Access courses that will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in a tech career. Cisco focuses on providing quality courses for all to prepare job seekers for the roles they seek.
Earn a Driver’s Permit education for the state of Connecticut with The American Place’s self-guided online course. This course is intended to prepare you for the Department of Motor Vehicles test.
CompTIA A+ is often a requirement for many entry level jobs. The exam is split into two parts or “cores”, the first of which covering hardware, cloud computing, virtualization, mobile devices, and networking. While the second core covers operating systems, security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures.
After successfully passing the exams and earning certification, employment opportunities that may be available include but are not limited to; Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician, Field Service Technician, Desktop Support Technician, End-User Support Technician, and Service Desk Analyst.
Browse Miscrosoft’s certification learning paths to build your skills in the field of IT. Courses range from database managment, Azure, Power BI, and more. Some certification tests are available for free as well.
Metrix allows you to search for jobs and see what types of skills employers are looking for. You can also take Metrix courses based on your job search to help boost your prospects.
The State of Connecticut has approved Hartford Public Library’s Security Officer Training Program, commonly known as the “Guard Card” class. The successful completion of this one-day program will qualify candidates to apply for a Security Officer ID card issued by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection. (C.G.S. Sec 29-161q)
Earn nationally accredited food safety certifications from the National Restaurant Association. The American Place offers online courses with instructor support for Food Handler, Food Manager, and Alcohol.
SNAP E&T is a skills-based program that provides short- term vocational programs at community colleges and community-based organizations. Trainings include: Admin Medical Assistant/ Asistente de Cuidado Personal (course held in Spanish); Asplundh Utility Arborist Trainee; CNA – Nurse Aide Cert; Community Health Worker; EKG Technician; Information Technology (IT) Tracks; Intro to Manufacturing; Office Professional; Patient Care Tech (PCT); Safety & Security Guard; Social Services Assistant.
NOTE: If you are receiving food benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program in Connecticut and you are NOT receiving money from the Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) program, you may be eligible to participate in the SNAP Employment and Training program (E&T.)