Washtenaw Community College hosting cybersecurity and healthcare boot camps for job hunters


ANN ARBOR – Those interested in fighting digital crime or helping others can now sign up for Digital Camps at Washtenaw Community College.

The Ann Arbor-based college has opened enrollment for two training programs to help job seekers improve their skills in cybersecurity and patient care.

WCC officials said the trainings are done in partnership with Michigan Works! Southeast and requested by its industrial partners. Each boot camp was created in response to the need for more qualified workers in IT and healthcare.

Here are the details:

IT Cybersecurity Bootcamp


The in-person classes will run for eight weeks between September 26 and November 18 at the WCC Harriet Street Center at 332 Harriet Street in Ypsilanti.

Space is limited to 17 students, who will receive training and certifications for A+, Network+ and Security+.

Participants will be able to move immediately into highly sought-after positions within the field.

Foundation of CARE (Caring for the Aging Responsibly through Education) Bootcamp

Up to 24 students will participate in hands-on experiences that will help them develop direct patient care skills. Training and certifications will include CPR, direct patient care, and soft nursing skills.

Orientation for this boot camp is on October 15. Classes will take place on the WCC campus between October 17 and 28. Boot camp orientation will be held on October 15, and the final exam will be on October 31.

Those with questions can email workforcedevelopment@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3681.

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