Three programs offered: CPR/First Aid Training (One Day) HeartSavers Certification; CPR ONLY – American Heart Association and ACLS Certification (12-hour course) .
Workforce Credential Programs
SVCC offers many programs in Continuing Education and Workforce Development. View our most recent guide as a flipbook or as a pdf file. Learn more about online registration or view a calendar of workforce events.
This course covers food safety training from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. A necessity for all restaurant owners, food service managers, cooks and line staff. Satisfies the “Person in charge” requirement of the Virginia State Health Department.
The manufacturing sector is offering high wage job opportunities for people with the right skills. From 400,000 to 600,000 job opening exist in the United States alone. The Machining Skills Certification Program is training, designed to prepare you with the skills needed to get you hired.
Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients. (Interested students should attend an Information Session on July 10 at 5 p.m. at The Estes Community Center in Chase City. The next program is slated to start in August in Chase City.)
If you have completed a Nurse Aide program or a Direct PatientCare certificate program you should consider adding this credential. Medication Assistants are allowed under the Code of VA to assist patients with medications in Assisted Living Facilities. The need for this level of training is growing as our population ages and more persons need placement in assisted living care facilities. This is the full 68 hour course as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
The healthcare industry is actively seeking professional Nurse Aides. This seven week course is designed for individuals desiring to work as a CNA. Upon successful completion of the program students receive the certificate needed to take the Virginia NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA).
Phlebotomists collect blood primarily by performing venipunctures or finger-sticks. The duties of a phlebotomist may include properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests requested on the requisition, drawing blood into the correct tubes with the proper additives and accurately explaining the procedure to the patients.
Enjoy working outdoors? Looking for a career that’s challenging and rewarding? Help ensure reliable electricity for your community by taking the first step to become a power line worker. Electric utility line workers install, remove, maintain and repair both low– and high-voltage distribution lines and associated equipment and facilities. Using curriculum from the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research), the Power Line Worker Program being offered through Southside Virginia Community College covers the fundamental aspects of power line work, including the most crucial element of all: safety. During this 11-week program you’ll receive both classroom and hands-on training.
The Truck Driver Training curriculum prepares individuals to test for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles.
This 11-week program Class will utilize the NCCER Curriculum at our accredited training and education facility,