The local workforce development board and the Arlington Employment Center (AEC) are rolling out new initiatives to increase access to online training and assist 1,000 adults and graduating students to prepare for post-pandemic jobs, especially those requiring digital skills.
The Virginia Career Works-Alexandria/Arlington Region Workforce Council and AEC have partnered with LinkedIn Learning to provide short-term training in pre-designed career pathways that lead to skills local businesses need. The following pathways are available for Arlington residents:
- Digital Marketing Specialist
- Project Management
- Courses to prepare for CompTIA A+ and CompTIA A+ Network certifications
- Agile Software Developer
- SQL Developer
- Java Programmer
- Microsoft Office learning path
Training through LinkedIn Learning allows individuals to learn at their own pace using an internet-connect desktop or mobile device. Those who enroll can have access to a career coach and can access additional resources that may be available through the Arlington Employment Center’s partners, including connections for housing, food, childcare, and assistance procuring work clothing and supplies.