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Hire Heroes USA proudly partners with organizations offering scholarships or skills-based training to military members, veterans and military spouses. If you are interested in or have questions about any of these opportunities, please contact the program directly.

Guild

Guild provides college advising to military members, veterans and military spouses. Guild college advisors help you explore university options and navigate the GI Bill benefits process.

Find out more at hireheroes.guildeducation.com.

Tags:  Education

Georgia VECTR Center

The Georgia VECTR Center provides unique, accelerated programs to abbreviate the process of receiving certifications and degrees at no cost for transitioning active duty military members. Programs of study include Air Conditioning Technology, Cisco Networking, Commercial Truck Driving, Welding, and more.

To learn more, visit www.gavectr.org.

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology, Transportation

Onward to Opportunity (O2O)

O2O is a career skills program through the Institute for Veterans and Military Families that provides civilian career training, professional certifications and job placement support to transitioning service members, members of the Reserves or National Guard, veterans, and military spouses. Both classroom and web-based training are available.

For more information, visit onward2opportunity.com.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology, Business

American Corporate Partners

American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.

Sign up for free at www.acp-usa.org.

Tags:  Mentoring

Carolina Career College

Carolina Career College helps veterans transition from their military career into a rewarding Information Technology career upon separation. The school offers accelerated programs to get you certified and working in the IT field as quickly as possible. GI Bill funding can pay for 100% tuition without the need for loans.

To learn more, click here.

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology, Security

Code Platoon

Code Platoon is a nonprofit that helps veterans and military spouses transition into the civilian workforce by providing technical training and career placement. During their 14 week program, students are immersed in learning the full web development stack, including Python (or Ruby), Django (or Rails), JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. No previous programming skills are required. 

To learn more, visit: codeplatoon.org.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology

CSS Learning Academy

CCS Learning Academy in southern California offers a classroom-based talent development and placement program for veterans, preparing them for in-demand roles in Microsoft Business Intelligence.

To learn more, visit www.ccslearningacademy.com/veterans.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology

SANS VetSuccess Immersion Academy

The SANS VetSuccess Immersion Academy is an intensive, accelerated cybersecurity training program, open to transitioning veterans and those transitioned in the last five years and not currently working in a cybersecurity civilian role. Military spouses are also eligible for select Academies. SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academies are 100% scholarship-based and no cost to participants.

To learn more, click here.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology, Security

Covered Six

Covered 6 offers specialized vocational job training for veterans in  5-week security academy programs. Their three (3) programs consist of a comprehensive curriculum enabling veterans to have optimal career placement in the private sector. The programs include Executive Protection, Physical Security Specialist, and Cyber Security Technician Programs. Covered 6 accepts the Post 9/11 GI Bill ® for qualified veterans and/or their families.

For more information, visit here or call (805) 926-2055.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology, Security

Flatiron School

Flatiron School is one of the leading coding boot camps, catering to those interested in pursuing careers in code, data science, or UX/UI design. They have multiple campus locations in addition to online coursework.

For more information, visit flatironschool.com.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology

AristaLearn + Illinois Valley Community College

AristaLearn has partnered with Illinois Valley Community College to bring you the IT Leadership Certificate Program which is fully approved by the Post 9-11 GI Bill.  In 24 weeks, students will gain 10-12 of the hottest industry certifications and get to try out some of the world’s best collaboration tools. Courses are online and full-time students are eligible for 50% of their housing allowance per the Post 9-11 GI Bill.

To learn more, visit AristaLearn.com.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology

Road to Hire

Road to Hire is a nonprofit that provides paid professional training, development, and entry-level job placement for high school graduates, ages 17-25, in the Charlotte, NC, metro area. They have two academies, Technology & Sales, which allow students to develop personally and professionally. Program graduates are placed in high growth roles with leading employers in the Charlotte area.

To learn more, visit roadtohire.org.

Tags:  Training, Mentoring, Information Technology, Sales

Airstreams Renewables

Wind power is one of the fastest growing sources of electrical power in the world. The Airstreams Renewables accelerated 240-hour Renewable Energy and Communications Tower Technician Program offers a complete complement of safety and technical lessons designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in the industry.

To learn more, visit air-streams.com/Pages/Active-Duty-CSP.

Tags:  Training, Electrical

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

New Horizons offers certification training and job placement assistance in IT, desktop applications, project management, and business. New Horizons delivers cutting-edge training led by certified instructors. We proudly work with the industry’s top vendors, such as Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco and PMI, to offer the latest authorized courses.

To learn more, visit nhworkforcedevelopment.com

Tags:  Training, Information Technology, Business

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 11 and the Los Angeles County Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association offers several different apprenticeship programs at no cost to students. Apprenticeships are granted through the Electrical Training Institute and are paid opportunities. They offer four different programs in the Los Angeles, CA, area.

