Start or Enhance Your Trades Career

Looking for an In-demand Career with Great Pay?
No Time or Money to Earn a College Degree?

Change Your Future in Weeks. Not Years.

A career in the trades offers endless possibilities locally and regionally with advancement opportunities. Work in industry, construction trades or advanced manufacturing to earn a great wage in a high-demand field. Look for our FastForward Career Training Programs to quickly train and receive a credential in one of Virginia’s highest demand career fields.

Most trades programs are eligible for FastFoward Credential Funding which covers 2/3rds the cost of tuition for eligible Virginia residents.

 

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Need help deciding or want to confirm your decision regarding future trades classes? These FREE information sessions will introduce you to a variety of professions. Whether you are planning to register for an upcoming class or you are on the fence about your next career step, come and join us to gain more information. This can be your first step towards an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in the healthcare professions.
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Heavy Equipment Operator

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 and includes a Guarantee to Interview with local companies. Click here to read more >>>

Manufacturing Technician (MT1)

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. The MT1 program includes a Guarantee to Interview with local companies. Click here to read more >>>

Mechatronics Program

The Multi-Craft program has advanced to the next level to meet the demands of advanced manufacturing technologies. This new Mechatronics program has been enhanced to include training in PLC languages, industrial electrical/mechanics, fluid power, and process instrumentation and systems control. Click here to read more >>>

Apprenticeship Courses in Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and More

Apprenticeship courses at LFCC Workforce Solutions provide students with the basic knowledge and skills required to apply for entry-level positions or apprenticeship positions with a variety of companies. Whether you are new to the trade or an experienced professional currently employed, take apprentices courses to build your skills and start your journey to a successful career in the trades. Click here to read more >>>

Construction Project Management

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.
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HVAC Technician

HVAC technicians install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments. This also includes refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.
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Certified Welder

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.
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Commercial Truck Driver

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity of more than 26,000 pounds. These drivers are required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License. Some truck drivers deliver goods locally and some over-the-road which spans several states.
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Small Engine Repair

Every 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. Click here to read more >>>