workforce development

Apprenticeships on the Rise

Tue, Mar 19, 2024

Vol State is excited to announce its first federally registered United States Department of Labor Apprenticeship for manufacturing. Several years ago, Vol State operated an apprenticeship program in hospitality. The registered apprenticeship with Hutchinson focuses on advanced manufacturing and is connected to the college’s mechatronics program. The apprenticeship launch was made possible thanks to the MIDAS grant in partnership with the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Transform Your New Year's Resolutions into Achievable Goals with Adult Education

Fri, Dec 22, 2023

As we usher in a new year, many of us reflect on the changes we want to make in our lives. Whether it's learning a new skill, advancing our careers, or achieving educational milestones, setting ambitious New Year's resolutions is a common tradition. Fortunately, the Adult Education Department is here to turn those resolutions into reality.

Volunteer State Offers Free Google Professional Certification

Learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than six months

Gallatin, TN - Volunteer State Community College’s Division of Workforce Development has partnered with Google to provide online training to become a Google Data Analytics Professional at no cost to the student. Students will not need a degree or previous experience to participate.

Vol State Offers Free Online Career Skill Building Courses

The hardships of the current economy has many people considering new career paths and increased interest in building new job skills. The Volunteer State Community College Division of Workforce & Economic Development is offering ten free online non-credit courses to help:

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