Voice Recognition
Adult Career Center students in the esthetician program
State Tested Nurse Aide Program
State Tested Nurse Aide students in scrubs
Phlebotomy Technician Program
Female phlebotomy student draws blood in class
Male student welds in lab
male boy gets his hair cut by female cosmetology student in salon
Female student practices drawing blood in her medical office lab

Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center

Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center

Who are we and what do we offer?

We are an adult career center in Lorain County that offers a variety of Career Development Program options to meet your post-secondary education and training needs.  

A Career Development Program: 

  • Offers students education and training for the purpose of job entry and job advancement.
  • Includes placement assistance and employability skills training.
  • Provides opportunities for trade certifications and credentials in a variety of skilled areas.
  • Allows for students to apply for Financial Aid that may include Federal Pell Grants (PELL) and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  
  • Requires a student to take a WorkKeys Assessment and to attain a program-specific passing score.

In addition to our Career Development Programs offered to individual students, we offer: 

For adults who do not have a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED), we offer an Adult Diploma Program at no cost to eligible adult students. 

Potential students may apply for limited internal Scholarships; other external scholarships are also available.

Our adult career center is accredited to offer programs as approved by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) 

Upcoming Career Development Programs

Dates and Times of upcoming programs are listed on individual program pages.  You are now able to sign up online for information sessions, which is the first step of the enrollment process for our career development programs.

Temporary Office Hours due to COVID-19

Our offices are open, but we are currently not accepting walk-ins; please contact us for an appointment to come into the office.

(440)774-1051, Ext. 22254 or [email protected]

Office Hours (for appointments only):  

    Mon–Thurs:  8:00 am-8:00 pm

   Fri:  8:00 am-3:30 pm 


The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boys Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2020. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.