This program incorporates both the classroom and behind-the-wheel components necessary for an individual to pass the DMV Knowledge and Skills Test. The learner who passes the DMV Test is awarded a Commercial Driver’s License – Class A.
Offered in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Center, NRCC offers this 12-week training certification. The course presents the ASQ Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge in a simulation workshop application oriented manner using project simulation that takes the participants through the D-M-A-I-C process improvement methodology.
OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 courses are offered by NRCC. OSHA General Industry 10-Hour provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint.
The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) offers job seekers a real-world, recognizable credential that demonstrates they have the skills and expertise businesses depend on. The MOS certification is composed of eight separate exams that assess a user’s skill level with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint 2010 and Office 365.
Users can choose to take the exam for each program or just the programs in which they wish to be MOS certified. Expert level tests and a “master” level MOS certification are also available.
Attention journeymen, master plumbers, electricians, HVAC mechanics and gas fitters - you know you need continuing education in your profession as part of the licensing process, but did you know you can fulfill that requirement at NRCC?
NRCC offers Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Board of Contractors approved renewal courses in the traditional classroom format and online.
For those looking to enter the profession of contracting, NRCC can help you take that first step. The college offers the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Board of Contractors approved Building Contractor Training course.
While this course does not cover all of the content areas on the contractor's exam, all first-time applicants for a Class C, B, or A license as well as those changing a business type must take this class.
As everyone knows, automobiles are big business in the United States. If you've considered establishing your own motor vehicle dealership, NRCC can help you get started. NRCC offers the Virginia Independent Automobile Dealer Association's (VIADA) Independent Motor Vehicle Dealer Operators course.
This required, two-day course takes the student through steps to establishing a dealership under local zoning and Dealer Board requirements, the sales process, laws and regulations, operating expenses, and more! Students must pass the end-of-course test with a grade of 80% before they can move on to the final Department of Motor Vehicles exam.
On-the-job training. It sounds like a great option, but how do you get started? Apprenticeship Related Instruction (ARI) is one such approach
A certification that shows employers that you have the skills required by at least 85% of all jobs in the country (as profiled by ACT WorkKeys®) - that's Virginia's Career Readiness Certificate. The certificate uses the WorkKeys® comprehensive skills tests to assess potential employees' skills in core areas such as reading, applied math and locating information.
Once earned, the Career Readiness Certificate serves as a portable skills credential that allows employers to verify job seekers' skills quickly and easily and assess their potential for placement, retention and advancement.
More and more "green jobs" are opening up today. You can be on the front lines with green credentials in areas such as storm water inspection, indoor air quality management, green designing and energy auditing.
With the easy-to-access online course option, you can train for a "green" career whenever and wherever is most convenient for you.
Hitting the road on that brand new motorcycle starts with obtaining a motorcycle license. NRCC offers the Basic Rider Course that prepares the rider for state licensing with an exemption of all DMV tests and may even count toward discounts with some motor vehicle insurance companies.
Riders receive classroom instruction and on-motorcycle instruction under controlled range conditions. The BRC program provides motorcycles, helmets and textbooks for each rider.
More keen about three wheels than two? Check out NRCC's Sidecar/Trike Rider course. This course is designed to teach riders the skills necessary to operate a three-wheeled vehicle safely on the street.
Riders are encouraged to bring their own sidecar or trike for use in the course, but some units are available for participants to use if they do not currently own one.
If you're applying for a handgun permit through the courts, NRCC's Concealed Carry, Handgun Safety course is a great resource.
Students learn the nomenclature of revolvers and/or semi-automatic handguns and understand safety issues related to handgun ownership. The lecture portion of the course takes six hours and is required. Optional range time is also included.
For more information on the Concealed Carry, Handgun Safety course, contact Judy Ratcliff at (540) 674-3613.
The CPR, AED, First Aid course is designed to give workplace participants the knowledge, skills, and abilities to administer care in the event of an emergency until professional medical services arrive.
This course can be customized to cover CPR and First Aid topics used to meet OSHA requirements.
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