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January–June 2020
CENTER FOR                     CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS
                          NON CREDIT CLASS SCHEDULE

WORKFORCE
& COMMUNITY
EDUCATION

BUSINESS /
PROFESSIONAL 4
COMPUTER /
TECHNOLOGY 9
HEALTH CARE/
WELLNESS 13
INDUSTRY /
CONSTRUCTION 15
PERSONAL
ENRICHMENT 22
TRANSPORTATION 25

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                    Tuition Assistance
*Tuition assistance may be available for individuals who meet the residency
requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia and enroll in and successfully
complete one of the following programs:
• Clinical Medical Assistant             • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level 1 - NCCER
• Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)      • Plumbing Level 1 & Level 2 - NCCER

                                                                                              WANTED:
• IT Essentials 1: PC/A+ Certification   • Gas Metal Arc Welding – AWS
• Core Craft Skills - NCCER              • Flux Core Arc Welding – AWS
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  Asphalt Surface Treatment
  Intermediate Work Zone
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                                           Shield Metal Arc Welding – AWS
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• Asphalt Plant Level 1 & 2              • Machining Level 1: CNC Milling Operations - NIMS
                                                                                              to share? We are always looking for industry
• Asphalt Slurry Surfacing               • Machining Level 1: Job Planning, Benchwork
                                                                                              experts willing to help our students succeed.
• Backflow Prevention Device               & Layout – NIMS
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NON CREDIT CLASS SCHEDULE                                                                   January–June 2020

Business & Professional                        Health Care & Wellness                       Transportation
Business Communication                  4      Fitness & Wellness                   13      Asphalt - Classroom                 25
Business Development                           Health Care Professional             13      Asphalt - Online                    27
& Entrepreneurs                         4
                                                                                            Continuing Education                28
Marketing & Social Media                8
                                               Industry & Construction                      CDL Class A Truck Driver            29
                                               Apprenticeship                       15
Computer & Technology                          Contractors & Tradesmen              17      Information
Computer Applications                   9
                                               Manufacturing                        19      Earning Credentials                 11
Computer Fundamentals                   9
                                               Small Engine                         21      FredCAT                             18
Graphics & Creative Design              9
                                                                                            Apprenticeship Programs             20
Small Business Technology             10
                                               Personal Enrichment                          Facilities Rental                   24
Technology Certification Prep         12       Do It Yourself                       22      Stafford Location                   30
Web Development                       12       Personal Finance                     22      Registration Information            30
                                               Photography                          22      Registration Form                   31

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                                                                                   Caroline	
                                                                                            Caroline County Center
Customized Training 6                                                              CU	
                                                                                      Daniel Technology Center
The Center for Workforce and Community Education can create customized             SP	
                                                                                      Fredericksburg Area Campus
training and development solutions to meet your organizational needs.
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Business&Professional
                                                                                                               BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT &
                                                                                                               ENTREPRENEURS

                                                                                                               Bookkeeping A to Z
                                                                                                               This course will present all the fundamentals
                                                                                                               of bookkeeping, how they intertwine with the
                                                                                                               accounting process, and provide sources for
                                                                                                               additional in-depth learning of the process. We
                                                                                                               will study account records, financial statements,
                                                                                                               balancing accounts, payroll, closing the books,
                                                                                                               gathering tax data and adapting bookkeeping
                                                                                                               practices to various business types. Textbook is
                                                                                                               recommended but not required.

                                                                                                               5140089 / 3 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.9
                                                                                                               Jan 6 – Jan 20    M 6:00pm – 9:00pm              SP
                                                                                                               May 7 – May 21 Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm                SP

                                                                                                               Federal Contract Changes and
                                                                                                               Terminations for Convenience and
                                                                                                               Default NEW!
                                                                                                               This course will teach students about various
                                                                                                               contract changes involving federal contracts and
BUSINESS COMMUNICATION                                   Business & Professional Writing II                    how they impact their bottom line as federal con-
                                                                                                               tractors. Students will be able to identify in scope
                                                         Do you need to write a paper, report, article or      and out of scope contract changes and different
                                                         memo to send to a supervisor, business, asso-         remedies that are available to federal contractors.
Business & Professional Writing I                        ciate, customer, or vendor? How do you use dif-       In addition, students will learn about terminations
The purpose of this class is to explore the differ-      ferent means of communication to shape your           for convenience and default and their rights and
ences between writing for personal and profes-           environment and perhaps change the perceptions        obligations under each termination pursuant
sional use, and to improve basic writing skills. The     of your business? This course builds on the basic     to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Students
increase in both speed and complexity in today’s         skills course and is designed to enhance your writ-   who complete this course will have a better
business environment, coupled with the increas-          ing skills so you can achieve your business goals     understanding of their contractual rights and
ing dependence on digital communication and              and objectives. Whether in hard copy publication      obligations when they contract with the Federal
social media, mean that first impressions can            or digital mode, email or press release, text mes-    Government.
significantly impact the effect of your commu-           sage or magazine article, communication success
nications. Finding the right word, ensuring that         can be defined as the ability to effectively inform   5140135 / 2 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.6
you are using correct grammar, and combining             your customers, clients, or fellow employees in a
                                                                                                               Jan 14 – Jan 16 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP
those skills to effectively tell your story are criti-   clean and concise fashion. This course also pro-
                                                         vides resources and skills that can be immediately    Feb 4 – Feb 6     TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm           SP
cal. Starting with basic writing skills, this course
will review sentence structure, word usage and           applied in the business or government environ-
selection, as well as grammar and punctuation as         ment.
                                                                                                               Federal Contracting Compliance
the building blocks for effective communication.
                                                         5110153 / 1 session / $59                CEUs: 0.2    As the largest purchaser of goods and services
Participants in the class will reinforce how to write
effective sentences and to make their writing vig-       Feb 20           Th 9:00am – 11:00am            SP    in the world, the U.S. Government has created
orous, direct, and to the point. This class provides     Apr 30           Th 9:00am – 11:00am            SP    numerous compliance obligations. This course
the student with resources and skills that can be                                                              will provide students with a foundational under-
immediately applied in the business or govern-                                                                 standing of federal contracting, False Claims
ment environment.                                                                                              Act violations, risks, opportunities, and 10 best
                                                                                                               compliance practices. Students will gain a unique
5110152 / 1 session / $59                  CEUs: 0.2                                                           understanding of what makes federal contracting
                                                                                                               compliance successful, how to recognize and mit-
                                                              Enroll Early!
Feb 13            Th 9:00am – 11:00am              SP
                                                                                                               igate conflicts of interests, and how to use various
Apr 23            Th 9:00am – 11:00am              SP                                                          contracting compliance tools.
                                                              Many classes fill up quickly.
                                                              To ensure a space in the class                   5140128 / 2 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.6
                                                              of your choice, register soon.                   Jan 21 – Jan 23 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP
                                                                                                               Feb 11 – Feb 13 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP
                                                              germanna.augusoft.net

