NOVA CC and AT&T’s future I.T. apprenticeship system

NORTHERN VIRGINIA (WDVM) — Northern Virginia Group College is partnering with AT&T to start an

NORTHERN VIRGINIA (WDVM) — Northern Virginia Group College is partnering with AT&T to start an data technological innovation apprenticeship program.

This partnered method NOVA CC is aimed at training entry-level I.T. talent, which AT&T suggests the demand from customers for employment in this subject remains significant.

Program purposes open up subsequent Thursday on Aug. 26th. NOVA will provide I.T. coaching along with on-the-work expertise to its pupils as a result of this partnered method.

More than the training course of two yrs, learners will also earn a protection clearance sponsored by the federal governing administration.

“Identifying and using the services of skilled data engineering expertise proceeds to be a challenge for federal agencies. In specific, Countrywide Safety agencies deal with troubles this sort of as superior-level security clearances and a will need for precise IT skill sets which can make it even more difficult for them to improve their talent foundation. Our new IT Apprenticeship program with Northern Virginia Community University expands on the results we’re possessing at Howard County Local community College and allows us to even more assistance agencies handle their specific entry-amount IT expertise requirements to produce their missions.”

Jill Singer, Vice President- Defense and National Stability, AT&T Community Sector and FirstNet

“Information technological know-how work opportunities in our area are projected to expand, on ordinary, 1.5 per cent each individual calendar year in excess of the next ten years – three occasions the regional regular for all careers – and we at present have much more information and facts know-how work opportunities open up in Northern Virginia than persons skilled to fill these critical roles. Building the IT expertise pipeline for the Northern Virginia area is crucial and NOVA is proud to partner with AT&T to provide an ground breaking opportunity for our existing and former college students to launch their IT professions.”

 Steven Partridge, Vice President of Method, Study and Workforce Innovation, Northern Virginia Neighborhood School

The deadline to apply for this system is Sept. 23rd.

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