Manufacturing & Construction Trades | Thomas Nelson Community College

Manufacturing & Construction Trades

Earlier today, a shooting occurred at Heritage High School, which is adjacent to Thomas Nelson’s Southeast Higher Education Center located at An Achievable Dream Academy in Newport News.  “We are praying for the safety of everyone at Heritage High School, and for a quick recovery for those injured in today’s shooting,” said Thomas Nelson President Dr. Towuanna Porter Brannon.  Thomas Nelson’s evening classes scheduled for Monday, September 20 at the Southeast Higher Education Center will be held virtually.

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FastForward provides financial assistance for students to gain the knowledge and an applicable industry recognized credential. Take advantage of training in industry recognized, in-demand programs at Thomas Nelson.

Learn the essential skills and knowledge through hands-on training in realistic environments in the trade of your choice.

Start a well-paying career in manufacturing or construction. Quickly gain national certification and credentials in Broadband Fiber Optics, HVAC, Trades Electrician, Facilities Maintenance, Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machining, and Welding. OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certification is also available.

Take the first step. Attend an information session.

Learn about current training opportunities. Information sessions are offered the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, room 1120.

Call (757) 825-4070 for more information.