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Introduction to Export Controls
Export controls, International Traffic in Arms
Regulation, Export Administration Regulation
                                                        Customized Training Solutions
and Office of Foreign Assets Control regulate how
defense products, civilian items, and related ser-
vices are exported from the United States to other
countries. This course will introduce students to
                                                                   Spanish in the Workplace
key concepts related to export controls, numer-        “The Spanish in the Workplace classes that we received through Germanna
ous penalties for violating the export controls, and   Workforce Services were of great value to our organization. Our instructor
best steps and compliance practices to reduce the
risk of such violations. This course is designed for   was excellent and offered us lessons that we could put to use immediately.
young professionals who are either interested in        Not only was the content excellent but Kasey also ensured that there was
learning more about export controls or who want         variety in how the classes were taught (video, games, in class practice) as
to refresh their current knowledge.                    well as the out of class resources offered so all students remained engaged
5110158 / 2 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.6     and learning! I would highly recommend Germanna Spanish in the Work-
                                                              place classes for any organization that has Spanish speakers.”
Apr 28 – Apr 30 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP

                                                                                                  Our Spanish in the Workforce
Introduction to Small Business and                                                                can be specifically tailored
Individual Taxation                                                                               for your business. Our fluent
This class is designed to remove the fear of the tax                                              speaking instructor works with
code for non-accountants. Students will become                                                    you to determine which key
familiar with the most common tax forms as
well as rules of use for each. Course will include                                                words and phrases specific to
relevant updates for businesses and individuals                                                   your workplace are essential
from the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act                                                    and blends them with common
of 2017. Also, important new updates/changes                                                      conversational    words   and
to the tax code have been made that affect small
businesses: From 1099 filing deadlines and new                                                    phrases.
(massive!) fines for late filing, partnership and
c-corp filing deadline changes and major poten-
tial shake-ups to the itemized and standardized
                                                                   For more information, contact Kim Rodenberg
deductions for sole proprietorships using the                      krodenberg@germanna.edu | (540) 834-1925
1040 to report income. Our course will include all
pertinent small business changes to the tax code
that will affect you and your business. Students
will also learn organizational and record keeping
processes to help them either file taxes com-
pletely on their own or to reduce their accoun-
tant’s bill. Additionally, students will examine

                                                         FEDERAL COMPLIANCE
various online tax software programs and will
learn how to e-file from both the IRS website and
private tax software websites. Class discussions

                                                         LAW SERIES
will offer helpful hints for deductions and credits
as well as investment planning, enabling students
to plan ahead and to gain the best tax advantages
possible.

5140086 / 3 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.9
                                                       Don’t leave compliance up to chance           Federal Contracting
Apr 2 – Apr 16    Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP                                                  Compliance
                                                       As the largest purchaser of goods             Jan. 21 – Jan. 23
                                                                                                     Feb. 11 – Feb. 13
Introduction to the Freedom of                         and services in the world, the
Information Act and Privacy Act                        U.S. Government has numerous                  Freedom of Information
(FOIA)                                                                                               Act
                                                       compliance obligations, federal               & Privacy Act
The Freedom of Information Act is a powerful
legal tool that allows us to obtain and review pub-    contracting laws and regulations.             Feb. 25 – Feb. 27
lic records. This course will provide students with                                                  Intro to Export Controls
a foundational understanding of this law and also      Our courses in this new series will           Apr. 28 – Apr. 30
how to protect their Privacy Act rights by conduct-
                                                       provide students with a foundational
ing proper redactions of documents that could                                                        New - Federal Contract
become public records. At the end of this course,      understanding of federal contracting,         Changes
each student should be able to file a Freedom of
Information Act request to obtain public records       opportunities, risks, best practices and      Jan. 14 – Jan. 16
and to protect their personally identifiable infor-    recent developments in guidelines and         Feb. 4 – Feb. 6
mation by conducting proper redactions.
                                                       policies.                                     New - Latest Development
5140131 / 2 sessions / $159               CEUs: 0.5                                                  & Trends in Contracting
                                                       Class details: pages 5 & 7                    Mar. 17
Feb 25 – Feb 27 TuTh 6:30pm – 9:00pm             SP

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CUSTOMIZED          TRAINING
            for Workforce Development
       Germanna’s Center for Workforce
       & Community Education will create
       customized training and development
       solutions to meet the unique needs of
       your organization.
       Many training topics are available.
       Some of the most popular include:
    • Transitioning to Supervision           • Effective Decision Making
    • Customer Service                       • Management Essentials            To discuss customized training options
    • Team Building                          • Spanish in the Workplace         for your organization, contact us today!
    • Diversity in the Workplace            • Leadership
                                                                                Please call us at (540) 834-1925 or
    • Fundamentals of                       • And more...
                                                                                by email at krodenberg@germanna.edu.
       Project Management
                               For more information about the Center, visit germanna.edu/workforce.

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                                                      Take engaging online courses from the comfort of your home or
                                                      your office — when it’s most convenient for you. Many courses
                                                      lead to the credentials you need to advance your career and
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                                                      in their fields and provide high quality, in-demand training and
                                                      credentialing in Business, Teaching, IT, Health Care, Industry &
                                                      Construction and more.

           Instructor-Led Online                      A few of our online training programs:
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                                                      • Certificate in Data Analysis           • Introduction to Project
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                                                      • LEED Green Associate Career Prep
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                            The training you need – when and where it works for you!

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BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL

                                                            FastForward Tuition Assistance – FANTIC
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL                                    (Financial Assistance for Noncredit Training
( CONTINUED )                                                       for Industry Credentials)

