2016-06

Upcoming SVCC Events

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Continuing Education for Tradesmen
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 27, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: May 11, 2016 (All day), Date: February 3, 2016 (All day), Date: April 20, 2016 (All day), Date: May 18, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: March 9, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: March 16, 2016 (All day), Date: June 15, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: February 17, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: June 29, 2016 (All day), Date: February 25, 2016 (All day), Date: April 28, 2016 (All day), Date: June 30, 2016 (All day), Date: January 28, 2016 (All day), Date: March 24, 2016 (All day), Date: May 26, 2016 (All day)

electricianJourneymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

Tradesman Classes | 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Electrical January 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical April 13, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 11, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing February 3, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 20, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing May 18, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 10, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC April 27, 2016) W 5:30–8:30
HVAC May 25, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HEREGas Fitters February 10, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters April 27, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters May 25, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | South Boston, VA
Electrical March 9, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical June 8, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing March 16, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 15, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC March 23, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC June 22, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
Gas Fitter March 23, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters June 22, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Plumbing February 17, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 29, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 25, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HAVC April 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC June 30, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical January 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical March 24, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 26, 2016 W 6:00–9:00

Continuing Education for Tradesmen
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 27, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: May 11, 2016 (All day), Date: February 3, 2016 (All day), Date: April 20, 2016 (All day), Date: May 18, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: March 9, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: March 16, 2016 (All day), Date: June 15, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: February 17, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: June 29, 2016 (All day), Date: February 25, 2016 (All day), Date: April 28, 2016 (All day), Date: June 30, 2016 (All day), Date: January 28, 2016 (All day), Date: March 24, 2016 (All day), Date: May 26, 2016 (All day)

electricianJourneymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

Tradesman Classes | 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Electrical January 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical April 13, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 11, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing February 3, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 20, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing May 18, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 10, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC April 27, 2016) W 5:30–8:30
HVAC May 25, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HEREGas Fitters February 10, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters April 27, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters May 25, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | South Boston, VA
Electrical March 9, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical June 8, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing March 16, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 15, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC March 23, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC June 22, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
Gas Fitter March 23, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters June 22, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Plumbing February 17, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 29, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 25, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HAVC April 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC June 30, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical January 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical March 24, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 26, 2016 W 6:00–9:00

Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Prep-Course
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: April 4, 2016 - 16:00, Date: May 24, 2016 - 16:45, Date: June 28, 2016 - 16:00, Date: February 11, 2016 - 16:00, Date: March 16, 2016 - 08:00, Date: April 20, 2016 - 16:00, Date: May 25, 2016 - 08:00

CRC BUTTONReady Your Career Readiness Certificate shows you can do the job. It could mean the difference between starting your new career or starting over. So, get ready.

The Virginia CRC is a portable credential designed to provide evidence that an individual is ready for work with respect to fundamental standards or workforce literacy. Endorsed by the Governor of Virginia, the CRC can distinguish and certify your skills in the job market and proves to an employer that you possess what it takes to be successful. The CRC is a clear standard tool to assess the competencies of an individual in the workplace skill areas of: Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information.

PREP COURSE AVAILABLE:

JOBS WITH CRCSouthside Virginia Community College
Christanna Campus
109 Campus Drive, Alberta
April 4, 2016 4PM – 8PM
May 24, 2016 4PM - 8PM
June 28, 2016 4PM - 8PM
Pre-registration required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
February 11, 2016" 4PM - 8PM
March 16, 2016 8 AM - 12 Noon
April 20, 2016 4PM - 8 PM
May 25, 2016 8 AM - 12 Noon
Pre-registration required by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026

TESTING DATES AND INFORMATION:

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
Testing available second Tuesday of each month February - June at 9 AM
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by calling Angela McClintock at 434-949-1026.

All other locations: Testing available upon request by calling:

    • Angela McClintock to schedule at 434-949-1026, Christanna Campus
    • Dennis Smith to schedule at 434-736-2008, Keysville Campus
    • Call Pam Taylor to schedule at 434-572-8289, South Boston

 

Kids Camp - Writer’s Camp
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 28, 2016 - 09:00

Kids Camp logoExtra! Extra! Write all about it!
Explore the different fields of journalism while tapping into your creative side. Take on the role of investigative reporter, photojournalist, sports-writer and more as you practice your writing skills.

