LFCC Workforce Solutions Year-in-Review 2017-2018

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Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education (LFCCWS) had another amazing year helping individuals and organizations start, enhance and/or change in workplace skills. Launching and expanding new programs into new markets as well as increasing credentials offered through programs like #FastForward, LFCCWS continues to be your local, reliable, and trusted partner for quality and relevant workforce training programs that meet the needs of employers and individuals in our community.

Below you will find LFCC Workforce Solutions final numbers for students and employers served as well as additional great highlights from last year.

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FastForward Showing Positive Impact Early On

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FastForward Credentials
The Top 5 FastForward Credentials are providing a 21%-58% increase in wages for graduates.

To date over 11,000 valuable, industry-recognized workforce credentials have been awarded to Virginians through a pay-for-performance grant training program. This training has occurred through a Virginia Community College program called FastForward, which was designed to empower Virginians with the specific skills employers are seeking. These workforce training programs are geared toward the needs of local businesses and focus on in-demand credentials and degrees allowing Virginians the chance to get the jobs they want and the salaries they need.

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New LFCCWS Courses Coming to Page County Technical Center

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Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions (LFCCWS) is excited to announce several new and upcoming courses that will be taking place at the Page County Technical Center (PCTC) in Luray, Virginia. Courses in Computers, Healthcare, HVAC and more will be offered for the first time at this location.

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Supports #NAW2016 with Hangouts On Air Live Event

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Event was in part to support the second annual National Apprenticeship Week

Middletown — Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board, hosted an Apprenticeship Hangouts On Air Live presentation on November 15, 2016,  as part of the second annual National Apprenticeship Week. Continue reading LFCC Workforce Solutions Supports #NAW2016 with Hangouts On Air Live Event

How Prospective College Students Can Gain A Competitive Edge

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unemployedMany college graduates are having a difficult time finding jobs commensurate with their degrees…

  • A degree may not be relevant to a profession…
  • Many accept entry-level positions for which they are technically overqualified…
  • Employers cannot find appropriately skilled job candidates

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LFCCWS Year in Review ’14 – ’15

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Another Great Year for LFCC Workforce Solutions

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From top executives and front-line leaders to career changers and school children, we continue to be your local, reliable, and trusted partner for quality and relevant workforce training programs that meet the needs of employers and individuals in our community.

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Partners with CDS for Professional Truck Driver Training in Winchester Northern Virginia

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LFCC Workforce Solutions has partnered with CDS Tractor Trailer Training Company (CDS) to bring Professional Truck Driver Training to the LFCC service region and the surrounding 4 state area. In little as 20 days, you could earn your Commercial Driver’s License – CDL-A!CDS Truck Driver Training with LFCC

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Leadership Institute Graduates 19

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LFCC Workforce Solutions graduates 19 area leaders in Leadership Institute.

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Congratulations to the graduates of Workforce Solution’s second Leadership Institute program. The institute was developed through a community collaborative initiative to grow and challenge the future leadership talent of area businesses. These participants completed 80 hours of leadership and operational classes over a ten month period.  A new cohort will start in April 2014. For more information click Leadership Institute.