Workplace Training

To remain competitive in today's economy, businesses must have a skilled workforce that is able to adapt to change. Many businesses are turning to on-the-job training programs to build their own skilled workforce. Improved skills not only benefit your employees, but they also enhance work performance and communication skills in the workplace.

To help support and strengthen local businesses, Albemarle Adult Education is proud to offer on-site, customized Workplace Training for English as a Second Language (ESOL), Business English for ESOL students, and more.

"We have partnered with Albemarle County Adult Education to offer our employees workplace ESOL classes for over 10 years - the difference in employee confidence, satisfaction, and competency is remarkable!" - Allyn Gutauskas, Human Resource Manager, Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville; and 2008 recipient of the "Outstanding Workplace Education Partnership" award presented by The Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education

Results of Workplace Training

By investing in your employees, your organization will improve and maintain its competitive edge in these challenging times. Your organization will experience:

  • Improved employee confidence
  • Greater levels of competency throughout the workplace
  • Employees with greater control over their day-to-day work situations
  • Employees with an increased level of commitment to their place of employment


Since 1999, Albemarle County Adult Education has partnered with the following organizations in Central Virginia to offer customized workplace training:

  • Farmington Country Club
  • Keswick Hall
  • National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • Doubletree Hotel
  • Boar's Head Inn
  • International Cold Storage
  • Luck Stone Corporation
  • Parham Construction
  • Badger Fire Protection