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FIU, ProTrain partnership offers pathway to lucrative jobs through certificates

FIU, ProTrain partnership offers pathway to lucrative jobs through certificates

Convenient, cost-effective courses provide training in high-demand fields such as information technology

January 30, 2023 at 1:02pm

A partnership between the College of Engineering and Computing and ProTrain is helping to bring quality training to students that meets national, regional and local requirements leading to careers in high-demand fields.

ProTrain meets the needs of learners through professional development, certificates, classroom and online training with mentors available to guide students. Course offerings are ideal for both career entry and career advancement opportunities.

Served industries include information technology, business, leadership and industrial and skilled trades. ProTrain offers training in some of the most valuable skills on the market today, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). In 2022, an entry-level professional with AWS skills earned between $70,000 and $90,000 per year, while a senior-level AWS professional earned more than $135,000 per year.

Courses are available to the entire university community. Learn more about available courses here.

“The ProTrain partnership gives us the opportunity to provide quality training and certifications. Our FIU CEC students and alumni are all around the world, and with ProTrain, we can stay connected with them by providing workforce-driven training programs online,” said Natalie Del Sol, program director of the Division of External Programs at the College of Engineering and Computing.

FIU’s partnership with ProTrain offers various programs for individuals, corporations and the government, including Military Tuition Assistance (TA), Military Spouses Scholarship (MyCAA), Wounded Warriors, Veterans, Vocational Rehabilitation and for Unemployed or Underemployed (WIOA).

“ProTrain’s AutoCAD course helped me get a promotion at my company,” said Christian Mchenry, a participant in the program. “Everything from the download up to the ending was simple to understand. I would recommend the course. It helped me improve my skills.”

As a licensed proprietary school and founded in 2004, ProTrain is an affordable solution for students seeking in-demand careers. With learning modalities such as Self-Paced Online, In Classroom, and Live Online, students can achieve success in a way that best suits their needs.

“Education is the key to our future. It's the one gift that we can give ourselves that neither the economy nor other forces can take from us. Our communities and society continue to benefit from the quality education with which we reward ourselves. ProTrain provides the real-world employer with relevant, highly sought-after training, for real people. Education is the bridge to your future!” said Betty L. Gardner, CEO, ProTrain, LLC.