Lifelong Learning

RappU Lifelong Learning offers a wide-ranging selection of non-credit just for fun classes taught by volunteer instructors. Held during Spring and Fall semesters, these classes generally cost $20 or $25 each and run for three to seven weeks in length.

Classes are held at the new RappU facility located at 11669 Lee Highway in Sperryville as well as other sites spread throughout Rappahannock County.

Registration for Fall 2017 is OPEN NOW!

Workforce Training

RappU Workforce Training currently offers certificate-bearing courses in a variety of healthcare specialties, including:

These courses will take place in Summer and Fall of 2017, and will run during the daytime, evenings and weekends depending upon student preferences. Tuition, class fees and other requirements (such as drug screening, criminal background check and immunization records) can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

All healthcare training courses will be held at the RappU facility, 11669 Lee Highway in Sperryville.

RappU Will Pay for your Workforce Training!

If you live in Rappahannock County and can successfully complete our application process, you can enroll in the Nurse Aide (CNA) or Home Health Aide (HHA) course FREE OF CHARGE.  Your only cost is a $25 application fee.

Charges which RappU will cover for the CNA and HHA programs include:

Application-related expenses – literacy test, Virginia and nationwide criminal background check, drug screen, a physical and required immunizations.

Course fees – tuition, hospital scrubs, textbook and workbook

Testing fees – Virginia CNA certification exam

We will also pay $50 to any applicant who refers a successful applicant to RappU (someone who completes the full screening process and enrolls).

For those outside of Rappahannock that need tuition assistance for RappU, there are options via the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  Those that qualify will be young adults ages 17-21 with low income; adults, ages 25 and up with low income; or a dislocated worker, who has been separated from employment and receiving Unemployment assistance. Please contact your nearest Workforce Center, located in Culpeper, Orange and Warrenton

For information about the courses and how to apply, click on the links below for the CNA and Home Health Aide programs.

The August 15th class is FULL.  The next class begins November 7 and runs until February 2.

Thanks to our generous donors and partners — William and Mary Greve Foundation, PATH Foundation, Valley Health System, Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, People, Inc., Rappahannock Benevolent Fund, Mattaponi Volunteer Rescue Squad, Rappahannock Loan Closet

RappU is an IRS-approved 501c3 non-profit organization committed to lifelong learning and workforce training in Rappahannock County, Virginia. View our most recent IRS 990 form.