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Our free program offers you the opportunity to learn all you need to be successful as an IT Help Desk Technician – from the technical knowledge of software and hardware to the job application and interview skills that will help you get the job you want.
After completing the program and taking the exam, you will earn your industry-recognized CompTIA Fundamentals & A+ certifications.
This program is open to students age 18 and older. Students age 40 and older will receive specialized mentoring and support through ReGeneration. ReGeneration is presented in collaboration with AARP Foundation and is made possible by the support of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Program Length11 Weeks
EventsProgram Info Session: Jacksonville ReGeneration IT
December 05 2019
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Call: 904-299-5894320 East Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
USA Technology Program
In the technology sector, Generation trains you for computer-user support and network support roles—well-paid, middle-skills jobs with strong career pathways. After completing the program and taking the exam, you will have your CompTIA A+ certification. These industry-recognized credentials provide you with the skills to quickly progress in a technology career in one of multiple sectors.
Where our graduates work
What is an IT Help Desk Technician?
The hero of any office, the IT help desk technician keeps technology running smoothly so that businesses can get the job done. As a help desk technician, you'll turn technology frustrations into solutions, identifying issues and troubleshooting when one of your colleagues is having technology problems. In addition to communication and teamwork skills, you'll graduate from Generation with a CompTIA A+ certification that will make you a valued member of any IT team.
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We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know to:
Behavior & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
Leadership Opportunity: Become a Cohort Leader
During the second week of class, all students, mentors and instructors vote to select a Cohort Leader who will foster community among students and work closely with the city’s Alumni Ambassadors. Cohort Leaders represent Generation behaviors, skills, and mindsets. This person exhibits a high-level of professionalism, engagement with instructional content, and a strong interest in building relationships with fellow classmates. The voluntary Cohort Leader position provides a pathway to becoming an Alumni Ambassador. This position also provides visibility to partners and employers, as well, as national recognition, opportunities and involvement with Generation at a local and national level.
What your journey will look like
Step 1Complete an application.
Step 2Complete the orientation process with program staff. They will show you how the program works, and you’ll get the program handbook and schedule so that you are ready to begin class.
Step 3Begin your training. Complete all assignments and come to class each day ready to learn and engage with your fellow students and your instructor.
Step 4As training progresses, you'll work with the program staff on mock interviews and perfecting your resume.
Step 5Apply for and interview for jobs in the IT field. Celebrate graduation, with your family and friends.
Step 6Begin your new career and share your successes with the program staff and your fellow alumni.
How We Prepare You
This is more than job training. It's an opportunity to learn alongside your peers and apply your workplace experience as you prepare for a career transition.
The instructors and program staff are there to support you. They will use real-world scenarios to teach you new skills and concepts, and will give you opportunities to practice in a supportive environment.
The right resume is key when you're beginning a career in a new field. No matter what job experience you bring to the program, you'll learn how to adapt your current resume to showcase all of your skills.
By conducting mock interviews and hosting sessions focused on the job search, program staff will help you develop your confidence.
After graduation, program staff continue to follow up with you and your fellow alumni, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A Trusted Network
Continued contact with the alumni network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges