County Offers Free Career Training in September
Norristown, Pennsylvania – For those who have ever dreamed of mastering the arts of digital marketing and technical support, the Montgomery County Department of Commerce and Montcowerks, the county’s workforce development division, are offering both We jointly offer free training courses in the field.
NuPaths, the county’s training partner, conducts both classes called “High Demand Tech Jobs.” Over the course of approximately three months, participants will learn how to serve as an entry-level technical support specialist or digital marketing assistant.
Technical support specialists troubleshoot software, fix operating system problems, rebuild computers, and perform general maintenance on computer devices. Digital marketing assistants work closely with marketing teams to implement online marketing plans and strategies.
Both training programs are offered free of charge and will last for three months from September 7th (2022) to December 23rd. Classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, 2W. For more information about the Lafayette St. program and to register, call 610-270-3429 or visit the county’s PA CareerLink website here.
Applications will be accepted until September 2nd, or until all seats are filled.
Job openings in both sectors are “projected to outstrip the workforce over the next decade, leaving high-paying jobs unfilled for Montgomery County job seekers,” said an executive director of Montcoworks. says.
Participants can earn up to 8 college credits and up to 6 industry certificates from Adobe, Google, and Microsoft. Entrants must have a high school diploma or general educational development certificate. No technology experience or training required. The program is aimed at youth and young adults, according to the county.
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