Resources

Many of the classes and programs we offer in Workforce Solutions are related to certifications and licensures. Below is a list of related Web sites for federal, state and local governments as well as organizations we may be affiliated with; there are also a number of private training organizations offering training in subject areas we do not cover. This listing does not reflect any endorsement of private training organizations.

Virginia Government Agencies

Virginia Department of EducationTeacher Education and Licensure(VDE)

http://educateva.com

Virginia Department of Health (VDH)

http://www.vdh.state.va.us/

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI)

http://www.doli.virginia.gov/

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI)Apprenticeship

http://www.doli.virginia.gov/apprenticeship/registered_apprenticeship.html

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry – OSHA / VOSH Standards

http://www.doli.virginia.gov/vosh_enforcement/vosh_standards.html

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

http://www.dmv.state.va.us/

Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR)

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb/dpormainwelcome.cfm

Virginia Career Switcher

Program to help qualified candidates make transition from business to high-need subject area teachers.

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/newvdoe/CareerSwitcher/

Regional Government Agencies

Department of Building Inspections

Regional Health Districts

Related Resources

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Affiliated contractor and allied professions training provider. Many ABC classes offered in the region through LFCC Workforce Solutions.

http://www.abcva.org/Going_for_Gold.aspx

DMV Recognized Driver Education (Behind the Wheel) Clinics

Regional Driver Education Clinics. Each listing indicates if they offer behind the wheel training.

http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/exec/driver/cdts/cdts.asp?d=3

DMV Recognized Driver Improvement Clinics

Regional Driver Improvement Clinics

http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/exec/driver/dic/dic.asp?district=3

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)

Professional certification for Human Resources Professionals: GPHR, SPHR, and PHR.

http://www.hrci.org/

ICC – International Code Council

Provides technical, educational, and administrative support to governmental agencies engaged in building code administration.

http://www.iccsafe.org/Pages/default.aspx

Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center

Local affiliate of the Small Business Development Administration serving the Lord Fairfax service area. This program offers many classes and services to area small business owners and employees. The main office for the Lord Fairfax Small Business Center is located in the Coron Building on the Middletown Campus of Lord Fairfax Community College. A part-time office is also located on the Fauquier Campus of Lord Fairfax Community College in the Workforce Solutions Office.

http://www.lfsbdc.org/lord_fairfax/index.cfm

Northern Shenandoah Valley Adult Education, Winchester, VA

Program offering GED and other adult education training for LFCC service area citizens.

http://www.needmyged.org/

SHRM – Society for Human Resource Management

National Association providing assistance to Human Resources professionals

http://www.shrm.org/Pages/default.aspx

SHRM Local Chapter – Fauquier/Culpeper

Local chapter of SHRM based in the Fauquier County/Culpeper area. Local resource for HR professionals.

http://fcshrm.shrm.org/centerwelcome-online-home-fauquierculpeper-shrmcenter

SHRM Local Chapter – Winchester Area

Local chapter of SHRM based in the Winchester/Frederick County area. Local resource for HR professionals.

http://washrm.shrm.org/welcome-winchester-area

 

Virginia Board of Pharmacy

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy website provides information for persons interested in obtaining Pharmacy licensure. Sample practice exams are provided as well as licensure fees and details of the licensure regulations and application process.

http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Pharmacy/default.htm


Virginia Career Switcher

Program to help qualified candidates make transition from business to high-need subject area teachers.

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/teaching/educator_preparation/career_switcher/index.shtml


Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board

The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board is an incorporated, non-profit organization serving 16 localities in Northwestern Virginia. The SVWDB operates five Valley Workforce Centers and directs numerous workforce initiatives. They partner with business, education, economic development, and other community and faith-based organizations to thoroughly understand the current labor market and develop innovative solutions to address broad regional workforce issues. Visit www.valleyworkforce.com for more information.