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Career Studies Certificates at Rappahannock Community College

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Rappahannock Community College offers a series of Career Studies Certificates — programs designed to give you specific jobs skills very quickly. Check out our Career Studies Certificate programs:

Administrative Professional

Enhance your skills on computer applications and organizational leadership. LEARN MORE »


You’ll gain a wealth of knowledge from this course, an introduction to autism which covers methodologies of creating a curriculum to teach students with the disorder. LEARN MORE »

Computer Applications Specialist

Learn the latest computer skills with this program, which is designed to give you the essentials for working in the PC-driven office of the 21st Century. LEARN MORE »

Culinary Arts

Get a technical education in food production and the culinary arts, which will prepare you to be a Broiler Cook, Fry/Sauté Cook, Pantry Cook, Soup and Sauce Cook or Vegetable Cook. LEARN MORE »

Advanced Culinary Arts

(Effective Fall 2014)
Qualified cooks and food service managers are in demand, making this program an incredible opportunity. Train to be a Lead Line Cook, Assistant Baker, Assistant Kitchen Manager, and Assistant Dining Room Manager. LEARN MORE »

Computer Aided Drafting

Design skyscrapers, bridges, ships, and more with this program. Learn the skills to become a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) technician. Learn the skills to become a CAD technician and work within the mechanical, architectural, or civil design fields. LEARN MORE »

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Our entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will prepare you for ambulance work. You’ll learn basic assessments and treatment to be used on scene and during transportation to hospital. LEARN MORE »

Advanced EMT

(Effective Fall 2014)
Our Advanced EMT program builds on the skills and knowledge taught in the EMT program. At this level you’ll learn about IV skills, fluid therapy, and advanced airway care. LEARN MORE »

Emergency Medical Services-Intermediate (EMS)

A step higher; building on the experience from the Advanced EMT, you’ll learn advanced cardiac care and more advanced airway management skills. At the EMS-Intermediate level, you’ll also learn about a greater number of medications. LEARN MORE »


(Effective Fall 2014)
The highest level; you’ll be trained on all the skills available for pre-hospital providers as well as a deeper understanding of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and assessment of medical and trauma emergencies. LEARN MORE »

Game Design and Development

Create your own apps and games! Become a part of this rapidly expanding field of game design, web design and animation. LEARN MORE »

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Learn the skills required to install, repair, and troubleshoot various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems mostly in residential homes. LEARN MORE »

Advanced Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (AHVAC)

Get trained on the advanced skills required to install, repair, or troubleshoot heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems mostly in residential homes. LEARN MORE »

Industrial Electricity/Electronics

Get hands-on training and leave with the skills to diagnose and repair multiple types of electronics and industrial electrical environments. LEARN MORE »

Infant and Toddler Care

Learn the the best ways to nurture and teach infants and toddlers. Offered by Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) at Rappahannock Community College (RCC) LEARN MORE »

Instructional Technology

Through this program, you’ll become very familiar with educational and presentational software, multimedia production, and how to best use the resources online. LEARN MORE »

Nurse Aide

Our Nurse Aide Program will get you trained and ready for full-time employment as a nursing assistants. Learn the skills required to assist with nursing care in nursing homes, hospitals, and supervised home-care situations. LEARN MORE »


Our phlebotomy program will train you how to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. Program graduates are also eligible to sit for the national phlebotomy certification exam. LEARN MORE »

Web Design

Learn and develop the skills necessary to create web pages and websites. With this program, you’ll be prepared to meet the challenges of promoting and advertising businesses and services in the 21st century. LEARN MORE »

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