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TEK Advantage

Non-credit programs and courses are specialized offerings designed to provide the educational, cultural and workforce development needs of the lifelong learners in our community. Although no college credit will be awarded for these programs, students may earn continuing education units (CEU's) or Continuing Professional Education (CPE), which is recorded permanently by the office of lifelong learning. A workforce development student obtains occupational education and skills by participating in any of the following: open enrollment occupational courses and services; customized training and services; IT industry certification and testing; and transitional programs and services.

AWARD:  Certificate of completion.

LENGTH:   2 Semesters

PURPOSE:
The TekAdvantage technology skills certification program began as a partnership between Patrick Henry Community College, the Patrick County Education Foundation, and TekXam. Information covered in the four-week program includes general computer concepts, word processing, spreadsheets and internet concepts. The program is offered free of charge to adult Patrick County residents through the Patrick County Education Foundation.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
ITEC 210 TekXam Certification Training (24 hours)
ITEC 219 TekAdvantage I (24 hours)
ITEC 220 TekAdvantage II (24 hours)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Non-Credit Course Registration. Pre-registration is required for non-credit courses. Registrations are accepted on a firstcome, first-served basis. Completed non-credit registration form and payment must be received no later than 7 days prior to the start date of the class(es) in which the student intends to enroll. If paying by cash, students can register in the Frith Economic
Development Center at PHCC Main Campus, room 118 or 111. If paying by credit card, students can enroll online, or call (276) 656-0354 to register by phone. If paying by check, students can call (276) 656-0260 or email ; leave your name, mailing address, and phone number. A registration form and class information will be mailed with a return envelope.