HVAC/R Career Track ProgramThis program prepares the individual to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.Learn More
Accelerated Education CoursesWhether 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.Learn More
GI Bill®️ Funding AcceptedVTA has graduated 19 veterans using GI Bill® funding over the past year. The GI Bill® can help cover tuition as well as housing needs for United States veterans and their dependents. Learn more about how the GI Bill® could help you on your trade school journey.Learn More
BUILDING/PROPERTY MaintenanceLearn more about our Building/Property Maintenance training and certification courses
Of Trades Jobs Unfilled in Hampton Roads2020-2026
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.
Certificate CoursesThese 1-2 day courses are designed to provide the foundational knowledge and training students need to prepare for their certification tests.
Certification TestingWe 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: