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Welcome to the Technical and Career Education Center! 

The Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center opened its doors in September 1972 to provide career-training opportunities for students in grades 11 and 12. Since that time, the Tech Center has maintained focus on career preparation and employability for all of its students. The areas of safety, technical expertise and authentic workplace experiences are the instructional foundation of all 22 credentialed Tech Center programs.

The Tech Center has a dedicated staff that is both highly qualified and highly committed to the success of our students. Through industry-driven curriculum and community partnerships, Tech Center students gain real-world skills to become successful in their chosen fields. 

Tech Center Courses
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating
Auto Body and Paint Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Carpentry (2nd year course in construction trades program)
Construction Technology
Culinary Arts
Dental Assisting
Early Childhood Education
Electricity (2nd year course in construction trades program)
Landscape Design and Management
Legal Systems Administration
Licensed Practical Nursing
Masonry (2nd year course in construction trades program)
Medical Systems Administration
Outdoor Power Equipment
Pharmacy Technician
Plumbing and Heating (2nd year course in construction trades program)
Public Safety
Television Communications and Production
Turf Management
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