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|Tags: Computer Classes, Ethical Hacking, Hampton OSHA Training, information technology, IT Training, OSHA Training, training, workforce|
Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development is offering the following new training programs for businesses and their employees in March.
- Ethical Hacking – March 12- April 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) – Designed for IT professionals, this training will enhance workers’ abilities to recognize weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and use the same knowledge and tools as malicious hackers to protect their business from attacks. To register, call 757-825-2937. $2000. This course is offered at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton.
- OSHA Training – Offered at a TNCC location or at a client’s location, this 10-hour course will cover general hazards as well as hazards communications. To register or schedule a class, call 757-865-3122. $250.
Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development delivers market-responsive training to meet the demands of today’s job. To learn more visit www.tncc.edu/workforce .
TNCC and the VPCC Present the Peninsula Executive Leadership Forum on Tuesday, February 26 at 8 a.m.
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Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development (TNCC-WD) and the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce (VPCC) present the Peninsula Executive Leadership Forum to be held on Tuesday, February 26 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center located at 600 Butler Farm Road, adjacent to the TNCC Hampton campus.
John R. Lawson II, President and Chief Executive Officer of W.M. Jordan Company, one of the largest and most successful general contractors in Virginia, is the February forum’s guest speaker. Lawson will share his insight on the characteristics that have made his company a success and how those characteristics can be nurtured in any business.
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|Tags: Community College Collaborative, public-private partnership, Workforce Training Award|
Dr. Deborah George Wright, Vice President of Workforce Development at Thomas Nelson Community College, has been awarded the Virginia Community Colleges System’s Expanding Workforce Opportunity Award for her leadership in public-private workforce development partnerships. The award was presented during the December Hire Education Conference held in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Wright was honored for leading a collaborative that includes Virginia’s largest private employer, Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), Thomas Nelson, Tidewater, Paul D. Camp, Rappahannock and Eastern Shore Community Colleges and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).
TNCC to Host National Summit August 8-10 on Collaborating to Close Education and Manufacturing Skills Gap
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A Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development partnership with Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) will bring educators and manufacturers from across the country to TNCC’s Hampton campus August 8-10 to address the manufacturing skills gap in the United States.
TNCC Workforce Development will host this first inaugural FMA Educators’ Summer Summit at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center located at 600 Butler Farm Road. Summit speakers include Ronald D. Bullock, CEO of Bison Gear, and Amy Earle, Vice President of Antech Systems.
TNCC Workforce Development Offers Health Information Technology Scholarships to Healthcare and IT Professionals
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Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development has scholarships available for healthcare and/or IT professionals to cover tuition and books for two primary courses of its new Health Information Technology Program.
The courses, Electronic Health Records Management (EHR) I and II, must be taken during spring and summer 2012. An information session will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, March 12 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center located at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton.
Scholarship recipients will learn how to process electronic health records and manage patient files, charts, records, appointments as well as handle inpatient and outpatient EHR systems. Classes are held from 6-10 p.m., and the first session will be held in March. Other sessions will be scheduled as needed.
Applicants must have medical office experience, IT training or have successfully completed a Medical Office Assistant Program, or similar program from an accredited school or college. To apply for the scholarship and/ or register for the information session call 757-825-2937.
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|Tags: CISSP Training, Cyber Security, Cyber Workshop; Workforce Training, Information Technology Training|
Cyber-attacks are on the rise. To support local businesses and government officials as they develop strategies to counter threats, Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development (TNCC-WD) will host a free Cyber Security Workshop on Thursday, February 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Held at the Discovery Center for Economic and Workforce Development, located at 5308 Discovery Park Boulevard, Suite 102 in Williamsburg, the workshop is open to all business and government professionals.
This workshop is part of TNCC-WD’s plans to expand its cyber security programs to collaborate with Internet security firms and train new cyber security professionals to meet new National Security Administration standards. “By promoting education and research in cyber security, we are addressing two key issues facing our region today: the lack of people trained in this field, and the fact that local businesses and municipalities may not have sufficient knowledge to meet the increasing challenges they face in this area,“ says William “Bud” Barnett, Director of Professional and Continuing Education of TNCC’s Workforce Development.