CTI offers training opportunity for people with disabilities. Enrollment is open
During the new training cycle CTI plans to engage students to participateineducationalwebinarsoncurrentproblemsintelecommunications.
This program is offered free of charge and On completion of the course the best students will get financial support to pass international CCNA exam.
Though out it existence the Academy has achieved significant progress in education of people with disabilities.
It should be reminded that the first group have begun to study in April 2012, the education and training have completed in May 2013. Within this period, students were trained free of charge. Only 10 students have got to the end of the course and some of them have successfully passed the CCNA exam.
At the moment 4 students has been employed to work in online information technology school Skill Factory (teaching assistant, tutors, technical support staff).
The success storyof Michael Gnedoy, who joined the best students in Cisco Networking Academy Russia, deserves particular attention.«For me Cisco Network Academy began 10 months ago with a call of my friend. He awakened means started talking something excitedly, but when heard words «cisco, education, free of charge» I woken up finally. Without thinking too much I gathered all necessary documents and sent my application, » said Michael.
Michael has successfully completed the CCNA Discovery course that was carried out remotely using Cisco Webex technology and in May 2013 he has won fourth place in the national on line competition Net Riders CCNA, held for Cisco Academies in Russia. And almost immediately he has received an invitation to working Skill Factory.
«It was difficult to study in the beginning,» said Michael. The distance learning courses require serious motivation. But Michael was able to over come all obstacles and successfully met challenges. «After 10 months in the Cisco Networking Academy with CCNA Discovery course completed I met interesting people and I will keep in touch with them after training. I had a sense of teamwork, working on something important. After all, it was fun and interesting experience», said Mikhail.
CTI recognizes the importance of such projects. Social responsibility is an integral part of its developments strategy. Implementation of innovative technologies is an important component of the social environment.
We were very pleased to participate in this project. Innovative technologies can help to improve the efficiency of any person who wants to acquire new skills.
In fact, limited human capabilities can be compensated by technical capacity.
We hope that our collaboration will help a wide range of people to realize their potential and get max positive emotions, to communicate with others and simply enjoy life,» said Oleg Schapov, CTI CEO.
There is an employment problem for disabled people that is difficult to overestimate, and it is one of the most urgent nowadays.
According to Head Hunter, almost third of jobs for people with disabilities is offered in IT.
Now, enrollment is open for second group of students beginning in 2014.
To sign up for training, please visit Cisco Academy site.