Advanced Manufacturing, Architecture, Construction and Skilled Trades
Love working with your hands and solving problems? Brightpoint has more than 20 programs including welding, electricity, construction, machining and manufacturing that can get you started in a new career in two years or less. You’ll train in our state-of-the-art lab spaces that are equipped with the same technology and equipment you’ll use in your field. Plus, our partnerships with local businesses ensure that you are graduating with the skills employers are looking for in these high-demand fields.
Brightpoint Degrees and Certificates
Career and Technical Programs
Get the training you need to begin a new career or advance in your current one.
Additive/Subtractive Manufacturing, CSC
Advanced Manufacturing Management, CSC
Basic Precision Machining Technology, CSC
Building Construction Certificate
Computer Numerical Control, CSC
Computer-Aided Drafting and Modeling, CSC
Electrical Engineering Technology, AAS
Energy Technology Certificate
Energy Technology, CSC
Heating and Air Conditioning, CSC
Industrial Electricity, CSC
Industrial Maintenance, CSC
Mechanical Engineering Technology, AAS- transfer options available
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Specialization, AAS- transfer options available
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, CSC
Precision Machining Technology Certificate
Residential Electricity, CSC
Surveying and Geographic Information Systems, CSC
Technical Studies, AAS
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Career Discovery Videos
Hear from our faculty about coursework and careers in some of our most in-demand majors.
“My Brightpoint experience opened doors for me at work. Now they look to me as more of a resource and an asset.”
Short Term Training from Community College Workforce Alliance
Jumpstart your career in as little as six weeks in programs in high-demand fields including:
Skilled trade jobs include heavy equipment operators, laborers, foreman and other positions that are consistently in high demand. Our training can prepare you for entry-level or apprenticeship roles in these industries.
Central Virginia is a booming manufacturing region, and its companies are in great need of qualified applicants for their machine operator and technician positions to run and maintain their lines.
"Tyler made me prioritize and focus on what was important. It gave me patience in realizing that this change in careers was going to take time. I fought against odds and won, which gave me confidence I didn't have before.”
College Closed Friday, September 30
The college will be closed Friday, September 30 for Founders Day. No classes will be held, and all offices will be closed. Faculty and staff should refer to their email for more information about Founders Day activities.