Latest Development and Trends in
Government Contracting 2019
NEW!
2019 brought in many new and important
changes in the area of U.S. Government Contracts
law. This course will provide students with the
latest legal developments and trends from
2019 likely to affect U.S. Government contrac-
tors in 2020 and beyond. This will include most
important Government Accountability Office bid
protest decisions, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
and Board of Contract Appeals decisions, trends
in False Claims Act litigation, new compliance
requirements, and recently published Federal                     Change Your Future in Weeks. Not Years.
Regulations. Students who complete this course
will be aware of some of the most important            • Clinical Medical Assistant              • Industrial Maintenance
changes that impact the area of U.S. Government
Contracts law and should be able to better navi-       • Commercial Driver’s License               Mechanic Level 1 - NCCER
gate various federal contracting rules and proce-        (CDL)                                   • Plumbing Level 1 & Level 2 -
dures.                                                 • IT Essentials 1: PC/A+                    NCCER
5140137 / 1 session / $169                CEUs: 0.3      Certification                           • Gas Metal Arc Welding – AWS
                                                       • Core Craft Skills - NCCER               • Flux Core Arc Welding – AWS
Mar 17            Tu 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP
                                                       • Asphalt Surface Treatment               • Shield Metal Arc Welding – AWS
                                                       • Intermediate Work Zone                  • CNC Mill Programming & Setup
The Accountant’s Guide to Small                        • Asphalt Field Level 1 & Level 2           Operations – NIMS
Business Success                                       • Asphalt Plant Level 1 & 2               • Heavy Equipment Operator -
This class is designed to give an overview of com-
                                                       • Asphalt Slurry Surfacing                  NCCER
mon accounting and taxation issues encountered         • Backflow Prevention Device              • Machining Level 1: CNC Milling
by small businesses owners, both experienced or          Certification                             Operations - NIMS
novice. Also, important new updates/changes to         • Carpentry Level 1 & Level 2 -           • Machining Level 1: Job
the tax code have been made that affect small            NCCER                                     Planning, Benchwork & Layout –
businesses: From 1099 filing deadlines and new         • Electrical Level 1 & Level 2 -            NIMS
(massive!) fines for late filing, partnership and
c-corp filing deadline changes and major poten-
                                                         NCCER                                   • Machining Level 1:
tial shake-ups to the itemized and standardized        • HVAC Level 1 & Level 2 - NCCER            Measurement, Materials &
deductions for sole proprietorships using the                                                      Safety - NIMS
1040 to report income. Our course will include         You are eligible if:
all pertinent small business changes to the tax
code that will affect you and your business. Topics    3 You have been a resident of Virginia for the past 12 months.
include the following essentials: basic accounting     3 You are over the age of 18.
principles, procuring accounting software, when
to hire an accountant, analyzing financial reports
                                                       3 Your income meets Federal Poverty Levels (see below).
to determine the financial health of the business,     3 You complete a FANTIC application and meet with our Adult Career Coach.
organizational practices that will save on the
accountant’s bill, basic tax set-up and ongoing
                                                       3 You complete a FANTIC approved program.
taxation issues, different business types recog-
nized by the IRS and the benefits of each, how to       Family         Maximum Adjusted            Family         Maximum Adjusted
avoid errors/fraud in the business, hiring the right    Size           Gross Income (AGI)          Size           Gross Income (AGI)
employees, focusing on the long-term financial
health of the business, managing payroll, and           1 person             $24,980              5 people               $60,340
other relevant issues. The course will benefit both
the well-established business owner with numer-
                                                        2 people             $33,820              6 people               $69,180
ous employees or the sole-proprietor of a home-
sales company. It will also help prepare future
                                                        3 people             $42,660              7 people               $78,020
business owners or employees. The instructor will
share research and address questions students
have encountered within their business environ-
                                                        4 people             $51,500              8 people               $86,860
ment.
                                                       Tuition Assistance is based on continued availability of funds.
5140087 / 3 sessions / $169               CEUs: 0.9
Mar 12 – Mar 26 Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm               SP                          For more information contact
                                                                        Financial Aid at sballard@germanna.edu.

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MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook and Instagram for
Business
Having a presence on social media is an integral
part of marketing your business. Your custom-
ers are already on Facebook and your business
should be there too! However, simply having a
Facebook presence is only the beginning. In this
class, you will learn how to create and customize
your business Facebook page, build your valu-
able readership, sell your “likeability”, leverage
your business, and engage readers. Now that
Instagram is owned by Facebook, Instagram has

                                                       COMING SOON! - GOOGLE
become prominent platform in the area – a visual
medium that helps elevate your social media pres-

                                                       APPS FOR EDUCATORS
ence. Learn how to market your business better
by using Facebook and Instagram together.

5150006 / 1 session / $69               CEUs: 0.2
Jan 29           W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP      Build your skills with Google Apps. Developed for
Mar 18           W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP
                                                       educators, this online course helps you to learn how to
Apr 22           W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP
Jun 10           W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP
                                                       utilize the basic tools of many educationally-relevant
                                                       Google products. Upon completion of the course,
                                                       educators will earn 45 professional development hours.
                                                       Please check our online schedule for class dates and details as they became
                                                       available. Questions? Please contact us today at dlaraway@germanna.edu.

                                                       INSTRUCTOR
                                                       SPOTLIGHT
                                                       WOJCIECH KORNACKI
                                                     Mr. Kornacki is a seasoned Government Contract and Compliance
                                                     Counsel specializing in all aspects of federal contracting. He
                                                     has given numerous presentations on the unique aspects of
Using Livestreaming Tools on                         doing business with the U.S. Government and best compliance
Social Media                                         practices to business executives, in house counsel, federal
This course is designed to explain the benefits      employees and contractors. He has taught extensively on
of Livestreaming and how to use it. You will learn   contract compliance, business ethics, claims and protests,
about tools available for Facebook, Twitter, and
Instagram and how to operate them. We will also
                                                     cybersecurity, export controls, and other topics.
explore the difference between each of the plat-
forms and how to access the capability from their
                                                     Mr. Kornacki served in the U.S. Army as a judge advocate before
mobile device. You will also be able to brainstorm   joining private practice. He received a Juris Doctorate from
ideas on how to implement the capability into        City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, a
your business.
                                                     Master of Studies degree from Oxford University, and a Bachelor
5150009 / 1 session / $69               CEUs: 0.2    of Arts from Pace University. Mr. Kornacki has been interviewed
Mar 4            W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP    in Bloomberg Federal Contract Report and Federal News Radio
May 6            W 10:00am – 12:00pm           SP    and his articles have been published in the Army Lawyer and
                                                     Bloomberg Federal Contracts Report.

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Computer&Technology
                                                                                                               COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS

                                                                                                               Open Computer Lab for Seniors
                                                                                                               Calling all seniors, aged 60 or better! Attend
                                                                                                               this open computer lab for help with using the
                                                                                                               Internet, navigating email, and working with
                                                                                                               documents or files. This lab can help enhance
                                                                                                               your professional as well as personal skills. Pre-
                                                                                                               registration is required to attend this class.

