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IT Apprenticeship tracks

IT Apprenticeship tracks IT Generalist (Principles of Information Technology)Project ManagementInformation Assurance & SecurityHelp Desk, User and Customer SupportNetwork, Telecom, Wireless and Mobility InfrastructureDatabase and ApplicationsWeb Design Generalist (HTML, CSS, Design Applications)Web Development Generalist (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Applications)Web Software and Application Development (Java Technologies, .NET, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, Perl)Digital Media and VisualizationCompliance and Legal AspectsRisk Management Security and Info AssuranceEnterprise Personnel Security and ContinuityEnterprise Physical SecurityEnterprise Cyber and Information SecurityEnterprise Crisis Management SecurityEnterprise Investigative SecurityEnterprise Case Management SecurityEnterprise Globalization and Cultural SecurityEnterprise Governance SecurityEnterprise Banking and Finance SecurityEnterprise E…

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Scam Tag: Education

Looking to get a high school diploma? Watch out for scams. (Blog Post) There are plenty of good reasons to get your high school diploma as an adult. It can open doors to a new job or promotion, or help you get into college or the military. But before you start looking into your options, make sure you know how to... High School Diploma Scams (Article) Thinking about getting your high school diploma? Many states have different options for getting your diploma, including new tests and programs. But scammers are setting up fake diploma sites to trick you into paying for their “diplomas.” Which... Veterans: Empowered to fight fraud (Blog Post) Veterans Day is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces. Despite the nation’s gratitude to these heroes, there are some who would lie to make a buck off them.
Con artists target veterans and... These online high schools didn’t make the grade (Blog Post) Looking for a way to get your high school diploma or a college…

Choosing a Vocational School

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. Choosing a Vocational School Related Items Job Scams How to File a Complaint 12 College Degree ScamsScholarship and Financial Aid Scams Vocational schools, also known as trade or career schools, and correspondence schools can be a great way to train for a variety of jobs. But not all these schools are reputable. Research any school you hope to attend, its training program, its record of job placement for graduates, and its fees before you commit. What Are Vocational and Correspondence Schools?Is a Vocational School Right for You?Before You EnrollReview the ContractFinancial Aid and LoansReport a Problem What Are Vocational and Correspondence Schools? Vocational schools and correspondence schools train students for a variety of skilled jobs, including jobs as automotive technicians, medical assistants, ha…

Join Our Military Civilian Community

Military - Civilian "Our Mission: To bring job-seeking military veterans together with hiring companies to fill open positions worldwide." We are not merely a job board or a recruiting service: we are dedicated to providing both proactive assistance for veterans and their families with their transition back into the civilian workplace, and assistance for companies with open positions in fulfilling their recruitment needs.

Join Our Military Civilian Community Employers Seeking Military Veterans Employers Seeking Military Veterans * Partnering with Military-Civilian connects you to an established and robust pipeline of active ex military job hunters. * Candidates with military experience are one of the fastest-growing sectors in today’s workforce. Today’s military personnel are exceptionally well-trained, highly-disciplined, accustomed to working in teams, goal-orientated, and have the potential to promote and become the backbone of any organization. * Promote your company’s…

Resources for: Job-seeker or Worker

Resources for: Job-seeker or Worker Arm yourself with the best resources BLS has to offer before choosing a career. Explore Careers or Find a Job.
Explore CareersOccupational Outlook Handbook
If you are looking to enter the job market, change jobs, or find information on occupations of interest, the Handbook can help. You can read about the nature of the work, education and training requirements, advancement opportunities, employment, salary, and ten-year job outlook for hundreds of occupations. The Handbook also lists related occupations and sources of additional

Career Information For Students
Search over 60 occupations by what interests you or your favorite subject area. Find out what an occupation's tasks are, how you get ready for it, salary information, and job outlook.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly
The articles in this quarterly magazine cover a wide range of topics relating to occupations and finding jobs—from job outlook by degree to f…

"Apprenticeship is a value creation strategy for employers. Apprenticeship operates on a pay for performance basis"

NITAS contains seven apprenticeship programs. These programs are designed to ensure that the U.S. IT workforce maintains global competitive advantage across the full range of wage-proficiency price points in the labor market.

Database Services is a vital work area for many IT workers. This program guide describes the content, operational principles and benefits of the NITAS “Database Services” (DS) apprenticeship concentration. The guide also provides an overview of the National Information Technology Apprenticeship System (NITAS).

IT workers and employer organizations can participate in
NITAS by registering with the DoL, ETA

"Apprenticeship is a value creation strategy"

Apprenticeship as a Training Methodology & Business Performance Improvement Driver

⦁ Apprenticeship is a proven training strategy that involves both On-the-Job Learning (OJL) and Instructor Led Training (ILT) provided by classroom instruction or Computer Based Training (C…

Start Your Application for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits

Apply for Disability Compensation (VA Form 21-526EZ) and View Compensation and Pension (C and P) Claims Status are intermittently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Content starts here. Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment We help Service members and Veterans get personalized counseling and support to guide their career paths.

Educational and career services for Service members and Veterans include:
Understanding the best career options and choices based on your individual interests and capabilities;Benefits coaching and guidance on the effective use of VA benefits and/or other resources to help you achieve your educational and career goals; andPersonalized academic or adjustment counseling to help you remove any barriers to your success. Learn More About Vocational Rehabilitation and EmploymentFind out about eligibility and entitlement requirementsLearn about the five tracks to Veteran EmploymentLearn how the VetSuccess on Campus program can help Veterans, Serv…

2016 Ex Military Job Fairs

mil2civilMilitary-Civilian Ex Military Job Fairs for Veterans and their Family Members EventCategories:
Administrative - Accounting - Finance
Aviation - Pilots
Construction - Manufacturing
Defense - Intelligence - Secret Clearances
Education - Training
Energy - Mining - Oil - Gas - Utilities - Nuclear
Food Service - Hospitality - Sports and Recreation
Franchising - Business Ownership - Dealerships
Human Resources
IT - Engineering - Science
Job Fairs - Events
Mechanics - Trades - Craftsman
Medical - Healthcare - Nursing
Military Background
Sales - Customer Service
Security - Law Enforcement - Firefighting
Transportation - Warehouse - Logistics
Central - South: AR, LA, TX, OK
Great Lakes: IL, IN, OH, MI, WI
Mid-Atlantic: NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC, VA, WV
Midwest - IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD
Mountain - Southwest: AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY
Nationwide - Multiple Locations - Telecommute
New England: ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI
Pacific: AK, CA, HI, OR, WA

Resources for Apprenticeship, Licensing, Credentialing & Certification

VA - Approved Institution Locator Domain: (government) Search for education and job training programs (higher learning, non-college degree, on-the-job training and apprenticeship, correspondence and flight), license and certification programs and many types of national exams.

America's Career InfoNet - Certification Finder Domain: (government) Allows you to search for certifications by keyword, industry or occupation. Certifications are examinations that test or enhance your knowledge, experience or skills in an occupation or profession.

Share America's Career InfoNet - Licensed Occupations Domain: (government) Search to find information about licenses for careers in your state.

Share Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) Domain: (government) Explains how Army soldiers can meet civilian certification and license require…