GOOGLE CAREER CERTIFICATES: UPDATES AND HOW TO GET INVOLVED
October 23, 2020
Learn about exciting new updates to the program and how you can start engagement with the Google IT Support Professional Certificate at your school starting in Spring 2021. This informative webinar will also cover Google’s plan to launch new Certificates and how they are building a robust employer hiring consortium. Presented by Tina Ahn, Angela Duffy and Christian Michael from Google.
Christian, Angela, and Tina are from the Grow with Google team, where they aim to create economic opportunity for everyone by providing free training, tools and expertise. Specifically, they are part of the team that manages the Google IT Support Professional Certificate which ultimately strives to create pathways to jobs in entry level IT Support. Tina and Angela work with community colleges and CTE high schools who aim to offer the Certificate through their programming. And Christian is focused on workforce development and employer relations. Together, this group aims to equip educators and employers with the information and resources necessary to get involved with the IT Certificate.
04:09 – Overview of Google IT Professional Certificates
07:33 – The Content
08:54 – Educator Model
10:12 – Education Supports
10:31 – Employer Involvement
15:40 – Hiring Consortium
19:36 – The Platform – Qwiklabs
26:29 – Implementation
27:09 – How to Sign Up