Ages: 9-14 years
Cost: $45
Hours (Each day - June 28, 29, 30): 9:00 a.m—12:00 p.m
Instructor: Kim Richey

Great Book Giveaway
Category: SVCC Events
Date: June 20, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 21, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 22, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 23, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 24, 2016 - 10:00

Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.

child with booksThanks to a generous donation from Dollar General Distribution Center, 17,000 books will be distributed to any adult who attends the event. A wide variety of books for adults will be available including action, science fiction, romance, and cookbooks. The Great Book Giveaway is open to all members of the community. Books will be available for pick-up from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday, June 20th- Thursday, June 23rd, and from 10:00am-5:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

To add to the book giveaway festivities, SVHEC will be providing free popcorn and snow cones during select hours. Also, representatives from SVHEC college partners will be available to answer questions about their programs and financial aid, and will assist with fall registration.

The SVHEC extends special thanks to Dollar General and the staff of the South Boston Dollar General Distribution Center for making the Great Book Giveaway possible.

For more information on the SVHEC Great Book Giveaway contact Vicky Matthews at vickymatthews@svhec.org or call 434-572-5566.

Great Book Giveaway
Category: SVCC Events
Date: June 20, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 21, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 22, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 23, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 24, 2016 - 10:00

Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.

child with booksThanks to a generous donation from Dollar General Distribution Center, 17,000 books will be distributed to any adult who attends the event. A wide variety of books for adults will be available including action, science fiction, romance, and cookbooks. The Great Book Giveaway is open to all members of the community. Books will be available for pick-up from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday, June 20th- Thursday, June 23rd, and from 10:00am-5:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

To add to the book giveaway festivities, SVHEC will be providing free popcorn and snow cones during select hours. Also, representatives from SVHEC college partners will be available to answer questions about their programs and financial aid, and will assist with fall registration.

The SVHEC extends special thanks to Dollar General and the staff of the South Boston Dollar General Distribution Center for making the Great Book Giveaway possible.

For more information on the SVHEC Great Book Giveaway contact Vicky Matthews at vickymatthews@svhec.org or call 434-572-5566.

Great Book Giveaway
Category: SVCC Events
Date: June 20, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 21, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 22, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 23, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 24, 2016 - 10:00

Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.

child with booksThanks to a generous donation from Dollar General Distribution Center, 17,000 books will be distributed to any adult who attends the event. A wide variety of books for adults will be available including action, science fiction, romance, and cookbooks. The Great Book Giveaway is open to all members of the community. Books will be available for pick-up from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday, June 20th- Thursday, June 23rd, and from 10:00am-5:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

To add to the book giveaway festivities, SVHEC will be providing free popcorn and snow cones during select hours. Also, representatives from SVHEC college partners will be available to answer questions about their programs and financial aid, and will assist with fall registration.

The SVHEC extends special thanks to Dollar General and the staff of the South Boston Dollar General Distribution Center for making the Great Book Giveaway possible.

For more information on the SVHEC Great Book Giveaway contact Vicky Matthews at vickymatthews@svhec.org or call 434-572-5566.

Beginners Computer Courses
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: March 17, 2016 - 09:00, Date: January 28, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 15, 2016 - 09:00, Date: April 30, 2016 - 09:00, Date: April 20, 2016 - 09:00, Date: January 14, 2016 - 09:00, Date: February 25, 2016 - 09:00, Date: February 6, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 10, 2016 - 09:00, Date: April 21, 2016 - 09:00, Date: April 7, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 9, 2016 - 08:30, Date: June 22, 2016 - 08:30, Date: February 11, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 31, 2016 - 09:00

 

Students will be introduced to the wonderful world of the computer and an overview of the Internet, in these noncredit entry level classes.

