Program CategoryCourse TitleDescriptionLink to Catalog - SummerCatalog #
AutomotiveAuto Dealer Operator TrainingCovers licensing process, the various stages of selling and delivering vehicles, and information on the multitude of state and federal laws and regulations that govern the industry.[AUTO] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesAdvanced Contractor LicensingProvides a basic understanding of business management subjects for contractor license applicants. Prepared students to take the 'A' and/or 'B' contractor licensing tests in Virginia. This course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board of Contractors.[BLDG] - SPRING1002
Industry and Construction TradesBasic Contractor Business LicensingA basic overview of the statutes and regulations that govern contractor licensing in Virginia. This course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board of Contractors. T[BLDG] - SPRING1002
Industry and Construction TradesBuilding Code Basics: The International Residential CodeCourse provides an overview of the regulations that regulate the safety of residential construction. Incorporates the current model building code used by the State of Virginia. The course uses the International Code (IRC) as a basis for understanding the requirements for building safety requirements for housing. It includes a review of every aspect of the IRC including: Administrative Provisions; Building Planning; Foundations and Footings; Floor Framing; Wall Framing; Roof Framing; Wall coverings and roofing; Chimneys and fireplaces; Energy Efficiency; HVAC Equipment; Plumbing Installations; Electrical Wiring; and Building Standards.[BLDG] - SPRING1003
Industry and Construction TradesESL for ConstructionCourse covers basic skills and proficient use of English as a second language. Course includes construction English, English in the workplace, and some life skills. Students will learn to identify in English basic hand and power tools, basic safety rules, communication skills, basic life skills, basic heavy equipment and communication of selected basic and essential workplace skills.[BLDG] - SPRING1004
Business and ManagementEntrepreneur Express WorkshopsWorkshop provides interactive discussions and exercises covering key elements of business practices. Segments include: How to start and operate a business, growing your business/marketing strategy, financing/managing resources,[BUSC] - SPRING1590
Business and ManagementGovernment Contracting SeminarIntroduces the student to the 'secrets of the top professionals' in the defense and homeland security industry. These 'tricks of the trade' are vital to success in government contracting.[BUSC] - SPRING1494
Business and ManagementProject Management 101The first class in the PM series. Through a blend of lecture and hands-on activities students will learn: the discipline of Project Management, Industry-Standard terminology, the lifecycle phases in ProjectManagement, methods, tools, and techniques essential to effective Project Management[BUSC] - SPRING1594
Business and ManagementProject Management 201The second class in the PM series, this course will teach the student to: identify project stakeholders, determine the project success criteria, facilitate the planning process for all stakeholders, develop a detailed project plan to guide the project and team, present a project plan for approval and funding[BUSC] - SPRING1595
Business and ManagementProject Management 301The third class in the PM series, this course will: apply monitoring and controlling processes, collect, analyze, and disseminate project performance information, manage project change requests and corrective actions, conduct an effective risk management discipline throughout the project, close the project, ensuring all loose ends are wrapped up, create a valuable database of lessons learned.[BUSC] - SPRING1596
Business and ManagementProject Management 401The final class in the PM series, this course prepares the student to take the PMP exam. Student must have a bachelor’s degree and at least 4,500 hours of experience in Project Management, or you have an associate’s degree, high school diploma, or equivalent and 7,500 hours of experience in project management, and 32 hours of training in Project Management topics in order to take the exam. Course will: discuss the history and purpose of the PMP® exam, explain the elements of the exam, study using The Guide to the PMBOK® - Fifth Edition, develop applicable context for project management concepts to possible exam questions, develop a personal approach and study plan to sit for the PMP® examination.[BUSC] - SPRING1597
Business and ManagementCustomer Service, Part 2This course will examine the top ten things a customer wants and needs and how to increase customer satisfaction. Students will learn how to satisfy dissatisfied customers and convert returns into exchanges. This course gives participants the skills to deliver clear and complete demonstrations and explanations of the products and services offered. Students will discuss how to compare differently priced items and when to provide information about other products.[BUSC] - SPRING1600
