Community Education

Responding to both demand and need in the community, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College formed the Division of Workforce Solutions and Community Education (WSCE). Employers rely on the division’s expertise to help meet their increasingly complex workforce training needs. Community residents benefit from our lifelong learning classes offered in many disciplines from recreation and dance to business seminars and technical training certificates.

What We Offer Now

Training plan development, assessment and testing, certificate and two-year degree programs – all are available in various workforce related areas.

Computer Training

Hands-on instruction in the computer technology field is available in various application software programs and is taught in state-of-the-art computer labs at various locations.

Business Seminars

The College offers training in various soft-skill areas, which are designed to develop workplace skills that are critical to achieving positive business results.

Special Interest/Non-Credit Offerings

A variety of non-credit and special interest classes are designed to address the personal, recreational and vocational interests of individuals throughout the service region.

Where We Are

Our primary facility, the WSCE Center, is located in McCarthy Hall on our main campus in Clifton Forge, Virginia, and includes state-of-the-art interactive technology. Our facility includes:

  • lecture halls
  • computer lab and classrooms
  • training and conference rooms

WSCE also provides training at the College’s Rockbridge Regional Center, the Greenfield Education and Training Center in Botetourt County, and on-site at your business or industry.