Train for a rewarding career quickly and cost effectively!

Rapid Train offerings provide intensive, short-term training opportunities in a variety of technical fields. Some classes are designed to respond to the immediate needs of Lynchburg area-businesses for entry level, skilled applicants and to provide you with the means to secure a well paying career in a local industry. Other classes are intended to provide credentialing to help employees advance in their current careers.

Rapid Train classes include nationally-recognized credentialing to give you an edge in the job market.

Please join us for an Open House to learn more and to start the application process.

fall 2017 programs listing

Backflow Prevention Device Certification (40hr)

Carpentry 1

Carpentry 3

Clinical Medical Assistant (with Phlebotomy & EKG certification)

Commercial Driver’s License

Electrical 1

Electrical 2

Electrical 3

Electrical 4

IT Helpdesk

Manufacturing Specialist

Manufacturing Technician 1

NCCER CORE (Introductory Craft Skills)

Plumbing 1

Plumbing 3

Project Management Professional

SHRM Certification

Teacher Licensure (EducateVA)


Financial Aid

Rapid Train classes may be eligible for financial aid, including the Workforce Credentials Grant and FANTIC (Financial Aid for Non-Credit Training Leading to Industry-Recognized Credentials).