14 Weeks to Prepare For Your IT Career

Henry with EmployersOur free 14-week IT training program meets five days a week and requires a time commitment of 22.5 hours per week. Typically classes are Monday through Friday, 12:30-5:00PM. The classes will focus on skills needed for entry level positions in IT.

Taking part in the program involves completing projects and classes at our Google-like space in downtown Springfield, MA, going on local field trips, and completing a four-week internship with area employers. Completing the Tech Foundry program will help prepare you for an entry-level position in IT.

If you are passionate about your future, this is the program for you!

Tech Foundry Badges Show You’re Ready for a Career in IT

Sample Badges:

IT Fundamentals

  • Hardware – Desktop and Server
  • Operating Systems – Linux and Windows
  • General Networking

Cybersecurity

  • Basic Security
  • Network Security
  • Monitoring

System Administration

  • Network Services
  • File and Print Services
  • Active Directory
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Imaging and Deployment
  • Scripting

Cloud

  • Cloud Services -AWS and Azure
  • Virtualization

The Badge Process

Students complete three components in order to receive a badge in a specific skill:

  • LEARN

    Students learn a skill through a combination of lectures and hands-on tasks. At the end of this step students should be able to replicate what they learned on their own.

  • DEMONSTRATE

    Students demonstrate their ability to work through a series of tasks by setting up and managing systems found on regular IT companies.

  • COMMUNICATE

    In order to show their mastery of the skill, students finally apply their new knowledge. All projects will be delivered through a ticketing system where students detail the scope of the problem and resolution. Students will also perform weekly status reports detailing the progress of their projects.

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