Delgado Community College is now offering a new suite of internet technology courses to provide New Orleans residents with the necessary skills to enter or advance their careers within the technology workforce. The IT Quartet Course Suite courses will validate the skills current working professionals need by earning their certifications in CompTia A+, Network+, Security +, and AWS Cloud Foundations while also providing individuals with no experience to launch a career in Information Technology.
IT Foundations, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and AWS Cloud Foundations are the four courses included in the suite.
Provides foundational IT skills across a variety of devices and operating systems. It is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. Learn the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers. Prepares students for the TestOut PC Pro and CompTIA A+ 220-1001 certification exams.
In October 2019, NOLAVATE Black launched Tech Ready, a workforce development initiative to support career advancement in the technology industry. Tech Ready partners with organizations to offer training, demos, and recruitment events that promote inclusion in tech. Black techies gather for monthly meetups, held every third Thursday of the month for networking, panel discussions, and resources to take their career to the next level.