2016-02

Upcoming SVCC Events

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Men's Basketball - Home Game
Category: SVCC Events
Date: January 17, 2016 - 14:00, Date: January 23, 2016 - 15:00, Date: February 14, 2016 - 14:00, Date: February 27, 2016 (All day), Date: February 28, 2016 (All day)

Panthers
Sat, January 9 - Stillwater Christian Prep - Away - 2:00
Sun, January 10 - Central International - Home - 2:00
Sat January 16 at Virginia Univ. of Lynchburg  Away  TBA
Sun, January 17 - Washington Academy - Home - 2:00
Sat, January 23 - Thomas Nelson CC - Home - 3:00
Sat, January 30 at Davidson CC Thomasville, NC - Away - 3:00
Sat, February 6 - Virginia University of Lynchburg - Away - 2:00
Sun, February 7 at Central International Richmond - Away - 2:00
Tues, February 9 at Mt. Zion Prep Academy - Away - 6:30
Sun, February 14 - SW Prep - Home - 2:00
Sat, February 20 at Thomas Nelson CC - Away - 4:00
Sun, February 21 at Bryant & Stratton - Away - 2:00
Sat, February 27 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Sun, February 28 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Thurs, March 3 - Sat, March 5 - USA National Prep Championships - N. Myrtle Beach, SC - TBA

Men's Basketball - Home Game
Category: SVCC Events
Date: January 17, 2016 - 14:00, Date: January 23, 2016 - 15:00, Date: February 14, 2016 - 14:00, Date: February 27, 2016 (All day), Date: February 28, 2016 (All day)

Panthers
Sat, January 9 - Stillwater Christian Prep - Away - 2:00
Sun, January 10 - Central International - Home - 2:00
Sat January 16 at Virginia Univ. of Lynchburg  Away  TBA
Sun, January 17 - Washington Academy - Home - 2:00
Sat, January 23 - Thomas Nelson CC - Home - 3:00
Sat, January 30 at Davidson CC Thomasville, NC - Away - 3:00
Sat, February 6 - Virginia University of Lynchburg - Away - 2:00
Sun, February 7 at Central International Richmond - Away - 2:00
Tues, February 9 at Mt. Zion Prep Academy - Away - 6:30
Sun, February 14 - SW Prep - Home - 2:00
Sat, February 20 at Thomas Nelson CC - Away - 4:00
Sun, February 21 at Bryant & Stratton - Away - 2:00
Sat, February 27 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Sun, February 28 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Thurs, March 3 - Sat, March 5 - USA National Prep Championships - N. Myrtle Beach, SC - TBA

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

Power Yoga
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 26, 2016 - 16:45, Date: March 8, 2016 - 16:45, Date: April 26, 2016 - 16:45, Date: January 13, 2016 - 16:45, Date: February 24, 2016 - 16:45

people,doing yogaCome enjoy Power Yoga where strength, balance and relaxation will help you refocus and energize from your busy work day. The emphasis of the class will be on developing strength and flexibility. Students are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat.

Note: The course continues across six weeks
Fee: $50.00
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Southside Virginia Community College
Christanna Campus

109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA
Tuesdays, January 26th – March 1st, 2016
Tuesdays, March 8th – April 19th, 2016 (No class 3-15)
Tuesdays, April 26th – May 24th

Southside Virginia Community College
Daniel Campus

200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA
Wednesdays, January 13th – February 17th, 2016
Wednesdays, February 24th – March 30th, 2016

Pre-registration for non-credit classes is required. Register online at southside.augusoft.net.

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

Grant Writing Workshop
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: February 11, 2016 (All day), Date: March 14, 2016 (All day), Date: May 12, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: February 15, 2016 (All day)
  • SVCC will offer a two-day Grantmanship & Grant Writing Skills workshop
  • Instructor: Dr. Charles Stallard
  • Cost $75 Space is limited to fifteen attendees

The non-credit seminar is offered at a reduced rate and is open to anyone interested in developing skills in securing government and private foundation grants. Besides grant seeking advice and proposal writing techniques and skills, the workshop will teach you the tough questions to ask that will help you to create programs that get funded, stay funded, and are aligned with your mission. The course is suitable for both novice and experienced grant seekers. It covers strategies for finding grant opportunities, how to get your proposal past the first read, how to research foundations and corporations that engage in philanthropy, and many other topics often never considered by individuals seeking grants. The seminar will be led by Dr. Charles Stallard, President of the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens, Inc. Dr. Stallard is a former Assistant Dean of Research at Old Dominion University and an accomplished author who has published more than 150 research journal articles as well as three books. Lunch will be on your own each day.

Workshop is scheduled for 12 hours over a 2-day period. 9 am – 4 pm.

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERELake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
February 15th and 16th, 2016
May 12th and 13th, 2016

Estes Community Center
316 N. Main Street, Chase City
March 14th and 15th, 2016

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
April 13th and 14th, 2016
June 8th and 9th, 2016

Southside Virginia Community College
John H. Daniel Campus
200 Daniel Road, Keysville
February 11th and 12th, 2016

Pre-registration for non-credit classes is required. 

