Valley Today: Career Coaching and Advising

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We chatted today with Guy Curtis from LFCC Workforce Solutions and Sarah Pangle, Academic Advisor & Career Services Specialist for Lord Fairfax Community College. This was originally recorded on October 14, 2021. Continue reading Valley Today: Career Coaching and Advising

Business Analysis Online Certificate Series

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Business analysts lead efforts to define needs and design solutions that deliver value to businesses and organizations; they are agents of change and take a disciplined approach to introduce and manage change within businesses and organizations. Continue reading Business Analysis Online Certificate Series

IT Pathways

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Which IT Pathway Will You Choose?

At LFCC Workforce Solutions, we don’t just offer job training, we offer complete career pathways for you to choose from. Our workforce coaches work with you to help you design a pathway for your future and provide an overall career outlook using real-time industry and employment data in the regions that are important to you. Continue reading IT Pathways

Workforce Coaching

LFCC Workforce Solutions offers coaching towards professional development, career training, certificate and degree programs offered at the college. Career training opportunities include individual classes and programs to increase skill set and sharpen skills in a quest to start a career or a career change. Programs available include a series of fast-track career training that earn you industry-recognized credentials and skills for jobs in high-demand fields.

Programs are Developed for People Who Are:

  • Starting a career or new to the workforce
  • Unemployed
  • Employed at a job below their potential and looking for advancement
  • Individuals looking to make a career change or opportunity for promotion

We Can Provide Career Help With:

How Does It Work?

Many of these programs have grant sources that can help qualified individuals secure funds for training. Let our Workforce Coach help you get started.

  • Learn about Fast-Track Career Training Programs that can earn you a credential
  • Learn about occupations, earnings, and job demand for these programs
  • Determine if grant funding or financial assistance can help you pay for your program
  • Helpful staff will work with you to schedule intake assessments and applications

Contact Our Workforce Coach

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Julia Bridgen
Julia Bridgen
Workforce Coach
Focus Areas:
Advising/Coaching on Workforce Training Programs



LFCC Workforce Solutions Talks Boot Camps, Transitions, and Fresh Starts on the Valley Today Radio Show

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We pre-recorded the Valley Today radio show via Zoom with Guy Curtis from LFCC Workforce Solutions and his guest Christine Kriz from Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center.

We talked about the partnership between the two organizations and how the services they both provide complement each other for businesses looking for resources for growth, learning opportunities for themselves and employees, as well as advice and guidance for closing a business and seeking a fresh start.

Continue reading LFCC Workforce Solutions Talks Boot Camps, Transitions, and Fresh Starts on the Valley Today Radio Show

Careers In-Demand

LFCC Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education has partnered with WDVM to bring you Careers In-Demand. Every Thursday, we’ll feature careers that are needed in the community.

Project Managers

Certified Nursing Assistant

Registered Nurse

IT Data Developer

IT Manage Service Providers

IT Support

Commercial Truck Driving

Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics

Manufacturing Technician

Certified Welder

Construction Project Manager

Heavy Equipment Operator



HVAC & Fridge Technician


Heavy Equipment Operator Training Program Paves the Way for Opportunity

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Yonathan Vigil Eufracio was one of 11 students from Fauquier County Public Schools and Prince William County Public Schools who participated in LFCC’s first-ever high school cohort for heavy equipment operator training.

Working with machinery runs in Yonathan Vigil Eufracio’s family, so taking the Heavy Equipment Operators (HEO) program designed for high school students and offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions last spring was a smart choice.

“It just came naturally to me,” he explains. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I applied and got the scholarship offered by my school system.”

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Fauquier County Resident Finds Purpose, Career With LFCC’s New Dental Assisting Course

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Fauquier County High School 2014 graduate Mackenzie Rollins has finally found a career she can really sink her teeth into, thanks to a brand-new dental assisting program being offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions.

This was Rollins’s second time enrolling at LFCC – she had previously studied business, but realized that wasn’t the field for her. She had also spent more than a year at James Madison University, where she switched majors several times.

Continue reading Fauquier County Resident Finds Purpose, Career With LFCC’s New Dental Assisting Course