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Community colleges are a main hub for Virginia’s Workforce System.

2013 Workforce Annual Report Supplement

The Virginia Community College System is one of Virginia’s major state agencies responsible for workforce development services. The Workforce Development Services arm of Virginia’s Community Colleges aligns education and economic development to extend workforce development courses, training and programs into communities across Virginia.

Last year, colleges provided more than 87,000 individuals with workforce related training and helped over 9,000 businesses strengthen their workforce.

Programs and Services for Individuals and Businesses Include:

  • Industry Certifications and Professional Licensures Courses
  • Skills Assessment through the Career Readiness Certification
  • Apprenticeships
  • Career Coaching
  • Customized training

Virginia Workforce Network

Workforce Development Services is also part of the Virginia Workforce Network (VWN), a system of career development, business and educational partners and agencies that connect Virginians to opportunities that help them develop a better career. Through the VWN tools, career seekers receive support, education and training that prepare them for jobs and businesses are connected to a skilled and prepared workforce.

Contact

Mailing Address
VCCS Workforce Development Services
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street, 15th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 819-1680
Fax: (804) 819-1698