor (CWI). Successful students will receive an AWS certification. An additional three hours are required for CRC testing. For more information, contact James Smith at 540-857-6273 or jesmith@virginiawestern.edu.

An Ophthalmic Assistant is a person who works with an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist to provide patient care by performing many different eye related clinical functions. Their Work provides the ophthalmologist/optometrist with important information to help diagnose and treat patients. This training will provide the technical information in the classroom to secure a job as an Ophthalmic Assistant.  Some basic “hands on” skills with equipment will also be covered. This class focuses on the information/academics needed to work in the field.  There are many pieces of equipment used on the job you will learn about but will not do “the hands on” in using the equipment until you are employed. This class will give you a distinct advantage on others applying for the job of Ophthalmic Assistant.  You will know about the job, the medical aspects of the job, and the demands of the job that an applicant without the training will not have. The class will be held 2 nights per week (TBD) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for 12 weeks. Classes are scheduled to begin in January, 2014. Cost: $750. If you are interested or want more information contact: Dan Semones at dsemones@virginiawestern.edu, 540-857-6476

 

Go from $0 to $40,000 in 20 Days! - Class A CDL Licensing Class

This is a 20-Day Program, which can be completed on a full or part-time basis.  The program is designed to get students trained and licensed with the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Throughout the program, students will participate in classroom and hands-on training which will prepare them to meet and exceed all DMV, Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier guidelines.  Career placement is conducted throughout the course of the program.  Students thrive to receive pre-hires from companies throughout the industry, which is experiencing a major driver shortage.  Contact CDS Tractor Trailer Training at 540-857-6188 or cpender@virginiawestern.edu.