Accelerated Training

african-american-869673_1920So what if someone told you that in as little as three months, you could be trained for the rewarding tech career that you’ve always dreamed of?  By working with companies in the Akron area and reviewing labor market data, we’ve identified tech careers that are in high demand and identified training partners who can provide you with an education leading to a tech career in high demand.

Our training partners can offer you accelerated programs to prepare you with the necessary skills that will make you a competitive job applicant!  Learn more about what our training partners have to offer you.  They know that having a skill set that’s attractive to employers is important!

The Software Guild provides a full-time 12-week program that will teach you how to be a software developer with face-to-face lectures and hands-on experience. The Guild also provides a part-time online program.  The Software Guild will prepare you for a junior web developer position.  See if an intense development program is a good fit for you by checking out The Guild’s free Introduction to Web Development course.  Want to learn more about The Software Guild?  Email

We Can Code IT teaches people how to code in just 3 months with a special emphasis on inclusion and diversity in tech.  We Can Code IT will prepare you for a junior web developer position.  Want to learn more about We Can Code IT?  Email

Stark State College offers a one-year certificate that focuses on computer repair, desktop applications, and operating systems preparing you for a computer network support specialist or customer support specialist position.

Need to brush up on your computer skills?

PluralSight is a free online platform that offers specialized courses you can take at the comfort of your own pace. With the IT path PluralSight offers, you can confidently follow learning courses that help you develop the right skills in the right order to achieve your goals.

Funding Your Training

Your financial investment in tech training will be well worth it – you’ll gain the skills needed for high demand jobs that offer good pay!  Our partners recognize though you may need assistance paying for your training.  To learn more about the financing options available through our training partners, contact them directly:

The Software Guild

We Can Code IT

Stark State College

In addition, there are limited training dollars provided through the Ohio Means Job Center in Summit County to those who qualify.  Priority is given to recipients of public assistance, other low-income individuals, and individuals who are basic skills deficient.  To learn more and to determine your eligibility, you will need to attend an Orientation at the Job Center (1040 E. Tallmadge Ave.).  To register, call 330-633-1050.