Avenues to Career Training

Avenues to Career Training (ACT) offers critical information and foundational skills for Northern Virginia residents to pursue better-paying jobs and build careers in fields where there is a great need for skilled workers. Britepaths and the Financial Empowerment Center at South County (FECSoCo) currently offer two Information Technology training courses throughout the year. Trainings are offered virtually until further notice.


Avenues to Career Training-IT offers free, full-time, skills development courses to help unemployed and underemployed individuals in Northern Virginia who might not otherwise have access to technical education develop the skills they need to pursue entry-level IT positions. Britepaths and FECSoCo help learners gain job-specific skills, connect with employers, and embark on IT careers.

We are collaborating with AWS re/Start to offer a 14-week tuition-free training for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification. The program will be offered virtually until further notice, with live instruction Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. The final 2022 session runs September 12-December 16. Complete Interest Survey by 7/31. Click Here for information and an interest form.

Enroll in our Google IT Professional Certification program and earn both the Google IT Professional Certification and CompTIA A+. Self-paced, with daily instructor check-in at 5p. The final 2022 session is August 15-December 20. Complete Interest Survey by 7/29. Required info session for those selected on 8/4. Click Here for flyer. Click Here for interest survey.

Financial Literacy Class




Attention Northern Virginia/DMV IT Professionals! We're seeking to connect our graduates with paid internships, apprenticeships or entry-level jobs.
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Sally Meyer