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Have you heard of Virginia Technical Academy?

At a 2020 chapter meeting we had the founder of Virginia Technical Academy, David Gillespie, speak to us about skilled labor in the trades and what his school has to offer.  This sparked the interest of our chapter members and we saw the impact that this academy can and will have on our industry.  It is our belief that academies/programs like this are how we are going to close the skills gap and we are wholeheartedly behind it!

Virginia Technical Academy teaches hands-on technical training and a network support for HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Facilities Management, and Appliance Technicians. 

  • They are a fully accredited Apprenticeship programs. 

  • Virginia trade school fully accredited by the VA Department of Labor & Industry.

  • Job opportunities and job placement through relationships with regional businesses.

  • Less cost than college programs, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

  • Requires less time to complete than programs at colleges.

  • Credit hours earned through our program may be applied to an apprenticeship in any of the 50 U.S. states.

  • Credit hours earned through our Apprenticeship Program may be transferred to some four-year colleges to count toward an associates or bachelors degree.​​

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Click here for website and info on how to apply

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