CareerSwitch Program (CSP)

Program Overview

Program Description: The CareerSwitch Program is a comprehensive training initiative aimed at assisting individuals in making successful career transitions. Whether you're seeking a new professional direction or looking to acquire skills for a different industry, this program provides the guidance, training, and support needed to make a smooth switch to a rewarding career.

Program Duration: 12 Weeks 

Program Objectives:

By the end of the CareerSwitch Program, participants should be able to:

  •  Identify Career Goals: Define clear career objectives and identify target industries or job roles for their career switch.
  •  Skill Development: Acquire essential skills and knowledge relevant to the desired career path, including technical, soft, and industry-specific skills.
  • Resume and Interview Preparation: Craft effective resumes and cover letters tailored to the new career, and prepare for job interviews with confidence.
  • Networking Skills: Develop networking strategies and connect with professionals in the target industry for job opportunities and insights.
  • Job Search Strategies: Learn effective job search techniques, including online job platforms (Remote work opportunities) company research, and leveraging personal connections.
  • Industry Insights: Gain a deep understanding of the chosen industry's trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Portfolio Building: Create a professional portfolio or project showcase to demonstrate skills and expertise to potential employers.
  • Career Transition Plan: Develop a personalized career transition plan outlining steps, milestones, and timelines for switching careers.
  • Mentorship and Support: Access mentorship opportunities and receive guidance from industry experts or career advisors.

Program Curriculum:

The program curriculum is based on the specific career paths targeted but not limited to the following courses: 

  • Certified Creative Design Professional 
  • Certified Network Specialist 
  • Certified Computer Professional 
  • Certified Python Programmer 
  • Certified CyberSecurity Professional 
  • Certified Electric Vehicle Technologist 
  • Certified Cloud Computing Professional 
  • Certified Data Scientist 
  • Certified Internet of Things (IoT) Professional 
  • Certified Remote Work Specialist

Assessment Methods:

  • Skills Assessments and Projects
  • Portfolio or Project Showcase
  • Mock Interviews and Interview Feedback
  • Job Application and Interview Success Rates
  • Program Completion and Participation
  • Modules based examination 

Materials Needed:

  • Course Materials and Resources
  • Computers and Access to Online Learning Platforms
  • Writing Materials 
  • Access to Industry-Specific Tools or Software 

Program Schedule:

  • The program schedule with classes, workshops, and activities scheduled on weekends ONLY. 
  • Classes run from January to March every year.
  • Sessions are held from Friday and Saturday 2pm - 5pm daily.

Instructors and Facilitators:

  • Experienced career coaches, industry professionals, and mentors.

Courses on this Program