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New River Community College’s Office of Workforce Development fosters economic growth and development by helping provide an appropriately trained workforce for the New River Valley and the Commonwealth. Services include credentialing, a wide range of training opportunities, skills upgrading and career development programs, retraining, pre-employment testing 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 for the general public in areas ranging from computing to management training.


Our administrative offices are located in Edwards Hall on the New River Community College (NRCC) in Dublin, Virginia. Staff are also available on a rotating basis at the college’s site at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg, Virginia.

Training and credentialing activities are offered in both locations and online.

We also offer training onsite at area businesses, industries and government/non-profit organizations.