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FALL 2023 -Course Offerings

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For more information contact:

Laura Tait, Adult Education/Apprenticeship Coordinator

[email protected]

Shana Halterman, Adult Education Administrative Assistant

[email protected]

Phone (540) 245-5002


Adult education at Valley Career & Technical Center offers modern, market-sensitive adult training programs.

Included under the adult education umbrella are; day and evening training in agriculture, business, health occupations and trade and industrial areas. The Center is the regional related instruction provider for the Virginia Apprenticeship Training program.

The Center has numerous training relationships with area businesses and industries. In keeping with the overall mission of Valley Career & Technical Center, the adult program strives to offer up-to-date training in keeping with community demands.

Local businesses and industries continue to be highly involved in the on-going development of the adult program.

The ever-increasing level of technology demanded by today’s work-place spells a bright future for adult training at VCTC. In addition, any business interested in customized training or to be placed on VCTC’s mailing list, call the numbers provided above.


FALL 2023 -Course Offerings

For All Prospective Students – Registration begins July 17 – August 25, 2023

Click here for On-line Registration

Phone Registration: Call 540-245-5002  (Register by phone and make credit card payment at the same time!)

*Classes will be filled on a first come first serve basis.


*Registration will not be accepted without payment of fees, business purchase orders or agency authorization. 

*Payment of fees may be made in person or by phone using a Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Purchase Order or Billing Authorizations. Checks should be made payable to VCTC.

*Tuition and Fees will not be refunded after the first-class meeting. 

*We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any class not meeting minimum student enrollment. 

*Students and apprentices desiring a completion certificate must attend 75% of all class sessions and receive a satisfactory grade.

Other education and training options –

Registered Apprenticeship

The Virginia Registered Apprenticeship program is an employment training model that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a global economy, through a combination of on-the-job training and related technical instruction. It is a “win-win” approach to workforce development for apprentices (employees) throughout the Commonwealth.

Registered Apprenticeship – On-the-Job Training – Is the Registered Apprenticeship model an option for you? 

The Virginia Registered Apprenticeship program currently meets the needs of approximately 2,000 Virginia sponsors (employers) who use custom-designed programs to train their workforce. Employers provide on-the-job training for their employees in a variety of occupations, ranging from high tech to highly skilled trades.

Registered Apprenticeship – See how your business can benefit from Registered Apprenticeship.