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Lord Fairfax Community College was awarded a U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT grant to create “Knowledge to Work” (K2W), an initiative that offers personalized learning plans tied to competencies using open educational resources. Seven associate’s degree and certificate programs are offered, including: Associate of Applied Science degrees in Health Information Management and in Information Systems Technology, the Certificate in Office Systems Assistant, and Career Studies Certificates in Hospital Facility Coding, Information Processing Technician, Cyber Security, and Networking Specialist.

Enrollment for the spring 2017 semester is open now with 16, 12, 8 and 5 week sessions available to start today. Contact a K2W career coach to get more information and see if K2W is right for you.

Department of Veterans Services Approval

Veterans education training and employment

LFCC has been approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Veterans Services to provide education and training to eligible persons in seven competency-based education (CBE) programs:

CBE Certificates

  • Cyber Security
  • Hospital Facility Coding
  • Information Processing Technician
  • Office Systems Assistant
  • Networking Specialist

CBE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

  • Health Information Management
  • Information Systems Technology

Learn more about Knowledge to Work.

Additional Information: Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Veterans Services
LFCC is proud to be recognized as a Military Friendly® school.

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In addition, LFCC has taken all of the resources used in K2W and made them available for free as part of a “new learning ecosystem” and online portal at

highered_image offers a new type of educational search engine and features designed to help workers find free and low-cost, credit and non-credit learning resources tied to competencies and credentials, including badges, certificates, and degrees using personalized learning plans.

Visit the Knowledge to Work website to read more about the programs and to access the portal.

Employer Partners

Valley Health Shockey Fauquier Hospital Shentel Ashworth Brothers O'Sullivan Films Kraft Foods Evolve Stone
Frederick County Public Schools Winchester City Public Schools U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

National Partners

Microsoft American Health Information Management Association Foundation International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Concentric Sky MERLOT Competency-Based Education Network (CBEN)

Community Based Organization Partners

Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board Goodwill of the Valleys Horizon Goodwill Industries

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