N.E.O Youth IT Training PROGRAM
Recently, the San Diego Futures Foundation has received a grant from the Gary and Mary West Foundation to launch a new Training, Certification, and Employment program known as N.E.O. (Network of Emerging Opportunities). The program is intended to provide an opportunity for recent high school graduates or equivalent ages 18 to 24 looking for an alternative to college and have great interest in the IT field. Individuals will receive classroom and online instruction to gain the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to become a successful IT Technician. Furthermore, these students will prepare for a CompTIA A+ certification and shortly after engage in internships and job placement assistance. Basic program requirements are as follows:
- Ages 18 to 24 years old.
- Must be interested in technology.
- Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and not attending post secondary education (Community College or a University).
- Must be a San Diego County resident.
- Must complete application and screening process.
- Income requirements: Must be of Low-Income standing and be able to provide documentation of income qualification.
We are NOW accepting applicants for the program, so please begin your application TODAY by clicking the "N.E.O. Application" below. Classes will launch September 2011. LAST APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL SESSION WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 9/2/11.
For more information Contact:
619 269-1684 ext. 217
SDFF IT ONLINE TRAINING
SDFF now is providing low-cost online training to individuals interested in gaining knowledge, sharpening their skills, or gaining an entirely new skillset in a variety of fields in cooperation with LearnKey.
These courses contain:
- A virtual instructor
- Pre/post tests on the coursework
- Labs to reinforce the curriculum
- A glossary of terms for the user
Courses are dedicated to provide individuals practical knowledge for the workplace and the ability to gain certification in various fields including: Microsoft Office Applications, CompTIA Applications, Quickbooks, and more. To receive additional information and gain the tools needed to survive this ‘ever-changing technical world’, please contact 1-855-800-SDFF (7333) to speak to a representative about acquiring these courses, or click here for a list of the courses currently offered.
SAN DIEGO BROADBAND INITIATIVE (SDBI) TRAINING
We are proud to host a basic skills computer class within the San Diego Broadband Initiative. Currently, our computer training classes are at no cost to the participant, and occur over a 4 week training period, which includes an assessment. Class space is limited and handled on a first come first served basis. There is an application process, please click here to download an application and call (619) 269-1684 ext. 204 to schedule an appointment to register for this basic computer class.