LFCC will become the first community college in Virginia to offer statewide industry credential programs for heavy equipment operators. The college has been awarded a $453,686 Workforce Capacity Building grant from the Virginia Community College System. The grant will allow for the establishment of a heavy equipment operator credential program at LFCC’s Vint Hill site, and for the expansion of several trades programs on the Fauquier Campus.
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.
Event is part of second annual National Apprenticeship Week
Middletown — Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, today announced that it will host an Apprenticeship Hangouts On Air Live Presentation on November 15, 2016, at 8:30 AM as part of the second annual National Apprenticeship Week.
The event will feature a presentation about LFCC’s successful Apprenticeship program, as well how the Virginia State Apprenticeship program works and the benefits to you as an employer. You will hear more about the new $4 million V2V American Apprenticeship Grant that was awarded to the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board to assist training new apprentices. Watch from your computer or phone for this presentation to find out why Apprenticeship is the new buzzword. Continue reading Workforce Solutions to Host Apprenticeship Hangouts On Air Live Presentation November 15
The field of construction project management is diverse and enormously complex. There are several major classifications of construction that differ uniquely from each other: residential, commercial building, heavy highway, utility, and industrial projects. Such projects involve much time and expense, and close management control of them is required if they are to be completed on time and within budget. Continue reading Construction Project Management Fast Track Career Training Program
New Trades Classes in Fauquier With the aid of local assessments and partnerships, LFCC Workforce Solutions is now offering Apprenticeship Courses in Electrical and HVAC and Construction Project Management Courses in the Warrenton, VA area.
Learn more about our new Construction Project Management Series.
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
Every 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.
With little or no experience jump start your skills with Basic Welding.
Are you interested in learning multiple welding processes? If the answer is yes, then this is the class for you. Explore several different welding processes, including stick arc, oxy-fuel, MIG, and TIG welding. Learn the many essentials of a weld, striking an arc, and arc patterns. Gain a basic understanding of an electrode and the importance of electrode selection. Explore band saw basics, welding beads, and the many different ways of welding joints. And as always, learn welding and fuel safety throughout this entire course. Continue reading Build Your Welding Skills