Mechatronics Program: Start or Enhance Skills in Advanced Manufacturing

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Mechatronics Program

Jobs in manufacturing are experiencing rapid advancements in technology sparking the rise of ‘smart’ connected work environments and the need for a highly-skilled workforce. Our mechatronics program can teach you the skills you need through hands-on learning, which will help you find a career as an electromechanical technician, production technician, or industrial maintenance technician, with excellent starting salaries.

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Thanks to LFCC, Statewide Recognition Given to Winchester Man Who Trades Up

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Left to right – Joy Cary (PIVA), Dr. Kim Blosser (LFCC President), Ed Breeden (MT1 Graduate), Sherry Pinto (FastForward Coach), Scott Carlson (Apprenticeship Grant Coordinator)

For many people, learning that their workplace of 23 years is closing would be devastating. But, for Winchester resident Ed Breeden it was the chance to reinvent himself and to earn a much better living.

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Name of the Game – Keep Your Manufacturing Equipment Running

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Keep things running! That is the name of the game in the Manufacturing Industry!

In manufacturing, it is essential for equipment to run optimally. This is not only to maintain production but also ensure staff safety and product quality. In many cases, when equipment fails, it is due to the fact that the correct service intervals have not been met and/or replaced parts installed are not in line with genuine original manufacturer’s specification.

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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

In-Demand Trades

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Looking for a High-Demand Career?Engineer Servicing Central Heating Boiler

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 is 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 in getting certified.

Program Series Includes:

  • Powered Equipment Electrical Systems
  • Two and Four Stroke Engines

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Certified Welder Certificate Series

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Certified Welder Fast-Track Career Training Program

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Ideal for new welders and those who want to enhance current welding skills, our Certified Welder Fast Track Career Training Program is designed for 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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Download the Certified Welder Career Guide.


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Employment Outlook: Certified Welder

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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 >>>

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Industrial Maintenance Technician Student Spotlight

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Multi-Craft Technician Student Success Story - Terry SmithAfter 12 years with prominent furniture maker, Henkel Harris, Terry Smith was laid off due to the closure of the business.  Smith turned to LFCC Workforce Solutions to determine his next move toward obtaining new skills and a new career. During his experience, he enjoyed working with LFCC to gain the qualifications he needed. “The whole LFCC Workforce Solutions team has been incredible to work with,” said Smith. Continue reading Industrial Maintenance Technician Student Spotlight