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Finding a good job position through your licensing is our GOAL of services.

Vocational Training that emphasizes skills and knowledge required for a particular job function or a trade (such as HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing) – also required the training hours for the licensing and certification ( Journeyman/Master) in most states.

Training  Language  Location Start  Days   Hour
 HVAC    English     Tysons     April      Tues./Friday        6-9 pm
HVAC    Spanish   Chantilly Lab.      Ongoing      Saturday     9-2
 ELE     English    Tysons  April      Thursday        6-9 pm
ELE  Spanish     Chantilly Lab.   May  TBD

  > Chantilly Lab location: 14720-A Flint Lee Rd. Suite 200, Chantilly VA 20151

Cost $700 per every 40 hours – including one book (in each of every 80 hour session)   

Your VA DPOR Vocational Training Certificates are issued every 40 hours.

Please refer VA Individual Tradesmen Licensing Regulations below;

Notice from Virginia Board for Contractors – Approved Tradesman Formal Vocation Training Providers

The following educational provider has been approved by the Board for Contractors to conduct the formal vocational training that must be completed as a prerequisite to licensure as a Virginia journeyman tradesman. The Board for Contractors also accepts as formal vocational training courses in the trades administered at accredited educational facilities, such as Virginia Community Colleges and technical schools associated with Virginia local school divisions.

Ace Tech Institute (formerly Millennium)

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Students completing 200/240 hours ELE Vocational Training (November, 2014)

ELE: 240 hours

PLB: 40 hours            HVAC: 40 hours

PLB: 80 hours             HVAC: 80 hours

PLB: 160 hours            HVAC: 160 hours

PLB: 240 hours           HVAC: 240 hours

Class Location;7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 207s,   Tysons Corner, VA 22043 Web: www.contractva.com                     Phone: 703.298.5789


We, Ace Tech Institute, are the Vocational Training program provider in VA.    Year-round programs continued for the training based on individual training hours earned (40/80/120/160/240 hours).

The class for all basic and code instruction with issuing the class completion every 40 hours (cost $700 per 40 hours, including text material).


Public Financial Aid      (Ace Tech resigned the affiliation as program provider, while clients’ process takes several months)


You may interested in Federal Financial Support system (SkillSource) for whom qualified individual to pay your entire 200 hour training costs.  Please contact us for your federal/state ‘training financial aid’.  You may contact the SkillSource directly by;

One Stop Employment Centers

The SkillSource Centers have free workforce resources available at six conveniently located Northern Virginia sites. Knowledgeable staff will assist both job seekers and employers.

Fairfax SkillSource Center — Annandale
Heritage Center
7611 Little River Turnpike (West Wing), Suite 300W
Annandale, VA 22003

(703) 533-5400
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday through Thursday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday – 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Prince William SkillSource Center
13370 Minnieville Road
Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

(703) 586-6800
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday and Friday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Fairfax SkillSource Center Alexandria
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 327
Alexandria, VA 22309

(703) 704-6286
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday through Thursday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday – 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center
A SkillSource Affiliate
102 Heritage Way, N.E.
1st Floor, Rear Entrance
Leesburg, VA 20176

(703) 777-0150
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,  Friday – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
2nd Friday of the month – 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Fairfax SkillSource Center Reston
11484 Washington Plaza West, Suite 110
Reston, Virginia 20190

(703) 787-4974
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday through Thursday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday – 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Manassas — SkillSource Career Services Center
Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas Campus
6901 Sudley Road, MS Building
Manassas, VA 20109

(703) 530-3073
TTY: 711 VA Relay

Monday – By appointment only
Tuesday and Wednesday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (The Center is closed from 12 pm to 1:00 pm for lunch.)
Thursday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Please note that Centers may be closed or may close early during the holidays.
During inclement weather, Centers may be closed.
We recommend calling to verify the operating status of the Center prior to visiting.


Instructor Introduction:



Manuel I. Paredes, P.E., CESCP, LEED GA, NCPCCI, LPI D/Iat Washington D.C. Metro Area

Defense & Space

Current:  Betchel Corporation

Whitman, Requeardt & Associates, LLP

Previous: M.C. Dean, Inc.

Raytheon Technical Services Company

CIMA Group

Education: Georgia Institute of Technology