Build Your Future. Learn to Code. - beginning June 5, 2017


Build Your Future. Learn to Code.
ICTAM, in partnership with ComIT, is pleased to offer youth ages 18-32 an opportunity to learn programming with Java, soft skills and professional development capabilities to better compete in today’s tech-focused labor market. ComIT is aimed specifically at young people to give them an edge for employment in information technology and other IT enabled sectors. The program is best for those who have completed high school and are unemployed at the time of enrollment. Preference will be given to recent immigrants, women and indigenous peoples.

When: June 5th – September 1st, 2017 • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology (Henlow Campus - 130 Henlow Bay)
Cost: FREE. All interested participants must apply for the program scholarship. There are limited spots.

No prior programming knowledge is required. If you are motivated to learn and possess basic technical skills with an interest in Information Technology, then this could be for you!

Interested? Apply now at


ICTAM is an industry-focused association representing Manitoba's ICT sector. As a not-for-profit, membership based organization, our goal is to grow the ICT sector in Manitoba and achieve greater recognition for the contribution this sector makes to our province. We strive to create an environment for innovation, excellence, growth and global recognition in the sector by providing leadership, focus and collaboration with industry, education and government.

About ComIT
We are working professionals from various disciplines (programmers, social workers, psychologists, human resource specialists and volunteers) with the goal of finding solutions to the problem of youth unemployment. We focus our efforts with the idea of participants obtaining skilled jobs with excellent projection and professional development.

Course Contents:
Unit 0: Introduction to the course
Unit 1: Introduction to logic
Unit 2: Algorithms and programming basics
Unit 3: Programming: basics of the language
Unit 4 through 6: Advanced concepts
Unit 7: Databases
Unit 8: Web Development
Professional Development Contents:
Teamwork Seminar; during the first week of classes.
Resume Building Seminar; tips for review.
Strategic Job Searching Seminar; one 3-hour class reviewing online and offline job search channels.
Job Interview Seminar; one 3-hour theoretical-practical class.