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CENGN Offers Free Training to University/College Students this Summer

CENGN OFFERS FREE TRAINING TO UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE STUDENTS THIS SUMMER

Peter Heath

Peter Heath, Senior Manager of Training Programs at CENGN

Jacob Pelchat, Cloud Technology Training Developer

Jacob Pelchat, Cloud Technology Training Developer

Tharwat Krayem, Cloud Network Training Developer at CENGN

Tharwat Krayem, Cloud Network Training Developer at CENGN

CENGN is opening up 3 $2600 courses for free to 30 ICT-related students across Canada to prepare themselves for the tech workforce.

OTTAWA, ON, CANADA, May 25, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- FREE COURSES FOR CANADIAN STUDENTS IN THE ICT SECTOR
Due to the hardship put on students from COVID-19, CENGN is once again offering industry training free of charge to Canadian post-secondary students. For summer 2021, CENGN is offering three different online courses (valued at $2600 each) for free to 30 students who are currently enrolled in a university/college ICT-related program across Canada. Each online course provides self-paced access to both training content and a hands-on working environment. High-value learner support will help students develop in-demand skillsets to prepare them for the workforce after COVID-19 ends.

COVID-19 IMPACT ON STUDENTS
“Whether it’s learning through online schooling or trying to find a job, COVID-19 heavily impacted university and college students. As an organization that encourages economic development and readies students for careers in ICT, these free courses will provide students with the opportunity to learn an in-demand skill over the summer and get them ready for the workforce,” says Peter Heath, Senior Manager of Training Programs at CENGN.

COURSES BEING OFFERED
CENGN is offering three free courses (at a value of $2600 each) to students this summer:

-Docker and Kubernetes Basics
-Infrastructure as Code
-Machine Learning with Python

Registration into any course includes one attempt at the associated digital badge exam.

DOCKER AND KUBERNETES BASICS
If students are new to the world of cloud-native and DevOps, we recommend Docker and Kubernetes Basics.

Start Dates: July 5 and August 3, 2021

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021

RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN BECOMING:
-A Software Engineer or Architect
-A Network Engineer or Architect
-A Cloud Engineer or Architect
-A Cloud Team Manager

INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE
If students have some experience with containerization and Kubernetes, we are recommending Infrastructure as Code.

Start Date: July 5, 2021

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021

RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN BECOMING:
-A Network Engineer or Manager
-A Cloud Engineer or Manager
-A Product Manager

MACHINE LEARNING WITH PYTHON
If students are interested in programming and data science, we recommend Machine Learning with Python.

Start Date: August 3, 2021

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021

RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN BECOMING:
-A Software Developer/Engineer/Architect starting with ML
-A Software team lead or manager overseeing ML teams
-A Product Manager overseeing an ML product

TRAINING TEAM
CENGN Academy’s training team offers a diverse background of experienced instructors teaching various subjects such as Docker and Kubernetes, Cloud Computing, DevOps, and more within the ICT sector. Each course is developed specifically by CENGN Academy’s training team, designed to give students a guided, hands-on learning experience.

Peter Heath

Peter Heath, Senior Manager of Training Programs at CENGN, is a seasoned leader in technical education and commercial training. With a background in curriculum & assessment development, Peter brings over 20 years of experience to his students.

Jacob Pelchat

Jacob Pelchat, Cloud Technology Training Developer, concentrates on automation and cloud technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes. He loves interacting with students and is always eager to share his knowledge.

Tharwat Krayem

Tharwat Krayem, Cloud Network Training Developer at CENGN, concentrates on machine learning, DevOps, and cloud technologies. She enjoys crafting engaging e-learning content and supporting students.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE
The application process for these three courses will be open until June 25, 2021.

To apply, students will require:

-Resume
-Their Current University/College
-Their Current University/College Program
-A Letter of Intent (500 to 800 Words) that includes:
-Reason for applying to the training
-Career Goals after College/University
-What the student expects to achieve upon completion of the training
-A list of any previous training or experience with the related course

CENGN AND CENGN ACADEMY
CENGN’s vision is to advance global technology innovation for the prosperity of all Canadians. CENGN Academy provides training to build the talent pool to move those innovations forward, particularly in open-source intelligent networking technologies. CENGN Academy develops engaging self-paced training with hands-on labs and delivered live learner support. CENGN Academy badges validate your knowledge and skills and help you connect with individuals and companies in the same fields.

https://www.cengn.ca/academy/

COURSE INFORMATION
For more information on all the courses and how to apply: https://www.cengn.ca/academy-free-training-for-students/

OUR ALUMNI
With over 1000 alumni in Ontario, CENGN Academy trains students and current professionals in the workplace, giving them the ability to jumpstart their careers or open new doors to opportunities. Here’s what some of our learners have to say:

"CENGN Academy took me literally from zero to the point where I enjoy deep-diving into Docker and Kubernetes Oceans."

-Mohammed Abuibaid, Research Assistant, Carleton University

"Even though I was new to this topic, it was straightforward to follow and gave a good foundation on Docker and Kubernetes."

-Namitha Jacob, Carleton University Student

CONTACT
Name: Peter Heath, Senior Manager of Training Programs, CENGN

Email: peter.heath@cengn.ca

Phone Number: 613-963-1200 ext 303

Peter Heath
CENGN
+1 613-963-1200 ext 303
peter.heath@cengn.ca