Build Your Future. Learn to Code with ComIT - beginning June 4, 2018

Build Your Future. Learn to Code.
ICTAM, in partnership with ComIT, is pleased to offer youth ages 18-32 an opportunity to learn programming with Java, soft skills and professional development capabilities to better compete in today’s tech-focused labor market. ComIT is aimed specifically at young people to give them an edge for employment in information technology and other IT enabled sectors. The program is best for those who have completed high school and are unemployed at the time of enrollment. Preference will be given to recent immigrants, women and indigenous peoples.

When: June 4th – September 3rd, 2018 • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology (Henlow Campus - 130 Henlow Bay)
Cost: FREE. All interested participants must apply for the program scholarship. There are limited spots available; applicants selected for further screening will be contacted.

Interested? Apply now at www.comit.org

No prior programming knowledge is required. If you are motivated to learn and possess basic technical skills with an interest in Information Technology, then this could be for you!

 

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About ICTAM
The ICT Association of Manitoba, is on a mission to showcase Manitoba’s innovation and grow the province’s tech sector. Through collaboration, education and promotion, we bring people together to share skills, explore ideas and build a strong community. Every year ICTAM hosts quality events with industry leaders who are inventing the future, organizes training sessions where members boost their skills and champions causes that are important to the tech industry.

About ComIT
We are working professionals from various disciplines (programmers, social workers, psychologists, human resource specialists and volunteers) with the goal of finding solutions to the problem of youth unemployment. We focus our efforts with the idea of participants obtaining skilled jobs with excellent projection and professional development.

Course Contents:
Unit 0: Introduction to the course
Unit 1: Introduction to logic
Unit 2: Algorithms and programming basics
Unit 3: Programming: basics of the language
Unit 4 through 6: Advanced concepts
Unit 7: Databases
Unit 8: Web Development
 
Professional Development Contents:
Practical seminars on teamwork, resume building, interviews skills and strategic job searching. The opportunity to hear from guest speakers working in the Manitoba technology sector.