Employment Training Panel Program

CIAT's ETP-Funded Training Programs

California Institute of Applied Technology (CIAT) is proud to announce that we have been awarded an $850,000 grant from the state of California for their Employment Training Panel (ETP) program. This groundbreaking opportunity allows us to offer fully funded IT training programs to California-based companies, empowering employers to enhance their workforce’s skills at no cost.

What is the ETP Program?

The California Employment Training Panel (ETP) is a state initiative that provides financial assistance to employers for customized worker training. As an approved Multiple Employer Contract (MEC) provider, CIAT can now extend these benefits to multiple companies across California.

Available Certification Programs

Computer Technician Certificate Overview

Computer Technician Certificate Program

Length: 15 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech taking the first steps to build your career
Number of Certifications: 2

Our Computer Technician Certificate program provides the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems in business environments. This program prepares students to earn up to 2 industry certifications for entry-level positions, such as Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician or PC Technician. 

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Networking Technician Certificate Program

Length: 20 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 2

Our Networking Technician program focuses on helping students earn 2 in-demand industry certifications: CompTIA Network+ and Cisco CCNA. This program is ideal for students building a specialized IT networking career but needs skill building on both beginner and advanced networking topics.

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Cloud Administration Certificate Program

Length: 20 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 4

Our Cloud Administration Certificate program teaches you the fundamentals skills to  manage a Windows Server Operating System and to operate Microsoft Azure / Amazon AWS cloud based infrastructure environments. This program prepares students for mid-level IT positions specializing in IT and cloud administration with 4 in-demand certifications.

Why Choose CIAT?

CIAT offers an accelerated learning approach tailored for working professionals:

  • Expert Instructors: Learn from industry professionals with real-world experience, gaining relevant skills directly applicable to your job.  
  • Flexible Online Learning: Balance work and education with self-paced, 100% fully online programs that fit your schedule.  
  • Hands-On Training: Gain practical skills through interactive, instructor-led courses.  
  • Skills-Based Curriculum: Focus on job-ready technical skills matched to in-demand roles without unnecessary general education requirements.  
  • Industry Certification Vouchers: The program includes unlimited attempts on certification exams.  
  • Career Coaching: Access one-on-one coaching, interview practice, and job search support even after graduation. 

Getting Started

Interested employers can take the following steps:

  1. Contact CIAT to discuss specific training needs and goals.
  2. Enroll team members in the most suitable courses.
  3. Begin the journey towards enhanced skills and certifications.

Join Our Information Session

To learn more about our ETP-funded training programs and how they can benefit your organization, join our upcoming information session:

Date: July 23rd, 2024 Time: 11:00 AM PST

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to unlock your IT team’s potential and enhance your workforce with industry-recognized certifications, fully funded by the California Employment Training Panel.

Questions?

Reach out today and one of our knowledgeable Admissions Advisors will be happy to answer any questions you have about CIAT.

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2022 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status two years running in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

2021 Best Cybersecurity Programs

2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

2018 Academic Circle of Excellence award badge

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

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MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

Fully Accredited School

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Talk to an Advisor

Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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