Career Changer Event at LFCC Middletown

For Immediate Release:
July 10, 2012

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 an information session for anyone looking for a new career opportunity.  The session will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Middletown Campus in the Corron Community Development Center from 2 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

                The Fall Career Changer Program is a series of accelerated training classes which earn industry skills and credential for jobs in high-demand industries.  The session will provide information on five Career Changer Programs:  Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Applied Behavioral Analyst-Direct Support Personnel, Electrical Groundsman, and Green Industrial Maintenance Technician.  Free workshops will be offered on reemployment tips and techniques such as marketing yourself, resume writing, and interview skills.

Participants will be able to learn more about the Fall Career Changer Programs, tuition and grant assistance, and techniques for reemployment.  Information about free job coaching resources for adults will also be available. Representatives from grant sources providing tuition assistance will be on-site during the event to answer questions and take applications. If requesting funding assistance, you must bring supporting documentation.  More information is available on the web at www.LFCCworkforce.com or by calling (540) 868-7021.  

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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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