Washtenaw Community College hosts cybersecurity and healthcare boot camps for job seekers

ANN ARBOR – Those interested in fighting digital crime or helping others can now enroll in digital boot camps at Washtenaw Community College.

The Ann Arbor-based college has opened enrollment for two training programs to help job seekers develop their skills in cybersecurity and patient care.

WCC officials said the trainings are done in partnership with Michigan Works! Sud-Est and were solicited by its industrial partners. Each boot camp was created in response to the need for more skilled IT and healthcare workers.

Here are the details:

Computer cybersecurity bootcamp

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  • In-person classes will run for eight weeks between September 26 and November 18 at WCC’s Harriet Street Center, 332 Harriet St., Ypsilanti.

  • Places are limited to 17 students, who will receive training and certifications in A+, Network+ and Security+.

  • Participants will be able to immediately access high-demand positions in the field.

Foundation of CARE (Caring for the Aging Responsibly through Education) Bootcamp

  • Up to 24 students will participate in hands-on experiences helping them develop skills in direct patient care. Training and certifications will include CPR, direct patient care and general healthcare skills.

  • The orientation for this training camp is October 15th. Classes will take place on the WCC campus between October 17 and 28. A boot camp orientation will take place on October 15 and the final exam will take place on October 31.

Those with questions can email [email protected] or call 734-973-3681.

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