Programs for Adults

Adult or continuing education at CATEC covers a range of technical education courses. The course offerings may be to enhance current skills, gain new knowledge for increased job marketability, continue life-long learning, make life more enjoyable, or simply to have fun. CATEC will provide a positive place for learning.

  • Bruce Bosselman, Coordinator
  • Anne Harrison, Administrative Assistant

Continuing Education Course

CATEC’s Continuing Education Courses include Professional/Trade Programs, Health Services, and Computer Training.

  • Registration will open December 4, 2017
  • Click the “ENROLL NOW” link to submit your registration request.
  • Payment plans available
  • Registration is not complete until enrollment is verified and payment received.  A CATEC Adult Education representative will contact you after you submit your information.

Introduction to Auto Technology

Course #:ATA
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/19/18 Day:Monday, Thursday Times: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is part of a two-year program which prepares individuals to work as an auto technician. The program covers engines, electrical systems, lubrication, ignitions and much more.

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Auto Electricity and Engine Performance

Course #:ATB
Dates:1/9/18 - 4/17/18 Day:Tuesday Times:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$485.00

Prerequisite: Introduction to Auto Technology

This course is part of a two-year program which prepares individuals to work as an auto technician. The program covers engines, electrical systems, lubrication, ignitions and much more.

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Auto Electricity & Engine Performance

Course #:ATB
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday Times:5:00 PM –8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$485.00

Prerequisite: Introduction to Auto Technology

This course is part of a two-year program which prepares individuals to work as an auto technician. The program covers engines, electrical systems, lubrication, ignitions and much more.

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Transmissions, Steering, Brakes & Suspension

Course #:ATC
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/18/18 Day:Wednesday Times:5:00 PM –8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$485.00

Prerequisite: Auto Electricity & Engine Performance

This course is part of a two-year program which prepares individuals to work as an auto technician. The program covers engines, electrical systems, lubrication, ignitions and much more.

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Barbering Pre-Apprenticeship

Course #:BRA
Dates:1/11/18 - 2/15/18 Day:Thursday Times:4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuition:$325.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$325.00

This is six week program allows adults interested in the Barbering field to enhance employment opportunities through course work. Course teaches hands-on skills to prepare students to become employed as an apprentice.

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Nurse Aide DMWT

Course #:CNA
Dates:3/12/18 - 4/12/18 Day:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Times:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Clinical days)
Tuition:$745.00 Text Cost:Optional Total Fees:$745.00

This Virginia Approved Nurse Education Program (120 program hours in written or oral and clinical skills) prepares students to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program examination.  The course consists of classroom and clinical instruction.

 

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Nurse Aide DMWT

Course #:CNA
Dates:1/29/18 - 3/1/18 Day:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Times:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM clinical days)
Tuition:$745.00 Text Cost:Optional Total Fees:$745.00

This Virginia Approved Nurse Education Program (120 program hours in written or oral and clinical skills) prepares students to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program examination.  The course consists of classroom and clinical instruction.

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Nurse Aide EMW

Course #:CNA
Dates:1/29/18 - 4/4/18 Day:Monday, Wednesday Times:5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM clinical days)
Tuition:$745.00 Text Cost:Optional Total Fees:$745.00

This Virginia Approved Nurse Education Program (120 program hours in written or oral and clinical skills) prepares students to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program examination.  The course consists of classroom and clinical instruction.

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Nurse Aide ETT

Course #:CNA
Dates:1/30/18 - 4/5/18 Day:Tuesday, Thursday Times:5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM clinical days)
Tuition:$745.00 Text Cost:Optional Total Fees:$745:00

This Virginia Approved Nurse Education Program (120 program hours in written or oral and clinical skills) prepares students to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program examination.  The course consists of classroom and clinical instruction.

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A+ Certification Training

Course #:CNPA
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday, Wednesday Times:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuition:$770 Text Cost: Total Fees:$770

This course prepares students to take the A+ computer repair certification.

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Scaling Networks

Course #:CNPD
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday, Wednesday Times:7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuition:$770.00 Text Cost:N/A Total Fees:$770.00

Prerequisite – Routing & Switching Essentials

This is the third in a series of four courses designed to prepare students to take the Cisco CCENT certification.

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Cosmetolgy Pre-Apprenticeship

Course #:CSA
Dates:1/11/18 - 2/15/18 Day:Thursday Times:4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuition:$325.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$325.00

This is six-week program allows adults interested in the Cosmetology field to enhance employment opportunities through course work. Course teaches hands-on skills to prepare students to become employed as an apprentice.

