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Northern Virginia Community College to Launch Workforce ‘DiscovFREE’ Sessions

Starting on April 24th, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) will be offering a series of Workforce ‘DiscovFREE’ webinar sessions intended to provide career information for individuals who may seek to gauge their interest in certain fields of business and IT.  The first sessions in the series will provide an in-depth look into Web Development, Software Automation, Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing, CompTIA+ certifications, and Fundraising.  Each engaging session will be led by a NOVA instructor to discuss programs and answer questions about career possibilities one can achieve with these skills. All sessions are available at no cost to members of the community. Registration for these sessions is now open.

Suite of Webinar Sessions

Web Development Informational Webinar

Do you want to learn what it takes to develop a modern, complex, responsive and scalable web application? Discover how you can use Angular and ASP.Net to build dynamic web and mobile applications. Join us for a free webinar and learn about Web Development and courses that can help you understand the architecture behind these popular frameworks and applications.

Saturday, April 25
10:00 – 11:15am

Software Automation Testing Informational Webinar

We all use software everyday (email, Facebook, online banking, Internet browsing, iTunes, GPS). Have you ever wondered how the software you use is secure and working properly? The answer is software testing. As a Software Tester, you not only look for bugs or defects, but you help to ensure the product meets its intended purpose. As the demand for software development increases, so does the need for skilled Software Testers. Join us for a free webinar to learn about software testing and courses that can help you become an Automation Tester.

Saturday, April 25
1:00 – 2:15pm

AWS Certifications Informational Webinar

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a full suite of cloud computing products that allow developers to build robust online experiences. AWS is one the most sought-after skills in the industry. Enhance your cloud knowledge and discover your AWS career pathway. Join us for a free webinar to learn about AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS SysOps, and AWS Developer certifications.

Monday, April 27
6:00 – 7:15pm

CompTIA® Certifications Informational Webinar

CompTIA® is the global leader in vendor-neutral IT certifications ranging from IT support to networking to cybersecurity. Discover how a CompTIA certification can help you achieve your professional goals. Join us for a free webinar to learn about CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (ITF+), A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and CySA+ certifications.

Tuesday, April 28
6:00 – 7:15pm

Fundraising in Uncertain Times Informational Webinar

Fundraising in these very challenging times is difficult. Learn more about short and long-term fundraising strategies, including cultivating relationships with new prospects, donor, Board and volunteer engagement, and creative ideas for virtual events, donor acknowledgements, and solicitations. 

Friday, April 24
3:00 – 4:15pm

For questions about participating in the Workforce DiscovFREE sessions, please e-mail novaworkforceanswers@nvcc.edu. Future offerings will be published and available on the MyWorkforce website.

Media Contact: Hoang Nguyen | 240. 620.9652 | hdnguyen@nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the largest public institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls nearly 80,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield (Medical Education Campus) and Woodbridge, through NOVA Online and high school dual enrollment. We offer more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs to help our students reach their academic and professional goals through university transfers and access to the most in-demand careers. At NOVA, we strive to ensure that every student succeeds, every program achieves and every community prospers. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, visit our website, www.nvcc.eduor call 703.323.3000.