Train Now for Great-Paying Jobs Coming to Our Area

Brightpoint and Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) are training students like to you to fill exciting new pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs coming to the area.  Our short-term credentials are designed to deliver skills that employers value and get you ready for work in one year or less.  

As a pharmaceutical manufacturing technician, you can help the region create a secure supply of essential medicines for Americans and fill job openings at several companies slated to open new pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the greater Richmond-Petersburg area in 2023 and beyond.

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Programs at a Glance


months to complete CCWA certification


semesters to complete Brightpoint CSC


expected salary for local jobs*

Let’s Plan Your Future

Brightpoint and CCWA offer two flexible pathways in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Connect with an advisor today, and we’ll help you determine which program is right for you.

Why Brightpoint & CCWA?

  1. Get there fast.
    Jobs coming to the area are expected to pay $42,000* annually. Be ready for those jobs after less than a year of training.
  2. Tuition assistance is available.
    Our tuition assistance programs help students pay for college, while preparing them for good careers and open jobs in Virginia. Many students qualify to attend at little to no tuition costs.
  3. Stack up your earning power.
    Earn a credential that was designed with industry partners to prepare you for in-demand jobs, build your confidence for long-term success and open doors for career advancement.
  4. We’re here to help you succeed.
    Our friendly, supportive community is here for you every step of the way. We offer day and evening classes. Plus, students can access free tutoring, career services, and more.
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*Data provided by Virginia Economic Development Partnership

This program was funded in part by GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.