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January 2021

Hiring for Cultural Fit

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Having trouble hiring? Recent studies show that many people will consider taking lower salaries to work at companies known for their great cultures.  What does all this mean? It means that when interviewing a prospective employee, finding a good cultural fit means finding someone who believes in your company’s mission and shares a similar outlook and attitude as your current team members.  Before you can hire for culture however, you must define it AND be able to communicate it. What…

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Stakeholder Management: Identify, Prioritize & Understand your Stakeholders for Project Success!

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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No project is an island. It has impact on and is impacted by stakeholders. Ever wonder what makes a good project or program manager? It is knowing who these stakeholders are and how to manage their involvement and expectations. Using the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), this course is designed to introduce new project managers and remind experienced project leaders how to effectively and efficiently manage their project stakeholders. At the end, you will be familiar with how…

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Medical Assistant Program (CCMA)

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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A Medical Assistant plays a key role in the healthcare industry today! Throughout this course, you will learn the administrative and clinical competencies needed to be successful in this field. Topics covered in this course will include clinical patient care, administrative assisting, anatomy, pharmacology, point-of-care testing, phlebotomy and EKG placement through classroom lectures and labs. However, due to the current situation, a portion of this course may use online components. Therefore, regular access to a computer/internet access is required. Externships…

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Prep and Certification

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This course is a great first step to a career in IT. Aimed to help students earn CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification, this course covers hardware, software, networking, and cybersecurity topics. The IT Fundamentals Certification shows employers that you are comfortable with IT concepts and is a great starting point for more advanced certifications. Exam and materials are included.

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Prep and Certification

January 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This course is a great first step to a career in IT. Aimed to help students earn CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification, this course covers hardware, software, networking, and cybersecurity topics. The IT Fundamentals Certification shows employers that you are comfortable with IT concepts and is a great starting point for more advanced certifications. Exam and materials are included.

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Dental Radiation Health & Safety (Hybrid)

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This hybrid workshop is specifically designed for practicing dental assistants to meet the Virginia Board of Dentistry's regulations for certification in dental radiation safety and hygiene. You will study techniques and devices for protection from ionizing radiation, cell sensitivity and the genetic effects of ionizing radiation. Get hands-on practice with intra-oral radiographic techniques. After successfully completing this workshop, you will be awarded a Certificate in Dental Radiation Safety. This course meets the requirements of the Virginia Board of Dentistry, and…

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February 2021

Certificate in Project Management

February 1

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. An…

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Certificate in Basic Game Design

February 1

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. In the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities…

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Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt

February 1

Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean…

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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

February 1

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, participants are strongly encouraged to have a project during the…

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Bookkeeping Certificate

February 1

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting. No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process…

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Grammar Refresher Certificate

February 1

Good grammar doesn''t make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Whether you''re a student or a professional, a career changer or a job seeker, this comprehensive program will guide you through the linguistic twists and turns of English grammar and equip you to write more effectively from day one. The first course covers the basics of grammar at the word level, including parts of speech and commonly confused words. In the second course, you''ll learn about grammar at…

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Spanish for Medical Professionals

February 1

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.…

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Social Media for Business Certificate

February 1

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you…

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Introduction to Social Media

February 1

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested…

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Certificate in Online Teaching

February 1

This Certificate is for those new to teaching online or those already teaching online. Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips…

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Advanced Teaching Online

February 1

In the 21st century, half of all learning will be online. The opportunities are tremendous for teaching online. Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course. Take home a ten step model for developing your online course. Experience one of the most advanced online classrooms for teachers. Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows. Plus, find out how self quizzes enhance learning. See an animation, drop-and-drop exercise, and dynamite welcome pages. Engage in online discussion…

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Certificate in Teaching Adults

February 1

This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life - passing on knowledge and skills to others. It is both an opportunity and a responsibility. Whether you want to teach others or currently teach others, in any setting, either formally or informally, this course is for you. We will give you both the fundamental and advanced information to improve your teaching. Your lead instructor is author of How to Teach…

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Certificate in Leadership Development

February 1

Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Then learn…

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Leadership Principles

February 1

Especially for Gen Y (born 1980-1999), the course serves as the first of three in a series addressing the development of Generation Y leadership. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Finally, the course offers the opportunity to perform a case study analysis…

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Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers

February 1

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to…

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Certificate in NonProfit Administration

February 1

Nonprofits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our Certificate in NonProfit Administration. You will come away with the best information from instructors who train people in nonprofits.

