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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.

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:  

PURPOSE:
TARE is a regionally grant funded program that was awarded to PHCC and Danville Community College. PHCC works closely with the Patrick County and Henry-Martinsville Departments of Social Services to provide job readiness skills and job skills training to any client 18 years or older who are receiving TANF and/or VIEW benefits.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
The TARE program offers comprehensive and vocational assessments, substance abuse intervention, educational services, soft skills development, intensive job readiness, work adjustment training, basic skills instruction including GED, job analysis, job development and job placement, internships, pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship, on-the-job training, follow-up, supportive services and transportation as required.

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.

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:
In collaboration with the Non-profit Leaders Network and the United Way of Martinsville/Henry County, Patrick Henry Community College has developed a series of classes that provide an effective foundation for those in leadership or aspiring to serve in leadership positions in the non-profit sector. There are a total of 9 classes available for non-profit leadership and management certification.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
BUSC 501 Introduction to Nonprofits
BUSC 502 Program Management and Evaluation
BUSC 503 Foundations of Non-Profit Staff and Volunteer Management
BUSC 504 Funds Development and Marketing
BUSC 505 Major Fund Development and Management
BUSC 507 Foundations of Non-Profit Leadership
BUSC 508 Non-Profit Leadership
BUSC 509 Non-Profit Financial Operations
BUSC 511 Developing Human Resources and Effective Boards

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
Upon successful completion of the above courses, the student will be awarded a certificate in Non-profit Leadership and Management.

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.

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:
This certificate provides in-depth exploration of the history of pottery making, developing skills to work in a clay medium, in the design and development of pottery as a functional artistic art and to prepare students for positions within associated industries, including tourism, or with the skills needed to establish their own self-supporting business in this niche industry.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
ARTS 333 Hand-Built Pottery
ARTS 337 Raku Pottery
ARTS 357 Introduction to Ceramics
ARTS 358 Advanced Ceramics
ARTS 359 Wheel Thrown Pottery
ARTS 417 Glaze/Firing Techniques
ARTS 500 Artisan Entrepreneurship
ARTS 504 Craft Studio
ARTS 505 Exhibition Studio

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
Upon successful completion of seven of the above courses, the student will be awarded a certificate in Ceramics.

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.

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:
Provides individuals the skills needed to develop a career in the intricate techniques of glass art including etching, fusing, slumping and stained glass.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
ARTS 308 Copperfoil and Fused Glass Union
ARTS 309 Three-Dimensional Stained Glass
ARTS 310 Introduction to Stained Glass
ARTS 312 Advanced Stained Glass
ARTS 316 Basic Glass Fusing
ARTS 317 Intensive Glass Fusing & Kiln-Forming
ARTS 355 Advanced Glass Fusing
ARTS 356 Glass Mosaics
ARTS 394 Operation and Maintenance of Glass Kilns
ARTS 395 Elements of Design in Glass Fusing
ARTS 397 Glass Studio Lab

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
Upon successful completion of eight of the above classes, the student will be awarded a certificate in Glass Art.

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.