Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) now available at Baltimore’s One-Stop Career Centers
Tuesday Jan 4th, 2005
Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) now available at
BALTIMORE - The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) today announced that job seekers can obtain Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) training at its One-Stop Career Centers’ Digital Learning Labs. Completion of IC3 ensures that job candidates have the knowledge and skills required for basic use of computer hardware, software, networks and the Internet. Customers can become IC3 certified through an industry standard computer literacy training program at no cost at four Baltimore City sites:
On Monday, January 10, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., customers can learn about the IC3 training program at an information session being held simultaneously at each Career Centers’ Digital Learning Lab. The session will feature a computer-based demonstration, including sample IC3 exam questions, and testimonials from customers who have become IC3 certified. Light refreshments will be served.
IC3 is recognized in more than 60 countries and is recognized in the U.S. by the National Skill Standards Board as having met the highest professional and technical standards of quality.
“At our community-anchored career centers, we provide local residents with easy access to resources, including training opportunities, that can connect them to jobs and help build careers,” said Karen Sitnick, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development. “We work directly with job seekers and Baltimore area businesses to provide a pipeline for workforce development on both sides of the equation.”
Baltimore City’s One-Stop Career Centers are open to the public and offer employment preparation, job search and placement assistance, skills training, educational support and access to computers and computer training. The One-Stop Career Centers also offer specialized assistance for veterans, disabled persons, senior citizens, youth and ex-offenders.
The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) coordinates and directs workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employers and job seekers in order to enhance and promote the local economy. For more information about MOED or any of its programs and services, please call 410-396-3009 or visit www.oedworks.com.