What we're about

We provide free technology based training, professional development and job placement assistance for individuals from often overlooked communities.

Since 1995, we have been preparing motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed with the technical and business skills to launch successful careers in technology, creating onramps to businesses in need of their talents. We work across the country, in Atlanta, Greater Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, the National Capital Region and New York.

Per Scholas is named one of America's top-performing nonprofit organizations by the Social Impact Exchange S&100 Index for its impressive outcomes and results-driven work. Over 6,000 low-income individuals have been served to date through the effective IT job training program. 80-percent of program graduates become employed. The results have produced millions of dollars back into the local economy.

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Free IT Technical Training Info Session

Per Scholas

Per Scholas is a non-profit that provides free technology-based training, career development, certification, and job placement assistance for people from often overlooked communities looking for a career in technology. We have offices in six cities, including Dallas. We've been helping people start new careers in technology, for free for 20 years Our mission is to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. Here are some details about the training: You can apply for the training at https://perscholas.org/apply/it-support-dallas?city=dallas (more information also available at this link) 15 weeks, Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:00. Hands-on instruction to troubleshoot and maintain the computers, software, networks and mobile devices that nearly all businesses use. Customer service training to support end users with technical help. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Job placement assistance with access to a network of local employer partners; 80% of graduates land jobs within 4 months. No prior IT experience needed. No cost. All services are 100% free. Applications accepted at all times. New classes begin every three months. Since we've arrived in Dallas 3 years ago, we have trained over 250 residents for careers in technology and are looking forward to training many more. Per Scholas offers tuition-free technology training courses. On average, graduates working before coming to Per Scholas double their income and have an 80% job placement rate with some of the nation's top tech firms. You are encouraged to apply if you meet the following criteria: You live in Dallas You are 18 or older You are unemployed, underemployed or can demonstrate financial need You are legally authorized to work in the U.S. You have a high school diploma or the equivalent You are able to attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course. You absolutely do not need any IT experience to be accepted. Our training is very hands-on and will properly teach you what you need to succeed. The certification will also be a proof point for our employer partners to see that you are qualified. The applications process for Per Scholas takes 5 steps: 1. Online Application: You can fill out an application online here: perscholas.org/apply. 2. Information Session: After your application is reviewed and we have determined you have met our initial requirements; you will be invited to attend an in-person information session. 3. Entrance Exam: If you decide that Per Scholas is right for you, you can take our entrance exam at your information session. Or you can return to take it at a later time. 4. Interviews: If you pass the TABE and meet other eligibility requirements, we'll schedule one or two interviews to determine your fit and any special needs. 5. Enrollment: If we agree that you're ready for this training, we'll let you know right away and try to enroll you in a course. Attending the Information Session at Per Scholas is your next step in the pursuit of employment in the IT field. We encourage candidates to start the process today. Next Steps... Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the Information Session. Be advised, Information Sessions last approximately 2.5 hours as candidates will learn more about the programs provided, which also includes 70 minutes to take the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) exam. NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to use a calculator or cell phone during the exam. We strongly recommend candidates prepare for this exam before attending the Information Session. We hope you consider making an exciting change for your future with Per Scholas. If you have any additional questions please check out our website www.perscholas.org or contact me at [masked] or by phone at[masked]

Free IT Technical Training Info Session

Per Scholas

Per Scholas is a non-profit that provides free technology-based training, career development, certification, and job placement assistance for people from often overlooked communities looking for a career in technology. We have offices in six cities, including Dallas. We've been helping people start new careers in technology, for free for 20 years Our mission is to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. Here are some details about the training: You can apply for the training at https://perscholas.org/apply/it-support-dallas?city=dallas (more information also available at this link) 15 weeks, Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:00. Hands-on instruction to troubleshoot and maintain the computers, software, networks and mobile devices that nearly all businesses use. Customer service training to support end users with technical help. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Job placement assistance with access to a network of local employer partners; 80% of graduates land jobs within 4 months. No prior IT experience needed. No cost. All services are 100% free. Applications accepted at all times. New classes begin every three months. Since we've arrived in Dallas 3 years ago, we have trained over 250 residents for careers in technology and are looking forward to training many more. Per Scholas offers tuition-free technology training courses. On average, graduates working before coming to Per Scholas double their income and have an 80% job placement rate with some of the nation's top tech firms. You are encouraged to apply if you meet the following criteria: You live in Dallas You are 18 or older You are unemployed, underemployed or can demonstrate financial need You are legally authorized to work in the U.S. You have a high school diploma or the equivalent You are able to attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course. You absolutely do not need any IT experience to be accepted. Our training is very hands-on and will properly teach you what you need to succeed. The certification will also be a proof point for our employer partners to see that you are qualified. The applications process for Per Scholas takes 5 steps: 1. Online Application: You can fill out an application online here: perscholas.org/apply. 2. Information Session: After your application is reviewed and we have determined you have met our initial requirements; you will be invited to attend an in-person information session. 3. Entrance Exam: If you decide that Per Scholas is right for you, you can take our entrance exam at your information session. Or you can return to take it at a later time. 4. Interviews: If you pass the TABE and meet other eligibility requirements, we'll schedule one or two interviews to determine your fit and any special needs. 5. Enrollment: If we agree that you're ready for this training, we'll let you know right away and try to enroll you in a course. Attending the Information Session at Per Scholas is your next step in the pursuit of employment in the IT field. We encourage candidates to start the process today. Next Steps... Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the Information Session. Be advised, Information Sessions last approximately 2.5 hours as candidates will learn more about the programs provided, which also includes 70 minutes to take the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) exam. NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to use a calculator or cell phone during the exam. We strongly recommend candidates prepare for this exam before attending the Information Session. We hope you consider making an exciting change for your future with Per Scholas. If you have any additional questions please check out our website www.perscholas.org or contact me at [masked] or by phone at[masked]

