• Classes start Monday, September 13


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  • HVAC Apprenticeship Program


    This program prepares the individual to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.

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  • Adult Career Education


    Whether you need education hours to qualify for your trade exam, continue your education hours to renew your license, or want to sharpen your knowledge base, Virginia Technical Academy has courses for the experienced technician.

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HVAC

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BUILDING/PROPERTY Maintenance

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Of Trades Jobs Unfilled in Hampton Roads

2020-2026

The Virginia Department of Labor Industries predicts the average unfilled demand for skilled tradesmen in Hampton Roads to be 35-40% from 2020 through 2026. We will soon find a significant shortage of qualified technicians.
Adult Education

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Certificate Courses

These 1-2 day courses are designed to provide the foundational knowledge and training students need to prepare for their certification tests.
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Certification Testing

We provide exam proctoring services for industry-recognized certification tests.
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Fully Accredited Virginia Trade School


Virginia Technical Academy was founded on the principle that every community needs a skilled and well-educated workforce. Our goal is to provide an environment that will exceed the educational requirements and needs of both future tradespeople and their employers. We are dedicated to keeping our trades strong through education, validation, and professional networking. We offer fully accredited courses in:


Credit hours earned through our Apprenticeship Program may be transferred to a four-year college to count toward an associates or bachelors degree.

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