The Computer Technology Career Pathway is designed to kickstart your tech career in Utah by earning stackable micro-credentials while building industry connections. To start your career in computer technology, Choose from the following two entry points.
Computer Technology Workplace Ready
Start your career preparation journey by engaging with Workplace Ready T-bird 10 Pro Skills Podcast. This podcast brings together ten all-star Utah pros to help you develop the tools and confidence to succeed in the workplace. Each episode focuses on a professional skill and includes tips and tricks to help you gain a competitive edge in your career.
Short courses for basic knowledge include t ech support, p programming and c over security.
Completing the T-bird 10 Pro Skills course and Foundation Skills courses will earn you digital badges that you can upload to social media and add to your resume. The Workplace Ready and Foundational Skills are self-paced and must be completed before June 30, 2023.
Amazon Web Services Academy Cloud Foundations Certificate
This certificate program provides advanced training and hands-on skills with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The course modules cover the fundamental concepts of cloud computing, economics and billing associated with AWS, AWS global infrastructure components, security and compliance, network features, computing alternatives, storage options, database options, cloud architecture design principles, scalability, monitoring and certification guide.
Learning resources include lecture videos, online multiple choice knowledge tests, lecture materials, lab exercises, and instructor-led mentoring sessions and demonstrations. You’ll work independently to complete assigned learning modules, have the opportunity to engage with peers in online forums, and interact weekly with the instructor to reinforce key learning objectives for the week.
Course content includes pre-recorded videos, lab exercises, and optional slides used in the recorded videos. You can advance the course at an independent pace or follow the course schedule.
Choose from the following start dates: January 17, 2023, February 27, 2023, or May 1, 2023.
When you complete the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations certificate, you will receive a frameable institutional certificate and three continuing education units. Once you complete the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations certification, you will be invited to partner with an industry mentor and attend an upcoming technology conference.