VC offering two Introductory Craft Skills classes in July

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

Victoria College will offer two “Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills” classes in July in Room 223 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

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 class 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.

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

Victoria College’s Gonzales Center will also offer two sessions of the course July 6-Aug. 5 and Aug. 10-Sept. 9.

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