Training Opportunities 

 

The Lebanon Valley is home to educational institutions that serve the community’s growing workforce needs. Lebanon County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) and  Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) have thriving workforce development departments that are able to provide quality training for your business.

 

Lebanon County Career and Technology Center

Workforce Training Opportunities

 

  • Daytime Adult Education—In addition to offering over 25 programs to the County’s High School students, those same programs and opportunities are available to our Adult Learners in the community.  Each year, non-traditional students are eligible to enroll in any program that has not reached capacity.  Applications are accepted each spring.  Acceptance based on program availability and enrollment date.  Courses run August – June.   Many courses offer industry training certificates.  Information available at: http://www.lcctc.edu/daytimeadulted/

 

  • Practical Nursing – Students learn the fundamentals, skills, and knowledge required to take and pass the NCLEX – PN examination to become Licensed Practical Nurses; in addition, students at LCCTC receive hands-on experience while participating in clinical rotations through various hospitals, clinics and other health-care facilities.  For more information visit:  http://www.lcctc.edu/practicalnursing/

 

  • Customized Training Programs—LCCTC partners with local business and industry leaders to create customized advanced skills-training packages to meet your unique labor needs. .

 

  • Logistics—Get certified in one day!  Each month the LCCTC offers this OSHA-compliant Forklift Operator Safety Training Program, which is designed with operator safety in mind. Registration information available at: www.lcctc.edu/shortterm

 

  • Automotive Technology – bi-annually the LCCTC offers automotive safety inspection, emissions, and recertification training.  Call for more information or to register.

 

Contact Person:       Julia Ansel

                                    Adult Education Coordinator

                                    jansel@lcctc.edu

                                    717-273-8551 x 2185

 

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College

 

Workforce Training Opportunities

 

  • Adult Basic and Career-Readiness Education: HACC’s foundational pre-employment S.T.E.P. Academy includes topics such as resume writing, interviewing skills, applied math, workplace documents and graphic literacy through the WorkKeys assessment/curriculum. Completion of the program results in the National Career Readiness Certificate. Vocation-specific language development courses in company-customized topics like English as a Second Language (ESL) for Associates and Spanish for Supervisors are also available.   

  • Corporate Training: HACC offers customizable training for companies to achieve strategic vision and direction. Focus areas and content are appropriate for any employee level, including front line team leads, supervisors and other professionals within an organization. High-demand topics include, but are not limited to: leadership; professional workplace behaviors; communication and interpersonal relationships; team building; and more. Additional certificate coursework is constantly in development to meet workforce needs and community interest.

  • Health Career Education Programs: HACC offers a wide range of high-quality, affordable training options for individuals interested in health careers. Programs include:

    • Cardiology Technician

    • Community Health Worker

    • Massage Therapy

    • Medical Assistant

    • Medical Coding Specialist

    • Nurse Aide Training

    • Nursing Home Administrator

    • Personal Care Home Administrator

    • Personal Trainer

    • Pharmacy Technician

    • Physician Office Assistant

    • Reflexology

  • Manufacturing: HACC offers manufacturing, industrial maintenance and welding courses to help employees and employers reach the next level. Offerings include:

    • AutoCAD

    • Electrical and Electronics

    • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

    • Hydraulics

    • Industrial Maintenance

    • Lean Manufacturing

    • Machining, including Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

    • Pneumatics

    • Precision Measuring

    • Print Reading

    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

    • SolidWorks

    • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

    • Welding

  • Public Safety Training: The Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center (PSC) at HACC provides professional public safety training. Our goal is to provide training in a responsive, efficient and economical manner. Options include:

    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

    • Firefighting and Rescue Training

    • First Aid/CPR

  • Transportation and Logistics: Students may earn their commercial driver’s license (CDL) or forklift certification.

 

Please visit hacc.edu/noncredit for more information.

 

Contact Person:    Jamie Eckrode, Coordinator, Workforce Development

717-221-1332

workforce@hacc.edu

Training can be obtained through the PA CareerLink

A great resource for both the employer and the employee. Click on link to read more. 

16 Lebanon Valley Parkway | Lebanon, PA 17042 |Phone: 717-274-3180 | Fax: 717-274-1367 |Created by the LVEDC - 2015

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Mission Statement

The LVEDC’s mission is “to create and to stimulate a local economy which provides gainful employment and business investment opportunities not only for the current generation but for generations to come.”

 

A community that is prosperous and provides an abundance of economic opportunity requires initiative, planning and vision by local officals.  The LVEDC is a not-for-profit economic development organization that works with area businessess and the community at large to strengthen existing business and create an environment in which new and existing companies can flourish.