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Change a Career with Vol State Spring Classes

Students on the Vol State campus in Gallatin.

Many people are unhappy with their current job situation. But there is an important point to keep in mind- applicants need the education and experience to be ready for that new career and to get that new job. Volunteer State Community College has more than 100 areas of study, including two-year degrees to get students directly into the workforce. Spring classes start on January 18. New and returning students should apply now.

Phlebotomy Course Coming in March

Stock photo of blood draw

Drawing blood is one of those things that you want done right. A well-trained and skilled phlebotomist will know how to get it done quickly, safely and with minimal discomfort. Even more importantly, a properly conducted blood test is often critical for a patient diagnosis. Phlebotomy jobs are expected to grow by 25 percent by 2026. Volunteer State Community College is offering a non-credit phlebotomy course in March. Classes will be online, but labs will be held on the Gallatin, Springfield, and Livingston campuses.

Vol State Event Focuses on Preparing People for Tech Jobs

Jazmin Grimm, Existing Industries manager with the Gallatin Economic Development Agency, moderated a panel discussion at Vol State.

A new report by the CBRE company puts Nashville at the national forefront of technology job growth. Business leaders and educators gathered at Volunteer State Community College recently to hear Facebook Community Development regional manager, Katie Comer, discuss how to prepare Tennesseans for those jobs. A large Facebook data center is under construction in Gallatin. It is expected to create many positions in both technology and support roles.