Business and ManagementSales: Goals and StrategiesIn this course you will learn how to identify common sales performance goals, perform calculations of common sales performance metrics, review and evaluate business results, and write personal goals using a proven goal-setting formula. Participants will learn how to identify and prioritize a potential customer and tools for effective customer follow-up.[BUSC] - SPRING1601
Business and ManagementSales: Closing the SaleA good salesperson pays attention to customers to determine when they are ready to make a purchase. This course deals with recognizing the verbal and body language cues that signal when the customer is ready to buy. Students will learn how to deal with uncomfortable scenarios such as overcoming customer objections or concerns and will conclude with reviewing the steps to complete the sales transaction.[BUSC] - SPRING1602
Business and ManagementMerchandisingAccording to The Retailers Advantage, visual merchandising is the art and science of presenting the products you sell in the most attractive way possible in order to generate traffic, create interest and buzz, and generate sales. In this course you will learn how you can maximize sales by effectively using the key components of merchandising.[BUSC] - SPRING1603
Business and ManagementLoss PreventionSales associates play an integral role in loss prevention, safety and inventory control. This course addresses the associate's role in preventing loss. Participants will learn what is meant by loss prevention, the types of loss and shortage and what actions an associate can take to reduce shortage and loss.[BUSC] - SPRING1604
Business and ManagementSafety and Inventory ControlParticipants will learn to recognize common safety problems in retail store, review the safety tips to minimize unsafe conditions and address how to properly respond to and report safety concerns.[BUSC] - SPRING1605
Business and ManagementHuman ResourcesDelivering an outstanding employee experience is the responsibility of all retail managers. Participants will learn how to select the right people for the job, how to help a new hire get a good start, increase employee engagement and reduce turnover and develop successful staffing plans.[BUSC] - SPRING1606
Business and ManagementRAM Course40-hour, entry-level training program in on-sit management. It includes a comprehensive overview of multifamily housing management, covering basic skills including leasing, marketing, central office management, maintenance, legal and fair housing issues, and managing federally assisted house programs. Course counts for 125 points on the professional profile.[BUSC] - SPRING1612
Industry and Construction TradesElectrical Code UpdateThis course meets the state guideline that all tradesmen in the industry must complete a three hour continuing education course each year.[ELEC] - SPRING1006
Health and WellnessEMT - Emergency Medial Technician BasicProgram prepares students to take the State and National Emergency Medical Technician examinations. In addition, students are required to participate in a 10-13 hour clinical.[EMTS] - SPRING1001
Health and WellnessMedical Billing and Coding Intro to HealthcareThe first class in the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate Program. Provides an introduction and overview of the role of the Billing and Coding Specialist in the Healthcare system. Presents the HIPAA compliance guidelines for electronic health information and laws and ethics required in maintaining the confidentiality of privileged information. Professional communication, office demeanor, and integrity in all interactions is also covered.[HLTH] - SPRING1046
Health and WellnessPharmacy TechThis comprehensive 236 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Certification Board's PTCB Exam. The course combines 150 hours of classroom instruction with an 80 hour pharmacy externship to provide you with a complete learning experience.[HLTH] - SPRING1014
Industry and Construction TradesHVAC Code UpdateThis class meets the requirements for three hours of continuing education each year to maintain HVAC certification.[HVAC] - SUMMER1000
Computer and TechnologyA+ EssentialsCompTIA A+ certification validates foundation-level knowledge skills necessary for a career in IT support. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, and troubleshooting.[ITEC] - SPRING1109
Computers and TechnologyCisco CCNAOur courses are designed to help students prepare for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and globally recognized certifications. Each course is supported by classroom instruction, online assessments, hands-on labs, and interactive learning tools to help students succeed.[ITEC] - SPRING1040
Computers and TechnologyCISSPCertified Information Systems Security Professional. Contact program coordinator for more detailed description.[ITEC] - SPRING1041
Computers and TechnologyHealth ITThe CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings.[ITEC] - SPRING1143
