Victoria College releases Summer/Fall 2020 schedule for job training courses

Victoria College recently released its Summer and Fall 2020 Workforce & Continuing Education schedule that includes a variety of training opportunities in industrial trades, health careers, business and technology along with offerings for personal enrichment.

Victoria College’s job training courses can lead to an industry-recognized credential and a job that pays well. The courses do not require students to apply for admission or take an entrance exam. Financial aid and scholarships are available for many of the courses, which typically take 7-14 weeks to complete, per level.

“Our Workforce & Continuing Education courses are ideal for those who need to upgrade their skills to get back into the workforce quickly,” said Victoria College Workforce & Continuing Education Director Rachel Nessel.

VC will offer a number of industrial trades courses in the summer and fall, including Electrical; Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC); Millwright; Pipefitting; Plumbing; Power Line Worker; Scaffolding and Welding. Also being offered is the Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills course, which must be completed successfully before students can begin specific industrial trades courses.

A variety of business and technology courses will be offered, including VC’s Lunch & Learn Series titled “Marketing Amplified.” The series will be held on Thursdays in September, October and November. Other courses being offered include Basic Accounting, Computer Literacy, Microsoft Word Basics in a Day and Microsoft Excel.

VC will also offer several fall courses leading to careers in the medical field, including Phlebotomy, Medical Assisting, Nurse Aide and a variety of Emergency Medical Services training classes.

Among the personal enrichment courses being offered are Ceramics, Genealogy for Beginners, Pastel Painting and Digital Photography.

Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning, which has exceeded 300 members, will release its Fall 2020 schedule during an Open House event on July 29. The Academy of Lifelong Learning offers opportunities for day and evening trips, education and personal enrichment, games and recreation, hobbies and leisure learning.

The complete Victoria College Workforce & Continuing Education schedule can be viewed online at Click on “Programs & Courses” and then “Workforce & Continuing Education.”

For more information, call (361) 582-2528 or email