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Tampa, FL-

–CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) and the TechHire program are offering scholarships to students who would like to receive entry-level certification for Information Technology and Healthcare related fields.

The TechHire scholarship covers 100 percent tuition for qualified programs. The classes are accelerated programs aimed to help young people 17-29 years old in the Tampa Bay area discover and learn technology skills that are in demand by local businesses. The TechHire program offers training opportunities to young adults in high-growth industries and occupations critical to the regional economy healthcare and information technology.

Scholarship coverage includes tuition, lab and certification fees. These scholarships range from $100 to more than $3,000 depending on the program and funding availability.

Covered IT Training Programs include:
• Introduction to Python
• WordPress Fundamentals (Web Development Program)
• Java 8SE
• CIW JavaScript Specialist (Web Development Program)
• SQL
• CompTIA A+
• CompTIA Network+
• CompTIA Security+

Covered Health Care Training Programs include:
• Medical/Clinical Lab Tech
• Phlebotomy Technician
• Certified Medical Assistant
• Pharmacy Technician
• Medical Administrative Assistant
Related occupations within these industries that are H-1B eligible may be added or subtracted based on employer demand and alignment with regional and statewide economies.

Students who qualify will be contacted by a TechHire administrator who will assist in the application process.

To learn more about the Tampa Bay TechHire program, contact [email protected].

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling
$19,293,411.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided
240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018-2019.

CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates. Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.CareerSourceTB.com.

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