LBCC offers two skills training certificates: Employment Skills Training and Occupational Skills Training Both certificates provide the opportunity for students to receive instruction in a specific occupational area. The programs are individualized and allow flexibility in program implementation. Individualized training plans are developed in consultation with the student, LBCC faculty, LBCC program advisor, work-site trainer and agency representative, if appropriate. The programs utilizes community employers to train students for new careers when appropriate.
The Employment Skills Training program consists of 12-44 credits, depending on the student's skill set, prior work experience and employment needs. This program is designed for students who need classroom instruction, each student has the choice to participate in a supervised and structured work-based training to upgrade current skills.