NOVA Workforce and FlexProfessionals have partnered to offer:

R2: Retool & Return

for STEM professionals looking to return after a career break or seeking to transition into high-demand tech fields.

R2 combines discounted NOVA Workforce tech training in cloud computing and data analytics with FlexProfessionals’ job-search readiness training and support. Students in this program will be able to participate in the following workshops and receive 1-1 resume review and mock interview support free of charge.

Eligible NOVA Workforce Programs

Cloud Computing Basics

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing fields within information technology today! Simply put, cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data. As more and more businesses adopt this innovative technology, the demand for skilled cloud professionals is expected to grow substantially. This program series will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to launch a career in cloud computing. The program includes courses to help you prepare for several stackable industry credentials. These certifications will validate your technical knowledge and skills to effectively design, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems.

Required Courses:

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • CompTIA Linux+

Courses in this program are eligible for FastForward financial assistance. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia “domicile” means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year before the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. If you qualify, you will pay one-third of the cost of the program. Learn more about FastForward.

Data Analytics

Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace! A Data Analyst uses data visualization and manipulation techniques to uncover trends and help organizations make better decisions. In this program, you will learn Python and other industry tools to prepare you with the technical and analytical skills needed to collect, analyze and report on data.

Required Courses:

  • Python – Introduction
  • Python – Intermediate
  • Python – Advanced
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Science

Course Options, Schedules & Fees

Participants have the flexibility to select all or just a subset of courses in the Data Analytics or Cloud Computing programs.

Click on the course title to learn more and to register.

Cloud Computing

Course Schedule Location* FastForward First 1/3
AWS Cloud Practitioner Prep Mar 1 – 17,
Mon & Wed,
6 – 10pm
Online $401
CompTIA® Network+ Mar 6 – Apr 10, Sat, 9am – 4:30pm Hybrid, Online & AN campus $509
CompTIA® Network+ Apr 13 – May 6 Online $509
CompTIA® Security+ Feb 6 – 27,
Sat, 9am – 5:30pm
Online $522
CompTIA® Linux+ Feb 23 – Mar 25, Tue & Thu, 6 – 10pm Online $558

Data Analytics

Course Schedule Location* Cost with 10% Discount
Python Programming – Introduction Jan 30 – Feb 20,
Sat 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Online $674.10
Python Programming – Intermediate Mar 6 – 27,
Sat 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Online $674.10
Python Programming – Advanced Apr 10 – May 1,
Sat 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Online $674.10
Data Science Feb 1 – Mar 3, Mon & Wed, 6 – 10pm Online $1710
Machine Learning Offered in the summer term

* Locations subject to change

Enter your discount code in the shopping cart and select the “Apply Class Code” button. The discount only applies to the classes indicated above. Only one discount or promotion can be applied at one time. Refunds and transfers will only be made for the amount paid.

To receive the discount code, please contact Sheila Murphy at

To participate in FlexProfessionals’ job-search readiness training and support, please forward your course registration confirmation to Sheila Murphy at  Upon receipt, we will make sure you have access to upcoming webinars and job search workshops as well as 1-1 resume review and interviewing opportunities.

For course or registration-related questions, please contact NOVA Workforce at (703) 503-6300 or