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Workforce Development 

The Roanoke Region is home to cutting-edge education and training centers. Ranging from information technology to manufacturing and trade, the Roanoke Region provides unmatched training opportunities.

Virginia Community College System
Maintains two community colleges in the Roanoke Region. VCCS provides workforce training and development programs in manufacturing, repair and career services.

Apprenticeship Training
On-the-job training service with classroom instruction to help business meet skilled workforce needs, provided for all trades.
3013 Peters Creek Rd., Roanoke | 804.371.2327

Greenfield Education and Training Center
Features a high-bay training area so companies can train new employees on their own equipment while their facility is being built, teleconferencing facilities in a tiered lecture hall and classrooms that are wired for the Internet and distance learning.
57 S Center Dr, Daleville |  540.863.2863

Franklin Center for Advanced Learning and Enterprise
Provides technologically advanced training and education facility managed by the Franklin County Workforce Development Consortium–a partnership offering employment, training and educational services to employers and residents. The Consortium consists of 13 partners representing local governments, community based agencies and educational institutions.
50 Claiborne Ave, Rocky Mount | 540.483.017

The Roanoke Higher Education Center
Brings together 16 different education and training institutions. It also features teleconferencing and distance learning capabilities. Students can obtain their GEDs, undergraduate and graduate degrees, or specialized training.
108 North Jefferson St, Roanoke | 540.767.6161

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services
Offers employers access to knowledgeable and skilled employees and provides training and educational services for workforce.
3433 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke |  540.776.2715

Funding and Services for New Job Creation and Retraining
The Virginia Jobs Investment Program provides free consulting services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change.

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