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Revenue Generation for Non-Profits

February 1

Build revenue streams for your non-profit organization. They are essential not only to keep your doors open but also to expand your services. Discover how to increase revenue from your current activities. Develop strategies for building new ones. Know how to effectively set prices or fees. Understand the 20% that generates 80% of your revenue. These are basic concepts that will yield greater results. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate…

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Management Certificate

February 1

Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then learn how to improve your management of time and productivity. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing…

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Management Boot Camp

February 1

Enhance your management skills through this course for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through use of the DiSC personality profile (included). By the end of the course we will have you managing like a pro - quickly and with confidence. Agenda Unit 1 Fundamentals of Management - How to determine,…

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Supervisory & Leadership Certificate

February 1

Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor''s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that…

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Entrepreneurship Certificate

February 1

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans. Then take home a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate,…

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

February 1

Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish…

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Certificate in Customer Service

February 1

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away…

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Keys to Customer Service

February 1

Learning to build your customer service skills will have a powerful impact on your career success as well as success in other areas of your life. Through this course you will discover the direct relationship between service skills and career achievement. You will become skilled at being an exceptional service provider. You can help your organization and your career by translating your good service intentions into a workable plan and gain knowledge of ways to consistently deliver great service. The…

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Certificate in Workplace Communication

February 1

Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever. And critical to your career advancement and success. Come get a comprehensive and intensive preparation with skills and techniques you can put to use on Monday morning. Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies. Then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome, including helping others to get what they want, so you get…

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Conflict Management

February 1

A recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) revealed that the average manager spends more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. This study also identified that out of twenty-five management skills, conflict management was the only one positively correlated to higher earnings and promotion. Discover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies in conflict management, and then take away successful conflict management strategies to apply in your workplace. Agenda…

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Digital Marketing Certificate

February 1

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. Three one month courses.

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Improving Email Promotions

February 1

Discover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when to email, what to email, and testing email copy. Then find out how to analyze your email response rates, including getting the bench marks for open rates and click through rates. Learn how to improve your email promotion and responses with tracking and testing. Get a basic introduction to email promotions. If you are advanced, your instructor is an email expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. Agenda…

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Google Analytics

February 1

If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your…

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Podcasting

February 1

Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business. Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a…

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Mastering Video Marketing Certificate

February 1

Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotion ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do. Two one-month courses.

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Video Marketing

February 1

Sight, sound and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Video is very hypnotic and it quickly speeds up the “know, like and trust,” factor with your audience. In this course you will discover how to use simple online videos to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness. Find out how to shoot simple, effective videos without costly fancy equipment or savvy technical skills. Discover the secrets…

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Business Writing

February 1

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. Acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come. Agenda Unit 1 Writing as a Process - Audience, Purpose, and Medium -Outlining for Successful Writing -Organization Models (Choosing a Model that Works) - Principles of Business Communication Unit 2 Written Communication in…

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Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

February 1

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then…

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Certificate in Business Writing

February 1

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to…

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Introduction to Game Design

February 1

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field. Agenda Unit 1 What Makes a Game? - Practical…

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Introduction to Project Management

February 1

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholder for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.…

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AutoCAD Basics

February 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Students will learn to create a simple drawing by setting up the modeling workspace, placing the appropriate entities/graphics on the workspace, dimensioning the drawing, and plotting the drawing. Students will also become familiar with advanced features of AutoCad, making the workflow more efficient.

