Workforce Solutions

3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone: 276.523.2400 ext 372 or ext. 225
Email: workforce@mecc.edu

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Mountain Empire Community College’s Workforce Solutions provides state-of-the art workforce training and services to individuals, businesses, industries, and government agencies. As an active member of the community,  Workforce Solutions collaborates with regional employers on an ongoing basis to maintain a competitive workforce in today’s global economy.

To support the goals of business and industry, Workforce Solutions provides customized job training offered at MECC or the client’s site, as well as open enrollment courses for professional and personal development. Credit, non-credit, and distance education courses promote life-long learning and economic development in the Southwest Virginia Region.

One of the distinguishing characteristics of a community college is its continuing and integral role in community service and economic development. MECC is committed to this important role and offers many programs and services to fulfill this mission. Industry certifications and customized training programs are available through MECC’s Workforce Solutions. For additional information on these programs, call 276.523.2400 ext. 372 or ext. 225.


Non-Credit Classes

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  • Basic Contractors Licensing
  • CDL Class A
  • CDL Re-Test Class (Knowledge)
  • Concealed Weapons
  • Defense Driving Licensing
  • Intermediate Work Zone Safety/Flagger
  • Lift Truck Certification (National Safety Council)
  • Microsoft Access
  • MS CEU’s (attend as many classes as needed)
  • OSHA 10 General Industry
  • OSHA 10 General Industry (Healthcare emphasis)
  • OSHA 30 General Industry
  • Power Lineman
  • Security Officer In-Service
  • Security Officer Firearm Recertification
  • Tradesman Recert On-line (Electrical/HVAC/Plumbing).
  • Tradesman Gas Fitters Recert On-line
  • Work Ethic Certification (Bring your ‘A’ Game)