Free IT Technical Training Info Session

Per Scholas

Per Scholas is a non-profit that provides free technology-based training, career development, certification, and job placement assistance for people from often overlooked communities looking for a career in technology. We have offices in six cities, including Dallas. We've been helping people start new careers in technology, for free for 20 years Our mission is to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. Here are some details about the training: You can apply for the training at https://perscholas.org/apply/it-support-dallas?city=dallas (more information also available at this link) 15 weeks, Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:00. Hands-on instruction to troubleshoot and maintain the computers, software, networks and mobile devices that nearly all businesses use. Customer service training to support end users with technical help. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Job placement assistance with access to a network of local employer partners; 80% of graduates land jobs within 4 months. No prior IT experience needed. No cost. All services are 100% free. Applications accepted at all times. New classes begin every three months. Since we've arrived in Dallas 3 years ago, we have trained over 250 residents for careers in technology and are looking forward to training many more. Per Scholas offers tuition-free technology training courses. On average, graduates working before coming to Per Scholas double their income and have an 80% job placement rate with some of the nation's top tech firms. You are encouraged to apply if you meet the following criteria: You live in Dallas You are 18 or older You are unemployed, underemployed or can demonstrate financial need You are legally authorized to work in the U.S. You have a high school diploma or the equivalent You are able to attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course. You absolutely do not need any IT experience to be accepted. Our training is very hands-on and will properly teach you what you need to succeed. The certification will also be a proof point for our employer partners to see that you are qualified. The applications process for Per Scholas takes 5 steps: 1. Online Application: You can fill out an application online here: perscholas.org/apply. 2. Information Session: After your application is reviewed and we have determined you have met our initial requirements; you will be invited to attend an in-person information session. 3. Entrance Exam: If you decide that Per Scholas is right for you, you can take our entrance exam at your information session. Or you can return to take it at a later time. 4. Interviews: If you pass the TABE and meet other eligibility requirements, we'll schedule one or two interviews to determine your fit and any special needs. 5. Enrollment: If we agree that you're ready for this training, we'll let you know right away and try to enroll you in a course. Attending the Information Session at Per Scholas is your next step in the pursuit of employment in the IT field. We encourage candidates to start the process today. Next Steps... Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the Information Session. Be advised, Information Sessions last approximately 2.5 hours as candidates will learn more about the programs provided, which also includes 70 minutes to take the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) exam. NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to use a calculator or cell phone during the exam. We strongly recommend candidates prepare for this exam before attending the Information Session. We hope you consider making an exciting change for your future with Per Scholas. If you have any additional questions please check out our website www.perscholas.org or contact me at [masked] or by phone at[masked]

Free IT Technical Training Info Session

Per Scholas

Per Scholas is a non-profit that provides free technology-based training, career development, certification, and job placement assistance for people from often overlooked communities looking for a career in technology. We have offices in six cities, including Dallas. We've been helping people start new careers in technology, for free for 20 years Our mission is to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. Here are some details about the training: You can apply for the training at https://perscholas.org/apply/it-support-dallas?city=dallas (more information also available at this link) 15 weeks, Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:00. Hands-on instruction to troubleshoot and maintain the computers, software, networks and mobile devices that nearly all businesses use. Customer service training to support end users with technical help. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Job placement assistance with access to a network of local employer partners; 80% of graduates land jobs within 4 months. No prior IT experience needed. No cost. All services are 100% free. Applications accepted at all times. New classes begin every three months. Since we've arrived in Dallas 3 years ago, we have trained over 250 residents for careers in technology and are looking forward to training many more. Per Scholas offers tuition-free technology training courses. On average, graduates working before coming to Per Scholas double their income and have an 80% job placement rate with some of the nation's top tech firms. You are encouraged to apply if you meet the following criteria: You live in Dallas You are 18 or older You are unemployed, underemployed or can demonstrate financial need You are legally authorized to work in the U.S. You have a high school diploma or the equivalent You are able to attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course. You absolutely do not need any IT experience to be accepted. Our training is very hands-on and will properly teach you what you need to succeed. The certification will also be a proof point for our employer partners to see that you are qualified. The applications process for Per Scholas takes 5 steps: 1. Online Application: You can fill out an application online here: perscholas.org/apply. 2. Information Session: After your application is reviewed and we have determined you have met our initial requirements; you will be invited to attend an in-person information session. 3. Entrance Exam: If you decide that Per Scholas is right for you, you can take our entrance exam at your information session. Or you can return to take it at a later time. 4. Interviews: If you pass the TABE and meet other eligibility requirements, we'll schedule one or two interviews to determine your fit and any special needs. 5. Enrollment: If we agree that you're ready for this training, we'll let you know right away and try to enroll you in a course. Attending the Information Session at Per Scholas is your next step in the pursuit of employment in the IT field. We encourage candidates to start the process today. Next Steps... Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the Information Session. Be advised, Information Sessions last approximately 2.5 hours as candidates will learn more about the programs provided, which also includes 70 minutes to take the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) exam. NOTE: You will NOT be permitted to use a calculator or cell phone during the exam. We strongly recommend candidates prepare for this exam before attending the Information Session. We hope you consider making an exciting change for your future with Per Scholas. If you have any additional questions please check out our website www.perscholas.org or contact me at [masked] or by phone at[masked]

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