TechHire: Project SECURE   We're Training Tech Talent!

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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. 

Diagnose and troubleshoot computers. Earn certifications such as CompTIA IT Fundamentals, A+, Network+, and Security+.

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Troubleshoot network systems. Earn certifications such as CCENT, CCNA, and CCNA Security. 

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CompTIA Project+ PK0-004SEF-3001HU2
Learn how to plan, initiate, and manage information technology projects. Discover how to be able to apply effective project management techniques to improve the efficiency of projects. Obtaining the Project PK0-004 certification gives you a competitive advantage with compa...
CompTIA Server+ SK0-004SEF-3001HR2
There are millions of servers connected to the Internet, running continuously throughout the world. The CompTIA Server certification course will show you disaster recovery procedures, backups, and server restorations. By the end of the course, you will understand how to ins...
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...
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...
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TechHire Project SECURE Grant Details

Project SECURE (Supporting and Enhancing CyberSecurity through Upwardly-mobile Retraining and Education)

Active 2016-2020

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.

Employer Partners:

HCL America, Inc., SAS Institute Inc., IBM

Non-Profit Partners:

Capital Area Workforce DevelopmentDurham Workforce Development Board, the City of Raleigh, and Wake County Economic Development 

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