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Virginia Tradesman Education Requirement
Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC mechanics, and Gas Fitters are now required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a predetermined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process.
Anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their 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.)
All classes are recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and the Virginia Board of Contractors.
Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be issued to all Virginia tradesmen upon successful completion of the class. A workbook highlighting the changes is included in the cost of each class and will be distributed when participants arrive for class.
EPA Certification Review and Exam
Review course for students preparing for the technician certification for refrigerants, which is required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. Students need to enroll, pay fees, and pick up study guide at the Division of Workforce Training & Continuing Education at VHCC prior to March 1.• Jim Kroll • Non Credit • Saturday April 24, 8:00AM-3:30PM • Course Fee: $139 • MEC 111 • 
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