Ohio Workforce Training Voucher Program

READY TO JUMPSTART YOUR IT CAREER?

Babbage Simmel offers hands-on information technology training programs. Upon completion, you are ready to start your new career as an IT Professional.

WHY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY?

IT offers great career opportunities in today’s economy… …as companies rely more and more on technology for their competitive success. That’s why the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the number of IT careers available to software developers is expected to increase 34% by 2020! MSN.com reports that IT jobs comprise 12 of the Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs with the most openings.

WHY BABBAGE SIMMEL WORKS FOR YOU

We’ve trained high level, experienced IT professionals for Central Ohio companies for over 30 years. We know how to teach information technology. We use our expertise to create a training methodology for experienced IT professionals and individuals with little or no IT experience. You learn by doing – with personalized hands-on technology projects and real world simulations utilizing the most up-to-date technologies.

WHAT YOU LEARN

The IT skills you learn at Babbage Simmel prepare you to jumpstart your career in information technology. While there are many different job roles in IT, they can generally be divided into a networking role or a programmer/ developer role.  Our program trains you on the most current technologies Central Ohio employers are using because we can quickly adapt our curriculum to match changes in the job market. Here are some of the core technologies you will learn:

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HOW YOU LEARN

No history or biology, just technology. Our curriculum focuses exclusively on the IT job skills you need to get hired by Central Ohio companies. We know the most current technologies and programming languages these  companies use because we train their IT staffs.

Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program

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A robust, motivated, well-educated, and highly trained workforce is critical for the retention and expansion of all businesses in Ohio. In their efforts to improve their economic competitiveness, employers must find ways to consistently upgrade the skills of their workforce through educational and training opportunities. To this end, the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program will fill a gap in current workforce development programs by providing needed training dollars to Ohio’s incumbent workforce through a unique public-private partnership. The ultimate goal of this program is twofold: allow employers to retain and grow their existing Ohio workforce and create a statewide workforce that can meet the present and future demands in an ever changing economy.

In partnership with Ohiomeansjobs.com, this employer-driven program is targeted to provide direct financial assistance to train workers and improve the economic competitiveness of Ohio’s employers. The program is designed to offset a portion of the employer’s costs to upgrade the skills of its incumbent workforce and will provide reimbursement to eligible employers for specific training costs accrued during training. The program’s funding will be used in conjunction with private contributions to fund skill-upgrade training. Eligible employers must demonstrate that by receiving funding assistance through the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program their business will not only obtain a skilled workforce but will improve their company processes and competitiveness.