Category Archives: Certificate Programs

Northern Virginia Community College’s Workforce Development hosts many industry certification programs and certificate programs specific to Virginia’s regional economic market demands.

AGILE for Project Management

Agile project management is an iterative and incremental approach to planning and guiding project processes. In this program series, you will gain an understanding of the Agile Manifesto and its 12 Principles, learn the Lean principles of value and waste, and build a basic Kanban board and manage flow. Through hands-on exercises, you will explore Scrum roles, activities, and artifacts and develop a deeper understanding of the Agile mindset.

Update for fall 2020: Agile classes will be held online, live-streamed via Zoom. Learn a new skill while you are safe at home.

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DiscovFREE Webinars

NOVA Workforce Offers Free Webinars

Have you ever wondered what an IT certification could do for you? Or what it takes to become a Software Tester or Python Programmer? Or how to lead multiple generations in the workplace? NOVA Workforce is offering a series of free, informational webinars to answer these and many other questions.

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Motorcycle Training Program

Update: Unfortunately, the motorcycle training program at NOVA has been discontinued as of this summer. Please check with the DMV for other training providers. Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and healthy!

 

Co-sponsored by the Virginia Rider Training Program, DMV, and NOVA, this 15-hour course (10 hours on the range and 5 hours in the classroom) is for anyone who wants to learn to ride a motorcycle.  You’ll learn the basic skills of motorcycle operation, effective braking, and obstacle avoidance, as well as safe riding strategies – skills normally acquired only after several years of trial-and-error riding. Successful completion of the Basic Rider Course provides you with a temporary State motorcycle license.

Human Resources Management Trends

HR Management

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), trends for HR professionals will include the “employee experience” and a resurgence in social media. Social media, these days, is almost a no-brainer, but its importance cannot be emphasized enough. As for employee experience… Continue reading Human Resources Management Trends

Apply Today to Our New Veterinary Assistant Program!

 

Do you love animals? Do you have a passion for health and promoting well-being? Then consider pursuing NOVA Workforce’s latest offering: the Veterinary Assistant Program!

NOVA’s brand new Veterinary Assistant program prepares students to assist and support licensed veterinary technicians and veterinarians in the health and handling of small domestic animals and exotic species. Continue reading Apply Today to Our New Veterinary Assistant Program!