Technical Training Opportunities for Women in Alabama

Eligibility and the application process for this digital skills grant opportunity differ than those from partnering providers. Please refer to all of the NCWIT digital grant specifications online.

Course Name and Description

Provider Name/Method of Instruction

Dates, Times, and Locations

Application Deadlines

Scrum Master and Product Owner Dual-Certification Boot Camp
This five half-day course will guide participants through the world of Scrum Mastery and Product Ownership. Participants will gain hands-on knowledge and will grow their ability to embrace Scrum and guide their teams to doing twice the work in half the time. At the end of the class, participants will be eligible to sit for the Scrum Master/Product Owner certifications, the Scrum-worlds only certifications that are recognized by Scrum co-founder Jeff Sutherland.

 

This class will be delivered through our partnership with Sigao Studios, taught by Chris Sims, CEO and one of 17 Scrum Fellows. All courses are currently virtual.

Cohorts Start Monthly

Cohorts run 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Scrum@Scale Practitioner Bootcamp
During this five half-day course, you will will learn how to apply fundamental Scrum and Lean product development skills to scale Scrum from one to many teams across any sized initiative. The Scrum@Scale® course teaches the responsibilities of the Product Owner, individual Scrum teams, and enterprise leadership in a variety of large-scale contexts. Upon completion of this course and the official Scrum@Scale exam, Scrum Inc. will provide a Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner certificate signed by Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the creator of Scrum. Pre-requisite- successful completion of scrum master/ product owner or comparable real world experience using Scrum.

This class will be delivered through our partnership with Sigao Studios, taught by Chris Sims, CEO and one of 17 Scrum Fellows. All courses are currently virtual.

Offered three times a year, but student must have completed SM/PO course prior.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Full Stack Coding Bootcamp
The Tech Elevator Full Stack Development Bootcamp is a leading 14-week coding and career prep program with a 92% job placement rate. The program teaches people with no tech experience from a variety of backgrounds how to code and land fulfilling careers with 30+ career prep sessions to support full career transition into tech. See if the program is right for you: 1) take the short aptitude test (no coding required), and 2) attend a virtual open house.

This course will be delivered in an online live format through our partnerships with Tech Elevator.

Full-Time, 14 weeks

Courses will be held Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer National Live Remote: June 28 - Oct. 1, 2021

Fall National Live Remote: Oct. 25, 2021 - Feb. 11, 2022

Apply by May 15 for June start.

Apply by Sept. 15 for October start.

Online Software Engineering
Learn to code online in order to launch your career as a software engineer. You’ll develop key skills that build upon one another through interactive labs, lectures, and close collaboration — shipping code and showcasing your expertise through comprehensive Portfolio Projects. Choose between full-time or part-time pace options.

 

This course will be delivered online through our partnership with Flatiron School.

Full-Time

(5 months, 45-50 hrs/week)

Part-Time

(10 months, 25-30 hrs/week)

Courses start monthly.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Online Data Science
Learn the skills necessary to launch your career as a data scientist. From Python to Machine Learning, you’ll acquire the breadth and depth needed to become a well-rounded data scientist. Choose between full-time or part-time pace options.

* This course requires some technical and professional experience. Learn more here.

This course will be delivered online through our partnership with Flatiron School.

Full-Time

(5 months, 45-50 hrs/week)

 

Part-Time

(10 months, 25-30 hrs/week)

Course Start Dates:

Feb. 22, 2021

April 5, 2021

May 17, 2021

June 28, 2021

Aug. 9, 2021

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Online Cybersecurity Analytics
Learn the skills necessary to secure our future as a cybersecurity analyst. You’ll set traps and catch threat actors with our real-world lab environments paired with industry-grade curriculum. Choose between full-time or part-time pace options.

 

This course will be delivered online through our partnership with Flatiron School.

Full-Time

(4 months, 30-40 hrs/week)

 

Part-Time

(8 months, 15-25 hrs/week)

Course Start Dates:

March 15, 2021

April 26, 2021

June 7, 2021

July 19, 2021

Aug. 30, 2021

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

Software Development
Learn to code in JavaScript, the native language of the web. This course helps you learn and apply the necessary coding skills you need to work as a junior-level developer.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Innovate Birmingham.

This course is 14 weeks and starts May 3, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.

Innovation Depot
Birmingham, AL

Apply by March 29, 2021.

 

Data Analytics
Interested in helping businesses translate data into informed decisions and valuable knowledge? In this course, you will use the leading tools on the market in order to learn the fundamentals needed to become an entry-level Data Analyst.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Innovate Birmingham.

This course is 14 weeks and starts May 3, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.

Innovation Depot
Birmingham, AL

Apply by March 29, 2021.

Project Management Foundational Course
This course is designed for those who are looking to enter or advance in the project management profession. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the project management lifecycle, and practice the competencies needed to balance competing demands and communicate with diverse stakeholders.

**PMP Foundational Course: Appropriate for all levels, especially those new to project management. Completion of the Foundational Course will qualify students to sit for the CAPM exam: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

This course will be offered live online through our partnership with UAB Collat Professional Education.

*This opportunity includes the cost of the course, cost of taking one applicable certification exam (CAPM, PMP, or ACP), and 1-year PMI membership.

 

This course begins June 4 or Sept. 10, 2021.

Courses will be held Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25

or

Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1

Apply by May 7, 2021 for June start.

Apply by Aug. 13, 2021 for September start.

Project Management Bundle
*Bundle includes the Foundations of the Project Management Course, Test Prep Course, and Tech Workshop.

