Program CategoryCourse TitleDescriptionLink to Catalog - SummerLink to Catalog - SpringCatalog #
AutomotiveAuto Dealer Operator Training"Covers 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] - SUMMER[AUTO] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesAdvanced Contractor Licensing"Provides 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] - SUMMER[BLDG] - SPRING1002
Industry and Construction TradesBasic Contractor Business Licensing"A 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[BLDG] - SPRING1003
Industry and Construction TradesESL for Construction"Course 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] - SUMMER[BLDG] - SPRING1004
Business and ManagementEntrepreneur Express Workshops"Workshop 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1494
Business and ManagementProject Management 101"The 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1594
Business and ManagementProject Management 201"The 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1595
Business and ManagementProject Management 301"The 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1596
Business and ManagementProject Management 401"The 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1597
Business and Management"Customer Service, Part 2"This 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1600
Business and ManagementSales: Goals and Strategies"In 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] - SUMMER1601
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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1602
Business and ManagementMerchandising"According 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1603
Business and ManagementLoss Prevention"Sales 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1604
Business and ManagementSafety and Inventory Control"Participants 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1605
Business and ManagementHuman Resources"Delivering 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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1606
Industry and Construction TradesAuto CAD Level I"Course familiarized students with basic Auto CAD or computer beginners with hardware and software operating systems, AutoCAD terminology, graphical user interface, drawing, editing, layering, and dimensioning commands. Learn efficient methods for setting up drawings, prototypes and navigating within the drawing editor."[CADD] - SUMMER[CADD] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesAutodesk Inventor (with 3D Printer Labs)"An introduction to creating Parametric 3D solid models with Autodesk Inventor. The course covers the Autodesk Inventor 2012 features used to create, edit, document and print part and assembly files."[CADD] - SUMMER[CADD] - SPRING1003
Industry and Construction TradesAutodesk Revit"Students learn to capture and analyze designs, documentation, and construction."[CADD] - SUMMER[CADD] - SPRING1800
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] - SUMMER[ELEC] - SPRING1006
Health and WellnessEMT - Emergency Medial Technician Basic"Program 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] - SUMMER[EMTS] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesAir Sealer Installer"Industry certification class designed for weatherization and home performance providers with experience in the construction industry. Covers how to improve house efficiency, energy conservation, home health, durability, safety and comfort. It addresses the house as a system and how to achieve whole house leakage control."[ENVR] - SUMMER[ENVR] - SPRING1008
Industry and Construction TradesBuilding Auditor 1: Building Science for Energy Auditors"The first class in the energy auditor program. Class will cover topics such as energy Movement. measure selection, comfort and climate, indoor air quality, calculating envelope energy loss."[ENVR] - SUMMER[ENVR] - SPRING1006
Industry and Construction TradesBuilding Auditor 2: Diagnostic Approaches for Energy AuditsThis class is the second part of the energy auditor program. Can be taken following the Building Audit 1 class or as a refresher in diagnostic procedures and equipment used in performing energy audits.[ENVR] - SUMMER[ENVR] - SPRING1007
Industry and Construction TradesIntro to Weatherization"Course covers the historical background of the Weatherization Assistance program as well as characteristics of the client base served by the program. Topics will also include: the selection of measures installed with program dollars, the principles of cost-effectiveness, savings-to-investment ratio, modern weatherization measures, communication guidelines for working with clients, and how energy audits guide weatherization work."[ENVR] - SUMMER[ENVR] - SPRING1005
Health and WellnessMedical Billing and Coding Intro to Healthcare"The 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[HLTH] - SPRING1014
Business and ManagementCase Study in Event LeadershipLast course in the Event Planning and Management certificate. Covers in depth event planning requirements and leadership topics by taking students through every aspect of an example event.[HOST] - SUMMER[HOST] - SPRING1037
Business and ManagementEvent Coordination and ImplementationThis course explains the aspects of producing the event. We will discuss the use and relationship with vendors and caterers. The course then moves on-site and discusses all aspects of the actual production of the special event. As part of the event implementation we will discuss risk management and all legalities and ethics of producing a special event.[HOST] - SUMMER[HOST] - SPRING1035
