Find your Path. Discover Your Passion.

No matter where you are in your career, our high-tech, credentialing programs are taught by industry experts and designed to build your knowledge and broaden your future.


At the CTE Academy, you don’t just graduate with an education – you graduate with in-demand skills that will set you a path to success. With a fast degree or certificate from the CTE Academy, you can start jumpstart your career in as little as two semesters.

We’re focused on preparing you to succeed at every level. Our programs offer hands-on training that are cutting edge, relevant and in-demand careers. And when you graduate, our strong relationships with employers open doors to get you on your way to a new career. This is why we are proud to be one of the best offerings in the state of Virginia.


The CTE Academy is devoted to offering a one-of-a-kind experience that will connect you to the world of tomorrow.  Our faculty and staff are committed to helping you to see what is possible by offering an education taught by industry experts who are passionate about developing leaders that will make a difference in our community and around the world.

  • International focus – our students come from across the globe

  • Residential courses – cutting edge and hand-on experience

  • Passionate Students  – Classmates to help you find your new “next”


Financial assistance, grant funding, scholarships, and/or private funding may be available to eligible candidates for career training programs at The CTE Academy. There are many financial opportunities that can help you reach your goals.

Are you thinking about your future and not sure about jumping into a 4-year college?  Or maybe you’re ready to enter the workforce, but just need the training and education to get started.  Come visit the CVCC Regional CTE Academy and let us help you achieve your goals.

We offer programs in several areas that will give you the skills and training that you need to start a successful, well-paying career. It is our commitment to help you pick the right program and show you how you can complete programs that leads to industry recognized credentials and/or academic awards, but without student loans standing in your way.  You may even be able to earn college credits for certifications and licenses or other prior experiences that will put you on the fast track to completing your program of study.

Also, be sure to take advantage of our credits for past work experience to graduate even faster.

To be competitive today, you need the right skills, and it is critical to get hands-on training in facilities with the latest technology. So, don’t get stuck in a program that is just textbook and lectures.

At The CTE Academy, you will learn by doing. Your training will be taught by expert instructors giving you the confidence to jump right in on the first day of your new profession.

And we don’t just show you how to design a building, program the next great application, or maintain mission critical systems – we teach you how to take pride in what you do. At The CVCC Regional CTE Academy, we call it work ethic and it’s the difference that gets our graduates hired.

The CVCC Regional CTE Academy is a program unlike any other in the state of Virginia. You can complete your training, earn a certificate and start a new career in less than two years. Some of our programs can be completed in weeks and months, not years.

But, if you are looking for a little of that traditional college experience – whether it is playing intramural sports or connecting with business leaders on campus – we will connect you with others that are passionate about the same things you love doing.

Make CVCC the college experience you want.

Technical careers are in high demand across the globe with amazing opportunities and impressive starting salaries.

Companies know us as one of the best offerings in the region. They seek out and hire our students for their unique skills, training and ability to solve real-world problems.  We have professionals serving in nearly every profession locally and around the globe and employers know that our graduates are ready to meet the challenges of a 21st century global market.


Our partners are passionate about our community and investing in the future of our region. They are committed to investing financially, development of career pathways and through providing seasoned faculty that help us to provide the best education in Central Virginia.




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