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New Program! Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Flyer

Therapeutic Massage is a 500-hour course that will instruct students in the field of massage therapy. Topics include but are
not limited to the history of massage, client-therapist relationship,
draping techniques and procedures, business development, ethics,
Western massage modalities, aromatherapy, the indications, and
contra-indications for massage. Students will also have on-the-job
experiential learning in our newly built state-of-the-art Spa Skills
Lab, where you will learn how to work in a fast-paced environment
and provide effective treatment for each individual client. Massage
Lab clients will consist of NOVA faculty, staff, and students as well
as members of local communities.

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New Apprenticeship Opportunity

Apprenticeship bannerWhat Is The Catapult Apprenticeship?

The Catapult Apprenticeship Program will provide you with the training, skills, and security clearance needed to be successful working for AT&T. You will be paid while you train, and your curriculum will be paid for by AT&T.

As a part-time employee and apprentice with AT&T, you will:

  • Be paired with an AT&T technical mentor.
  • Earn 2,000 hours of on-the-job training (technical, soft skills, lab work, etc.).
  • Gain five industry certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, and ITIL.

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IT Support Technician Pathway

Gain valuable knowledge and skills to jump-start your career as an IT Support Technician!

As an IT Support Technician, you will be responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving a wide range of technology issues. To be successful, you will need a foundational knowledge of operating systems, hardware, networking, and more.
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Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship 2021

Reminder: The deadline to apply is March 11, 2021

The Lockheed Martin team is hosting a brief Q&A session about two scholarship programs on Thursday, March 4th at 4pm EST/ 2pm MT.   Feel free to join us if you would like to learn more about either of our scholarship programs:

When: Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:00 PM-2:30 PM (UTC-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada).
Where: https://lmco.zoomgov.com/j/1610192763?pwd=dHFoVkpMRHdyQ3RIeHF4WURRcDZxdz09

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As part of Lockheed Martin’s continued commitment to supporting the academic endeavors of students across the nation and a strengthened focus on students and learners at two-year institutions, we are pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship program.

Lockheed Martin’s Vocational Scholarship Program is the first of its kind within the aerospace and defense industry and awards up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients each year. This program targets high school seniors or high school graduates (or GED equivalent) pursuing associate degrees, credit-bearing certificates, or industry-recognized credentials in technology and advanced manufacturing disciplines that do not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree. Through this scholarship, Lockheed Martin hopes to encourage learners of all ages to consider a rewarding career in this important industry.

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EPA Section 608 Technician Certification

EPA Technician

HVAC technology is becoming an increasingly popular profession with many in-demand jobs waiting to be filled.

The new NOVA Workforce EPA Section 608 Technician Certification provides essential knowledge for developing skills fundamental to working with residential and commercial systems. You will learn the basics of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems, including tools, fasteners, tubing, copper, soldering/brazing, thermodynamic principles, the relationship of temperature and pressure, system components, refrigerants, service procedures (recovery/recycling, evacuation, leak detection, charging), metering devices, basic troubleshooting, controls, and compressors. After completing the course, students will have the opportunity to test and obtain the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification.

In-person sessions
NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)
Saturdays: 3/27/2021, 4/17/2021, 5/8/2021
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Online sessions
Online in real-time via Zoom
Saturdays: 4/3/2021, 4/10/2021, 4/24/2021, 5/1/202
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

To register for this class, please click HERE

FastForward Eligible Program: To qualify for financial assistance for
FastForward programs, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. If you qualify, you will pay one-third of the cost of the program. Learn more.

For more information, please contact NOVA Workforce at novaworkforceanswers@nvcc.edu & (703) 503-6300

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