Business and ManagementIntro to Event Planning"This course explains the key aspects, history, best practices, and responsibilities of today's event leaders. It covers everything a good leader will need to be successful in this very competitive and dynamic profession. Being the first course in the series of required courses for this certificate program, this course lays the foundations of leadership in a global industry through the study of the development of the industry and of any special event as it is planned."[HOST] - SUMMER[HOST] - SPRING1033
Business and ManagementEvent Technology and Professional DevelopmentThis course covers the different technologies as they are used both to plan an event and as part of a special event. We then discuss your career opportunities and path within the industry. One topic we will discuss is certification as a CSEP and how this course can help prepare you for that achievement.[HOST] - SUMMER[HOST] - SPRING1036
Industry and Construction TradesHVAC Code UpdateThis class meets the requirements for three hours of continuing education each year to maintain HVAC certification.[HVAC] - SUMMER[HVAC] - SPRING1000
Computer and TechnologyA+ Essentials"CompTIA 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] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1109
Computers and TechnologyCisco CCNA"Our 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] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1040
Computers and TechnologyCISSPCertified Information Systems Security Professional. Contact program coordinator for more detailed description.[ITEC] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1041
Computers and TechnologyHealth IT"The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings."[ITEC] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1143
Computers and TechnologyHTML BasicsA crash course on HTML coding that presents an introduction to HTML along with exercises in which students will complete tasks that require working with HTML tags and testing for validity.[ITEC] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1155
Computers and TechnologyIllustration: Digital and Traditional"This 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] - SUMMER[ITEC] - SPRING1159
Computers and TechnologyIllustrator Basics: CS6"This 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[MRTM] - SPRING1009
Maritime and TransportationAutomatic Radar Plotting Aids"ARPA - 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[MRTM] - SPRING1010
Maritime and TransportationGlobal Maritime Distress and Safety System GMDSS"GMDSS - 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] - SUMMER[MRTM] - SPRING1007
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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[MRTM] - SPRING1003
Industry and Construction TradesGas Fitter"This 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] - SUMMER[PLMB] - SPRING1001
Industry and Construction TradesPlumbing Code Update"Meets 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] - SUMMER[PLMB] - SPRING1000
Business and ManagementEssentials of R. E. Finance"Course 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] - SUMMER[REAL] - SPRING1002
Business and ManagementFundamentals of R. E. Appraisal"Course 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] - SUMMER[REAL] - SPRING1003
Business and ManagementPrinciples of Real Estate"This 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] - SUMMER[REAL] - SPRING1001
Business and ManagementReal Estate Brokerage"Course 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] - SUMMER[REAL] - SPRING1004
Business and ManagementReal Estate Law"Course 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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[RECR] - SPRING1010
Health and WellnessW.I.T.S. Personal Trainer"Become a certified World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) Personal Fitness Trainer. Covers: Biomechanics, Exercise physiology, Fitness testing, Equipment usage, Health assessment"[RECR] - SUMMER[RECR] - SPRING1008
Life Long LearningCreating An Outdoor Oasis"A 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] - SUMMER[RECR] - SPRING1009
Maritime and TransportationAdvanced Motorcycle Sidecar/Trike Rider Course"Trains seasoned riders to learn new skills, become better and safer riders. Student must provide motorcycle."[TRNS] - SUMMER[TRNS] - SPRING1005
Maritime and TransportationBasic Motorcycle Rider Training Course"TCC’s Motorcycle Rider Training Program is offered year round at the Portsmouth campus. The program introduces beginners to motorcycle rules, safety and riding techniques. Motorcycles, sidecars, trikes and required equipment are provided through the Virginia Rider Training Program."[TRNS] - SUMMER[TRNS] - SPRING1001
Maritime and TransportationBasic Motorcycle Sidecar/Trike Rider Course"Course introduces beginners to motorcycle rules, safety and riding techniques. Motorcycles, sidecars, trikes and required equipment are provided through the Virginia Rider Training Program."[TRNS] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[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] - SUMMER[TRNS] - SPRING1002
Business and ManagementRAM Course"40-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] - SUMMER[BUSC] - SPRING1612


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