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Medical Assistant Program (CCMA)

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Luray-Page Center, 275 Allison Drive
Luray, VA 22835 United States
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A Medical Assistant plays a key role in the healthcare industry today! Throughout this course, you will learn the administrative and clinical competencies needed to be successful in this field. Topics covered in this course will include clinical patient care, administrative assisting, anatomy, pharmacology, point-of-care testing, phlebotomy and EKG placement through classroom lectures and labs. However, due to the current situation, a portion of this course may use online components. Therefore, regular access to a computer/internet access is required. Externships…

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SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ Certification Preparation Course

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning one of the new standards in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations, and signal to employers your advanced professional development. Ensure you're prepared with our 13-week live online course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR…

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Project Schedules: 6 Steps to a Project Schedule

February 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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A key part of running a project is having a concise schedule that details all the steps needed to complete the project. While it’s popular belief that scheduling is easy and can be done along the way, that is rarely the case. In this course, you will learn to plan a project schedule, determine the action steps that need to be accomplished, and establish the order and time frame of the action steps. Then after building your schedule, you will…

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Webinar: Three Ways to Triple Your Training Dollars

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
FREE

When times get tough, training is often the first to get cut from budgets. Yet research shows that job-related training and development opportunities are a top influencer on an employee’s decision to apply for and stay at a job1. While your staff craves professional development, it often takes a back seat to doing “real work” because many organizations struggle to understand and justify the value of training without proper tools in place to quantify the benefits. But did you know…

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Continuing Education for HVAC

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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CDL-A Full-Time Option

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Plumbing Level 1 Apprenticeship

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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This class serves as the first level of training in the Plumbing craft. Structured as a hybrid class, a combination of online training and live classroom/lab training, students learn the following content: Core Curriculum; Basic Safety; Intro to Construction Math; Intro to Hand Tools; Intro to Power Tools; Intro to Construction Drawings; Basic Communication Skills; Employability Skills; Introduction to the Plumbing Profession, Plumbing Safety, Plumbing Tool, Introduction to Plumbing Math, Introduction to Plumbing Drawings, Plastic Pipe and Fittings, Copper Pipe…

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Prep and Certification

February 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This course is a great first step to a career in IT. Aimed to help students earn CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification, this course covers hardware, software, networking, and cybersecurity topics. The IT Fundamentals Certification shows employers that you are comfortable with IT concepts and is a great starting point for more advanced certifications. Exam and materials are included.

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Plumbing Level 2 Apprenticeship

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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This class serves as the second year of training in the Plumbing craft. Structured as a hybrid class, a combination of online training and live classroom/lab training, students learn the following content: Plumbing Math Two; Reading Commercial Drawings; Hangers, Supports, Structural Penetrations, and Fire Stopping; Installing and Testing DWV Piping; Installing Roof, Floor, and Area Drains; Types of Valves; Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping; Installing Fixtures, Valves, and Faucets; Introduction to Electricity; Installing Water Heaters; Fuel Gas Systems; Servicing…

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MIG Welding Workshop

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding is sometimes referred to as the "hot glue gun" of the welding world. It is the awesome process of using electricity to melt and join pieces of metal together. Produce quality MIG welds on steel and aluminum using proper techniques and procedures. This hands-on course stresses safety, wire and shielding gas selection, machine settings, weld sizing and more.

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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Luray-Page Center, 275 Allison Drive
Luray, VA 22835 United States
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Become a heavy equipment operator and earn an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy Equipment Operator program was developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This class serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program. Students will learn the following content: core craft skills, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earthmoving, interpreting civil drawings, and using simulator exercises for equipment basic controls,…

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CDL-A Part-Time, Weekend Option

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Continuing Education for Electricians

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license, must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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Continuing Education for Plumbing

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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Continuing Education for Gas Fitters

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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Phlebotomy Technician Program

February 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Phlebotomy Technicians collect samples from patients for laboratory tests in a skillful, safe, and reliable manner. This class will include practical hands on experience so that you will be prepared for a successful future as a phlebotomist. However, due to current situations, a portion of this course may use online components. Therefore, regular access to a computer/internet access is required. Externships are based upon site availability and student requirements; the current situation may impact this as well. While there are…

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Phlebotomy Technician Program

February 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Phlebotomy Technicians collect samples from patients for laboratory tests in a skillful, safe, and reliable manner. This class will include practical hands on experience so that you will be prepared for a successful future as a phlebotomist. However, due to current situations, a portion of this course may use online components. Therefore, regular access to a computer/internet access is required. Externships are based upon site availability and student requirements; the current situation may impact this as well. While there are…

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Project Management Plan: Plan the work, work the plan!

