Eastland-Fairfield CTC News Article

Adult Workforce Development Featured on Good Day Columbus Marketplace

August 18, 2022  |  EFCTS Communications

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools and its Adult Workforce Development (AWD) division was recently featured on Good Day Columbus Marketplace. Host Cameron Fontana and his crew joined the AWD staff to highlight the incredible opportunities for adult learners at Eastland-Fairfield.


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Adult Workforce Development is now enrolling for its fall adult programming, which will debut two new programs in addition to its regular core classes. New to Eastland-Fairfield will be the Plumbing and Facilities Maintenance programs, which will be housed at Eastland Career Center in Groveport. Both programs offer “Learn and Earn” opportunities with their business partners, allowing participants to earn a paycheck while gaining the knowledge and experience that will create a direct path toward future employment. Both programs will begin in the last week of August and offer up to nine certifications to ensure employment readiness.

In mid-September, the Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting will restart and begin preparing students for a career in a medical-related industry. Students will earn industry-recognized certifications and complete their program in less than one year before entering a set of in-demand fields.

A third medical program is set to begin in October 2022. Enrollment will soon be open for Eastland-Fairfield Adult Workforce Development’s State Tested Nurse Assistant program, which will prepare learners for the first steps in a healthcare career pathway.

Eastland-Fairfield AWD also offers Welding, HVAC, and Basic Police Officer Training through the Eastland Career Center Police Academy. All programs are tuition-based and can be completed in approximately nine months.

A limited number of seats remain available for fall programs. Enroll will remain open through the first week of classes or until classes are filled. Students may begin the registration process by going to www.EastlandFairfield.com/AWDRegister, or may contact AWD Student Services by phone (614-836-4541, ext. 1537) or email ([email protected]). A complete list of fall program start dates is listed below.

As Good Day Columbus Marketing host Cameron Fontana said, “If you want to look for a career in the manufacturing industry, Eastland-Fairfield is the place to be!”

Eastland-Fairfield has offered high-quality adult education options for individuals looking to advance or seek new careers, or increase their financial earning potential since 1988. For more information about how you can increase your earning potential or find a new career, find more information online at www.EastlandFairfield.com/AWD.


ProgramStart Date
WeldingAugust 22, 2022
PlumbingAugust 29, 2022
Facilities MaintenanceAugust 30, 2022
Medical AssistingSeptember 12, 2022
Dental AssistingSeptember 12, 2022
Basic Police Officer TrainingSeptember 2022 (more information coming soon)


Thank you to Central Ohio Manufacturing Partnership (COMP) and Masman Media for making this opportunity possible to showcase our programs and the opportunities they provide.


About Eastland-Fairfield
Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools is the seventh-largest career and technical education district, geographically, in the State of Ohio. We serve more than 5,000 students in 16 school districts throughout Franklin, Fairfield and Pickaway counties. Eastland-Fairfield provides more than 40 programs to over 1,400 high school and adult students. The district has two main campuses — Eastland Career Center in Groveport and Fairfield Career Center in Carroll, with satellite locations at four of our associate high schools: Gahanna Lincoln, Groveport Madison, New Albany, and Pickerington North.

Founded in 1969. Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools’ mission is to engage, enrich, and equip students every day in every experience. We prepare students to pursue their life’s next E: Employment, Enlistment, Entrepreneurship, and/or additional Education. Visit us online at www.eastlandfairfield.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn for regular updates, fun content and information.

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