Apprenticeships & Workforce Development Programs


Workforce Development Programs

  • Workforce development programs are training programs that provide existing and potential workers with the skills to complete tasks needed by employers to let the organization stay competitive in a global marketplace.

    Virginia Peninsula Community College Workforce Development Programs – Quality training specifically designed to meet the changing technical requirements for today’s jobs.  Includes accelerated workforce training, certification programs, and on-line classes.  Often these programs can be completed in as little as a few weeks or months depending on the program.  (Please note:  Workforce Development Programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.)

    • Manufacturing and Construction Trades - Quickly gain national certification and credentials in Broadband Fiber Optics, HVAC, Trades Electrician, Facilities Maintenance, Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machining, and Welding. OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certification is also available.
    • Cybersecurity & Technology - From certificate attainment to degree alignment, there are many options to get the training you need to advance your career in cyber security and computer technology.
    • Healthcare Programs – Earning your certificate is the first step to finding a rewarding career in the medical field!  Programs include Hands-on Caregiver Class, Medication Aide, Healthcare Information Technology Office Specialist, Nurse-Aid, Pharmacy Technician and Personal Fitness Trainer.
    • Transportation and Licensing - Virginia Peninsula Workforce Development can help you hit the road with the training you need to receive a commercial driver's license and a motorcycle license.