Virginia Peninsula Community College Trades Center

Located in James City County, the Virginia Peninsula Community College Trades Center offers short-term training to meet the expanding need for skilled workers in construction and building trades. Training at the Center replicates actual worksites of welding, CNC machining, carpentry, and masonry technicians. We are committed to providing rigorous and relevant career and technical education in a dynamic learning environment that results in students reaching their highest potential.

Building and Construction Trades

CNC Milling Machine

CNC Machining

Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Program content provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a welder, carpenter, machinist or brick masons and block masons.

Get started today. Complete the contact form or call us at 757-825-3687 for more information on our programs at the Virginia Peninsula Community College Trades Center.


Accelerating and Enhancing Career Education Programs (AECE) is a $2,050,925 project; $1,686,258 (82%) funded through a Federal USDOL-ETA grant and $364,667(18%) through non-federal resources.

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The Virginia Peninsula Community College Trades Center offers courses to give students the skills required to begin a career in the growing building and construction industry. The trades center provides a quality learning environment through a hands-on curriculum designed to train and get you into the workplace faster.  VPCC continues to put the needs of our students first, by offering flexible class schedules that will enable you to manage your life and education.

The Virginia Peninsula Community College Trade Center is conveniently located:

236 Industrial Blvd
Toano, Va 23168
Phone: 757-825-3687

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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