                                                                                                               1130003 / 1 session / FREE                  CEUs: 3
                                                                                                               Mar 6             F 9:00am – 12:00pm             CU
                                                                                                               Apr 3             F 9:00am – 12:00pm              SP

                                                                                                               GRAPHICS & CREATIVE DESIGN

                                                                                                               Adobe Illustrator Level 1
                                                                                                               Adobe Illustrator is a graphics software used for
                                                                                                               creating illustrations, technical drawings, logos,
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                                     MS Word 2016 Level 1                                 Web graphics, and more. You will learn to create
                                                                                                               simple and complex shapes, add color and text to
                                                          Begin to build your skills in MS Word 2016. This     illustrations, and modify and group objects. Topic
                                                          interactive and hands-on course provides the         areas include: exploring the environment, simple
MS Excel 2016 Level 1                                     tools that make your word processing tasks eas-      illustrations, paths, colors, text, objects and lay-
Master the basics of Microsoft Office Excel 2016          ier to create and manage. Topics include: getting    ers, and printing illustrations. Textbook required.
skills easily with this highly visual and hands-on        started with Office 2016; creating documents;        Note: This class uses the Adobe software, Creative
approach to learning this widely used spread-             editing documents; formatting text and para-         Suite 5.
sheet tool. This course covers an introduction            graphs; formatting documents; creating and
                                                          formatting tables and more. Also learn about         Prerequisite(s): Basic computer         skills   and
to the look and feel of the new Microsoft Office
                                                          Windows Live and Office Web Apps. Textbook           Windows, Basic or equivalent.
2016 and basic Excel topics including navigation
and data entry techniques, working with formulas          required.
                                                                                                               1150001 / 2 sessions / $179               CEUs: 0.6
and functions, formatting a worksheet, working
                                                          1140125 / 1 session / $159              CEUs: 0.6    Feb 17 – Feb 19 MW 6:30pm – 9:30pm                SP
with charts and analyzing data using formulas and
functions. Textbook required.                             Apr 24           F 9:00am – 4:00pm             CU

1140123 / 1 session / $159                CEUs: 0.6                                                            Adobe InDesign
May 1             F 9:00am – 4:00pm              SP       PowerPoint 2016 Level 1                              Adobe InDesign is a powerful design and produc-
                                                          Begin to build your skills in MS PowerPoint 2016.    tion tool that offers precision, control, and seam-
1140123 / 2 sessions / $159               CEUs: 0.6                                                            less integration with other Adobe professional
                                                          This interactive and hands-on course provides the
Feb 11 – Feb 13 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP       tools needed to make your presentations easier       graphics software. It allows you to create layouts
                                                          to create and more streamlined to manage and         for documents including newsletters, brochures,
                                                          present. Topics include: creating a presentation     and magazines. Training topics include: setting
MS Excel 2016 Level 2                                     in PowerPoint 2016; modifying a presentation;        up documents, working with frames, importing
                                                          inserting objects into a presentation; finishing a   and editing text, working with typography, work-
This Intermediate class builds on the skills learned                                                           ing with color, styles and graphics, importing and
                                                          presentation; working with advanced tools and
in Excel 2016 I and introduces skills to help you                                                              linking graphics, and more. Textbook and storage
                                                          masters; and touching on working with SkyDrive.
succeed with some of the more complex features                                                                 medium required.
                                                          Textbook required.
in Excel. Topics include managing workbook data;
using tables and analyzing table data; automating         1140128 / 2 sessions / $159             CEUs: 0.6    1150002 / 2 sessions / $179               CEUs: 0.6
worksheet tasks; enhancing charts; sharing Excel
                                                          Feb 25 – Feb 27 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm           SP    Mar 9 – Mar 11    MW 6:30pm – 9:30pm              SP
files; incorporating web information and more.
Textbook required.

1140130 / 4 sessions / $299               CEUs: 1.2
                                                                   New classes added throughout the year!
Mar 17 – Mar 26 TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm             SP
Jun 2 – Jun 11    TuTh 6:00pm – 9:00pm           SP
                                                                   Visit our website for the most up-to-date class information.
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COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY

                                                          SMALL BUSINESS
                                                          MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
                                                                                                     Facebook & Instagram
                                                                                                          for Business
                                                                                                             Jan. 29
                                                                                                             Mar. 18
                                                                                                             Apr. 22
                                                                                                             June 10
                                                             Build Connections to
Adobe Photoshop Level 1                                                                                Selling on the Web
                                                              Extend Your Reach
Why mess with a darkroom? Learn the basics of                                                                 Fe. 10
                                                           Now more than ever a success-
this powerful computerized graphics program.
                                                           ful business is about successful         Marketing Your Business
Topics include utilizing the toolbox, palettes,
color and tonal balance, sections, layering, filters,     connections. In these classes you             with Digital Tools
painting, creating special effects, and different file   will learn to build and extend those                 Mar. 5
formats. This class is not for the novice computer          connections by engaging your                      Apr. 2
user. The course uses Adobe CS5 software, not            readers, increasing your likeability,
Elements! Storage medium required.
                                                          growing your customer following,           Using Livestream Tools
Prerequisite(s): Basic keyboarding; file manage-          building and managing an online               on Social Media
ment; and computer skills.
                                                          store and using these capabilities                  Mar. 4
1150003 / 2 sessions / $179                CEUs: 0.6       across platforms and on mobile                     May 6
                                                                        devices.
Feb 4 – Feb 6     TuTh 6:30pm – 9:30pm             SP

