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Education & Training

Education

VAVETS supports our Virginia Veterans and their families as they evaluate their options for education and training. Our volunteers will provide local training to help our Veterans reintegrate back into the commercial sector. Our staff and volunteers will also partner with Virginia Colleges and Universities in each of our regions to ensure our Veterans have the knowledge and tools to be successful in the classroom. We will help our veterans identify degree paths that are aligned with the skills our corporate partners have demand for today or see as growth areas. We will help ensure our veterans understand and wisely apply their GI Bills. Here at VAVETS, we understand that college is not for everyone. VAVETS will work with our local businesses to establish vocational training centers and apprenticeships.

Training

The destination for Veteran workplace learning

Our Virginia Veterans will have the ability to learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and more. Taught by experts to help our veterans transition to whatever comes next. Our 2,500+ online course collection includes the most engaging courses for your employees’ professional development. These courses are highly-curated from Udemy.com– a global marketplace powered by over 20 million students, 30,000 instructors, and 65,000 courses. To gain free access Virginia Veterans should contact us.

The destination for Corporate partners looking to hire Veterans

The VAVETS e-learning for Business platform powered by Udemy allows Virginia Veterans to close skill gaps prior, during, or after their transition to the private sector. Access to the platform is free to Veterans and is funded by donations from our Corporate partners. These Corporate partners will work directly with our Veteran Success Advisors (VSAs) to develop training plans to meet their required skill gaps for current or prospective openings. Our corporate partnership offers various benefits that include: monthly meetups with our Veterans, input to training plans, access to candidates for hiring or bids, and signage at all events. To learn more about becoming a partner Corporations should Contact Us.