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Bridges to Careers: Computer User Support Training Program!

The Center for Changing Lives (CCL) is currently accepting applications for a free Computer User Support Training Program, designed to assist students looking to increase their financial capacity and begin or advance their career in the field of Information Technology as a Computer User Support Technician or Help Desk Associate.

Current Cohort 3 Bridge participants with with IT Employment Trainer!

 The Computer User Support  Training Program includes:

  1. Bridge Program: A 16-week Digital Literacy Bridge program that includes:
  • Financial and employment coaching
  • Foundational IT training via CCL's Accenture-designed curricula
  • Customer Service training  

2. Occupational Skills Program: An 18-week IT Ready CompTIA A+ exam prep course and certification! This credential is one that employers seek for entry level positions and is stack-able should a participant wish to seek additional computer science education!

Students have the option to start at the Bridge program or test into the CompTIA A+ Certification class.

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Program Participant Requirements:

The minimum education requirement to enter many of these promising entry level IT positions is a H.S. Diploma or GED.

Applicants must be available 20 hours a week for 8 months starting June 12th.

Interested applicants should:

  • Review Program information and requirements here
  • Apply to the program no later than Sunday, May 14th.
                             Application Link here
  • Attend an Open House Session, being held at Center for Changing Lives (1955 N St. Louis Ave.) on:

                               April 14, 2017 from 11am-1pm
                               April 20, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
                               May 11, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm

RSVP to Kayla Villalobos at and Peter Escobar at

If you have any questions regarding the application and enrollment process please contact Kayla Villalobos at or via Phone: (773) 342-6210 x251.

LAST day to apply is SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017. Space is limited so don't delay!                                            Classes being JUNE 12th!

Keywords: Careers, Center for Changing Lives, CompTIA A+, computers, education, financial planning, Information Technology, technology

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