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Dental Assistant

Course #:DNT
Dates:1/9/18 - 4/24/18 Day:Tuesday, Thursday Times:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuition:$925.00 Text Cost:$85.00 Total Fees:$1010.00

This certificate program is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a dental assistant.  The coursework will prepare students to take exams to become certified in Radiation Hygiene and Safety and in Infection Control.  After two years working in the field, graduates of the program are eligible to take the national examination to become a certified Dental Assistant.

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PG4.2 International Fuel Gas Code

Course #:PG4.2
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/19/18 Day:Thursday Times:5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$90.00 Total Fees:$575.00

This is the fourth year of a four-year apprenticeship program which prepares students to take the Virginia Tradesman examination to become a licensed plumber.

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Pharmacy Technician (Hybrid)

Course #:PHT
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday, Virtual Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$925.00 Text Cost:$175.00 Total Fees:$1100.00

This certificate program is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician.  The coursework will fulfill the requirements of the Board of Pharmacy and prepare students to take the state examination.  The course is a combination of classroom instruction and online learning.

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Apprenticeship Programs

  • Registration will open December 4, 2017
  • Click the “ENROLL NOW” link to submit your registration request.
  • Payment plans available
  • Registration is not complete until enrollment is verified and payment received. A CATEC Adult Education representative will contact you after you submit your personal information.

Barbering Apprenticeship (Online)

Course #:BR1.1
Dates:Virtual Day:Virtual Times:
Tuition:$600.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$600.00

State Requirements for Licensure

  • Must be working in a salon 36-40 hours per week as an apprentice.
  • Virtual 35 week course Covers Written theory of Barbering/Cosmetology
  • 3,000 hours of practical and related instruction
  • Exam is written and practical.
  • Apprentices MUST be registered with the Virginia Department of Labor for 18 months to be eligible to take the licensing exam.
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Cosmetology Apprenticeship (Online)

Course #:CS1.1
Dates:Virtual Day:Virtual Times:Virtual
Tuition:$600.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$600.00

State Requirements for Licensure

  • Must be working in a salon 36-40 hours per week as an apprentice.
  • Virtual course covers written theory of Cosmetology
  • 3000 hours of practical and related instruction.
  • Exam is written and practical.Apprentices MUST be registered with the Virginia Department of Labor for 18 months to be eligible to take the licensing exam.
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CY1.2 Carpentry Fundamentals II

Course #:CY1.2
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a carpenter’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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CY2.2 Framing and Finishing II

Course #:CY2.2
Dates:1/9/18 - 4/24/18 Day:Tuesday Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a carpenter’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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CY3.2 Carpentry Forms II

Course #:CY3.2
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/25/18 Day:Wednesday Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a carpenter’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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CY4.2 Advanced Carpentry II

Course #:CY4.2
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/26/18 Day:Thursday Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a carpenter’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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EY1.2 Electrical Theory

Course #:EY1.2
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/30/18 Day:Monday Times:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$205.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an Electrician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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EY2.2 Electric Service & Lighting

Course #:EY2.2
Dates:1/9/18 - 4/17/18 Day:Tuesday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an Electrician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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EY3.2 Motors & Controls

Course #:EY3.2
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/25/18 Day:Wednesday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an Electrician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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EY4.2 Special Electrical Equipment & Application of the NEC

Course #:EY4.2
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/19/18 Day:Thursday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an Electrician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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HV1.2 HVAC Motors & Controls

Course #:HV1.1
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$100.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an HVAC Technician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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HV2.2 HVAC Wiring, Service & Repairs

Course #:HV2.2
Dates:1/9/18 - 4/17/18 Day:Tuesday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$125.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an HVAC Technician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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HV3.2 HVAC Advanced Principals

Course #:HV3.2
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/18/18 Day:Wednesday Times:5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$35.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an HVAC Technician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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HV4.2 International Mechanical Code

Course #:HV4.2
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/26/18 Day:Thursday Times:5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$90.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as an HVAC Technician’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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MY3.2 Masonry Estimating & Supervision

Course #:MY3.2
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/18/18 Day:Wednesday Times:6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a Mason’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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PG1.2 Drainage

Course #:PG1.2
Dates:1/8/18 - 4/23/18 Day:Monday Times:5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$125.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a Plumber’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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PG3.2 Boiler/Boiler Systems & Boiler Pipe Sizing

Course #:PG3.2
Dates:1/10/18 - 4/18/18 Day:Wednesday Times:5:00 PM –8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost:$150.00 Total Fees:$635.00

This course is designed for individuals who are working full-time as a Plumber’s helper and registered with the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry.  The class provides classroom instruction, no hands-on instruction is provided.

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International Fuel Gas Code

Course #:PG4.2
Dates:1/11/18 - 4/19/18 Day:Thursday Times:5:00 PM –8:00 PM
Tuition:$485.00 Text Cost: Total Fees:$485.00
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