What Does A Medical Assistant Do?

“When I go in the doctor’s office, you know who I interact with? Medical Assistants,” states Charles Curry, an instructor at Centura College. But what does it mean to be a Medical Assistant?   Medical Assistants: Who are They? Medical Assistants are the right hand of doctors and physicians,...
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Family of Community Career Schools Officially Launches OnWatch™ Training to Help Recognize and Prevent Human Trafficking Across the Country

Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, and Tidewater Tech, a group of 19 schools headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA have officially launched their partnership with OnWatch™.  Written by Nicole Gleaton In honor of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the organization is rolling out the free, online training...
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From the Desk of Dr. English: Happy Holidays

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), Centura College and Tidewater Tech’s Executive Vice President Dr. Joel English recaps 2020: The Year of Essential Skilled Trades Workers   Hello my friends,   The holiday season is the right time to stop, spend time with family, reflect on our blessings, and find...
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Centura College Hosts Virtual Graduation

Centura College offers essential career paths training and on Saturday, December 5th, the Chesapeake campus will hold a virtual graduation to honor the individuals graduating into the workforce. Written by Jul DeGeus This year’s pandemic brought with it the realization of essential workers; crucial operations and service employees who...
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Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Governor Northam Announces Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce in Virginia

New College Institute, Centura College, and Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy will join forces to position Virginia as leader in offshore wind industry training RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the formation of Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry...
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Centura College Offers Essential Allied Health and Trades Career Training

Centura College continues to provide training in allied health and skilled trades fields, so graduates have the opportunity for employment in essential careers. Written by Jul DeGeus The United States has experienced the suspending of “non-essential” career markets in order to decelerate the circulation of COVID-19. With this deferral,...
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Centura College to Train Wind Turbine Technicians

Centura College Partners with Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy to Train Wind Turbine Technicians for the Largest Ocean-Based Wind Farm in the US. Written by Nicole Gleaton Dr. Mike Lanouette of Centura College and Captain Ed Nanartowich of Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy (MAMA) signed a partnership agreement to address the upcoming need...
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Wind Turbine Technician Training Program Now Offered at Centura Norfolk

As skilled trades employers in The Hampton Roads Area continue to face issues finding qualified technicians to fill open positions, Centura College is answering the call for help. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Norfolk campus is officially offering a Wind Turbine Technician training program. This joins the campus’s...
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Centura College to Hold Free Skilled Trades STEM Camp

STEM Camp goers can test out skilled training programs in allied health or trades fields. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College will be offering a glimpse into the world of allied health and skilled trades through its The Choice STEM Camp. Camp participants will spend time in Centura’s classrooms,...
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