SFCC, Santa Fe County and NM Workforce Connection announce applications due March 10 for free online Tech-for-Business bootcamp training March 21 through April 13 2022

 PROTEC will offer free online training. Applications due March 10.

Qualified applicants will be eligible to apply for 80 hours paid internships.

Santa Fe Community College in partnership with Santa Fe County and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Connections announce applications are open for a free tech for business bootcamp training. Participants who complete bootcamp training will be eligible to apply for up to 80 hours of paid online internship.

The Professional Readiness for Technical Careers (PROTEC) online Business for Tech bootcamp program begins on Monday, March 21 and continues through Wednesday, April 13. Applications are due by 5 p.m. March 10. More information and applications are available at protecsantafe.com.

Kris Swedin, SFCC Dean of Continuing Education and Contract Training said, “This bootcamp is completely online. Students can study from home to obtain basic skills to become comfortable with working with online documents, basic software programs and social media. These are the technical business skills that are so in demand by area employers. This training helps prepare participants to join the workforce in an office setting or to have work-from-home options.”

Participants will be required to attend a Zoom meeting every Monday (March 21, March 28, April 4 and April 11) from 10 a.m. to noon. In between sessions, they will independently watch online videos and complete homework assignments.

The participant outcomes include:

  • Updated résumé
  • LinkedIn profile​
  • Sample Word Doc or flyer, Excel Doc, PowerPoint
  • Sample Google form
  • Facebook account and page
  • Canva Account
  • Microcredential – PROTEC digital badge
  • Up to 80 hours of paid Internship​ (optional)

Participants who earn the microcredential PROTEC digital badge will be able to display it on a personal web page, social media pages, résumé and LinkedIn profile.

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 hire-ability in Santa Fe County.

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




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