Workforce Programs

Valencia College to Unveil New Training Facility in Orange County

Orlando — On Nov. 12, Valencia College will officially open the doors of its largest workforce training center – where [...]

Valencia Named Statewide Training Center by Manufacturing Council

Kissimmee, FL — The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), the nation’s leading industry certification body for front-line technicians in advanced [...]

Metallica Foundation Gives Valencia $50,000 to Provide Jobs Training

Orlando, FL — For the second year, Valencia College has been selected from a competitive field of community colleges across [...]

Valencia Wins Grant to Provide Job Training, GED Courses in Kissimmee

Kissimmee, FL – Young adults who haven’t completed high school or earned a GED can now study for their high [...]

Grateful to Escape Venezuela, Metallica Scholar Trains for a New Life and Livelihood

As a high-school student in Venezuela, Jose Medina was frustrated by the shortages of food and necessities that he and [...]

Behind the Bay: Metallica Scholar Finds Empowerment Through Welding

Sparks fly through the air around Emma Lynn Ponds as she strides into the room, swimming in her thick protective [...]

All In the Family: Siblings Studying Mechatronics Named Metallica Scholars

For Jessica and Joshua Sylvester, going back to school has been a family affair. The brother and sister duo were [...]

Valencia College Partners with Orange, Osceola Counties to Provide Job Training to Unemployed

ORLANDO – Valencia College has partnered with Osceola County government and Orange County government to provide short-term job training for [...]

Metallica Partners with Valencia College to Provide Short-Term Job Training in Construction Trades

Valencia College has been selected as one of 15 colleges in the country to receive a $100,000 grant from the [...]

After Six Months of Training, Mechatronics Grad Reboots His Career — and Looks Ahead

When opportunity knocks, it pays to open the door. That lesson isn’t lost on Seann Burks, who left the Navy [...]