Learn the skills to start your career
Your First Steps into tech
Flexible and Online
Follow the program at your own pace. The course material is designed for beginners and can be finished in 2 to 6 months, with at least 10 hours per week of study time.
You’ll be part of the active Work in Tech community with access to support during the course.
The Work in Tech program developed by Google.org will teach you the essential and relevant skills to start a career in IT.
This program includes job search training and access to network opportunities to accelerate your career development.
What will you learn?
This program includes over 100 hours of instructions and practice-based assessments to help you simulate real-world scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace.EXPLORE CATALOGUE
The Work in Tech Curriculum
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Digital Marketing & E-commerce
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IT Automation with Python
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Social course format to engage, learn and develop yourself. At your own pace.
LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN
The program starts with a small introduction course, where you will learn different learning techniques that can help you progress through the course.
Finishing this mini course in Kyna will also help you create a timeline to keep up with the deadlines and find the most ideal learning technique. In short, when completing the Career Orientation Week course, you will set yourself up for success, even before beginning in Coursera.
2-6 MONTHS SELF-PACED LEARNING
You'll receive access to the learning material hosted online on Coursera. You'll follow the course material at your own pace and can get support from the active online community.
We'll host group sessions where we can review the course material and provide extra explanation and context. We will invite experts to present insights in the industry.
JOB SEARCH TRAINING
After completion of the course material, you will join an intensive Career Accelerator Program. You will be prepped to enter the job market with confidence to land your new job in no time.
How to enrol?
All the steps you take to earn a certificate and start your career in Tech
Sign up for the course choice via Apply Now button. Select your preferred course and fill in the application form.
ENROLMENT AND CONFIRMATION
We will review your application to make sure you're a fit for the program and send you an email confirmation within 3 working days.
You’ll be onboarded onto the program through Kyna, with an explanation about the Coursera learning platform and available support. You’ll join the Slack group session with fellow career-builders.
start your course on coursera
We will invite you to the Coursera platform, where the program of your choice is available. Keep us updated on your progress, and contact us if you have any questions. Good luck!
About the Program
With support from Google.org, Kyna is launching this Work in Tech Program in collaboration with the INCO Academy and organizations across 17 countries in Europe. The aim is to prepare individuals for a sustainable career in IT.
Upon completion, students receive a certificate and are ready to apply for positions such as systems analyst, support specialist, database administrator, IT technician and much more.
Whom is this program for
This program will be made available for 400 unemployed or underemployed candidates. This year, Google.org and INCO have asked us to focus on Ethnic Minorities and Women.
Anyone who's interested in switching careers to IT and feel that this program can benefit them should apply. We will select the candidates for this program based on motivation and fit for the program.