Project Management Foundational Course
This course is designed for those who are looking to enter or advance in the project management profession. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the project management lifecycle, and practice the competencies needed to balance competing demands and communicate with diverse stakeholders.

PMP Test Prep
Upon completion of 35 hours of project management education, this course is available as additional instruction to help prepare participants to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) test.

This is a one-day live online class with additional online study tools and practice questions.

Project Management Technology Workshop
This interactive live online workshop provides engaging instruction into integrating the best practices of project management into industry standard tracking and reporting software.  This course will cover several project management technology software options including the commonly used Microsoft Project and Trello allowing insight into your daily project management design.

** Please review the minimum requirements for this bundle of courses. Students must have the minimum project management experience to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam to qualify for the bundle.

These courses will be offered live online through our partnership with UAB Collat Professional Education.

*This opportunity includes the cost of the course, cost of taking one applicable certification exam (CAPM, PMP, or ACP), and 1-year PMI membership.

This course begins June 4, 2021 or Sept. 10, 2021.

Courses will be held Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Project Management Foundational Course: June 4, June 11, June 19, June 25

or

Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, and Oct. 1

PMP Test Prep: July 23 or Oct. 22

Project Management Technology Workshop: July 30 or Nov. 12

Apply by May 7, 2021 for June start.

Apply by Aug. 13, 2021 for Sept. start.

Agile Project Management
In addition to preparing you for the Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) exam, this Agile Project Management course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile in real world settings, including Scrum, XP and Lean.

This course will be offered live online through our partnership with UAB Collat Professional Education.

*This opportunity includes the cost of the course, cost of taking one applicable certification exam (CAPM, PMP, or ACP), and 1-year PMI membership.

This course begins July 9, 2021 or Oct. 8, 2021.

Courses will be held Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

July 9, July 16, July 30, Aug. 6

or 

Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 29, Nov. 5

Apply by June 11, 2021 for July course.

Apply by Sept. 10, 2021 for Oct. course.

Project Management & Agile Bundle

*Bundle includes the Project Management Foundational Course, PMP Test Prep Course, the Project Management Technology Workshop, and Agile Project Management.

Project Management Foundational Course

This course is designed for those who are looking to enter or advance in the project management profession. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the project management lifecycle, and practice the competencies needed to balance competing demands and communicate with diverse stakeholders.

PMP Test Prep

Upon completion of 35 hours of project management education, this course is available as additional instruction to help prepare participants to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) test.

This is a one-day live online class with additional online study tools and practice questions.

Project Management Technology Workshop

This interactive live online workshop provides engaging instruction into integrating the best practices of project management into industry standard tracking and reporting software. This course will cover several project management technology software options including the commonly used Microsoft Project and Trello allowing insight into your daily project management design.

Agile Project Management

In addition to preparing you for the Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) exam, this Agile Project Management course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile in real world settings, including Scrum, XP and Lean.

** Please review the minimum requirements for this bundle of courses. Students must have the minimum project management experience to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam to qualify for the bundle.

These courses will be offered live online through our partnership with UAB Collat Professional Education.

*This opportunity includes the cost of the course, cost of taking one applicable certification exam (CAPM, PMP, or ACP), and 1-year PMI membership.

This course begins June 4, 2021 or Sept. 10, 2021.

Courses will be held Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Project Management Foundational Course: June 4, June 11, June 19, June 25

or

Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, and Oct. 1

PMP Test Prep: July 23 or Oct. 22 

Project Management Technology Workshop: July 30 or Nov. 12

Agile Project Management:

July 9, July 16, July 30, Aug. 6

or

Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 29, Nov. 5

Apply by May 7, 2021 for June start.

Apply by Aug. 13, 2021 for Sept. start.

CompTIA A+, Network +, Security +

At the end of this CompTIA training, students will be proficient in basic cybersecurity concepts such as attacks and mitigation, security applications, risk assessment, disaster recovery and incident response, cloud computing, mobile devices, BYOD and SCADA, in addition to vulnerability assessment.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

Course Duration: self-paced (12 months, 480 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: These certifications are ideal for entry-level and mid-level professionals.

Comp TIA Cloud + 

This course will give you a solid foundation in key cloud concepts, models, and computing skills.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

Course Duration: self paced (6 months, 75 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: This course is designed for those just starting out in information technology.

Java Programmer

This course covers most Java syntax elements, concentrating on fundamental and universally useful elements, while providing an overview of many more advanced elements. You will learn to write useful Java classes, applying Object-Oriented concepts such as inheritance, and create Java programs that work with these classes.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

 

Course Duration: self paced (6 months, 100 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: This course is ideal for those looking to enter the job market as an entry level java programmer.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

This course provides in-depth instruction in key areas related to information/cybersecurity.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

Course duration: self- paced (6 months, approximately 150 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: This course requires 5 years experience in the field. See syllabi for more detail.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

This course will teach you how to identify and evaluate the five Certified Information Systems Auditor certification domains: auditing, governance, implementation, management, and protection.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

Course duration: self- paced (6 months, approximately 75 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: This course requires 5 years experience in the field. See syllabi for more detail.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

In this course, you will learn about information system auditing process, acquisition, governance, operations, and management of IT, as well as business resilience, and protection of information assets.

This course will be delivered through our partnership with Jefferson State Community College Center for Workforce Education.

This course will be delivered online.

Course duration: self- paced (6 months, approximately 75 hours)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Note: This course requires 5 years experience in the field. See syllabi for more detail.

 

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