Training Programs

Out of School Program

The Out of School Program provides young people who are out of school and between the ages of 17-24 with career assessment, employability and occupational skill training, guidance, counseling and supportive services to prepare them for entry into employment or advanced training.  An out of school student is defined as a school dropout, or either graduated from high school or holds a GED, but is basic skills deficient, unemployed or under-employed.

To assist out of school youth, the YWC operates the programs listed below.  Additionally, the YWC can enroll students in training courses to achieve their personalized career goal through the Center for Apprenticeship and Adult Training at New Horizons or through the Greater Peninsula One Stop system of training providers.  For information about any of the programs and eligibility, please contact:

Kimberly SandersTeam in hall
Recruiter/Case Manager

Phone: 757-766-1100 ext. 3382
kimberly.sanders@nhrec.org

Karla Stallworth
Recruiter/Case Manager
Phone: 757-766-1100 ext. 3380
karla.stallworth@nhrec.org

Nicole Pannell
Transition Coach/Work Experience

Phone: 757-766-1100 ext. 3386
Nicole.Pannell@nhrec.org


Building Maintenance Technology

This curriculum prepares individuals to repair and maintain electrical and mechanical systems and physical structures of commercial and industrial institutions. Emphasis is on multi-disciplined systems maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.  Course work includes carpentry, interior and exterior finishes, plumbing, electrical, masonry, air conditioning, heating, welding, machining, blueprint reading, building codes, and OSHA regulations, as well as computer applications. Graduates should qualify for positions as general building mechanics or maintenance technicians.

120 HoursConstruction 3

Offered Fall and Spring Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Time to be determined

Transportation may be provided to and from class
Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion*


Medical Assistant (Administrative)

Medical assistants are multi-skilled professionals who perform administrative, clinical, and management functions in medical practice organizations. The Medical Assistant certificate prepares students to work in physicians’ offices providing patient care, performing administrative tasks, and managing the medical office.

This program integrates all of the front office topics and skill competencies required for today’s industry standards.  This program also covers material dealing with medical office, medical records, management skills, client service skills and responsibilities, client education, and legal/ethical issues.  Students who complete the program successfully are eligible to take the examination to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). A criminal background check may be required for employment.

On the job trng 1120 Hours

Offered Fall and Spring Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Time to be determined
Transportation may be provided to and from class

Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion* 


NHREC Adult Training

Fall and Spring Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Please see NHREC Adult Education Catalog for course offerings, descriptions, dates, time and locations.


Nurse Assistant

To prepare nurse aides with the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for the provision of basic care to residents in long-term care, residential or their home under the supervision of a qualified  health professional learning how to communicate and interact effectively with residents and their families with sensitivity to the psychosocial needs of residents, assist residents in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence,  protect, support and promote the rights of residents,  provide safety and preventive measures in the care of residents  and demonstrate skill in observing, reporting and documentation. After completing this course, participants will be eligible to take the Virginia State Board Examination for Nurse Aid.   A criminal background check may be required for employment.

120 Hours

Offered Fall and Spring Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Time to be determinedTeam at Magruder Elem

Transportation may be provided to and from class
Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion* 


Pharmacy Technician

This course will provide the students an in-depth exposure to the pharmaceutical/dispensing prescriptions, compounding medications, stocking medications and repackaging medications.  The Pharmacy Technician works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist.  Career opportunities as a Pharmacy Technician include:   hospitals long term health facilities, retail outlet, doctor’s offices and insurance companies.  A criminal background check may be required for employment.

Pharmacy120 Hours

Fall and Spring Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Time to be determined

Transportation may be provided to and from class
Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion* 


Residential Electrical Program

This course deals with basic electrical theory, introduction to codes and standards, blueprint reading, wiring methods, switching circuits, and electrical connections. Appliance circuits, electric motor control, wiring with conduit, grounding, multiple family dwellings, remodeling wiring, and estimating electrical construction wiring are introduced. National Electrical Code and safety are stressed.

Certificate
144 Hours
Offered Fall Semester – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Time to be determined

Transportation may be provided to and from class
Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion* 


Welding I and II (ARC, MIG, TIG) 

This course utilizes a lecture/lab format which includes class room discussion and lab demonstrations. Welding curriculum provides instruction in basic safety, equipment usages and procedures with various filler metal in four basic welding positions, instruction in plasma arc cutting of various metals as well as advanced welding applications in GMAW welding using various size and types of electrodes of hard and soft wires on structural applications and technical information to prepare students for entry level positions.

144 HoursWelding 5

Offered Fall and Spring Semester (2 semester requirement)

Time to be determined – Class meets twice a week for 3 hours

Transportation may be provided to and from class
Assistance with employment interviews
Assistance with driver training
Training incentive paid at completion* 

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