VC offering Introductory Craft Skills course in June, July

Victoria College is accepting registrations for its Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills courses that will be held in June and July.

Victoria College will offer a “Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills” course from 6 to 10 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1-July 1, in Room 223 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

Two more courses will be offered in July. A Monday and Wednesday class will be held from 6 to 10 p.m., July 5-Aug. 4, and a Tuesday and Thursday class will be held from 6 to 10 p.m., July 6-Aug. 5.

The course is mandatory for anyone wanting to register for an industrial trades job training class at Victoria College. The cost for the course is $340 and includes all course materials. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

The Introductory Craft Skills course is common for all National Center for Construction and Research (NCCER) training and is required for NCCER Certification for all Level 1 courses including electrical; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; millwright; pipefitting; plumbing; power line worker; scaffolding; and welding. No prior experience is necessary.

The course provides an introduction to basic safety, construction math, hand tools, power tools, blueprints, basic rigging, communication skills and basic employability skills. Following successful completion of the class, NCCER certification and a certificate of completion will be awarded.

Due to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, students will be required to wear a facial covering, have their temperatures taken and pass a health screening before entering the classroom. Social distancing will also be required.

Victoria College’s Emerging Technology Complex is located at 7403 Lone Tree Road in Victoria.

For more information or to register, contact Victoria College’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department at (361) 582-2528 or email