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Learn About a Free Career Training Series to Prepare for Career in Healthcare

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry? The Avenues to Career Training program (ACT) offers a free 8-week training series to prepare participants to pursue a medical certification program and enter a career field with a strong labor market demand.

Through the 8-week course, students will learn medical terminology, general healthcare knowledge, computer training and financial literacy classes, and undertake a career exploration project to learn about job opportunities they would like to pursue.


Staff will be hosting six Information Sessions via ZOOM throughout the month of January - ahead of the program's February launch date:

January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 or 21 at 1 p.m.

Register Online (Use the upcoming events calendar to select your desired session) or Call 703-704-6101 or Email to request the Zoom link and access instructions.


Course Requirement/Commitments:

  • Be a Fairfax County Resident

  • Have intermediate English proficiency

  • Have the ability to read a textbook (grade 9 reading level)

  • Have basic computer skills

  • Have internet access and access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera and microphone.

  • Be willing to actively participate (camera on) and attend every class on-time

  • Have a positive attitude

The 8-week course will begin February 1, 2021 and run through March 26, 2021. Classes will be held weekdays from 1 to 3 p.m. ACT is provided in partnership with Britepaths, the United Way of the National Capital Area, Computer Core, and the Financial Empowerment Center at South County.

ACT Information Session Flyer
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