Technical Training

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Technical Training

If you are seeking a career in Tech and require training or you want to learn new skills or brush-up on existing skills, we have several options from which to choose. Over time, we intend to expand our offerings.

Information and Cyber Security

Coming Fall 2020 … a fast-tracked course in Information and Cyber Security designed for individuals on the autism spectrum.

The course will cover:

  1. Systems Security
  2. Network Security
  3. Risk Management
  4. Firewall Architectures
  5. Data Encryption and Cryptography Protocols
  6. Digital Forensics and Incident Responses

The course will be delivered online over 26 weeks with a 2-week mid-term break. The classes will occur three times a week with a total of 240 hours of instruction. The costs will be:

  • Tuition – less than $4,000.
  • Registration – $49, non-refundable
  • Text Books – approximately $400

Software Testing

Automated and manual software testing are critical, quality assurance processes. We recommend an online training course provided by HiTek Computer School.

To learn more visit their website, https://www.hitekschool.com/. You can take a questionnaire to see if a career in software testing is a fit for you, and you can take a demo class to determine if the online delivery of the course content is suitable for you.

The two courses we recommend are:

  • CF102 Software Testing Methodology – 80 hours
  • CF107 Software Test Automation with Selenium Webdriver – 52 hours

Both courses are self-paced. You can start them anytime. How quickly you complete the two courses is dependent upon you and other commitments you have. A typical timeframe for our students is 6 weeks to 3 months.

Data Analytics

Coming Spring 2021 … a fast-tracked course in Data Analytics designed for individuals on the autism spectrum.

The course will cover:

  1. Data Analytics
  2. Data Quality Improvements
  3. Data Visualization and Analysis
  4. Predictive Modelling
  5. Advanced Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis
  6. Big Data

The course will be delivered online over 26 weeks with a 2-week mid-term break. The classes will occur three times a week with a total of 240 hours of instruction. The costs will be:

  • Tuition – less than $4,000.
  • Registration – $49, non-refundable
  • Text Books – approximately $200

Programing Languages & Data Science

We have partnered with the C.O.D.E Initiatve from UBC to provide courses in various languages and data science topics. The courses occur once a week, after work hours, and are comprised of 6 to 7 classes per course. Each class is 90 minutes.

These courses help you build your technical skills in an autism-friendly environment.

Examples of the courses we offer are: Data Structures; Java; Python; Machine Learning.

We offer the courses online and in-classroom.

The fee is between $100 to $200 per course.

Evening Classes

In-class, scheduled, course

Online, self-paced course