Post-Secondary Programs

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Post-secondary offerings include barbering and heavy equipment operation, such as learning how to operate a forklift.


To provide continuing education and/or job training skills to increase students' efforts in securing and sustaining a viable career.


We are committed to being at the forefront of providing innovative programming that will lead to quality technical/vocational education and academic achievement.

Focus Areas

  • Identifying programs that reflect student interests and the types of jobs in their communities.
  • Using data trends from the Virginia Career and Workforce Labor Market to identify high demand jobs.
  • Identifying programs that will lead to industry-recognized certifications.
  • Expanding opportunities for job training skills through apprenticeship programs.
  • Partnerships

Apprenticeship Programs

In partnership with the Virginia Department of Labor, Yvonne B. Miller Post-Secondary Programs is able to provide a structured work environment where students gain specific work skills through on-the-job training while earning pay. Establishing Registered Apprenticeship Programs at Bon Air is a valuable experience for students, to effectively help them transition back into the community, with employability skills and work as a productive citizen. Students will receive a nationally recognized credential, which consists of a completion certificate and Journey Worker Card. Our current apprenticeship programs:

  • Barbering
  • Graphic Design & Sign Writer
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
  • Upholstery
  • Cook
  • Industry Certification Courses

Industry certification courses help our students to expand knowledge/skills, stay current in industry standards/practices, and gain a competitive advantage when pursuing a career. Our current certification courses are:

  • Microsoft Office
  • CompTIA A+
  • Culinary Arts
  • OSHA
  • Flagger
  • NCCER Core
  • Certified Logistics Associate
  • Certificated Logistics Technician
  • Manufactured Technician I
  • Forklift / Heavy Machinery Operation
  • Welding

Enrichment Courses

Yvonne B. Miller Post-Secondary Programs offers students the opportunity to enroll in enrichment classes. These classes are designed to extend beyond classroom experiences and provide a deeper connection between the classroom and life skills. Our current enrichment courses are:

  • Music Production
  • TV Production
  • Photography
  • Art

College Courses

We offer online courses in the areas of business, entrepreneurship, and management in partnership with J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.