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Posted on: March 21, 2022

White Plains Education & Training Center

White Plains Education

Take the Mystery out of Credit Scores

Are you confused about what a credit score is and why it is important?

Join us for a workshop that will outline what you need to know about credit scores and why they are a key to financial independence. Learn important tips for building good credit and improving your credit score. Understand the difference between a credit report and a credit score.

Lean the components of a credit score and how it impacts your finances.


Guest Speaker: Suzanne Matthews

Director, Center for Financial and Economic Education

Reserve your spot by calling 914-606-7558 

Entry-level IT Helpdesk Technician Program

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The Entry-level IT Help Desk Technician

course will prepare you to earn the CompTIA A+ certification. The course provides hands-on instruction, covering the skills required to assemble, refurbish, upgrade, configure and troubleshoot personal computers. The skills you will gain will give you a clear understanding of network, hardware, security, software, server, virtualization, management, as well as troubleshooting mobile devices.


Additionally, you will benefit from attending a Career Development session once per week to refine your job search skills so that you are successful finding employment in the IT field. What


In the Career Development the coach will give you the career readiness tools and resources to seek, obtain, and retain successful employment in the Information Technology Field.


Date: April 12 - August 25, 2022

Cost: $2,500 plus $5 registration fee (Funding may be available for this course)

Location: Hybrid - one day in-person & one day remote

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills

How to qualify: Go to the following link to fill out an application to see if you qualify https://www.sunywcc.edu/locations/technician-application

For more information email wpetc@sunywcc.edu or call 914-606-7550.

Westchester County Association & Westchester County Invite You to a Healthcare Career Fair

 

Friday, April 22, 2022

1:30-4:30pm


Full, Part-Time 

Positions Employers

are Hiring for:

  • Accounting
  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Clinical (Non-nursing)
  • Food Service Hospitality
  • Hospitality
  • Management/Supervisory Nursing
  • Nursing Support Security
  • Many More

To Attend:

Be Prepared to Interview

Bring multiple copies of your resume

Bring Picture ID


Location:

WCC's White Plains Education & Training Center 303 Quarropas St

White Plains, NY 10601

Learn more: email Aurora Zahm at azahm@westchester.org

Register: https://bit.ly/35W35xf

Cybersecurity Bootcamp

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This program is an introduction to the field of Cybersecurity, and is designed to help learners develop a deeper understanding of modern information and system protection technology and methods. This program will help you to determine if the field of cybersecurity is right for you.


Date: Two Saturdays, May 7 & 14, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Location: In-person at the White Plains Education & Training Center

Cost: $130 plus $5 registration fee

Course #CE-COMP 2251WP - 20537   

To register for this new course call 914-606-6830, Press 1

English as a Second Language Courses

Begin the process of learning and actively practicing basic vocabulary, grammar, speaking and listening skills necessary for daily living, employment and post-secondary education.


Courses for Beginners: Level 0-2

Morning Options

ELI-ESL - 2029WL-VA

Date: March 28 - May 5, 2022 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs)

Placement test: March 9, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cost: $22 via credit card at time of registration, as well as books purchased at first class for approx. $40

Location: White Plains Education & Training Center

For information or registration email LibraryESL@6607sunywcc.edu 914-606-6607

Scholarship Opportunities

We offer financial support for qualified students to cover scholarships for certification programs and individual courses, as well as financial assistance with expenses directly related to training such as books, course materials and certification exam fees. Take advantage of our available scholarships and financial assistance to get the certification or training that will help you get your next job opportunity.


For More information or to see if you qualify for funding go to Scholarships.

Thank you to our funding partners!

Gerstner Family Foundation - Next Step Program

JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Metallica Scholars Initiative - All Within My Hands Foundation

PepsiCo Foundation Uplift Scholarship Program

Westchester Community Foundation

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