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Workforce Training

Find and develop your business’s greatest asset.

The City of Harrisonburg partners with the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board (SVWDB) to assist businesses in recruiting and training employees.  The SVWDB offers programs for job recruitment and job training.  If you are a business looking for funding assistance in developing your skilled workforce, training funds may be available for new hires or incumbent employees.  Additionally, the SVWDB can facilitate internships and registered apprenticeships for your business.

Blue Ridge Community College can your business’ partner in training your employees. Save money by training locally.  Get custom training and employee assessments at your place of business or send your employees here for classes. For manufacturing businesses, Blue Ridge offers a direct point of contact to assist you with their Regional Manufacturing Liaison.

The Virginia Jobs Investment Program is operated by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.  The initiative provides services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change.