***CCWA staff will be working virtually Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. We remain accessible online or by phone.***
Industry Recognized Credentials
For employers, nothing can better guarantee that a new recruitment has the skills necessary to be productive than an industry certification. For the individual looking for a new position, nothing gives you a better chance of landing that job than having the required credential.
CCWA offers online education for individuals or companies. Participate any time on any computer to learn from expert instructors.
Job Seeker Services
As Virginia’s workers and businesses feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, CCWA is committed to continuing our mission: to provide workforce solutions for job seekers and employers, building an ever-stronger workforce in our region.
Need a customized training solution unique to your industry and culture? CCWA works with hundreds of organizations, offering custom-designed training programs tailored to your specific needs. Our industry experts and trainers have extensive experience in providing workplace solutions in a timely and effective manner.
CCWA offers training for individuals through open enrollment courses. These short-term courses and certifications allow you to learn it today and use it tomorrow to enhance your job skills or prepare for the next employment opportunity.
Since 2004, the EducateVA Career Switcher program has trained over 1,400 individuals to become teachers. CCWA’s EducateVA program is much less costly than programs for licensure offered through traditional universities and colleges.
OSHA 10 for General Industry (06/29)
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry training teaches safety awareness and helps each worker recognize and reduce the risks of jobsite hazards. Learn more
Emergency Telecommunicator (06/13)
This course is designed to train students who are unfamiliar with emergency communication centers, emergency telecommunication technology, interpersonal communication, legal issues, and job stress factors. Learn more
Our partnership with CCWA has proven to be a great success on every level. We are very proud of the enthusiastic response to the e-learning courses and pleased that the training meets the needs of child care providers throughout the Commonwealth.Virginia Department of Social Services
Whenever I call on CCWA, I know I can count on them to provide a highly competent resource with deep expertise in a number of topic areas.Sabra Dipping Company
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has utilized the training services of CCWA for over 10 years. CCWA consistently exceeds expectations with their professionalism and high quality instructors, and we look forward to continuing our relationship to meet future workforce development needs.Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Sun Chemical has been more than impressed with CCWA’s professionalism and custom training capabilities. We met with their representative, outlined our specific training needs and they delivered.Sun Chemical Corporation
The service and talent that CCWA provided helped to enrich several online course and they provided exceptional, quality talent to meet our future training needs and projects.Virginia Department of Emergency Management
This summer, boost your job skills or prepare for a new in-demand career in many of the region’s leading industries. Our May – August 2020 catalog is full of short-term courses, many of them offered…
Answering the call from industry and now in its third cohort of a Cameron Foundation-funded program, Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia collaborating with CCWA, provides an eight-week…
CCWA’s FastForward credential program is making waves in the region. Providing solutions that connect job seekers to careers and meeting the workforce demand for employers, these short-term are…
CCWA’s regional coordinator for the American Apprenticeship Initiative, Dana Newcomer, recently received the “Rising Star” award during the HIRE Education Conference hosted by Virginia’s…
CCWA, with its partners at John Tyler Community College, are pleased to announce the opening of the William H. Talley, III Center for Workforce Development at the Chester campus. In addition to CCWA…
~ VCCS Grant will Support Regional Training Programs~
CCWA is creating new ways to connect job seekers and employers with support of the recently announced Fast Forward Workforce Training Grant…