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Unemployed adults offered tuition-free cybersecurity training for in-demand jobs

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September 29, 2022
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A new training program out of West Michigan is giving individuals a tuition-free pathway to a career in cybersecurity, a high-paying field where demand is growing. The Adult Career Training Program will accept 12 adults for its first year. Enrollment is open through Oct. 17, and the seven-month program will start in December 2022.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A nonprofit is launching a new training program that provides Kent County adults with a tuition-free pathway to a career in cybersecurity, a high-paying field where demand is growing.

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) in Grand Rapids new cybersecurity training pathway is part of its tuition-free Adult Career Training Program, which provides underemployed and unemployed adults with training for in-demand jobs that pay well.

Graduates of the seven-month training program will be able to earn certification in various cybersecurity credentials including Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, Auditing AI Foundations Certification, and Fundamentals of Children’s Privacy, according to WMCAT’s website.

The nonprofit will accept 12 adults into the program for its first year, according to a news release from the nonprofit. Enrollment is open through Oct. 17, and the seven-month program will start in December 2022.

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