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Since January 2015 Innopolis, Yachay Public Company and Cisco Networking Academy have worked on strengthening cognitive skills of Ecuadorians, with course offerings and certifications in information technology, networking and communication (ICT).
High school, superior institutes and university students as well as high school graduates, teachers and professionals with skills in ICT originating in Bahía de Caráquez, Azoguez, Quito, Cayambe, Esmeraldas, Ibarra, among other cities, received IT Essentials at the Entrepreneurship Center, Innopolis.
“Cisco certification is part of a comprehensive strategy to generate a process of continuous training, strengthening the capacities of Ecuadorian human talent to contribute to national productivity,” said Juan Carlos Moreno, Manager of Education, Science and Technology at Yachay Public Company.
Students acquired skills to assemble and dismantle a computer, install an operating system, configure computers to be connected to a network and solve basic problems of computer hardware and software.
“This course offered practical knowledge in hardware to assemble and disassemble computers. Yachay offers a learning space for current and future generations, “said Jorge Vivero, IT Essentials Course student, teacher at the Technological Institute of Ibarra.
“This course is a great tool to enter the internet era to look for better job opportunities, be part of a great community within the Cisco program and be better prepared, not only in IT careers, but in the business environment “said Diana Tamashiro, Cisco manager of Academic and Social Responsibility.
Once the first course is completed, students will continue with the curriculum available in the Cisco Academy CCNA 1 CCNA 2 on-site classes. At the request of people from other provinces, another course will be held on April 11th, 2015. It will be a hybrid course, with a duration of 92 hours, divided into: 30 on-site hours, 18 virtual hours with an instructor, 6 hours of forums and 38 hours that must be performed autonomously by participants.
“Young people have the opportunity to learn these technologies and become developers of it locally. Now we work with young people from an early age to introduce them to technology, “said José Pablo Esquivel, Technical manager for Latin America.
The Yachay Public Company is committed to community development, contributing to the implementation of this program with the possibility that participants have access to an international certification. In addition, participants can access a global support group, career development tools and social networking resources through the support of Cisco.
About IT Essentials
IT Essentials is a practical course aimed at professional development that emphasizes practical experience to provide students with basic computer skills along with essential skills for professional development. (SA / YACHAY-EP)