|Jason Perry, Vice President, Workforce and Community Development|
Everyone knows the importance of having good credentials to improve job prospects. Our mission is to provide training and education programs that enhance lifestyles and provide career opportunities to Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck residents.
We take great pride in developing these programs, and we strive to offer new courses each semester. Many of our offerings are available online. To request additional courses, or to learn more about our customized training opportunities, please contact us. We are fortunate to have many success stories to share, and we look forward to helping you become one of them.
Our Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources courses are about the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources. LEARN MORE »
Students who graduates with skills learned in these courses are responsible for the details of designing, constructing, and equipping these buildings. That ranges from the architects designing the look and flow of the building, to the carpenters and stone masons building its walls, to the electricians and installers of heating and air conditioning. LEARN MORE »
The jobs in this field appeal to technicians who prefer to work behind the scenes, and people who love to write, paint, or build. These careers, however, are very, very competitive. Graphic designers who have knowledge of web design or other interactive media will be most in demand. LEARN MORE »
Students who are interested in careers in this field can get involved in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Hospitals, professional offices, law firms, and corporate headquarters require bookkeepers, administrative assistants, and benefit specialists to keep their operations running smoothly. LEARN MORE »
With a greater need to reach children with learning differences, obtaining specialization in special education will help distinguish you in the marketplace. Demand is highest for teachers with training in special education. LEARN MORE »
Demand for dental services is expected to increase because of research that links oral health and general health. As the population ages, the need for registered nurses is expected to grow. The need for home health aides is expected to grow as the large baby boom generation ages and requires more in-home care. LEARN MORE »
Employment prospects are good for computer network architects, information security analysts, and Web developers. As technology advances across the globe, it is important to have individuals who understand and can support the new technological demands. This field required employees to have high-level degrees in certification. LEARN MORE »
Jobs in this field are about planning, management and movement of people, materials and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related support services dealing with infrastructure, logistics, equipment, and facilities. LEARN MORE »