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I Need A New Career! But Have 0 Skills!

Updated: Apr 19, 2023

Man sitting in the library frustrated looking at laptop.

Do you want to take charge of your personal and professional future?

Are you ready to learn new skills and advance your career opportunities?

Do you have a great work ethic and ability to learn quickly, but are tired of being told you “don’t qualify” for certain positions?

Check out the Workforce training programs offered at Tidewater Community College! TCC offers professional certifications, apprenticeships, and military transition services. Through the Job Skills Training Program, you can learn skills and earn certifications to improve your employability, change careers, or advance in your current career.

The JSTP offers three credential programs tracks: 8-12 week programs, 1-day certifications, and specialized programs. Funding and financial assistance is available for 8-12 week programs while the 1-day certification programs have varying costs. The specialized programs are to serve the city jails and juvenile detention centers.

If you are curious and want to learn more, every first Wednesday of the month, TCC hosts a virtual “Workforce Power Hour Informational Sessions” from 1pm - 2pm.

Some programs offered include:

After registration, attendees will receive the Zoom link and reminder for the upcoming session. If you have more questions, need assistance, call 757-822-1333. Registration for the Workforce Power Hour can be found on TCC’s website here.

If you are interested in advanced manufacturing, check out their On Ramp program! According to the TCC website, you qualify for free tuition and books for the On Ramp program, if you are over 18 years of age, meet the Selective Service Requirements, are eligible for unemployment benefits, be eligible to work in the U.S, be a dislocated worker, and not in default on student loans.

Don’t let finances stop you from your goals! If finances are a barrier, TCC understands and offers a variety of financial aid options to qualifying individuals and businesses. Through their Fast Forward, Workforce’s FANTIC Financial Assistance Program, and their Incumbent Worker Innovation Program, there are several options available!

Follow Tidewater Community College Center for Workforce Solutions on Facebook to stay up to date on events and opportunities!


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