TNCC-WD Offering New Training for Local Businesses in March

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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 .

Williamsburg Discovery Center Training

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TNCC’s Discovery Center provides just-in time workforce education to meet the needs of today’s businesses and their employees. Mark your calendar and plan to attend the following workshops:

  • Sign up for the free TNCC Cyber Security Workshop on Thursday, February 23 from 8:30-12:30 p.m. Learn more
  • Register for Leadership Essentials Training for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs  beginning February 15 and gain the skills to advance your company and/or your career.

More information about the Williamsburg Discovery Center.

Thomas Nelson Community College Job Fair: Thursday, October 20, 2011

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Mark your calendar to attend the annual TNCC Job Fair at the at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton, Virginia.

This Fair connects qualified jobseekers with the region’s top employers. Since many employers conduct on-site interviews, participants are strongly encouraged to wear professional dress and to bring extra copies of their resumes.

More information on the 2011 Job Fair

 

TNCC Nurse Aide Program Enrolling

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s two-month Nurse Aide program in Williamsburg is now registering. This state-approved program prepares you to provide direct patient care under supervision, help long term care residents, and qualifies you to take Virginia’s Nurse Aide Exam.

Classes are held at the Williamsburg campus, 4601 Opportunity  Way, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Middle College Expands to Williamsburg

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Workforce Development now offers the Middle College program in Williamsburg. The free program prepares young adults ages 18-24 years for in-demand careers as they earn their GED. Classes take place at TNCC’s Historic Triangle campus is Williamsburg. Available training includes Nurse Aide, Welding, HVAC, Medical Coding and Billing, Automotive, and more.

Middle College offers young adults who have not completed high school opportunities and employment training. In less than eight weeks, students can earn their GED and enroll in college via this innovative initiative. Since the program’s inception in 2009, TNCC has graduated several students and put them on the pathway to a rewarding career.

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TNCC Skills Certification Center Sees 44 Percent Increase in Demand

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When an individual wants to become a Foreign Service Officer, a mechanic wants national certification to advance in the company or a job-seeker wants to demonstrate skill to obtain a job with the Transportation Security Agency (TSA), they often seek out the Thomas Nelson Community College Skills Certification Center.

Located in the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), the Skills Certification Center is growing and changing to meet the needs of businesses, government agencies, and the community. Last year over 1,130 certification exams were administered, an increase in 44 percent from the previous year.

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