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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Scholarship Opportunities Available at the White Plains Education Training Center

WPETC


Monthly Updates
March 2022



Scholarship Opportunities


At Westchester Community College we want to help remove financial obstacles to advancing your career. 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.


Cybersecurity Bootcamp

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


Entry-level IT Helpdesk Technician Program

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.


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. 


English as a Second Language Courses

English as a Second Language: Courses for Beginners (Level 0-2): Westchester Community College English Language Institute offers in-person courses with three beginner levels (0-2).


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


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


Evening Options

ELI-ESL - 2029WL-VP

Date: March 21 - April 28, 2022 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs)

Placement test: March 10, 2022)

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 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


White Plains Education & Training Center

303 Quarropas Street

White Plains, NY 10601

wpetc@sunywcc.edu

914-606-7558

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