ASTRACOR, LLC is a Virginia 501(C)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to connecting the residential construction industry with the Northern Virginia homeowner community in order to increase awareness of “green” technology innovations and to create an assessment, training, and/or advisory vehicle. ASTRACOR is an independent, non-union affiliated organization offering participants specialized pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, and entrepreneurial training, as well as allied instruction that can earn them recognized accreditation and certification. Participants benefit from value-added technical and business skill instruction, and can obtain referrals for employment and/or entrpreneurial opportunities upon program completion.
ASTRACOR provides local businesses, contractors, real estate professionals, and homeowners with targeted educational workshops delivered via NOVA Community College and Arlington County Adult Education programs. Additionally, ASTRACOR offers industry consumers required certifications and licenses sanctioned by OSHA, NCCER, DC Laborers’ Training & Apprenticeship Institute, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (VADPOR), and the Building Performance Institute (BPI).