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NATIONAL IT APPRENTICESHIP SYSTEM

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Uploaded on Nov 24, 2016 Cybersecurity Executive Summary The National Information Technology Apprenticeship System (NITAS) is a 21st Century apprenticeship system that reflects the state of the art in apprenticeship. The system was created jointly by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) to provide American corporations and American workers with the benefits of high productivity and economic value through voluntary participation in a nationally recognized and industry-validated system of apprenticeship. A major objective of the NITAS program is to ensure that the U.S. IT workforce possesses the required skills and offers the necessary value to be competitive in a global economy. "Apprenticeship is a value creation strategy for employers. Apprenticeship operates on a pay for performance basis" A proven training strategy NITAS contains seven apprenticeship programs. These programs are designed to ensure that…