Computers and TechnologyIllustration: Digital and TraditionalThis class will familiarize students with illustration software like Painter, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Students will learn how to combine conventional hand drawn sketches and other artwork, with digital techniques, from scanning to finished art.[ITEC] - SPRING1159
Computers and TechnologyIllustrator Basics: CS6This class will cover the basic tools and techniques of Illustrator CS6, including creating vector art, working with type, and simple design and layout. This course will be project-based, giving students practical graphic design experience.[ITEC] - SPRING1158
Maritime and TransportationAssistance TowingAssistance Towing Training. Course covers maritime requirements for a U.S. Coast Guard endorsement for Assistance Towing to any license up to Master Not More Than 200 Gross Tons.[MRTM] - SPRING1009
Maritime and TransportationAutomatic Radar Plotting AidsARPA - Automatic Radar Plotting Aids Training. Covers the basics of ARPA including the principle types of ARPA systems, the possible risks of over-reliance on ARPA and setting up and maintaining ARPA displays. This course also qualifies you to renew your radar observer endorsement.[MRTM] - SPRING1006
Maritime and TransportationFlashing LightThis course meets the requirements from the United States Coast Guard to show demonstrated competence to Transmit and Receive Information by Visual Signaling.[MRTM] - SPRING1010
Maritime and TransportationGlobal Maritime Distress and Safety System GMDSSGMDSS - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. This GMDSS training course is U.S. Coast Guard approved. This course is for License Deck or Radio Officers wishing to obtain their GMDSS, FCC License, and meet SCTW requirements. GMDSS is a Maritime Communication System that is installed aboard all commercial ships engaged in ocean service. It is a system of maritime satellite, VHF, HF, MF frequency communications equipment.[MRTM] - SPRING1007
Maritime and TransportationElectronic Chart Display and Information SystemsThis Coast Guard approved course is designed for merchant mariners in need of ECDIS training that satisfies the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping of Seafarers (STCW) Code in the following areas: Use of ECDIS to maintain the safety of navigation of Table A-II/1; and Maintain the safety of navigation through the use of ECDIS and associated navigation systems to assist command decision making of Table A-II/2.[MRTM] - SPRING1012
Maritime and TransportationCold Water SurvivalThis course is designed to instruct mariners, including recreational mariners in the hazards of cold water immersion and prepare participants in how to pre-plan and deal with cold water emergencies.[MRTM] - SPRING
Maritime and TransportationBasic Offshore Safety and SurvivalThis course is designed to educate those who venture offshore on how to deal with safety and survival issues at sea. Getting underway for any reason involves risk. Understanding the risk, knowing how to minimize it, and being ready to respond effectively when the worst happens, are critical to ensure a safe return home.[MRTM] - SPRING1011
Maritime and TransportationNot More than 100 Ton MasterThis course meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirements to issue a 100 Gross Ton Master's License Training. This license is required by those operating inspected vessels of 100 gross tons or less. Upon completion of this course you will receive a Tidewater Community College HRMTC certificate to present to the Coast Guard along with the other USCG requirements to obtain your license. The USCG requires two years of documented time on the water for this license.[MRTM] - SPRING1002
Maritime and TransportationOperator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)Captain’s/6-Pack License - Allows the recreational boater to earn their Coast Guard-approved Charter Captains “Six-Pack” license in order to start their own fishing, cruising or assistance towing business. Class covers boating and safety basics.[MRTM] - SPRING1001
Maritime and TransportationRadar Observer OriginalThis course meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirement that an individual needs to receive an endorsement as Radar Observer. The five-day course is for the first-time radar observer who must receive an original radar observer endorsement.[MRTM] - SPRING1004
Maritime and TransportationRadar RenewalThis course meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirement in order to maintain a Radar Renewal endorsement as Radar Observer. To maintain a Radar Certification you must renew every five years.[MRTM] - SPRING1005
Maritime and TransportationUpgrade to 100 Gross Ton[MRTM 1003] This course upgrades the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vehicle (OUPV) captain's license to the Not More Than 100 Gross Ton license. It meets the U.S. Coast Guard requirement to issue a 100 Gross Ton Master's License. This license is required by those operating inspected vessels 100 gross tons or less and providing services for more than six paying passengers. The USCG requires two years of documented time on the water for this license.[MRTM] - SPRING1003
