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Trades and Apprenticeships

Trades and Apprenticeships

Is Plumbing the Trade for You?

Published: July 11, 2022

The plumbing program at Laurel Ridge Community College Workforce Solutions provides students with the basic knowledge and skills required to apply for entry-level positions or apprenticeship positions with a variety […]

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Posted in: Trades and Apprenticeships, Upcoming Classes

The Not-So-Dirty Truth About Becoming a Plumber

Published: June 27, 2022

The plumbing trade has gotten a bad rap over the years. The real truth is plumbers are highly skilled professionals who have great job security and are always in demand. […]

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Posted in: Trades and Apprenticeships

What Does a Job in the Trades Typically Look Like?

Published: November 8, 2021

Have you ever wondered what a job in the trades looks like? Check out the videos below! What does a job in welding typically look like? What does a job […]

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Posted in: Trades and Apprenticeships

Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions has the best side job ever

Published: August 31, 2021

Laurel Ridge Community College Workforce Solutions is excited to announce the growth of the accelerated trades and apprenticeship programs offered in the City of Winchester, Middletown, and Fauquier County areas. […]

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Posted in: Trades and Apprenticeships, Transportation

6 graduate from Virginia Career Works’ first Building Maintenance Technician Program

Published: July 31, 2021

This is original content from the Winchester Star. Kenia Guevara was 2 years old when her family emigrated to the United States from El Salvador. Growing up in Frederick County, […]

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Posted in: Business and Professional Development, Student and Employer Success Stories, Trades and Apprenticeships

For Andrea Davis, the CDL Program was Life-Changing

Published: May 6, 2021

For Andrea Davis, FastForward has been nothing short of life-changing. She was incarcerated for over eight years in federal prison, and after serving her time, she knew she had to […]

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Posted in: Student and Employer Success Stories, Trades and Apprenticeships, Transportation

Grow Your Own Workforce

Published: November 6, 2020

The pandemic and economic crisis have brought about incredible change in such a short amount of time, affecting workplaces worldwide. For employers, new and evolving challenges result in a high […]

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Posted in: Business and Professional Development, Corporate Training, Highlights, Trades and Apprenticeships

Trades Information Sessions

Published: August 5, 2020

This FREE information session is an open house-style event that will introduce you to a variety of trades professions. Whether you are planning to register for an upcoming class, or […]

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Posted in: Trades and Apprenticeships, Transportation

Heavy Equipment Operator Training Program Paves the Way for Opportunity

Published: December 11, 2019

Working with machinery runs in Yonathan Vigil Eufracio’s family, so taking the Heavy Equipment Operators (HEO) program designed for high school students and offered by Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions last […]

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Posted in: Coaches Corner – Career Help, Trades and Apprenticeships

High Schoolers Sign With Employers Following LFCC Heavy Construction Course

Published: August 15, 2019

2019 Fauquier County High School grad Logan Falls has a jump start on his heavy construction career thanks to Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions’ Heavy Equipment Operators (HEO) program. He was […]

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Posted in: Student and Employer Success Stories, Trades and Apprenticeships

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