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Online Distance Credit Courses
Through a shared services agreement with Northern Virginia Community College, VHCC now offers some specialized distance learning courses such as Chinese, Japanese, German and more. Register and pay through myVHCC, and receive course credit from VHCC on your transcript. VHCC tuition rates and financial aid apply. Access the courses through myVHCC Blackboard delivery system along with your other classes.

Textbooks are available in the VHCC Bookstore.

Please contact the Division of Workforce Training & Continuing Education (workforce@vhcc.edu) office for additional information or questions about the Distance Education course schedules..

Online Non Credit Courses
Workforce Training & Continuing Education at Virginia Highlands Community College offers online courses so you can learn at home or in the office 24 hours a day seven days a week. You can take courses according to your own schedule and receive your results instantly. Online classes eliminate extra cost and allow you to work at your own pace.

ed2go Instructor Led

Ed2Go offers more than 300 fully interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of the courses include expert instructors. Take all of the courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient to you.

 

ed2go Career Training

Ed2go (formerly Gatlin Education Services), offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor's evaluation of students' work and computer graded tests. We know you'll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!

Income Tax School

Workforce Training & Continuing Education at VHCC offers 40+ online tax education courses in partnership with The Income Tax School. The catalogue of courses range from 3 hour Continuing Professional Education (CPE) seminars for EA's, CPA's, CFP's and un-enrolled tax preparers to 30-60 hour tax preparation courses used by tax, accounting and financial professionals to fill training needs. The Income Tax School will also offer an IRS competency test course (Spring 2011) to prepare tax professionals to meet new IRS suitability standards.

The Income Tax School continuing professional education seminars as well as the tax preparation courses are developed, taught, and updated by practicing tax pros and is written in easy-to-understand language. Of particular interest, the courses teach practical application by using real life scenarios-enabling students to prepare returns for the general public as well as improving their competency in tax preparation.

Green Training

Workforce Training & Continuing Education at VHCC in partnership with Protrain Online is your solution for Green/Renewable Energy training! Train for a new career all with a focus on green, clean-tech, and sustainable business practices. A major shift to renewable energy and energy efficiency is expected to produce at millions of new jobs and environmentally friendly "green jobs" over the next three decades. Start training today for the jobs of tomorrow! 
 

 Technology Ed

Technology Ed is a leading provider of instructor-led courses in science, engineering, and technology management. We occupy a niche area by equipping students with knowledge necessary to position themselves for the high growth jobs of the 21st century. Topics such as polymers and materials, environmental and wastewater treatment, nanotechnology, wireless technologies, and biomedical applications are available. We are a member of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.

 

 U Got Class UGotClass - These online certificates and courses are provided by expert instructors and build skills for the 21st Century. Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with, and get to know, the instructor and fellow participants. The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience. Business, Communication, Leadership, Management, Training and Education, and Training for K12 Teachers are just a few of the numerous course offerings.

Questions?
Contact the Workforce Development Coordinator at (276)739-2496 or email workforce@vhcc.edu

Last updated: 7/25/2014 10:42:26 AM