SMALL BUSINESS
TECHNOLOGY
                                                         BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SERIES
Marketing Your Business with
Digital Tools
In this 2 hour class, learn how digital users on the                                                     Learn
                                                                                                         professional
web interact with individual businesses and how
Web marketing can drive people to your individ-
ual business. You’ll learn how to list yourself on
popular web search directories, as well as how
to optimize your site for search engine visibility.
                                                                                                         communication
In addition, learn what Internet advertising is and
how it works.
                                                                                                         skills to make
1160001 / 1 session / $89                  CEUs: 0.2                                                     an impact
Mar 5             Th 6:00pm – 8:00pm               SP
Apr 2             Th 6:00pm – 8:00pm               SP
                                                            •     Business & Professional Writing I:
Selling on the Web                                                Basic Writing Skills
In this two hour course, discover how to create an
online store and sell physical goods online. Topic
                                                            •     Business & Professional Writing II:
areas include: the different options available for
e-commerce, how to create a merchant account
                                                                  Enhanced Writing Skills
with a bank, inventory management, and how to
manage shipping costs and fulfilling others.
                                                            •     Communicate for Decisive Impact:
1160004 / 1 session / $89                  CEUs: 0.2
                                                                  Basic Concepts
Feb 10            M 6:00pm – 8:00pm                SP
                                                                      Please see page 4 for class details.
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     • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)   • Dental Assistant II                                  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
     • Certified Internet Web (CIW)     • HeartSaver CPR/AED                                   • Heavy Equipment Operator
     • Cisco CCNA                       • HeartSaver First Aid                                 • Industrial Maintenance
     • Cisco CCNP                       • Medical Office Assistant                             • Machining Skills
     • CISSP                            • Personal Trainer                                     • NCCER: HVAC, Electrical,
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     • CompTIA Cloud+                   • Yoga Teacher Training                                • OSHA 10 & 30
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TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION                                IT Essentials 1: PC/A+ Cert. - FF                       WEB DEVELOPMENT
PREP                                                    This course introduces you to information technol-
                                                        ogy and data communications. You will develop
                                                        the necessary skills to enter this field by building    WordPress Basics
Amazon Web Services (AWS)                               and troubleshooting computers, installing, main-        WordPress is a free and open source content
Academy Cloud Foundations                               taining, and troubleshooting the operating sys-         management system (CMS). It is a web software
                                                        tem and peripherals, and basic networking. This         used to create beautiful websites, blogs, or apps.
If you have an interest in cloud computing the          is a hands-on, lab-oriented course that provides        Features include a variety of plug-ins that help
Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are on         the skills and knowledge to pass the CompTIA A+         users track metrics, organize content and inte-
the leading edge of in-demand IT certifications.        certification exam. Tool kit is required. In order to   grate social media. In this introductory course you
This 24-hour AWS Academy Cloud Foundations              take this course you should have basic comput-          learn basic navigation of WordPress build a basic
course is the first milestone you must achieve,         ing skills, not a novice. Classes are held at both      site, learn what a CMS is and how WordPress is
and is a prerequisite to additional AWS certifi-        Daniel Technology Center and Fredericksburg             similar but different from other CMS platforms.
cations. The AWS Academy Cloud Foundations              Area Campus. Please note: Exam voucher for              You will also learn how to create pages and posts,
class is designed to provide you with an overall        parts 1 and 2 are included with tuition. Students       and overall basic functionality of WordPress.
understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent             must pass and obtain their IT Fundamentals
of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed     Certification or test out of the IT Fundamentals        1170023 / 1 session / $139               CEUs: 0.4
overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services,          class by passing the certification exam prior to
security, architecture, pricing, and support. This                                                              Mar 13           F 1:00pm – 5:00pm              SP
                                                        enrolling in IT Essentials/A+. For further informa-
course prepares you for the AWS Certified Cloud         tion, please contact 540-834-1060.
Practitioner exam.
                                                        Prerequisite(s): Basic computing skills. Students
Prerequisite(s): None; this class is open to all stu-   must pass and obtain their IT Fundamentals
dents who have an interest in cloud computing           Certification or Test Out of the IT Fundamentals
and who have general IT business and technical          class.
skills knowledge.
                                                        1120003 / 20 sessions / $1,950               CEUs: 9
1120049 / 4 sessions / $549                CEUs: 2.4

                                                                                                                     CLOUD
                                                        Mar 28 – Jun 6* Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm & W
Feb 15 – Mar 7    Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm              ST    6:30pm – 9:30pm                                   SP
                                                        *No class on May 23.
                                                        Apr 4 – Jun 13* Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm & Tu

                                                                                                                   COMPUTING
                                                        6:30pm – 9:30pm                                   CU
                                                        *No class on May 23.

                                                                                                                  Amazon Web
                                                        IT Fundamentals
                                                        CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF) is a 30-hours
                                                        introduction course that covers basic IT knowl-

                                                                                                                    Services
                                                        edge and skills that helps professionals to decide
                                                        if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a
                                                        broader understanding of IT. This course covers
                                                        all the areas of IT foundations, creating a broader
                                                        understanding of IT. This is the prerequisite
                                                        course for IT Essentials/A+, and students must
                                                        pass this course and obtain their IT Fundamentals
                                                        certification prior to enrolling in IT Essentials/
                                                        A+. Ask us about purchasing your discounted IT
                                                        Fundamental exam voucher, and how you can
Amazon Web Services (AWS)                               also get a credit towards your IT Essentials/A+
Academy Cloud Computing                                                                                           Germanna Community College
                                                        tuition upon receiving your IT Fundamentals cer-
Architecture                                            tification. E-book is included with class, hard copy      has partnered with Amazon to
                                                        requirement will be determined after first class           become an approved Amazon
AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture is             meeting.
a course designed to help students develop tech-                                                                 Web Services Academy. The AWS
nical expertise in cloud computing and prepare          Please note: Although an exam voucher is                 Academy Cloud Foundations class
them for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect          included with the tuition for this class, no refund
                                                                                                                   prepares you for the Certified
– Associate certification exam. This 60 course          or credit is issued to any student for unused or
is delivered through lecture, hands-on labs,            unissued vouchers, or for any out-of-pocket                  Cloud Practitioner exam.
and project work. Participants have access to           exam and associated expenses. Please contact
course manuals, online knowledge assessments,           540-891-3095 or 540-834-1060 if you have any                      The AWS Academy
hands-on labs, a free practice exam, and a dis-         questions.                                                  Cloud Computing Architecture
count voucher for the certification exam.
                                                        1120047 / 11 sessions / $399               CEUs: 3.3
                                                                                                                      class prepares you for the
Prerequisite(s): AWS Cloud Foundations (the AWS                                                                      Certified Solutions Architect
                                                        Feb 3 – Mar 9     MW 6:30pm – 9:30pm              SP
Certified Cloud Practitioner certification).                                                                                Associate exam.
1120050 / 10 sessions / $1,398               CEUs: 6    1120047 / 7 sessions / $399                CEUs: 3.3
                                                                                                                           For more information,
Mar 21 – May 30* Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm               ST    Feb 29 – Mar 21 Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm & Tu                                please contact
                                                        6:30pm – 9:30pm                                   CU
*No class on May 23.                                                                                                     swilliams@germanna.edu
                                                                                                                          or call (540) 834-1060.

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C E N T E R F O R W O R K F O R C E A N D C O M M U N I T Y E D U C AT I O N

