Northern Virginia Community College is hosting two events to provide information about dozens of affordable career training programs offered by NOVA and community organizations.
Both employed and unemployed people will benefit from the free events that will showcase job training programs that can help people become more marketable.
SkillSource, Virginia Employment Commission, Northern Virginia Family Service’s Training Futures, Multivision and Year Up are among the organizations that will participate.
“In one place, people can get information about training opportunities in such high-demand fields as engineering, science, biotechnology, information technology, healthcare and much more,” said Project Manager Jennifer Pocai. “Attendees will also learn about financial aid, scholarships, adult counseling services, weekend programs, ESL courses and job seeker assistance.”
The event will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at NOVA’s Innovation Park Center (9485 Innovation Drive, Manassas) and on Thursday, March 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at NOVA’s Annandale Campus (8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale).
More information is available at 703-425-5245.
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 75,000 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.