ITWorks: Free IT Training for High School Graduates or GED Holders
The ITWorks program helps prepare young adults for entry-level IT careers without the need for a degree. Graduates are prepared for roles as Help Desk Technicians, End User Support Techs, IT Specialists, Field Technicians, and more.
Overview: During the FREE 16-week program, students spend the first 11 weeks learning about PC hardware, troubleshooting, IT networking, security, and much more to prepare for the Cisco IT Essentials and the CompTIAA+ certification. Then, students gain real-life, hands-on experience during a five-week internship at a local corporation or nonprofit.
• 18-26 years old
• A high school graduate (or equivalent)
• Without a Bachelor’s degree
• Interested in technology
• Able to commit to classes from 9am to 3pm, Monday through Friday for 16 weeks
How to Apply: Submit your application now for their Spring Session. Classes will begin in February/March and application screenings will start in December. One you complete your brief application, ITWorks will reach out to you to complete interviews. Head here for details.