Virginia Western Workforce Solutions

Plus 50 Encore Completion Grant

For Students...

If you're one of 37 million adults ages 25 to 64 who attended college but never received a degree — or one of millions more who need a new skill for a changing job market — Plus 50 can pave the way to completion.

Through the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, Virginia Western Community College is providing programs and services that make it easier than ever for students over 50 to obtain the cutting-edge skills and credentials required to compete for jobs in the health care, education, and social services fields. Virginia Western offers support and flexibility to help you reach your goals, from choosing a course of study and scheduling classes to finding transportation and applying for financial aid.

For Businesses...

The demand for an educated workforce has never been greater. To remain competitive in the job market, many older adults are returning to school for additional training and to complete degrees or certificates that increase their earning potential. Their expanded knowledge and skills can bring added value to your business.

Through the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, Virginia Western Community College provides programs and services that make it easier than ever for adult learners to earn credit for their past education and work experience. Virginia Western offers support and flexibility to help workers reach their goals — from choosing a course of study and scheduling classes to career advising and applying for financial aid.

Contact

For more information on how Virginia Western can help you, contact Leah Coffman at 857-6678 or lcoffman@virginiawestern.edu

Click here for information about placement testing.

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