SFCC offers free Professional Readiness and Technical Experience for Careers (PROTEC) 21st Century Skills Training starting June 4, 2024

Applications due May 1 for training June 4–June 18 with an opportunity for a paid internship

Santa Fe Community College in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Connections announce applications are open for a free training intensive to earn MicroCredentials in Google, Microsoft and Apple applications. Participants can jumpstart their careers by learning new technology through hands-on classes and internships. Qualified applicants will be eligible to earn up to $1400. For more information, program details and to apply visit https://www.protecsantafe.com/. Applications are due by May 1.

Free Information Sessions:

  • 5:30 p.m. April 9, 2024
    Zoom Video Conference Platform
    For zoom link, visit https://www.protecsantafe.com/
  • 11 a.m. on April 24, 2024
    SFCC Continuing Education Offices
    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87508.

The Professional Readiness and Technical Experience for Careers (PROTEC) program begins June 4 and classroom training runs through June 18 at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road. Those who complete the program successfully can intern with local employers from June 24 through August 31. The hands-on intensive program gives students the opportunity to work with cloud-based technology, including AI, to increase workplace collaboration, communication and productivity.

The MicroCredential PROTEC badge includes a minimum of 30-hours in basic proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Apple and Google Workspace, GPTChat, customer service and application of current social media tools. Students will update their resume and create a professional LinkedIn page. Classes are designed and taught by working business technology professionals.

Participant requirements: Students must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. For applications visit protecsantafe.com.

PROTEC offers preparatory training for entry-level employment in a variety of industries and is designed for individuals who are currently unemployed, underemployed or looking to increase their employability in New Mexico.

For more information about the PROTEC program contact SFCC Continuing Education program at 505-428-1676 or ce@sfcc.edu.

Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
A “Best for Vets” and a “Military Friendly” school.

Visit sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1000.

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