Westmoreland County

Montross, VA

Workforce Development

Employers in Westmoreland County have access to a wide range of workforce development resources including customized training programs, employee recruitment and assessment services, and employer tax credits.

Bay Consortium A variety of organizations offer workforce, employment, training and placement services. Bay Consortium Workforce Investment Board provides one-stop access to all of them.

Rappahannock Community College The Workforce and Community Development Department offers affordable, custom training for individual businesses, on or off-site, with or without college credit or continuing education units. It also offers regular seminars, workshops and classes geared to Northern Neck business needs.

Northern Neck Technical Center provides vocational training services to students in all four counties of the Northern Neck. Programs include auto body repair, auto servicing, carpentry, cosmetology, drafting/CAD, computer systems technology I & II, masonry, nurse aide, culinary arts, welding, electricity, environmental science and marine service technology.

Virginia Employment Commission VEC helps businesses find qualified personnel by screening and referring applicants for job openings at no charge. It also compiles and publishes current labor market information on state, regional and local levels.

Virginia Department of Business Assistance Virginia Jobs Investment Program The Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) supports new job creation and investment throughout the Commonwealth. The incentive program offsets recruiting and training costs with customized services and funding to qualifying companies that create new jobs or experience technological change.

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services This state agency rehabilitates physically and mentally handicapped individuals so they can get and keep jobs.

For detailed data and information about the benefits of doing business in Westmoreland County, Virginia, please visit the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and our Resource Library.

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