Beginners Computer Course | Introduction to Word | Introduction to Excel
What's Up With Windows 8 | Just Google It | Desktop Publishing

photo of students and instructor at a computer

Beginners Computer Course
Cost: Free
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
March 17, 2016

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville
January 28, 2016

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
March 15, 2016

Southside Virginia Community College
109 Campus Drive, Alberta VA
April 30, 2016

 

Introduction to Word
Cost: $20
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
April 20, 2016

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
January 14th, 2016

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville
February 25, 2016

Southside Virginia Community College
109 Campus Drive, Alberta VA
February 6, 2016

 

student at computerIntroduction to Excel
Cost: $20
Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
March 10, 2016

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
April 21, 2016

Clarksville Enrichment Complex
1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville
April 7, 2016

What’s up with Windows 8?
Learn the new features and changes under Windows 8.  Topics covered will include new Start screen, browser, SkyDrive and powerful online features. Discover how to manage your apps on both the home screen and your traditional desktop.
Fee: $20.00

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
March 9, 2016 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
June 22, 2016 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Just Google It
Cost: $20.00 | Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Just Google It will introduce you to several free Google tools such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, Google Chrome and much more. This workshop is designed for the participant who wants to utilize free, powerful collaborate tools with colleagues, students, and the community.

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
February 11, 2016

Desktop Publishing
Cost: $10.00 | Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Get a solid introduction and foundation in basic desktop publishing. Basic terms and concepts of design layout will be discussed. This workshop will discuss the use of popular software to use in designing everyday print pieces (greeting cards, calendars, flyers, business cards, etc.)

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
March 31, 2015

Continuing Education for Tradesmen
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 27, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: May 11, 2016 (All day), Date: February 3, 2016 (All day), Date: April 20, 2016 (All day), Date: May 18, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: March 9, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: March 16, 2016 (All day), Date: June 15, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: February 17, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: June 29, 2016 (All day), Date: February 25, 2016 (All day), Date: April 28, 2016 (All day), Date: June 30, 2016 (All day), Date: January 28, 2016 (All day), Date: March 24, 2016 (All day), Date: May 26, 2016 (All day)

electricianJourneymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

Tradesman Classes | 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Electrical January 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical April 13, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 11, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing February 3, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 20, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing May 18, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 10, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC April 27, 2016) W 5:30–8:30
HVAC May 25, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HEREGas Fitters February 10, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters April 27, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters May 25, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | South Boston, VA
Electrical March 9, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical June 8, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing March 16, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 15, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC March 23, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC June 22, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
Gas Fitter March 23, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters June 22, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Plumbing February 17, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 29, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 25, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HAVC April 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC June 30, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical January 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical March 24, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 26, 2016 W 6:00–9:00

Continuing Education for Tradesmen
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 27, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: May 11, 2016 (All day), Date: February 3, 2016 (All day), Date: April 20, 2016 (All day), Date: May 18, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: March 9, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: March 16, 2016 (All day), Date: June 15, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: February 17, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: June 29, 2016 (All day), Date: February 25, 2016 (All day), Date: April 28, 2016 (All day), Date: June 30, 2016 (All day), Date: January 28, 2016 (All day), Date: March 24, 2016 (All day), Date: May 26, 2016 (All day)

electricianJourneymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

Tradesman Classes | 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Electrical January 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical April 13, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 11, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing February 3, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 20, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing May 18, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 10, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC April 27, 2016) W 5:30–8:30
HVAC May 25, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HEREGas Fitters February 10, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters April 27, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters May 25, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | South Boston, VA
Electrical March 9, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical June 8, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing March 16, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 15, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC March 23, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC June 22, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
Gas Fitter March 23, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters June 22, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Plumbing February 17, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 29, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 25, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HAVC April 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC June 30, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical January 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical March 24, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 26, 2016 W 6:00–9:00

Great Book Giveaway
Category: SVCC Events
Date: June 20, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 21, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 22, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 23, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 24, 2016 - 10:00

Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.

child with booksThanks to a generous donation from Dollar General Distribution Center, 17,000 books will be distributed to any adult who attends the event. A wide variety of books for adults will be available including action, science fiction, romance, and cookbooks. The Great Book Giveaway is open to all members of the community. Books will be available for pick-up from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday, June 20th- Thursday, June 23rd, and from 10:00am-5:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

To add to the book giveaway festivities, SVHEC will be providing free popcorn and snow cones during select hours. Also, representatives from SVHEC college partners will be available to answer questions about their programs and financial aid, and will assist with fall registration.