Health Care&Wellness
                                                                                                            Clinical Medical Assistant - FF
                                                                                                            Prepare for a rewarding career as a Clinical
                                                                                                            Medical Assistant (CMA). This program trains
                                                                                                            you to perform “back office” work in a medical
                                                                                                            practice, assisting physicians and healthcare
                                                                                                            providers. CMAs perform functions related to
                                                                                                            the clinical responsibilities of a medical office
                                                                                                            including patient prep for examination and treat-
                                                                                                            ment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic
                                                                                                            testing, and technical aspects of phlebotomy.
                                                                                                            Students will also review skills in pharmacology,
                                                                                                            taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology
                                                                                                            including proper ECG lead placements, profes-
                                                                                                            sional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal
                                                                                                            aspects of healthcare. This program includes 198
                                                                                                            hours of classroom lecture with hands on labs.
                                                                                                            Students must submit an application including a
                                                                                                            background check, drug screening results, and
                                                                                                            other admission requirements. Upon comple-
                                                                                                            tion of the program, students are eligible to sit
                                                                                                            for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
                                                                                                            Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam-
                                                                                                            ination. NHA exam voucher and study guide are
                                                                                                            included with tuition. Exam voucher must be used
                                                                                                            within one year from class completion. Textbook
                                                                                                            required.
                                                                                                            Please note: Although an exam voucher is
                                                                                                            included with the tuition for this class, no refund
                                                                                                            or credit is issued to any student for unused or
                                                                                                            unissued vouchers, or for any out-of-pocket
FITNESS AND WELLNESS                                 HEALTH CARE-PROFESSIONAL                               exam and associated expenses. Please contact
                                                                                                            540-891-3095 or 540-834-1060 if you have any
                                                                                                            questions.
Personal Trainer Certification                       AHA Basic Life Support                                 Prerequisite(s): Health Care Orientation (HLTH
Join this fun field as there has never been a bet-   This American Heart Association course is              4120072) and meet all admission requirements
ter time to promote safe and effective exercise.     designed for healthcare providers in clinical set-
This 20-hour International Sports Conditioning       tings and provides certification training in coor-     4120011 / 49 sessions / $3,150          CEUs: 19.8
Association (ISCA) course presents the most cur-     dinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation,         Mar 2 – May 21 MTuTh 9:00am – 3:00pm & WF
rent knowledge, instructional techniques, and        usage of various barrier devices, chest compres-       8:00am – 5:00pm		                        ST
responsibilities needed by personal trainers. It     sion, usage of the automatic external defibrillator,
is a rewarding and challenging course requiring      relief of an airway obstruction, and recognition of
study and practice. The ISCA certification test is   life-threatening emergencies and sudden illness.       Dental Radiation Safety Seminar
administered on the last day of class. Upon suc-     Workbook required and available in the college
cessful completion of the ISCA test, you mail a      bookstore.                                             This course meets the requirements of the
copy of your course completion certificate and                                                              Virginia State Board of Dentistry for certification
your CPR card to ISCA in order to receive your       4120001 / 1 session / $109                CEUs: 0.5    of dental auxiliaries to use x-ray equipment or
Personal Trainer endorsement. (American Heart                                                               procedures with dental patients under the direct
                                                     Feb 9             Su 12:00pm – 5:00pm            CU
Association Basic Life Support CPR certification                                                            supervision of dentists licensed in Virginia. Course
                                                     Apr 19            Su 12:00pm – 5:00pm            SP    content includes x-ray production, radiation biol-
is not required prior to enrolling in this class,
though will be required prior to receiving your      Jun 14            Su 12:00pm – 5:00pm            SP    ogy, radiation safety and hygiene, and dental
ISCA Personal Trainer endorsement.) Workbook                                                                x-ray radiation. A comprehensive exam will be
required and to be purchased from the instructor                                                            given at the end of the class and a minimum test
on the first day of class.                                                                                  score of 75% is required to complete the course
                                                                                                            satisfactorily. Materials included.
4130004 / 2 sessions / $450               CEUs: 2
                                                                                                            4120002 / 1 session / $239                CEUs: 0.6
Feb 22 – Feb 29 Sa 7:00am – 5:00pm             SP
                                                          Enroll Early!                                     Feb 29            Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm             CU
                                                          Many classes fill up quickly.                     Mar 28            Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm             SP
                                                          To ensure a space in the class                    Apr 18            Sa 9:00am – 4:00pm             SP
                                                          of your choice, register soon.                    May 17            Su 9:00am – 4:00pm             ST
                                                                                                            Jun 28            Su 9:00am – 4:00pm             ST
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HEALTH CARE & WELLNESS

Health Care Orientation
This important class will help prepare you for suc-
cess in the field of health care, both in the class-
room and in the work environment. This class is
required for individuals applying for admission
to Workforce non-credit Phlebotomy, Clinical
Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, and
Medical Office Assistant programs. Completion
of this course is part of the health care program
admissions criteria. This class includes: (a) an
overview of the health care profession, includ-
ing program requirements and expectations for
student success; (b) the program application
process; and (c) an overview of important safety
procedures including blood borne pathogens.
Students are encouraged to complete this course
well in advance of the start date of the health care
program they wish to apply for, as class size is lim-
ited and priority is given to those who fully meet
application guidelines and apply early.

4120003 / 1 session / $49                  CEUs: 0.3
Jan 11            Sa 9:00am – 12:00pm             SP
Feb 12
Mar 6
May 8
                  W 6:00pm – 9:00pm
                  F 6:00pm – 9:00pm
                  F 6:00pm – 9:00pm
                                                  CU
                                                  ST
                                                  SP
                                                              FastForward
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomists work directly with patients.
Medical laboratories depend on the phlebotomy
                                                           Tuition Assistance
technician to collect quality laboratory results. To
do this, the phlebotomy technician must create an
                                                           Workforce Credentials Grant – WCG
atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients
while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe,
and reliable manner. This course introduces
basic medical terminology, anatomy, physiology,
components of health care delivery, and clini-
cal laboratory structure. It teaches techniques
of specimen collection, specimen handling, and
patient interactions. The course includes both lec-
ture and clinical laboratory experiences. (Clinical
hours are generally between the hours of 6 am -
5 pm.) Exam voucher and exam review guide are
included with tuition. Exam voucher must be used
                                                        More Skills.
within one year from class completion. Visit our
website at http://www.germanna.edu/workforce            More Opportunities
for more details.
Please note: Although an exam voucher is
included with the tuition for this class, no refund     How it works:
or credit is issued to any student for unused or
unissued vouchers, or for any out-of-pocket             1. You pay the first 1/3 of the class tuition when you
exam and associated expenses. Please contact               register.
540-891-3095 or 540-834-1060 if you have any
questions.                                              2. The Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 when you
Prerequisite(s): Health Care Orientation (HLTH
4120072)and meeting all admission require-
                                                           complete the class.
ments                                                   3. The final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of
4120008 / 34 sessions / $2,100           CEUs: 17.5        Virginia when you earn a high-demand industry
Mar 16 – June 1* MW 6:00pm – 8:30pm & TuTh                 credential.
8:00am – 5:00pm		                          CU
*No class on May 25.
                                                            Please visit the Workforce Tuition Assistance page at
                                                             www.germanna.edu/workforce/tuition-assistance/
                                                                             for more information.

