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One-stop shopping for non-credit courses in Prince William County

May 6, 2009

The Workforce Development and Continuing Education offices at Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas and Woodbridge campuses are now working together under one name:  Prince William Regional Workforce Development and Continuing Education. The combined office will provide easier access to information about courses and services.

Courses at either campus can be located through one simple-to-navigate Web site, www.nvcc.edu/wdce/pwregional. Categories include business and professional skills, computer skills, construction trades and license preparation, English as a second language, health care, world languages and more. In addition to the wide range of classroom-based courses, more than 100 online courses with flexible starting dates are offered.

Several new courses are available during the upcoming summer session. Students who complete “Emergency Medical Technician Training” will be eligible to take the Virginia certification examination for the EMT basic level. “Managing Change in a Turbulent Economy” will explore how corporations are responding to the changing economy. New computer courses include “Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator” and “Windows Vista.” “Choosing and Qualifying for a Mortgage” will explain various types of mortgages, including the pros and cons of each.

Most certificate programs are approved for VA benefits. Register online or call 703-878-5770 for personal assistance.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America’s largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 60,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College’s Web site, www.nvcc.edu.