Cover of the 2018 Adult Career Center Catalog
About Us

Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center is an innovative organization providing skills for the workplace and life. We are strongly committed to being a leader in economic and workforce development, assisting in meeting current and future needs. Our work is distinguished by excellence in education, active business and industry partnerships, a safe and challenging environment, and a continuous improvement philosophy to the development and delivery of our services.

Our staff has diverse education and training expertise and is passionate about their work. All of our instructors are certified by the Ohio Department of Education.

The JVS Adult Career Center offers comprehensive education and training programs to individuals entering the job market, seeking a new career, or looking to upgrade their skills.

Our programs and services are designed to help adults obtain the confidence and skills they need to reach their career goals or just or just enjoy the experience of learning something new.

The Adult Career Center is also strongly committed to helping employers upgrade and maintain the skills of their workforce by designing customized training programs to suite any size business.

The JVS Adult Education programs are divided into the following categories:

Job Training/Career Development Programs
Job Training/Career Development Programs are comprehensive educational training programs designed to help adult students prepare for meaningful career in today's leading occupations. Many of these programs are full-time, and all offer industry credentials and certifications upon completion.

Skills Enhancement Programs
Skills Enhancement programs are designed to give an individual the professional development needed to stay current with changing industry trends and compete in a changing economy.

Special Interest Courses
Special Interest Courses are of general interest to many adults. Courses focus on leisure activities, hobbies, computers, recreation, fitness, and personal development.

Online Courses
A wide range of highly interactive courses are offered. These convenient and affordable courses are delivered by instructors who are experts in their field.

These free programs help adults receive instruction and materials to improve reading, writing and math skills to prepare for the official GED test.

Customized Training for Business and Industry
Customized courses designed to help employers upgrade and maintain the skills of their workforce. Training is offered on-site, off-site, or online.