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Everything works better when you have a plan. As a project manager, you’re responsible for preparing and planning to make sure your project goes right. In this course, we’ll touch on and highlight planning for the key project areas (scope, cost, schedule, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement, stakeholder) identified by PMI. Based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), this course is designed to help the new project manager and experienced manager develop their strategy and project book for…

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Learning to Lead Part 1: From Buddy to Boss

February 18 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Are you, or will you be leading a team where you were once a teammate? It is an adjustment for everyone and it can create tension, resentment, and resistance.  This class can help you manage these difficulties more effectively and create the kinds of relationships with your employees that guarantee your success as a leader.  You’ll learn the #1 reason employees are promoted and the #1 reason employees leave, and be given the top-10 leadership takeways.  We’ll discuss how you…

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Basic Contractor Licensing Class

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This eight-hour course provides an overview of the laws and regulations that govern contractor licensing and practice in Virginia. This class is the pre-licensing education class required by the Virginia Board of Contractors as part of the licensing application process. Included is a study of those laws relating to the Board for Contractors, as well as a review of the State Building Code and Underground Utilities, and the types of licenses and qualifications for contractors. Also presented will be the Standards…

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CFC Prep and Exam

February 20 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Everyone who wants to work with refrigeration systems must be certified under the EPA guidelines. Learn the essentials of CFCs and then complete the EPA Section 608 exam online during class. You will know your test results immediately. Class will end at noon on the final day of class. Special Notice: If interested in retesting, please call 540-868-7021 to be registered in the second Saturday of any of the upcoming CFC classes to do the retest only. The fee for…

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CDL-A Full-Time Option

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Become a heavy equipment operator and earn an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy Equipment Operator program was developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This class serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program. Students will learn the following content: core craft skills, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earthmoving, interpreting civil drawings, and using simulator exercises for equipment basic controls,…

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Phlebotomy Technician Program

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Phlebotomy Technicians collect samples from patients for laboratory tests in a skillful, safe, and reliable manner. This class will include practical hands on experience so that you will be prepared for a successful future as a phlebotomist. However, due to current situations, a portion of this course may use online components. Therefore, regular access to a computer/internet access is required. Externships are based upon site availability and student requirements; the current situation may impact this as well. While there are…

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Microsoft Word Essentials (Level 1)

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS! The essential skills learned in this class will build a learning foundation for Microsoft Word and are transferable to other Microsoft classes. Building these essential skills now will make your next class a breeze! Use Word for all your document needs at work, at home, and in your own business. What Will I Learn? (1) basic and advanced tricks and tips to quickly create documents, flyers, resumes, forms, and more, (2) text-control using tables, tabs, and text boxes,…

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Accountability and Performance Management

February 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Accountability, when proactively created, fosters a sense of ownership among employees and ensures desired results are achieved. Leaders create accountability when expectations are clearly and specifically communicated, and results are acted upon. Results can be both on target and off-target and leaders must take action in both scenarios. Learn about the steps you can take as a leader to increase the likelihood that your team will deliver expected results, how to course-correct when necessary, and how to follow up on…

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TIG Welding Workshop

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding is the process of blending together reactive metals, such as magnesium and aluminum. Success in TIG welding is mostly in getting the weld pool to form, simultaneously, on both pieces of metal. Produce quality TIG welds on steel and aluminum using proper techniques and procedures. This hands-on course stresses safety, rod and tungsten selection, machine settings, weld sizing and more.

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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March 2021

Intermediate Video Game Design

March 1

Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. By 2019 Price Warehouse predicts social and casual game sales will exceed traditional game sales. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application…

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Project Management Processes

March 1

Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of project management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. Agenda Unit 1 Project Management…

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Collaborative Management

March 1

Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization. Agenda…

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The Basics of Bookkeeping

March 1

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. This…

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Certificate in Learning Styles

March 1

New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - - and you - - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with…

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Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt

March 1

To be successful, organizations must manage by fact. As such, organizations depend on the measurement and analysis of performance to make key decisions that affect the organization. This Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt course builds on the ideas and skills learned in the Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course that organizations use, specifically their Six Sigma teams, to improve. In this second course in the certification program, participants will learn process analysis, data collection and analysis, probability and valid…

