Participants have the opportunity to receive training for the industry-recognized CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification, which can lead to positions in Data Entry, Technical Support, Networking & Security. We work with our community partners to provide soft skills trainings that prepare participants to ace the interview using proven methods for success.
We also collaborate with local employers to learn more about the industry landscape and provide our participants with usable job-seeking information. In addition to preparing participants with the hard and soft skills they need, TechCareers also focuses on assisting with the job search and placement process. The TechCareers program model is structured to suit the needs of traditionally underserved populations through practical trainings, flexible scheduling, referrals to community resources and barrier resolution. We find that these key components result in measurable achievements for our participants.
Goler's programs support our objectives to strengthen the community by fostering economic growth, job creation, increased wealth while improving the quality of life for residents of Forsyth and surrounding counties. Our most current is the TechCareers Program, which provides resources to unemployed or underemployed individuals looking to secure a career path within the information and technology sector.
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To be considered for the TechCareers program, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a minimum high school diploma or GED. Applicants should reside in Forsyth or surrounding counties and be unemployed or underemployed. Financial aid and scholarships are available for students who are considered financially disadvantaged. Prior experience in Information Technology is not required, but applicants should have a strong interest in IT and must be willing to work diligently towards industry-recognized certifications.
We work closely with Forsyth Technical Community College, Piedmont Triad Regional Council, NC Works and Greater WS, Inc. (Chamber of Commerce) to inform the program model and provide top-tier services to our participants. Graduates of the TechCareers program have been employed with companies such Talon Healthy IT Services (Help Desk), Booz | Allen | Hamilton (Configuration Management), Concentrix Services (Technical Support – Apple), Wells Fargo and Lowe’s (Desktop Support Analyst) + many more. Visit the TechCareers website to learn more about the program offerings and enrollment.
TechCareers is an initiative focused on linking unemployed and underemployed residents of Forsyth and surrounding counties with the technical education, career readiness training and community resources needed to secure a rewarding position in the Information & Technology industry.
TechCareers provides the opportunity for traditionally underserved populations to take advantage of extremely valuable industry knowledge at no cost to program participants.
To be considered for the TechCareers program, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a minimum high school diploma or GED. Applicants should reside in Forsyth or surrounding counties and be unemployed or underemployed. Financial aid and scholarships are available for students who are considered financially disadvantaged.
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