ACC hosts information session for free veterans training program

Austin Community College (ACC) will host two information sessions about the college’s Veterans Training Program from noon to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 12, at the ACC Highland Campus, Rooms 1421 and 1422 (6101 Airport Blvd.).

Funded by a $1.1 million grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission, the program provides local veterans free training in 14 high-demand information technology fields.

Participants may choose among IT pathways offered through the college’s Continuing Education Division, including:  computer-user support, network administration, information security, and mobile application development. Students can earn a certification and receive job placement assistance.

The information sessions will include a presentation on the free training offered through the Veteran & Industry Partnership, the required qualifications, and tips on how to enroll. Program staff also will be available to answer specific questions and help participants enroll in the program. Veterans are encouraged to bring a Member-4 copy of their DD214. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is free and open to the public.

For more information visit continue.austincc.edu/veterans or contact Cecilia Galliano at 512-223-0132 or cgallian@austincc.edu.

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