The SVHEC extends special thanks to Dollar General and the staff of the South Boston Dollar General Distribution Center for making the Great Book Giveaway possible.

For more information on the SVHEC Great Book Giveaway contact Vicky Matthews at vickymatthews@svhec.org or call 434-572-5566.

Great Book Giveaway
Category: SVCC Events
Date: June 20, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 21, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 22, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 23, 2016 - 10:00, Date: June 24, 2016 - 10:00

Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.

child with booksThanks to a generous donation from Dollar General Distribution Center, 17,000 books will be distributed to any adult who attends the event. A wide variety of books for adults will be available including action, science fiction, romance, and cookbooks. The Great Book Giveaway is open to all members of the community. Books will be available for pick-up from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday, June 20th- Thursday, June 23rd, and from 10:00am-5:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

To add to the book giveaway festivities, SVHEC will be providing free popcorn and snow cones during select hours. Also, representatives from SVHEC college partners will be available to answer questions about their programs and financial aid, and will assist with fall registration.

The SVHEC extends special thanks to Dollar General and the staff of the South Boston Dollar General Distribution Center for making the Great Book Giveaway possible.

For more information on the SVHEC Great Book Giveaway contact Vicky Matthews at vickymatthews@svhec.org or call 434-572-5566.

Kids Camp - Lego Robotics
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 20, 2016 - 09:00

Kids Camp logoUsing LEGO Mindstorm Robotic Technology, students will increase their creativity by using problem solving skills and designing, building, and pro-graming Lego Mindstorm Robots. **Two camps are offered due to popularity and younger kids are encouraged to enroll in June offering.

Ages: 8-11 yrs..
Cost: $70
Hours (Each Day for one week): 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Vincent Brown

Kids Camp - Magic Chemist II
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 15, 2016 - 09:00

Kids Camp logoStudents will continue on their journey as a Magic Chemist and discover their love of science through fun, hands on learning experiments.
**In addition to tuition that is due to SVCC, a $5 supply fee payable to Lisa Arthur is due on the day of the class to cover the cost of materials.

Ages: 8-13 yrs.
Cost: $15
Hours: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lisa Arthur

Continuing Education for Tradesmen
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 27, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: May 11, 2016 (All day), Date: February 3, 2016 (All day), Date: April 20, 2016 (All day), Date: May 18, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: February 10, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: May 25, 2016 (All day), Date: March 9, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: March 16, 2016 (All day), Date: June 15, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: March 23, 2016 (All day), Date: June 22, 2016 (All day), Date: February 17, 2016 (All day), Date: April 27, 2016 (All day), Date: June 29, 2016 (All day), Date: February 25, 2016 (All day), Date: April 28, 2016 (All day), Date: June 30, 2016 (All day), Date: January 28, 2016 (All day), Date: March 24, 2016 (All day), Date: May 26, 2016 (All day)

electricianJourneymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing process. Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in his/her respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas fitters must take one hour. (This one hour class for Gas Fitters is intended for Journeyman and Master Gas Fitters, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fitters, and Natural Gas Fitters.) Each course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in the respective codes.

These classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors and meet the new continuing education requirement. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are recognized by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and will be issued to all licensed Virginia electrical tradesmen cardholders upon successful completion of the class.

The cost of the three-hour classes (Electric, HVAC and Plumbing) is $125 and the cost of the one-hour class (Gas Fitter including) is $65. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.

Tradesman Classes | 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Electrical January 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical April 13, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 11, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing February 3, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 20, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing May 18, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 10, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC April 27, 2016) W 5:30–8:30
HVAC May 25, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
REGISTER NOW - CLICK HEREGas Fitters February 10, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters April 27, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters May 25, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | South Boston, VA
Electrical March 9, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical June 8, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing March 16, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 15, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC March 23, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
HVAC June 22, 2016 W 5:30–8:30
Gas Fitter March 23, 2016 W 8:30–9:30
Gas Fitters June 22, 2016 W 8:30–9:30

Tradesman Classes | 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Plumbing February 17, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing April 27, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Plumbing June 29, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC February 25, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HAVC April 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
HVAC June 30, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical January 28, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical March 24, 2016 W 6:00–9:00
Electrical May 26, 2016 W 6:00–9:00

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