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Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

March 1

Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students. You will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and…

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Marketing Using Social Media

March 1

Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization.  Agenda Unit 1. Social media as two-way…

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Designing Online Instruction

March 1

Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment. Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines. Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction. Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation. Your instructor…

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Developing Your Leadership Skills

March 1

Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you…

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Cash is King

March 1

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Agenda Unit 1 Cash Flow Strategies Why cash is so important in…

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The Business Plan

March 1

Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan, one step at a time. This practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning aspects of your business. Focusing on the most critical components of the Business Plan enables you to uncover hidden…

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Extraordinary Customer Service

March 1

Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You''ll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway…

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Effective Copywriting

March 1

Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo or promoting your own skills on LinkedIn, strong writing skills are the key to success. Come away with the tools and techniques you need to improve your copywriting skills and learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back. Agenda Unit 1 Copywriting Essentials How to tell the difference between bad copy and good copy The art of the perfect sentence Developing your…

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Negotiation: Get What You Want

March 1

Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Knowing strategies to clarify what you want and how to prioritize needs will ensure you get more of what’s essential. Having the skills to help others get what they want will improve relationships and increase your odds of success in the future. Work with a pro to learn how to plan, implement and win in the bargaining process. Save time, grow your business network and gain confidence when…

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Boosting Your Website Traffic

March 1

Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. Agenda Unit 1 Why web site analysis works Why web…

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YouTube for Business

March 1

Increase your business with YouTube, the online video site and now the second largest search engine. Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. Find out what types of video work best on YouTube, how other business organizations are using YouTube, how to create your own YouTube channel, and the techniques of adding captions, annotations and other extra features. YouTube can enhance your current marketing…

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Marketing Using Social Media

March 1

Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization.  Agenda Unit 1. Social media as two-way…

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Gender in the Classroom

March 1

Discover why girls waste 30% of their study time, why boys get worse grades than girls, why boys do less homework than girls, and the 5 learning habits girls get in school that hurts them in the workplace. Your female students learn differently than your male students. Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips…

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AutoCAD Advanced with 3D Printing

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Students will become familiar with some advanced principals of using AutoCAD. Students will be able to complete a complex drawing using the techniques and experience from the basic course. Students will be able to incorporate images and external references into AutoCAD drawings. Students will be introduced to basic 3D modeling.  

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Mechanical Schematics Drawing and Reading

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This class will help the maintenance technician interpret basic shop drawings, including mechanical, part prints, electrical, architectual, and what a print spells out. The course also covers conventional symbols such as electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatics.

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Medication Aide Program

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This Medication Aide Program prepares students to safely administer medications in specific settings, or to assist in client self-administration. This class includes lecture, skills lab, and clinical experiences. Students will be able to facilitate or assist the client with administration of insulin, prepare for safe administration of medications to clients in assisted-living facilities, maintain aseptic conditions, understand basic pharmacology, follow appropriate procedures for documentation and much more! However, due to the current situation, a portion of this course may use…

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Patient Service Representative Program (CMAA)

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If you're a "people person," and are interested in secure employment within the healthcare field, a career as a Medical Administrative Assistant may be just what you're looking for! Working the front desk of a medical office requires strong organizational skills, professionalism and the ability to solve problems. Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to learn about office reception skills, general day-to-day operations, and effective communication techniques. You will also perform routine tasks in an electronic medical records…

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Risk Management: Identify, Analyze & Mitigate Project Pitfalls!

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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All things worth pursuing have risks and projects are no different! Every project manager and organization must learn how to effectively manage risks to ensure success. In this course, you will learn to plan, identify, analyze and ultimately mitigate risks appropriately for your project and organization. Using the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), this course is designed to provide experienced leaders ways to better manage risks within their project or organization. By the end of this class, you…

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Introduction to Welding for Adults

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Many people have an interest in welding but they aren’t sure how to get started. This class will give you the introduction to welding that you’ve been looking for! You will have the opportunity to learn what welding is all about by learning hand’s on. You’ll start out the class by learnning all about welding safety but you’ll transition to using our welding equipment. This class will focus on SMAW welding and MIG welding (and you'll learn the differences). Come…

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Continuing Education for HVAC

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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