FredCAT Programs and Services

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The Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Technology, FredCAT, is located in Central Park and offers credential programs, apprenticeship training and support services aimed at high-demand fields.  This skilled training programs are designed and led by experts in the field making students and graduates stand out to local employers in well paying fields that are growing and hiring.  The new center also provides a home base and work space for students and entrepreneurs to come design, prototype and collaborate to support local technology and manufacturing startups.

Courses and programs are scheduled based on interest and demand.  Check our online schedule for current class offerings.

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Training & Certifications

Along with the credential programs and apprenticeships, FredCAT also provides the following training & certifications:

    • 3-D Printing
    • Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)
    • Computer Numeric Control (CNC)
    • Pneumatics and Hydraulics
    • Drone Building and UAV Pilot Certification
    • Small Engine Repair
    • Project Management Professional (PMP and Scrum Certifications)
    • Commercial Equipment Repair
    • Fiber Optic Cable Technician
    • Mechatronics
    • Lean Six Sigma
    • OSHA

*FredCAT is made possible thanks to funding by the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority, the City of Fredericksburg, and the Virginia Community College System Workforce Credentials Grant.