Northern Neck Workforce Training Feasibility and Site Selection Study

This project will examine current and future workforce needs and the requirements for undertaking appropriate training to meet the available jobs of today and in the future. GO Virginia funding will be used for an assessment that will include a blueprint of what is needed by local companies and other workforce needs, prioritization for implementation, cost estimates, and the necessary steps to improve the quality and quantity of workforce training in the region.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Workforce Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; Manufacturing
  • GO Virginia Request: $62,500
  • Match: $62,500
  • Source of Match:S. Department of Labor
  • Project Type: Enhanced Capacity Building
  • Localities: Richmond County, Westmoreland County, Lancaster County, Northumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by understanding what training needs are necessary to create higher paying jobs in this sub-region.