• Do you want to work in the Information and Technology sector?
  • Do you want to build your skill level to become a professional in the sector?
  • Are you able to commit to full time training?
  • Are you looking for a good job that will help build your career?

If you answered “yes” then this program may be a good fit for you!

Program Description

Making Changes Women in Technology program is a 24-week program that includes three main parts:

Employment and Life Skills program (8 weeks) – women are supported to develop the awareness, knowledge and skills in the areas of assertiveness, communication, vocabulary, networking, job search and job maintenance.

Technical training (12 weeks) – Facilitated by the team from YYCNet Labs the CCNA Routing and Switching program, provides networking theory, practical experience, soft-skills development and career exploration leading to CCENT and CCNA certification.

Work experience (4 weeks) – Making Changes offers all participants a work experience opportunity in the Information and Technology sector.

Program Eligibility

  • Immigrant or Aboriginal women
  • A “Can Do” attitude
  • Stable living environment
  • Clear employment goals
  • Interest in the Information and Technology industry
  • Ready, willing and able to commit to the entire program
  • Ready for employment
  • If required arrangements for childcare

Program Dates and Registration

Applications Open: May 23rd, 2017
Program Start Date: July 10th, 2017