CVCC’s Workforce Development specializes in development, planning, and delivery of educational and technical programs, services, and training. CVCC serves businesses, job seekers, and the community to enhance economic prosperity and quality of life in the Greater Lynchburg Region. CVCC measures success by advancing the region’s workforce by delivering costeffective and innovative workforce solutions. Services include:
FastForward Credentialing Programming
CVCC’s FastForward Programming provides intensive and short-term training for individuals striving for a new career, professional development, and responding to area businesses for skilled applicants in high-demand fields. Nationally recognized credentialing programs certify the skills most needed by area employers and to help job seekers launch rewarding careers.
CVCC is an active partner in the region’s efforts to develop career pathways to meet the future needs of area employers. Programs range from summer academies for area school-age youth to employer-sponsored internships for high school students.
CVCC offers superior online training in a variety of trending topics for 21st Century skills. Students can explore a variety of topics, gain access to expert instruction, learn on a flexible schedule, and receive continuing education units (CEUs) upon successful completion.
Business Services and Customized Training
CVCC provides customized business and training services to help businesses, schools, and organizations prosper. Workforce professional staff can assess training and development needs; design programs unique to each organization; deliver industry-specific customized learning and training programs; provide coaching, consulting, and facilitation services; and, offer cost-effective competitive rates.