For Job Seekers
The Division of Workforce Development of Paul D. Camp Community College provides open enrollment training to assist job candidates and existing workers in improving their skill sets. Programs include the MT-1 (Manufacturing Technician) Machine Operator Training Certification to work at area manufacturing plants; A+, Networking+, and Security+ Information Technology Certifications for employment in a variety of administrative business roles; Forklift, Reach Truck, and Clamp Truck Certificates to support Western Hampton Roads’ burgeoning Warehouse and Distribution industry; a Fast Track Welding Program with AWS Certification; a Marine Skills curriculum to gain employment in shipyard maintenance roles; and an Essential Craft Skills course for maintenance mechanics to upgrade troubleshooting skills and overall job performance. In addition, the Division provides access to high quality on-line training courses.
Business, industry, nonprofit, and government clients take advantage of a full array of workforce services such as customized training, open enrollment courses and seminars, business start-up and expansion training, consulting, coaching and facilitation services, and job profiling and job candidate assessment.
For the Community
The Division also provides a variety of continuing education courses, a summer Kids College, and an Encore Learning Program for learners over 50 years of age. Many community members take advantage of plentiful 7-day facility rental options for conferences, conventions, and special events in the 32,000 square foot state of the art Regional Workforce Development Center. The regional Workforce Investment Board, Opportunity Inc, provides job search and support services to first time job seekers and displaced workers.