TNCC Workforce Development Now Enrolling for Certified Fitness Trainer Program

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Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development, in partnership with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.), will offer a one-day-a-week, fast paced Certified Personal Fitness training program at the new Historic Triangle campus located at 4601 Opportunity Way.

Classes for this affordable, six-week program are offered only on Saturdays, making it ideal for busy adults seeking to start their own business as a private fitness trainer or those seeking a quick entry into a new career field. The program begins March 20.

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Diverse group trains, retrains at Thomas Nelson Community College

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A college graduate and a former construction worker going through the same program gives an idea of the diversity in job retraining seen these days.

Aspiring workers are flooding Thomas Nelson Community College’s Workforce Development programs, and they include the laid-off, degree-holding, degree-less and career switchers.

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Workforce Development Launches New Information Security Certificate Program

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In this tough economy, workers need quick  training for high-paying jobs. For those looking to enter computer related fields with less than a bachelor’s degree, computer certifications are ideal. With this in mind, Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development recently launched a new Information Security Professional Certificate program to train workers for in-demand computer jobs in just a few months.

This innovative program prepares students and transitioning workers to take industry-recognized skill certification exams that lead to high paying jobs. The certificate is designed for adult students entering the field, those who want to change careers and IT professionals who want to advance their career. Classes include A+ Certified Professional, Network+ Certified Professional, and Security+ Certified Professional.

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TNCC Business Seminar Series Offers Skills for the 21st Century Workforce

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It is a new economy, and in these changing times employees and businesses must learn to better sell, service and lead. Throughout March, TNCC Workforce Development will offer a series of seminars to help employees and employers gain the skills necessary to adapt to and capitalize on opportunities in today’s business climate.

“These highly recognized courses were developed for the 21st century workforce,” says Michelle Manfred, TNCC Director of Corporate Training. “We give employees and employers the tools they need for today’s challenges,” adds Manfred. Participants will learn to think, collaborate, initiate, continuously improve and create while allowing technology to do the routine.

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Hot Career: TNCC Clinical Medical Assistant Program Prepares Students in 2 Months

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Medical Assisting is the sixth fastest growing job in the United States, according to the Department of Labor.  Individuals wishing to enter this exciting field can do so quickly with the fast-track Clinical Medical Assistant program at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC). Classes are now enrolling.

The program takes approximately 2 months to complete. “Most of the students in the first spring class had jobs before completing the program,” says Denise Siegfeldt, TNCC Director of Continuing and Professional Education.

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Workforce Development to Host Community Resource Fair

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People struggling to survive today’s economic turbulence may find some support at a Community Resource Fair scheduled Thursday, February 18 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton.

The Empowering the Community Resource Fair sponsored by Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development and Peninsula Worklink will feature a variety of community vendors and employers on site to answer questions and provide helpful information to attendees.

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