Technology Training

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Do you have an interest in computers and other information technology? Want a job that pays well and that’s in high demand? The tech industry should be on the top of your list. In fact, careers in technology are predicted to steadily increase in demand and salary over the next 6 to 10 years. Best of all, the chances of advancement are high, along with steady increases in salary with gained experience.

Careers in Technology* helps individuals, age 17 and older who are unemployed, underemployed, dislocated, and incumbent workers, to gain the skills needed to have a career in the technology industry. In as little as eight weeks, those who qualify for the program receive skills training and the opportunity to earn industry recognized credentials to get their career started on the right foot. The program provides financial assistance for tuition, books, and exam fees. Individuals also benefit from job-readiness and soft skills training as well as job placement assistance.

Training will be focused on the skills needed to become:Young african american man smiling and sitting in a computer classroom

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • PC Technician
  • User Support Specialist

Through funding from a TechHire grant, students will benefit from the technology training for certifications in areas such:

  • CompTIA A+
  • Network+

 

Now recruiting for Careers in Technology Training Classes!

Careers in Technology training is offered in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Harrisonburg. If you are interested in learning more about this technology training opportunity, please complete and submit the form below.

Information Sessions will be held in Roanoke from 10am – 11am on January 30th and February 1st, 5th, and 9th.
Information Sessions will be held in Madison Heights from 10am – 11am on March 6th, 7th, 13th, and 14th.
Dates for Information Sessions in Harrisonburg will be published here when scheduled.

For more information about the TechHire grant view our press release.

*This program is funded as a part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to work with communities to get more Americans trained for well-paying jobs through the TechHire initiative. Goodwill Industries® International was awarded a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

Careers in Technology Training Interest Form