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

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Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day

Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day will take place on October 16, 2020, from 12PM – 2:30PM EST.

This virtual career day will introduce students and alumni to many career paths available in data center operations and specifically with Digital Realty.

The program will offer a keynote from Digital Realty’s Executive Vice President and a panel discussion with professionals from across the company.  Following this presentation, students can meet the panel members in 1-on-1 video chats.

For more information and instructions on how to use the Virtual Career Fair register via Career Connection Events/Career Fairs/ and select the Digital Realty – Data Center Operations Career Day and click ATTEND.

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