Start or Enhance Your Trades Career

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Looking for an in-demand career with a great paying wage? No time and money to earn a college degree? A career in the trades offers endless possibilities locally and regionally with advancement opportunities. Look for our Fast Track Career Training Programs to quickly train and receive a credential in one of Virginia’s highest demand career fields.

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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

Manufacturing Technician MT1 Fast Track Career Training Program

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The Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The MT1 program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing.

 

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MT1 Training Kicks Off with Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sends First Cohort Through MT1 Program
Thermo Fisher Scientific Team begins their training in the MT1 Level 1 Program at LFCC

The Manufacturing Technician (MT-1), a nationally recognized credential, helps employers identify people with the core skills needed to work in today’s high-demand, high-wage advanced manufacturing operations. It is also a stackable credential that can help you on a pathway to a specific career within the manufacturing field, such as welding, metalworking or mechatronics. Continue reading MT1 Training Kicks Off with Thermo Fisher Scientific

Manufacturing Specialist Fast Track Career Training Program

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The Manufacturing Specialist certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. Mechatronics The program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing.  The core competency areas certified are: (1) Math and Measurement, (2) Spatial Reasoning and Manufacturing Technology.

The purpose of the certification program is to document individuals’ mastery of the critical competencies required for modern manufacturing production and production-related occupations.  The goals of the certification program are to:

  •  Develop a workforce pipeline capable of meeting the requirements of existing and emerging employers in advanced technology  industries such as manufacturing,
  •  Provide a customized fast track pathway to stackable credentials for 21st Century advanced technology careers in industry,
  •  Provide online and instructor-led training to address identified technical skill gaps, and
  •  Provide a pathway to advanced level training and specialized training based on industry requirements for potential new hires  and incumbent workers.

Students taking this intensive training program are prepared for entry-level positions with regional manufacturers, making competitive wages, benefits and opportunities for advancement.

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In-Demand Trades

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Have you ever fixed something at home or at work and wondered to yourself, “Wow, I think I could do this for a career!”? If so, you may be in the wrong line of work or never realized what you were capable of in a trades career. People who have the knack for DIY or those who have always enjoyed working with their hands should consider a career in the trades. Continue reading In-Demand Trades

Become A Small Engine Mechanic Or Save Money by DIY

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Power_MechanicsEvery day Small Engine Repair Mechanic are called on to troubleshoot and repair all types of engines and systems on power equipment. Join us to begin your career as a certified small engine mechanic or just to learn valuable troubleshooting skills to repair your own small engines. These classes will also prepare you to take EETC Certification tests should you be interested getting certified.

Program Includes:

  • Powered Equipment Electrical Systems
  • Industrial Electrical I
  • Mobile Hydraulics
  • Two and Four Stroke Engines
  • Mobile Generators

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Certified Welder Certificate Series

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Certified Welder Fast Track Career Training Program

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Click here to download the Certified Welder Career Brochure.

Ideal for new welders and those who want to enhance current welding skills, our Certified Welder Fast Track Career Training Program is designed to American Welding Society (AWS) standards and prepares students for AWS Certifications.

Program includes:

  • Basic Welding
  • MIG Welding Workshop
  • TIG Welding Workshop
  • AWS Welding Certification Prep and Exam

The program concludes with an opportunity to prepare and test for an AWS Welding Certification with a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)! You will know the result of your test the same night. Official AWS papers will be mailed within two weeks. Don’t miss this opportunity to prove your welding skills when looking for a job!

Program BenefitsAWS

  • Accelerated Program
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Experienced Instructors
  • Prep for Certification Test with a Certified Welding Instructor
  • Opportunity for National Certification

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Call or visit our Middletown Office to get the Certified Welder Bundle Series or visit our website to sign up for individual welding classes – Learn More/Register Now >>>

Explore a Career as a Building Maintenance Technician

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Career Overview 

Building Maintenance Technicians
Building Maintenance Technicians, also known as general maintenance and repair workers, handle a variety of construction related tasks every day.  They handle repairs that require the basic skills of all the trades such as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter, and HVAC technician. They also handle general maintenance duties like painting a lobby, fixing a broken garbage disposal, and or replacing a faucet.

Job Duties may include:

  • Utilize blueprints or diagrams to plan for repair work
  • Use common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers
  • Fix or paint roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of buildings
  • Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, residences, offices, and other facilities
  • Order supplies from distributors to make necessary repairs
  • Upkeep buildings and properties
  • Keep detailed records of their work

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