Industry and Construction TradesGas FitterThis class fulfills the one hour continuing education class requirement for Gas Fitters renewing their license. The course covers new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, general use and special equipment included in special codes.[PLMB] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesPlumbing Code UpdateMeets the three hour continuing education requirement for Plumbers renewing their licenses. The course includes updates on new definitions, code changes, general requirements, impacts on the job, and general use and special equipment use for special codes.[PLMB] - SPRING1000
Business and ManagementEssentials of R. E. FinanceCourse covers nature and cycle of real estate finance, mortgage markets, sources of funds, instruments of real estate finance, various types of loans and financing programs, closings, defaults, and foreclosures[REAL] - SPRING1002
Business and ManagementFundamentals of R. E. AppraisalCourse covers the major principles behind the various approaches to valuing real estate. Learn the forces that create and affect the real estate market. Learn the steps in the appraisal process, the various types of capitalization, and mathematical computations/statistics needed for appraising.[REAL] - SPRING1003
Business and ManagementPrinciples of Real EstateThis sixty-hour, web-based course meets the Commonwealth of Virginia's requirement to sit for the Virginia Real Estate Examination for a Salesperson. The course runs for six weeks and enrollment is flexible. Students who complete the course can also take an additional test and review course at no extra charge.[REAL] - SPRING1001
Business and ManagementReal Estate BrokerageCourse covers the planning and managing of the operations of a brokerage business. Learn to analyze the business climate and the market structuring your organization, business systems and finances. Business policies and procedures, marketing and advertising; recruiting, selecting and staffing; and risk management are also covered.[REAL] - SPRING1004
Business and ManagementReal Estate LawCourse covers an introduction to law and the legal system, real estate and personal property laws; land, water, and air rights; estates, condominiums and cooperatives; the landlord-tenant relationship; contract law; real estate agencies and brokerages; escrows, liens, deeds, transfers, titles, mortgages and closings; fair housing laws; environmental law/green development.[REAL] - SPRING1005
Health and WellnessW.I.T.S. Information SessionInformation session where students will understand what is involved with doing RECR 1008 WITS: Personal Fitness Trainer certification.[RECR] - SPRING1010
Health and WellnessW.I.T.S. Personal TrainerBecome a certified World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) Personal Fitness Trainer. Covers: Biomechanics, Exercise physiology, Fitness testing, Equipment usage, Health assessment[RECR] - SPRING1008
Life Long LearningCreating An Outdoor OasisA gardening novice or expert class that covers landscape design and lighting, planet identification and placement, ponds, waterfalls, patios and greenhouses to create a backyard oasis.[RECR] - SPRING1009
Maritime and TransportationAdvanced Motorcycle Sidecar/Trike Rider CourseTrains seasoned riders to learn new skills, become better and safer riders. Student must provide motorcycle.[TRNS] - SPRING1005
Maritime and TransportationBasic Motorcycle Rider Training CourseTCC’s Motorcycle Rider Training Program is offered year round at the Chesapeake campus. The program introduces beginners to motorcycle rules, safety and riding techniques. Motorcycles and required equipment are provided through the Virginia Rider Training Program.[TRNS] - SPRING1001
Maritime and TransportationBasic Sidecar/Trike Rider CourseCourse introduces beginners to motorcycle rules, safety and riding techniques. Sidecars, trikes and required equipment are provided through the Virginia Rider Training Program.[TRNS] - SPRING1003
Maritime and TransportationDriver ImprovementThis 8-hour National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course will provide required information and safe driving tips that will benefit even the most experienced drivers. This course uses the National Safety Council curriculum and is approved as a Driver Improvement clinic by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.[TRNS] - SPRING1008
Maritime and TransportationExperienced Motorcycle Rider CourseThe Experienced Rider Course (ERC) is designed to teach the more experienced motorcyclist the skills to respond with precision and accuracy to unexpected road and traffic situations. The course consists of four hours of classroom instruction and four hours of hands-on riding instruction under controlled range supervision.[TRNS] - SPRING1002


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