Skilled Trades

Pre-Apprenticeship NCCER Craft Laborer Level 1 Class

TJACE Student Referral Form

This class is an introduction to the terminology, basic safety, equipment, tools, and math knowledge used in the construction and manufacturing industries. It is a good class to introduce a skilled trades career to individuals who are interested or would like to explore their interest. It will run from January 27 - May 28, 2020. The class will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:30 PM. To apply, contact Rebecca Payton at 434.961.5467 or, or fill out a student referral for career coach and check Refer to PIVA and Rebecca will contact you.


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Construction Careers Offer:

  • Opportunities to work with your hands in indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Opportunities for advancement and further education paid for by employer.
  • Faster than average job growth*
  • Construction laborer can average $14.00/hour*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics wage and employment projections.


  • Age 18 and up
  • English language learners and individuals needing a GED are encouraged to apply.
  • Interested in skilled trade careers
  • Motivated to attend class 3 days a week from January 27 to May 28—Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30PM to 8:30PM.


For more information about the program and application process contact Rebecca Payton at 434.961.5467 or Seating is limited. Application deadline January 17th, 2020.

Brought to you by the following PVCC departments:

  • Thomas Jefferson Adult & Career Education Center
  • Workforces Services
  • Network2Work