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Are you searching for a new job, looking to change career fields or ready for a promotion? Virginia’s Community Colleges offer the training you need for a successful career.

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Are you looking for ways to enhance the skills of your employees? Virginia’s Community Colleges offer the tools you need to build a successful workforce. Pictured here, a TNCC student studies to be a marine electrician.

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What is Workforce Development?

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.

VCCS Blog

  • July 25, 2016
    Never Give Up: A Lesson in Perseverance

    A single mom of two children, Christina McKenzie struggled to find a meaningful job that also paid the bills. She had been working for three years as a personal care aide but was feeling unfulfilled until a friend told her about the Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program at Patrick Henry Community College. “I’d always wanted […]

Community College Workforce Development Services Locator

With 23 colleges on 40 campuses across the Commonwealth, Virginia’s community colleges offer many educational choices.