Career Changer Event Scheduled for January

For Immediate Release:
December 15, 2011

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

The Office of Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is offering information sessions for anyone looking for a new career opportunity.  The sessions will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Middletown Campus in the Corron Community Development Center.  The day sessions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the evening session from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

                Career Changer Programs are a series of accelerated training classes which earn industry skills and credential for jobs in high-demand industries.  The session will provide information on four Career Changer Programs:  Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Electrical Groundsman, Green Industrial Maintenance Technician, and Wastewater Treatment.  We will also offer FREE workshops on reemployment tips and techniques such as marketing yourself, resume writing, and finding the hidden job market. The times for these workshops are available on our website at www.LFCCworkforce.com .

                In case of inclement weather on the date of the event, it will be postponed until January 10th (same times apply).  For more information on the program, contact the LFCC Office of Workforce Solutions at (540) 868-7021 or visit the website.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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