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     Industry&Construction
                                                                                                              Electrical Level 1 Apprenticeship -
                                                                                                              Accelerated - FF
                                                                                                              This class serves as the first year of training in the
                                                                                                              Electrical craft. Students will learn the follow-
                                                                                                              ing content: Orientation to the Electrical trade,
                                                                                                              Electrical Safety, Introduction to Electrical Circuits,
                                                                                                              Electrical Theory, Introduction to the National
                                                                                                              Electric Code, Devise Boxes, Hand Bending,
                                                                                                              Raceways& Fittings, Conductors and Cables, Basic
                                                                                                              Electrical Services, and Electrical Test Equipment.
                                                                                                              Textbook is included for the course.

                                                                                                              3160033 / 20 sessions / $1,500               CEUs: 13
                                                                                                              Jan 8 – May 20     W 6:00pm – 9:00pm              Fred

                                                                                                              Electrical Level 2 Apprenticeship -
                                                                                                              Accelerated - FF
                                                                                                              This class serves as the second year of training
                                                                                                              in the Electrical craft. Students will the following
                                                                                                              content: Alternating Current, Motors, Theory &
                                                                                                              Application, Electrical Lighting, Conduit bending,
                                                                                                              Pull and Junction boxes, Conductor Installations,
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES                                 Core Craft Skills Accelerated - FF                      Cable Tray, Conductor Termination & Slices,
                                                      This class serves as the foundation to all trade        Grounding and Bonding, Circuit Breakers & Fuses,
                                                      apprenticeship programs. Structured as a hybrid         Control Systems and Fundamentals Concepts.
UAV FAA Pilot Class                                   class, a combination of on-line training and live       Textbook is included for the course.
This exciting course is open to all. Each student     classroom/lab training, students learn the neces-       3160034 / 20 sessions / $1,500               CEUs: 14
will get a complete study guide which will give the   sary basics to start a career in any skilled trade.
student a detail of the entire UAV FAA Pilot Course   Topics covered in this class are: Basic Safety,         Jan 8 – May 20     W 6:00pm – 9:00pm              Fred
and prep you to take the written FAA test.            Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction
                                                      to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools,
3150009 / 2 sessions / $359              CEUs: 1.6    Introduction to Construction Drawings, Basic            Electrician Apprenticeship Year 3
Mar 7 – Mar 8    SuSa 9:00am – 4:00pm           CU
                                                      Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills,       Class 2
                                                      and Introduction to Materials Handling. Tuition
                                                                                                              This course will get into the following topics: over-
                                                      includes textbook, online access code, and all
                                                                                                              current protection, distribution equipment, trans-
                                                      materials.
                                                                                                              formers, commercial electrical services, motor
APPRENTICESHIP                                        3160001 / 8 sessions / $600                CEUs: 3.3    calculations, voice data and video cabling and
                                                                                                              closing out the year with motor controls. Code
                                                      May 9 – Jun 27    Sa 6:00pm – 9:00pm            Fred    book is required for class and is not included in
Core Craft Skills - FF                                                                                        cost of class.
This class serves as the foundation to all trade      Core Craft Skills-Online-FF                             3160014 / 19 sessions / $575                CEUs: 4.5
apprenticeship programs. Structured as a hybrid
class, a combination of on-line training and live     This class serves as the foundation to all trade        Jan 13 – May 18 M 6:00pm – 9:00pm                   CU
classroom/lab training, students learn the neces-     apprenticeship programs. Structured as a hybrid
sary basics to start a career in any skilled trade.   class, a combination of on-line training and live
Topics covered in this class are: Basic Safety,       classroom/lab training, students learn the nec-         Electrician Apprenticeship Year 4
Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction       essary basics to start a career in any skilled trade.   Class 2
to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools,           Topics covered in this class are: Basic Safety,
                                                      Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction         This course will go into the following topics: motor
Introduction to Construction Drawings, Basic
                                                      to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools,             operation and maintenance, medium-voltage ter-
Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills,
                                                      Introduction to Construction Drawings, Basic            minations/splices, special locations, fundamen-
and Introduction to Materials Handling. Tuition
                                                      Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills,       tals of crew leadership and detail pretest for the
includes textbook, online access code, and all
                                                      and Introduction to Materials Handling. Tuition         Journeyman’s Exam. Code book is required for
materials.
                                                      includes textbook, online access code, and all          class and is not included in cost of class.
3160001 / 6 sessions / $600              CEUs: 3.3    materials.
                                                                                                              3160023 / 19 sessions / $575                CEUs: 4.5
Jan 11 – Feb 15 Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm            Fred    3160041 / 180 sessions / $600              CEUs: 3.9    Jan 16 – May 21 Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm                Fred
3160001 / 14 sessions / $600             CEUs: 3.3    Jan 1 – Jun 30 Su – Sa 12:00am – 11:59pm
                                                      		                                     Online
Jan 8 – Apr 8    W 6:00pm – 9:00pm              CU
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
                                                                   Heavy Equipment Operator
                                                                   Career Overview
                                                                   Become a heavy equipment operator
                                                                   and earn an NCCER industry-recognized
                                                                   credential! The Heavy Equipment Operator
                                                                   program has been developed to meet
                                                                   the growing employment demands for
                                                                   equipment operators. Start or enhance your
                                                                   career in the high-demand field of heavy
                                                                   construction.

                                                                    Employment Outlook
                                                                    Median Wage $22.06 hr, $45,890/yr
                                                                    Project Growth through 2024 - 12 to 13%
                                                                    Job Openings Annually 290 national average
                                                                    Virginia Job Forecast Over 7 years, 844 + jobs
                                                                    Top Industry Government, Construction Companies
                                                                    National averages provided by www.onetonline.org
                                                                    Virginia job forecast provided by JobsEQ®
 Call us today at (540) 937-2915 for more information.

      Earn a Health Care Credential
                                                             Taught by health-care professionals,
                                                             these hands-on programs provide you
                                                             skills to get job-ready fast. You can
                                                             be ready for work in as little as three
                                                             weeks’ time.
                                                             • AHA Basic Life Support for
                                                               Healthcare Providers
                                                             • Clinical Medical Assistant
                                                             • Dental Radiation Safety Seminar
                                                             • Medical Office Assistant
                                                             • Personal Trainer Certification
                                                             • Phlebotomy
                                                             • Yoga Teacher Certification Training

     Call us today at (540) 891-3095 for more information. Please be sure to allow time to
                   submit your application and complete the Orientation class.