Men's Basketball - Home Game
Category: SVCC Events
Date: January 17, 2016 - 14:00, Date: January 23, 2016 - 15:00, Date: February 14, 2016 - 14:00, Date: February 27, 2016 (All day), Date: February 28, 2016 (All day)

Panthers
Sat, January 9 - Stillwater Christian Prep - Away - 2:00
Sun, January 10 - Central International - Home - 2:00
Sat January 16 at Virginia Univ. of Lynchburg  Away  TBA
Sun, January 17 - Washington Academy - Home - 2:00
Sat, January 23 - Thomas Nelson CC - Home - 3:00
Sat, January 30 at Davidson CC Thomasville, NC - Away - 3:00
Sat, February 6 - Virginia University of Lynchburg - Away - 2:00
Sun, February 7 at Central International Richmond - Away - 2:00
Tues, February 9 at Mt. Zion Prep Academy - Away - 6:30
Sun, February 14 - SW Prep - Home - 2:00
Sat, February 20 at Thomas Nelson CC - Away - 4:00
Sun, February 21 at Bryant & Stratton - Away - 2:00
Sat, February 27 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Sun, February 28 - VCCS Tournament Lawrenceville - TBA
Thurs, March 3 - Sat, March 5 - USA National Prep Championships - N. Myrtle Beach, SC - TBA

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

 

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

Grant Writing Workshop
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: February 11, 2016 (All day), Date: March 14, 2016 (All day), Date: May 12, 2016 (All day), Date: April 13, 2016 (All day), Date: June 8, 2016 (All day), Date: February 15, 2016 (All day)
  • SVCC will offer a two-day Grantmanship & Grant Writing Skills workshop
  • Instructor: Dr. Charles Stallard
  • Cost $75 Space is limited to fifteen attendees

The non-credit seminar is offered at a reduced rate and is open to anyone interested in developing skills in securing government and private foundation grants. Besides grant seeking advice and proposal writing techniques and skills, the workshop will teach you the tough questions to ask that will help you to create programs that get funded, stay funded, and are aligned with your mission. The course is suitable for both novice and experienced grant seekers. It covers strategies for finding grant opportunities, how to get your proposal past the first read, how to research foundations and corporations that engage in philanthropy, and many other topics often never considered by individuals seeking grants. The seminar will be led by Dr. Charles Stallard, President of the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens, Inc. Dr. Stallard is a former Assistant Dean of Research at Old Dominion University and an accomplished author who has published more than 150 research journal articles as well as three books. Lunch will be on your own each day.

Workshop is scheduled for 12 hours over a 2-day period. 9 am – 4 pm.

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERELake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
118 East Danville Street, South Hill
February 15th and 16th, 2016
May 12th and 13th, 2016

Estes Community Center
316 N. Main Street, Chase City
March 14th and 15th, 2016

Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia
April 13th and 14th, 2016
June 8th and 9th, 2016

Southside Virginia Community College
John H. Daniel Campus
200 Daniel Road, Keysville
February 11th and 12th, 2016

Pre-registration for non-credit classes is required. 

Student Online Learning Classes
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 12, 2016 - 10:30, Date: January 15, 2016 - 10:00, Date: January 19, 2016 - 13:30, Date: January 20, 2016 - 13:45, Date: February 2, 2016 - 11:00, Date: February 8, 2016 - 13:30, Date: February 10, 2016 - 13:30, Date: March 2, 2016 - 14:00, Date: March 16, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 18, 2016 - 10:00

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well. The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. [MORE INFORMATION ]

January 12th

January 15th

January 19th

January 20th

10:30am-11:30am

10:00am-11:00am

1:30pm-2:30pm

1:45pm-2:45pm

Rm 21-Keysville

Rm B46- Alberta

Rm B46- Alberta

Rm 21- Keysville

February 2nd*

February 8th

February 10th

11:00am-12:00pm*

1:30pm-2:30pm

1:30pm-2:30pm

Online

Rm C18- Alberta

Rm 21- Keysville

March 2nd*

March 16th

March 18th

2:00pm-3:00pm*

9:00am-10:00am

10:00am-11:00am

Online

Rm 22- Keysville

Rm B47- Alberta

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

Student Online Learning Classes
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: January 12, 2016 - 10:30, Date: January 15, 2016 - 10:00, Date: January 19, 2016 - 13:30, Date: January 20, 2016 - 13:45, Date: February 2, 2016 - 11:00, Date: February 8, 2016 - 13:30, Date: February 10, 2016 - 13:30, Date: March 2, 2016 - 14:00, Date: March 16, 2016 - 09:00, Date: March 18, 2016 - 10:00

Taking a cyber course is a big decision. Participating in a cyber course is very different from a seated course. Discussion boards, email, online chats, online tests/quizzes, submitting assignments in Blackboard...all of these can be components of your online course. Participation, self-motivation, and competency with technology are all important factors as well. The following training opportunities are to help you become better prepared for working in an online course. [MORE INFORMATION ]

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11:00am-12:00pm*

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