Registered Apprenticeship

Community Colleges

The Related Technical Instruction (RTI) component of the Registered Apprenticeship (RA) model is constantly changing and evolving. Our team is always working towards meeting the needs of employers to better serve them and their apprentices by sourcing RTI and highlighting full programs offered across the state. The Virginia Community College system is just one of the seven ways an apprentice can receive the RTI required to complete their program. A list of approved programs has been compiled based on the Division’s review of all 23 Community Colleges across Virginia. Because courses and schedules change each semester, we cannot guarantee an all-inclusive list, but have provided links to each school’s webpage and provided contact information. It is important for the employer/sponsor to verify the instruction offerings for their apprentices. If difficulties arise in sourcing RTI, as per usual, please contact your Registered Apprenticeship Consultant with the Department of Labor and Industry.

Blue Ridge Community College

Blue Ridge Community College

Kevin Ratliff
Vice President, Workforce Development
One College Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
540-453-2264
Ratliffk@brcc.edu

Approved Programs

Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Mechatronics
Welding

Web Site Address
https://www.brcc.edu/


Central Virginia CCommunity College

Central Virginia Community College

Jason Clarke
Coordinator of CTE Initiatives
3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-832-7797
clarkj@centralvirginia.edu

Approved Programs

Machining
Information Technology
Welding
Early Childhood Development

Web Site Address
https://centralvirginia.edu/


Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Gary Keener
V.P. Workforce Development Services
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA. 24422
540-863-2900
gkeener@dslcc.edu

Approved Programs

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Electrical
Industrial Maintenance
Culinary Arts

Web Site Address
http://www.dslcc.edu/


Danville Community College

Danville Community College

Cheryl Terry
Dean of Workforce Services
1008 South Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
434-797-8475
chery.terry@danville.edu

Approved Programs

Machining
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Welding
Information Systems Technology
Early Childhood Development
Auto Mechanic
AssistantAdministrative
Cybersecurity
Mechanical Maintenance
Electrical

Web Site Address
http://www.danville.edu/


Reynolds Community College

Leah Exline
Program Director Opticianry Department
1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228
804-523-5415
lexline@reynolds.edu

Approved Programs

Optician (available in-person and online)

Web Site Address
https://www.reynolds.edu


John Tyler Community College

James L. Britton
Apprenticeship Program Coordinator
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester, VA 23831
804-240-7466
jbritton@jtcc.edu

Approved Programs

 

Web Site Address
https://jtcc.edu/


Eastern Shore Community College

Eastern Shore Community College

Dr. Patrick Tompkins
Vice President, Academic, Student & Workforce Education
29300 Lankford Highway
Melfa, VA 23410
757-789-1748
ptompkins@es.vccs.edu

Approved Programs

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Electrical
Early Childhood Development
Industrial Technology

Web Site Address
https://es.vccs.edu/


Germanna Community Colleges

Germanna Community College

Ben Sherman
Apprenticeship Coordinator
18121 Technology Drive
Culpeper, VA 22701
540- 937-2901
bsherman@germanna.edu

Approved Programs

Electrical
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Industrial Maintenance/Machinist

*Utilizes NCCER Curriculum

Web Site Address
https://www.germanna.edu/


Lord Fairfax Community College

Lord Fairfax Community College

Sherry Pinto
Operations Registration Lead
173 Skimisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645
540-869-0754
spinto@lfcc.edu

Approved Programs

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Construction Project Management
Mechatronics
Early Chilldhood Development
Electrical
Heavy Equipment Operator
Plumbing
Combination Welding
Cyber Security
Software Developer

*Utilizes NCCER Curriculum

Web Site Address
https://lfcc.edu/


Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College

William “Bill” Brownsberger
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Workforce Solutions
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA. 24219
276-523-7467
wbrownsberger@mecc.edu

