Enjoy Working With Your Hands? Explore RVCC’s Career Training Programs!

Monday, January 18, 2021
Explore RVCC’s Career Training Programs!

Do you consider a career sitting behind a desk unappealing? Would you prefer a hands-on profession where you can help others? If so, check out RVCC’s Career Training Programs and the many benefits today. Training for the programs is designed in partnership with local industry, and the instructors are not only skilled but also really passionate about teaching. Programs are housed in RVCC’s Workforce Training Center, a 47,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility. And, to top it off, graduates are in high demand by local employers. Apply now, or read on to explore RVCC’s Career Training Programs.

HVAC – Environmental Control Technology

Master the skills and design theory of today’s cutting-edge heating and refrigeration industry and launch your career as an HVAC Technician. Learn how to design climate control systems, and/or install, repair or maintain units. Two tracks are available: a one-year program to train as a residential HVAC technician and a two-year program to prepare you to work on both residential and commercial climate control systems. Job assistance is available for all graduates. Learn more by contacting Program Coordinator Paul Flor at 908-526-1200 x8577 or paul.flor@raritanval.edu.

Commercial Energy Management

Through RVCC’s Commercial Energy Management (CEM-TECH) Program, you can master the necessary environmental control technology skills to become a successful commercial energy management technician in a modern facility with the latest testers, instrumentation, and equipment. You’ll also gain valuable, hands-on experience in mechanical systems by working in our campus’ living lab. Job assistance is available for all graduates, and the program is eligible for federal and state student financial aid. Learn more by contacting Program Coordinator Paul Flor at 908-526-1200 x8577 or paul.flor@raritanval.edu.

Auto Technology

RVCC’s Auto Technology Program partners with leading auto manufacturers such as Fiat, Chrysler, and Subaru to offer specialized training, providing you with the skills that employers expect. This real-world experience allows you to learn in an actual shop environment with program standards that match the performance of leading automotive technicians. Be sure to attend an RVCC Automotive Technology Information Session  Register now!

Advanced Manufacturing

Learn the machine basics, precision, and technical skills needed to become a manufacturing professional in RVCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program. Career track options include: Manual Mill Operator, Engine Lathe Operator, Manual Machinist, and CNC Production Technician. All graduates receive their industry-recognized certification and job placement assistance. For details, contact Program Coordinator Conrad Mercurius at 908-526-1200 x8332 or conrad.mercurius@raritanval.edu.


RVCC’s Cosmetology Program takes a salon-focused approach, teaching you not only how to perfect hair cutting, styling, and coloring, but also how to exhibit the attitude necessary to be successful. Work with actual clients at the Protege Salon at RVCC and participate in local fashion shows, community events, and stylist competitions. Attend an RVCC Virtual Beauty Professions Information Session Register now!


Do you have a passion for beauty and love helping people look and feel younger? Consider becoming a specialist in skin care -- Esthetics -- the hottest career in the beauty industry. From electrotherapy to the physiological effects of massage, RVCC’s Esthetics Program provides hands-on, practical experience in our state-of-the-art salon. You’ll explore the foundations of makeup and master the techniques needed to give clients a new look that complements their features. Attend an RVCC Virtual Beauty Professions Information Session Register now!

If you’re wondering: “Which school near me provides the best career training, professional certifications, certificate programs, and certificates?” Look no further than RVCC! Apply now!

About RVCC

RVCC has been ranked the best community college in NJ by WalletHub.com and Niche.com. According to Zippia.com, RVCC students are the highest earning graduates of any New Jersey community college. As a leading state college in New Jersey, RVCC serves students locally from Somerset County and Hunterdon County, across the country, and around the world, offering top degree programs and the best local career training. For information, visit www.raritanval.edu.