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ADULT EDUCATION AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS


Adult EdCharlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) offers Adult Education and Apprenticeship training that covers a range of technical education courses. The career and technical offerings will help lifelong learners: enhance current skills, gain new knowledge for increased job marketability, continue life-long learning, make life more enjoyable, or simply have fun. CATEC provides a positive place for post-secondary learning. Apprenticeship programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and provide employer sponsors and their employees with the required related technical instruction hours needed to satisfy a full Apprenticeship program.

spring 2021 course catalog

You can view CATEC's Adult Education and Apprenticeship course catalog here.

spring 2021 Class schedule

You can view CATEC's Adult Education and Apprenticeship class schedule here

ONLINE COURSES

CATEC is now offering online certificates and courses through UGotClass. You can view and register for these online offerings here

VETERANS BENEFITS

CATEC's Adult Education and Apprenticeship Programs is excited to announce that our Automotive Service Technology, Automotive Body Repair, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nurse Aide, and Dental Assistance programs are all approved for Veteran's Affairs benefits.

Veterans Affairs Benefits

SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships are available to adult learners. Scholarship applications are linked here, but you can also see the left side bar for scholarship information. 

For inquiries about our Adult Education and Apprenticeship programs, contact:

  • Emily Thomas, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Office Associate/Database Administrator, by email or call (434) 973-1945
  • Shannon Tomlin, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Program Manager, by email or call (434) 973-1945