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  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

    Southern Virginia Higher Education Center



    About Us

    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) provides access to college degrees and job training for in-demand careers in the heart of downtown South Boston, VA. SVHEC’s partnerships with Danville Community College, Southside VA Community College, Longwood University and Old Dominion University, put a range of diploma, certificate, and two and four year degree programs at your fingertips. High demand programs include nursing, education, and human services.

    SVHEC also provides job training, in Information Technology, Welding, Mechatronics, and HVAC. SVHEC staff works closely with business and industry to align programming to industry standards, and all training is customizable to fit the specific needs of area employers.

    Specific job training is available to high school students from Halifax, Mecklenburg, and Charlotte Counties through the SVHEC’s Career Tech Academy. Eleventh and twelfth grade students pursue hands-on training in Information Technology or Mechatronics, and may receive community college credit and earn industry credentials. For students who enroll in the Career Tech Academy’s Year 2 program, paid work-based learning and apprenticeship options are available.


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    Become a certified welder in only 10 months with Welding@SVHEC
    Become a certified IT Technician in only 4 months with the SVHEC's IT Academy
    Our friendly and professional staff is ready to assist you with your customized training needs.


    Career Tech Academy Automation Robotics Instructor
    Category: Education
    Job Description:Job Description:The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of an Automation Robotics Instructor at the Career Tech Academy (CTA). It is a hands-on regional technical training center located at the SVHEC available to high school students from Charlotte, Halifax, and Mecklenburg Counties. High school students can ...read more
    Phone:(434) 572-5446
    Fax:(434) 572-5462