To learn more, visit www.laett.com

Tags:  Training, Electrical

EnCorps STEM Military Pathway

The EnCorps STEM Military Pathway, located in California, transitions military veterans and spouses who have experience in science, technology, engineering, and math fields into middle and high school teachers.

To learn more, visit encorps.org.

Tags:  Education

Apprenti

Apprenti provides a proven pathway for underrepresented groups, including veterans, to gain training, certification and placement within the talent-hungry tech industry. Through registered apprenticeship, apprentices gain the technical training, certifications and on-the-job training necessary to transition into tech occupations, such as Data Center Technician, Software Developer, Network Security Administrator and more.

For more information, visit ApprentiCareers.org.

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology

Gainsight

Gainsight’s Pulse+ offers training and industry certification in Customer Success Management. Courses are taught by some of the most experienced people in the field, leaving participants with a rock-solid foundational understanding of necessary key elements. These courses are a great introduction for veterans considering a career in Customer Success.

For more information, visit customersuccessuniversity.gainsight.com/catalog.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology

FDM Veterans Initiative

The FDM Veterans Initiative provides no-cost vocational training with both a business and technical focus, followed by employment working with our prestigious clients as IT professionals. After completion of training, successful candidates represent FDM on client sites for a minimum of 2 years as FDM Consultants in specialties including: Software Development; Application Support; Info/Cyber Security, Risk, Regulation and Compliance; DevOps; Project / Business Analysis; and more.

Apply online at fdmgroup.com/us/apply.

Tags:  Training, Information Technology, Security, Business

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is a non-profit membership association that provides networking, career development, and educational opportunities to the logistics and supply chain management community. CSCMP’s SCPro™ certifications are designed to educate and advance professionals in the supply chain and logistics field.  All certification exams offered by CSCMP are 100% reimbursable by the G.I. Bill.

To learn more, visit cscmp.org, call 630.645.3472 or email scpro@cscmp.org.

Tags:  Training, Logistics

The Brewing and Distilling Center, Inc.

The Brewing and Distilling Center, Inc. (BDC) is an authorized trade school that trains and educates individuals to become certified beer brewers and spirits distillers in the fun and rapidly-expanding craft beer and distilled spirits industries. They offer a 13-week, 154 hour, Professional Brewing/Distilling Technology certificate program and assistance with job placement.

For more information, go to www.brewinganddistillingcenter.com.

Tags:  Education, Training, Business

NPower

NPower is a national non-profit organization that provides intensive technology training, paid internships, and job placement assistance free of charge for veterans and military spouses in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Northern New Jersey, and the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to an entry-level Tech Fundamentals program, NPower also offers multiple paths for advanced IT coursework and credentialing including Cybersecurity, Coding, and Cloud Computing.

To learn more, visit npower.org.

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology, Security

Heavy Construction Academy

The Heavy Construction Academy of Brentwood, New Hampshire, trains and certifies men and women to operate nine state of the art pieces of heavy machinery. They combine hands-on training with classroom instruction over a 6 week program to provide each student with the skills to attain valuable Equipment Operator Certifications. The Academy also provides all students with lodging, transportation to and from school, protective gear, and some meals.

To learn more, visit operator-academy.com.

Tags:  Training, Construction

WholePoint Systems

WholePoint Systems offers a free, 4-week course in understanding the data center industry,  the Certified Mission Critical Operator (CMCO) certification, and how systems work together to make the industry run. A combination of online/virtual training, hands on/visual aids, and speakers, presenters, and shadowing opportunities in these critical facilities from industry partners is utilized.

To learn more, visit www.wholepointsystems.com.

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology

Perfect Technician Academy

The Perfect Technician Academy is a school for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), created out of the need for a fast-track training program that could develop students ready to perform at high levels entering the industry.  They provide accelerated training in HVAC, along with job placement.

Visit www.PerfectTechnicianAcademy.com to learn more.

Tags:  Education, Training

Claim Academy

Claim Academy is a 9 week accelerated or 12 week immersion coding bootcamp that prepares veterans and their spouses for entry into the talent-hungry field of technology. We teach students Full-Stack Java and Full- Stack C#/.NET software development, as well as career skills to prepare them for entry into the tech workforce. Graduates of either the 9 or the 12 week program receive the same certifications upon graduation. The certifications and the curriculum are taught at industry-standards. Claim Academy is approved through the Missouri Department of Higher Education and the US Department of Labor. Veterans can use their VA educational benefits.

For more information visit us at https://claimacademystl.com/veterans.php

Tags:  Education, Training, Information Technology

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