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INDUSTRY & CONSTRUCTION

Heavy Equipment Operator Level                         HVAC Level 1 Apprenticeship -                           Plumbing Level 1 Apprenticeship -
1-FF NEW!                                              Accelerated - FF                                        Accelerated - FF
Become a heavy equipment operator and earn             This class serves as the first Level of training in     This class serves as the first Level of training in the
an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy           the HVAC craft. Students will learn the following       Plumbing Craft. Students will learn the following
Equipment Operator program was developed               Introduction to the HVAC Profession, HVAC trade         content: Introduction to the Plumbing Profession,
to meet the growing employment demands for             Math, Copper plastic piping practices Soldering         Plumbing Safety, Introduction to Plumbing Math,
equipment operators. This class serves as the first    and Brazing, Ferrous metal piping Practices, Basic      Introduction to Plumbing Drawings, Plastic Pipe
level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator      Electricity, Introduction to Cooling, Introduction to   and Fittings, Copper pipe and Fittings, Carbon
program. Students will learn the following: orien-     Heating, Air Distribution Systems. Textbooks are        Steel Pipe and fittings, Corrugated Stainless steel
tation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, iden-     included for the course.                                Tubing, Fixtures and Faucets, introduction to
tification of heavy equipment, basic operational                                                               Drain Waste and Vent (DWV) Systems Textbooks
techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earth-   3160031 / 19 sessions / $1,500             CEUs: 13     is included for this course.
moving, interpreting civil drawings, and using         Jan 9 – May 14    Th 6:30pm – 9:30pm            Fred    3160035 / 21 sessions / $1,500             CEUs: 130
simulator exercises for equipment basic controls,
loading and unloading, excavating, and trench-                                                                 Jan 6 – May 25     M 6:00pm – 9:00pm               OR
ing. Students receive hands-on training while          HVAC Level 2 Apprenticeship -
using simulators, which replicates real-life operat-
ing scenarios through rotation-motion platforms
                                                       Accelerated - FF                                        Plumbing Level 2 Apprenticeship-
and high-resolution 3D displays for excavator and      This class serves as the Second year of training        Accelerated-FF
wheel loader equipment.                                in the HVAC craft. Students will learn the fol-
                                                                                                               Students will learn the following content: Plumbing
                                                       lowing content: Commercial Airside Systems,
3160038 / 11 sessions / $2,148            CEUs: 8.8                                                            Math 2, Reading Commercial Drawings, Structural
                                                       Chimneys, Vents and Flues, Introduction to
                                                                                                               Penetrations, Insulation and Fire Stopping, Install
Jan 11 – Mar 21 Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm             Fred    Hydronic, Air Quality Systems, Leak Detection,
                                                                                                               and test DWV piping, Installing roof-floor and
                                                       Evacuation, Recovery and Charging, Alternating
                                                                                                               area drains, Types of valves, Installing fixtures and
3160038 / 12 sessions / $2,148            CEUs: 8.8    Current, Basic Electronics, Introduction to Circuit     valves, Installing Water Heaters, Basic Electricity,
                                                       Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Gas Heating,           Fuel gas and Fuel oil systems. Textbooks are
Apr 25 – Jul 11   Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm           Fred    Troubleshooting Cooling, Heat pumps Basic               included in this course and will be provided to stu-
                                                       Installation and Maintenance Practices, and Sheet       dents on the first day of class.
                                                       metal Duct Systems. Textbook is included for the
Heavy Equipment Operator Level                         course                                                  Prerequisite(s): Core Craft Skills and Plumbing
1-Online-FF NEW!                                                                                               Level 1 Apprenticeship
                                                       3160032 / 19 sessions / $1,500             CEUs: 14
Become a heavy equipment operator and earn                                                                     3160042 / 21 sessions / $1,500                CEUs: 9
an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy           Jan 7 – May 12    Tu 6:30pm – 9:30pm            Fred
Equipment Operator program was developed                                                                       Jan 9 – May 28     Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm              OR
to meet the growing employment demands for
equipment operators. This class serves as the first    HVAC Level 4 Apprenticeship -
level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator      Accelerated                                             CONTRACTORS & TRADESMEN
program. Students will learn the following: orien-
tation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, iden-     This is an accelerated course that combines both
tification of heavy equipment, basic operational       HVAC Apprenticeship Year 4 Class 1 (Course num-
techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earth-   ber: 3160024) and HVAC Apprenticeship Year              Basic Contractor’s Business
moving, interpreting civil drawings, and using         4 Class 2 (Course number: 3160022) into one             Licensing Class
simulator exercises for equipment basic controls,      course. This is the last class in the 4-year appren-
                                                       ticeship program. This course will cover heating        This eight-hour course is designed to provide an
loading and unloading, excavating, and trench-                                                                 overview of the laws and regulations that govern
ing. Students receive hands-on training while          and cooling system design and layout, alterna-          contractor licensing and practice in Virginia. This
using simulators, which replicates real-life operat-   tive heating and cooling systems, introduction to       class is required as a pre-licensing education class
ing scenarios through rotation-motion platforms        Project Management and supervisory skills. The          by the Virginia Board of Contractors. Included
                                                       last part of the class will be a prep for taking the    is a study of those laws relating to the Board
and high-resolution 3D displays for excavator and
                                                       HVAC Journeyman’s test with practice test and           of Contractors as well as a review of the State
wheel loader equipment.                                                                                        Building Code and Underground Utilities and the
                                                       code book over view. A code book will be needed
                                                                                                               types of licenses and qualifications required for
                                                       and is not included in the price. This course will      contractors. Other content includes Standards of
                                                       also cover construction drawings and specifica-         Practice, Prohibited Acts and how to avoid viola-
3160040 / 180 sessions / $3,900           CEUs: 8.8
                                                       tions, system balancing, indoor air quality, energy     tions of the regulations, as well as an overview of
Jan 1 – Jun 30 Su – Sa 12:00am – 11:59pm		             conservation equipment, building management             employment law, workers’ compensation, taxes
		                                     Online          systems and smart house technology for the              and business structure.
                                                       HVAC equipment.                                         Regardless of the type of contractor you would like
                                                                                                               to become; Building, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical,
HVAC Apprenticeship Year 3                             3160043 / 19 sessions / $1,500             CEUs: 4.5    Landscape, Paving, etc, this class provides you
                                                                                                               with the overview necessary to take that first step.
Class 2                                                Jan 2 – May 7     Th 6:00pm – 9:00pm            Fred    This course is recognized by the Commonwealth
This course will go into detail on the following                                                               of Virginia, Department of Professional and
                                                                                                               Occupational Regulation        (DPOR), and the
subjects: refrigerants and oils, compressors,                                                                  Virginia Board of Contractors
metering devices, retail refrigeration systems,
troubleshooting heat pumps, electronic controls,
                                                            Enroll Early!                                      3110001 / 1 session / $209                  CEUs: 0.8
oil heating planned maintenance and water treat-            Many classes fill up quickly.                      Jan 25             Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm             Fred
ment.                                                       To ensure a space in the class
                                                                                                               Feb 8              Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm               CU
3160009 / 19 sessions / $575              CEUs: 4.5         of your choice, register soon.
                                                                                                               Apr 11             Sa 8:00am – 5:00pm             Fred
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