FULLY ONLINE - BUILD YOUR SKILLS AND LAUNCH A NEW CAREER IN TECHNOLOGY.

Join our free 10-week program to jump-start your career in tech as a Jr. Cloud Practitioner.

Our free, online program offers you the opportunity to learn all you need to be successful in a technology career – from the technical knowledge to the soft skills that will help you achieve your potential. After the program, graduates have the opportunity to explore different learning outcomes like apprenticeships, internships, continuing education, or full-time employment.

This program is part of our Training Accelerator programs. Learn more about the admissions process and support benefits here.

Program Length

10 Weeks

Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM

Fully Online

Start Date

October 2020

Admissions Process

  1. 1

    ELIGIBILITY QUESTIONNAIRE

    Begin by completing a questionnaire that will determine if you are eligible.
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  2. 2

    APPLY

    Apply for the program you are eligible for and complete all steps.

  3. 3

    ASSESSMENTS

    Complete applicable assessments.

  4. 4

    PERFORMANCE TASK

    You’ll be assigned a short technical task.

  5. 5

    INTERVIEW

    You'll upload your video interview so that our staff get to know you and your goals.

  6. 6

    ADMISSIONS REVIEW

    Your complete application, assessments, and interview will be reviewed by an admissions counselor who will determine your eligibility. Next, complete the support questionnaire. This helps us better understand specific needs.

  7. 7

    ADMISSIONS DECISION

    You will be notified via email once a decision has been made regarding your admission and next steps.


CERTIFICATION CHOICES

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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


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Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals


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Google Cloud



Requirements

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Be 18 years or older at the start of the program
  • Available M-F, 9AM-5PM local time for in-class hours
  • If planning to pursue employment then the applicant must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Be a resident of Washington, D.C.
  • Minimum Hardware Requirements
    • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
    • 1 GB of RAM
    • Free Disk Space 1GB or more
  • Operating System Requirements
    • OS X Yosemite or Higher
    • Windows 7 (with .NET Framework 4.wr)
    • Linux (Debian): Ubuntu Desktop 14.04, Debian 7
    • Linux (Red Hat): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7, Fedora 23

Location

Questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to many commonly asked questions.

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Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • How cloud computing work
  • How to use different computer operating systems
  • How to use different programming languages
  • Security, networking and database operations

Behavior & Mindsets


In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:

  • Face new challenges
  • Set career goals
  • Solve problems
  • Communicate effectively
  • Adapt to new situations