Have you dreamed of a career in technology?
If so, take the first step towards your future self with this
13-week intensive lab that will introduce you to information technology.

April 26 - july 15

Monday - THURSDAY

YOU'LL LEARN HOW TO

Install Software

Explain the basics of computing, software development, and database fundamentals.

Establish a network connectivity

Identify/Prevent basic security risks

Explain troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance of devices.

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unlike any other course in South Florida, this free intensive lab combines tech skills, with life and career readiness skills.

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Ages 18-35

Mon. - Thurs.

6:30pm-9:00pm

FREE!

Frequently asked questions

What is the Tech Futures Initiative?


The Tech Futures Initiative is a 12-week intensive information technology training initiative that will prepare students for a future in the technology industry.




How much does this Tech Futures Initiative cost?


The Tech Futures Initiative is free to participate.




Who can participate?


Those interested in participating must meet the following basic requirements - • Miami-Dade County resident • 18 - 35 years old • High school diploma/ GED • Ability to fully complete the 12-week program • Reliable access to a computer and internet during class times




How will participants be selected?


Each cohort will be comprised of 25 students who are interested in accessing higher paying jobs through professional development. Students will be selected based on their ability to commit to the program, personal desire to improve their circumstances and proven ability to overcome obstacles.




When and where will classes take place?


CClasses will meet virtually Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. between March 22 April 26and June 10 July 15. Due to COVID-19, classes will be held virtually via Zoom.




What kind of things will I learn?


Students will learn life, job readiness and tech skills to prepare them for an entry-level information technology job. Tech skills include - • Identifying, using and connecting hardware components and devices • Installing and supporting Window OS • Troubleshooting PC and mobile device issues • Troubleshooting device and network issues • Identifying and protecting against securing vulnerabilities • Identifying types of networks and connections •Installing and configuring laptops and other mobile devices




Is a job guaranteed?


While jobs are not guaranteed at the end of the program, students will learn valuable skills to prepare them for an IT job. Throughout the program, students will work closely with CareerSource to identify and apply for relevant job opportunities.




What language will the classes be taught in?


All classes and exams will be in English.




Why should I join this program?


The IT industry is rapidly growing, particularly in South Florida.




What is the deadline to apply?


The deadline to apply is April 21, 2021 at 11:59pm. After this date and time, the registration form will be closed.





Deadline to apply: April 21, 2021