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New River Community College’s Office of Workforce Development fosters economic growth and development by providing a variety of services, including skills upgrading and career development programs, retraining, pre-employment workshops and state-of-the-art technology instruction. Workforce Development staff develop customized training programs to meet the specific needs of employers, and the unit also offers open enrollment courses in areas ranging from computing to management training.

In 2012-2013, over 300 employers benefited from NRCC Workforce programs and services.  The college has recently seen significant growth in the numbers of both organizations and individuals served through training and related activities.

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New River Valley Career Pathways
New River Valley
Career Pathways

The career Pathways Program is an innovative program that helps students find their way to work.

Web | www.nr.edu/cpathways
New River Valley WorkKeys
New River Valley WorkKeys

The Center was established in 1998 to address the training needs of business and industry, and to build a certified workforce in the New River Valley.

Web | www.nr.edu/workkeys
Motorcycle Safety Program
Motorcycle Safety Program

The Motorcycle Safety Program at NRCC will offer Basic Rider, Experienced Rider, and Sidecar/Trike Courses.

Web | www.nr.edu/motorcycle
Western Region Rapid Response
Western Region
Rapid Response

Serving Businesses in various stages of the business cycle with access to a pool of skilled workers and employment transition services.

Web | www.nr.edu/rapid
Transitional Programs
Transitional Programs

Helps individuals raise skill levels, earn a GED or a high school diploma, and develop work-readiness and college success.

Web | www.nr.edu/transitional
Adult Education
Adult Education

The Adult Education Programs assist communities in raising the educational and skill levels of their adult citizens.

Web | www.nr.edu/adulted
New River Community College | Middle College
Middle College

Middle College is a program at New River Community College that helps high school dropouts ages 18-24 become a part of the workforce. Middle College students move through the GED certificate program to a NRCC certificate, diploma, or associate degree program.

Web | www.nr.edu/middlecollege
On Ramp Program
On Ramp Program

On Ramp educational assistance program for displaced workers.

Web | www.nr.edu/onramp