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) are currently offering a new Learning to Launch pre-employment series and two Information Technology training courses throughout the year. Trainings are offered virtually until further notice.

Avenues to Career Training (ACT) Learning to Launch is a pre-employment series that combines foundational and professional development learning with specific industry skill building opportunities for Northern Virginia residents to pursue better-paying jobs and build careers in high demand fields including health care, construction & related trades, IT, and child-care. 

Fall 2022 Session: Our first free, virtual six-week training session is October 10-November 18, Monday through Friday, 10a-12p

Info Session: Must Attend one free, virtual Information Session to be considered for this class: Thursday, Sept. 22 or Sept. 29, 11a

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. 

Registration for our Fall 2022 cohort is closed.

Our next cohort will run from March 13, 2023 to June 16, 2023

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.

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.

Registration for our Fall 2022 cohort is closed.

Our next cohort will run from February 13, 2023 to June 16, 2023

Britepaths trains and prepares community members for in-demand technology careers by developing AWS Cloud Practitioner and Google IT Support Professionals with CompTIA A+ level skills. Our learners complete a four-step vetting process, including an assessment and 1:1 interview, prior to receiving a course invitation. Our tuition-free training programs also include professional development and personal finance classes. You will find that our candidates who achieve their certifications are the entry-level employees you need to achieve your organizational goals.

If you're interested in learning more, please contact Shannon Bryant at 703.273.8829 or sbryant@britepaths.org.