TechHire: Project SECURE We're Training Tech Talent!
Start at your level -- advanced degree not required!
Interested in an IT or cybersecurity job, but you lack training and experience? High tech jobs are not only for people with advanced degrees. Thanks to the largest grant Wake Tech has ever received, qualified students prepared for in-demand tech jobs, and all coursework, books, registration and testing fees were covered. The NC Works Career Center provided job placement support, and local employer partners including SAS, IBM and HCL Technologies are eager to hire trained talent.
***Although grant funds are no longer available to pay for new applicants of the TechHire Grant Project, you can still register and pay to take courses listed below.***
Space in the TechHire Project was limited.
Applications are no longer being accepted for grant funds, but you can still register and pay to take the courses listed below.
Exam Tutoring: CompTIA Security+SEF-3001HB22 available classes
If cybersecurity is a career you’re interested in, this course is for you. Passing the CompTIA Security exam will allow you to validate your knowledge and ability to perform core security functions. Students will prepare to certify their knowledge of threats, attacks and v...
Career Seeking Skills for the IT IndustryHRD-3004AY2
If you want a job in the IT industry, now is the time! Career Seeking Skills for the IT Industry focuses on resume writing, online applications and interview techniques. Learn targeted job-seeking strategies. Examine the use of keywords and phrases for careers in IT. Review...
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ CySA+ CS0-001SEF-3001HS2
Attackers are developing and implementing ways to circumvent traditional methods that protect a network’s security. As the need grows for IT security professionals to protect the intellectual property of organizations, you can gain the knowledge and skills necessary to secur...
Exam Tutoring: CompTIA IT FundamentalsSEF-3001HE2
Candidates who pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam certify they are IT literate. They have a basic knowledge of computing concepts related to software, hardware, networking, and security. The aim of the class is to prepare you for mastery of each exam domain. You will spen...
Exam Tutoring: CompTIA Network+SEF-3001HA2
Popular networking job roles require the CompTIA Network credential. Students will prepare to validate their knowledge of network concepts, infrastructure, network operations, network security, and network troubleshooting and tools. The goal of the class is to prepare you f...
Exploring Information Technology & Cybersecurity CareersHRD-3004BO2
Regardless of the type of business, companies use computers to either enhance their products or improve their services. In this class, you will learn about high-demand computer and technology occupations with a focus on those involving Cisco, CompTIA, and Cybersecurity skill...
TechHire Project SECURE Grant Details
Project SECURE (Supporting and Enhancing CyberSecurity through Upwardly-mobile Retraining and Education)
Service area: Wake, Johnston, Durham counties
All costs of this program (100%) are financed by the US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration grant project # HG-29368-16-60-A-37, which provides a total of $3,965,670.00 in funding. Additional resources valued at $1,558,233 have been leveraged by project stakeholders as contributions to ensure program success.
HCL America, Inc., SAS Institute Inc., IBM