Approved Programs

Welding
Industrial Maintenance
Information Systems
Early Childhood Development

Web Site Address
https://www.mecc.edu/


New River Community College

New River Community College

Ross Matney
Workforce Development Coordinator
New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Office: Edwards Hall 211
Dublin, Virginia 24084
540-674-3600, extension 4352
rmatney@nr.edu

Approved Programs

Automotive Analysis
Early Childhood Development

Web Site Address
https://www.nr.edu/


Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College

Keila Louzada
Director of NOVA Workforce
21335 Signal Hill Plaza #303
Sterling, Va 20164
703- 948-7585
klouzada@nvcc.edu

Approved Programs

Information System Technology (Cyber Security)
Early Childhood Development

Web Site Address
https://www.nvcc.edu/


Patrick & Henry Community College

Rhonda Hodges
Vice President
Workforce, Economic and Community Development
Patrick Henry Community College
276-656-0256
rhodges@patrickhenry.edu

Approved Programs

Welding
Early Childhood Development
Information Systems Technology

Web Site Address
http://patrickhenry.edu/


Paul D. Camp Community College

Paul D. Camp Community College

Dr. Toni Johnson
Director of Workforce Development
100 N. College Drive
Franklin, VA. 23851
757-925-6342
ajohnson@pdc.edu

Approved Programs

Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation
Information Technology

Web Site Address
https://www.pdc.edu/


Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Virginia Community College

Samuel “Sam” Northington

501 College Drive Stultz Center
Charlottesville, VA  22902
434-961-5377
snorthington@pvcc.edu

Approved Programs

Early Childhood Development
Information Systems Technology

Web Site Address
https://www.pvcc.edu/


Rappahannock Community College

Rappahannock Community College

Eric Barna Ph.D.
Vice President of Instruction
52 Campus Drive
Warsaw, VA 22572
804-333-6771
ebarna@rappahannock.edu

Approved Programs

 

Web Site Address
https://www.rappahannock.edu/


Southside Virginia Community College

Southside Virginia Community College

Dr. Chad Patton
Dean of Career and Occupational Technology
200 Daniel Road
Keysville, VA 23947
434-949-1038 Office
434-774-6312 Cell
chad.patton@southside.edu

Approved Programs

Information Technology
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Early Childhood Development

Web Site Address
http://southside.edu


SWCC

Southwest Community College

Jessica Dotson
Career Services Coordinator Workforce & Continuing Education
PO Box SVCC
Richlands, VA 24641
276- 964-7262
jessica.dotson@sw.edu

Approved Programs

Welding
Information Systems
Early Childhood Development
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Web Site Address
https://sw.edu/


Thomas Nelson Community College

Thomas Nelson Community College

Franz Albertini
Director of Career Services & Workforce Transitions
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
757-825-2956
albertinif@tncc.edu

Approved Programs

 

Web Site Address
https://tncc.edu/


Tidewater Community College

Tidewater Community College

Temporarily Vacant Position 
Program Coordinator
Apprenticeship Institute
Tidewater Community College
Tri-Cities Center
1070 University Blvd. Suite 1121
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-822-1504
apprenticeship@tcc.edu

Approved Programs

Mechatronics
Automotive Technology
Electrical
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Information Systems Technology (Cyber Security)

Web Site Address
http://tcc.edu/


Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College

Robert Phillips
Dean of Workforce Development
100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA. 24212
276-739-2496
rphillips@vhcc.edu

Approved Programs

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating
Electricity
Electrical Technology
Machine Operator
Welding
Child Development

Web Site Address
https://www.vhcc.edu/home


Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College

Shonny Cooke
Career Services Manager
Career Center 206-D
3074 Colonial Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24018
540-857-6124
scooke@virginiawestern.edu

Approved Programs

Information Technology

Web Site Address
http://www.virginiawestern.edu/index.php


Wytheville Community College

Wytheville Community College

Perry Hughes
Vice President of Workforce Development and Occupational Programs
276-223-4757
phughes@wcc.vccs.edu

Web Site Address
https://www.wcc.vccs.edu/