CompTIA Fundamentals+: 6 week course Dates: June 12-July 17, 2023, Mon-Thurs | Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. | Virtual class.Our CompTIA Fundamentals+ Class is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in IT skills and knowledge. This class covers essential IT concepts, including:
Students will also learn about the basics of cloud computing, database management, and troubleshooting.
The course is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam, which validates their understanding of foundational IT concepts. With this certification, students will be better equipped to pursue a career in IT or to further their education in the field. The class is taught by experienced instructors who provide hands-on training and personalized support to ensure students' success.
Basic Digital Literacy: 5 week courseDates: June 14-July 12, 2023, Wed & Fri | Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Location: In person at MTFS Headquarters (504 Malcolm Ave SE, Suite 100, Mpls, 55414)
Free class and free laptop for participants!
MTFS Learn’s Basic Digital Literacy Class provides essential computer skills, software skills, and tips for using technology in daily life. Participants will learn basic computer knowledge, internet skills, email usage, Windows OS, and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.This class will cover technology in daily life, including social media, career search skills, and digital footprint management. This class is perfect for individuals who have limited experience with computers and want to improve their knowledge. Our experienced trainers will provide personalized support to ensure that each participant gets the most out of the class.
What is an Operating System?
Microsoft Word Office
Microsoft Excel Office
Microsoft PowerPoint Office
Career Search Skills
What is your Digital Footprint?
HTML5 | CSS Fundamentals BOOTCAMPDates: June 20-22, 2023 | Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Location: To be determined. | See full course listing below for overview.
HTML5 | CSS Fundamentals: 9 week courseDates: June 26-August 25, 2023 | Time: TBD Location: Neighborhood House - 179 Robie St East, St Paul, MN 55107.
If you’re interested in learning the tools used by industry professionals to develop websites and web apps, this is the class for you. We will cover HTML5, CSS, version control using GitHub, Visual Studio Code; and how to publish your website and make it live on Netlify. Each student will build a website in this class. Free onsite daycare is available for students with children (provided by Neighborhood House).
Additional MTFS Course Offerings:
CompTIA A+ Certification: 3-12 month courseCompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair. Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot, and problem solve, and technicians better understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security. A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
Hybrid class (self-paced with instructor support).CompTIA Network+ Certification: 3-12 month course
CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure by covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. This certification validates the hands-on skills needed to work with both wired and wireless networks; also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies. This powerful credential will help take your IT career to the next level.
Hybrid class (self-paced with instructor support).CompTIA Security+ Certification: 3-12 month course
CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. The certification emphasizes both the practical and hands-on ability to identify and address security threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities. CompTIA Security+ is a globally trusted, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
Hybrid class (self-paced with instructor support).Emotional Intelligence Training (EIT): Leading an Emotional Evolution(10-18 hour course) - In partnership with Twin Cities R!SE
Achieve personal transformation through knowledge acquisition and guided practice of the building blocks of Emotional Intelligence and supporting concepts.
Strong foundation of the four building blocks of emotional intelligence: Self-Aware, Self-Control, Other-Aware, and Relationship Management.
Knowledge and resources to identify more awareness and familiarity with emotional intelligence.
Understanding of the importance of emotional intelligence in all aspects of life.
Resources to elevate emotional awareness, self-control, and other awareness in all aspects of life.
Corporate and Professional Skills Training
Thanks to an exclusive partnership, Minnesota Tech for Success is now able to facilitate corporate and professional skills training courses at a 20% discount over nationally advertised training costs as a means to supplement our operating costs. This discount is exclusive to Minnesota Tech for Success.
Best of all, a portion of the course costs directly benefit our nonprofit. Save money on the training your employees are already taking and support our mission to create digital equity in Minnesota! Please note, registration must go through MTFS for the discount to apply.
Please inquire with Program Director Jeff Coltman about course availability and to arrange your training: email@example.com or by calling (612) 383-2399 direct.
A combination of public and private grants allows the majority of MTFS Learn students to enroll in training at no cost.
For students currently enrolled in MN Benefits, Minnesota Tech for Success is WIOA approved and can be found on the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL.) Speak with your employment counselor about co-enrolling to support this MTFS training.
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