This information was previously posted on DNN. There's no reason inner city youth ages 18 - 26 in Wilmington, Newark, Edgemoor, Canby Park, West Center City, Browntown, Elsmere, Claymont, Brandywine, Red Clay, or Odessa or Middletown now for anyone to pass up this unique opportunity to better themselves with free quality education. As college tuition is on the rise, achieving alternative forms of education in preparation for joining the Delaware workforce is possible. If you have a will to succeed and between the age of eighteen to twenty six, this might be your calling.
ITWorks is offering young adults in New Castle Count Delaware the grand opportunity to get educated in "Information Technology." With IT Works, you can accomplish your information education in acquiring your Microsoft A+ certificate, CiscoIT certification, CompTIA A+, and more. According to the description if the ITWorks advert, it's a free 16-week information technology training program.
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Once accepted in the program, you have the opportunity "free of charge" to earn up to 2 professional Information Technology certifications. That alone right there will definitely be a good look on your employment resume before prospective employers. When they see how young you are and with this type of IT education, they'll more than likely feel compelled to hire you virtually on the spot. In today's age of information technology, having education about the internet and how to operate web servers and other IT related stuff will virtually guarantee you a bright future with a company, stable employment, a generous pay raise, and 401(k) options.
You also get over 100 hours of soft skills training as a student in the ITWorks program. This is beautiful because you're being primed for the workforce across the board. Additionally, you'll have the ability to get mentored and ask plenty of questions along the way. You'll gain a deeper understanding about the program and how it'll benefit your career with every question you ask. Lastly, you'll also have the option as a student to join a five week internship and build up your experience. Doing so allows you to negotiate a healthy salary by working for a "deserving Delaware employer."
Need more information about IT Works? Visit ITWorks. You may also contact (888) - 798 - 1350 & email ITWorks@TechImpact.org.
Note: You don't need a college degree, previous employment references or experience. Just a mind to commit to the program, a strong interest in technology, "do the transformation work and graduate." GED diplomas accepted.