Education and Training

GNO, Inc. is supporting efforts of the region’s higher education partners during these times. To that end, we will be highlighting specific work underway in the following areas, as schools in Greater New Orleans are currently offering free and reduced training and education programs.:
SCHOOL/TRAINING PROVIDER & PROGRAMDESCRIPTIONINDUSTRY
Delgado Community College - Ed2GoDelgado Community College, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.Business, Healthcare, IT, Industry Certifications
Delgado Community College - Free Online CoursesDelgado Community College is offering 10 free online (self-paced) courses until June 30, 2020. You will be able to acquire new skills in a three month period. Courses range from customer service and business courses to digital media skills. IT, Business
Delgado Community College & LSU Health New Orleans - Health Couch TrainingThe Delgado Community College Division of Workforce Development offers a Health Coach Training Program for those seeking to earn a national certification as a Health Coach. Health coaching is an exciting and rewarding career in the healthcare industry. Upon completion of the Delgado Community College Coach Training Program students will have the skills to help clients improve their health and well-being to live healthier lives.Healthcare
Delgado Community College Online Youth CampsDelgado Community College instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communitiesfor our learners. New course sessions begin monthly. Complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.Youth Camps
LANTEC of Louisiana Corporate TrainingLANTEC of Louisiana offers a variety of professional development topics, software application and technical training courses free of charge to ALL qualified Louisiana-based small businesses (under 50 employees). Classes are available locally in Metairie, privately at client site, or train from ANYWHERE via our Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT) platform. Email [email protected] for more information.Business, Healthcare, IT, Cyber Security, Construction, Manufacturing, Industrial, Legal
Louisiana State University Coding BootcampResponding to a spike in demand for cybersecurity and coding professionals in Louisiana and surrounding regions, Louisiana State University's (LSU) Online & Continuing Education department launched live online" bootcamps with Fullstack Academy. These programs include the LSU Cyber Bootcamp, and the LSU Coding Bootcamp.IT
LSU Online & Continuing Education's Career Change Scholarship ProgramAvailable to those that are displaced from their jobs due to COVID-19. The reskilling scholarship includes savings on specific non-credit online professional development certificates and MicroCred programs that can provide high-value, in-demand skills to career changers immediately.Contining Education
Loyola University New Orleans - Cyber SecurityIn-depth theory as well as hands-on practical training in cybersecurity and programming. This program prepares students for some of the top certification exams in the field of cybersecurity: CompTIA Network+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, LPI Linux Essentials, Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+, (ISC) SSCP.Cyber Security, IT
Loyola University New Orleans - Data BootcampLoyola University New Orleans has announced the launch of a special new summer program, The Loyola Online Data Bootcamp. The courses in the bootcamp give you the opportunity to learn in-demand tech skills by completing hands-on projects from top tech companies like Spotify and Airbnb. IT
Loyola University New Orleans - Option Trading StrategiesThis course provides students with the knowledge and comprehension of financial options by providing theory and practice. Option contracts are discussed in detail as they apply to stocks, ETFs, foreign exchange and commodities. Different trading strategies using options are provided with actual market information. Speculative trading as well as hedging are discussed. Real option trading accounts are strongly encouraged.IT
Loyola University New Orleans - Paralegal Certificate ProgramThe Paralegal Certificate Program at Loyola University New Orleans is designed for professionals looking to start a career in the legal profession or advance in their current role. Learn the in-demand paralegal skills required by law firms, corporations, and government agencies. This hands-on learning program trains you in the legal writing, terminology, research, contracts, civil procedure, trial preparation, investigation, discovery, and substantive topics of law.Legal
Loyola University New Orleans - TrainUPUpgrade your skills, advance your career, or reinvent yourself. Loyola Certificate programs help you TrainUP to enhance your resume and elevate your career. These programs range from non-credit industry-specific education to post-baccalaureate work.Business, Healthcare, IT, Industry Certifications
New Horizons Career DevelopmentNew Horizons is providing a wide range of programs and overall support to individuals interested in training or upskilling. New Horizon Career Development focuses on three core professional tracks: IT Professional Skills, Business Administration/Project Management, Medical Office Administration.IT, Business, Healthcare
New Orleans Career Center & Ochsner Health - Patient Care TechnicianThe NOCC Patient Care Technician Training Program (PCT) is a free, full-time, 4-week fully online course. You will earn the nationally-recognized PCT certificate at the end of the program, and will immediately receive an offer to work at Ochsner Health Systems. You will continue to receive on-the-job training and have opportunties to move into more advanced jobs. Healthcare
Northshore Community College - Ed2GoNorthshore Technical Community College, in partnership with ed2go, offers flexible, self-paced certificate programs to help you start a new career or advance within your current job. Each course is developed by a team of experts and comes with dedicated student advisor to support you as you learn new skills and prepare for nationally recognized certifications. Topics include business, healthcare, IT, industry certifications, and more. Business, Healthcare, IT, Industry Certifications
Northshore Community College - Free Online CoursesNorthshore Technical Community College is offering 10 free online (self-paced) courses until June 30, 2020. You will be able to acquire new skills in a three month period. Courses range from customer service and business courses to digital media skills. IT, Business
Nunez Community College OSHA-10Course consists of interactive topics discussing various safety tips and procedures one should follow in the workplace. The course covers a wide range of topics that could be applied to any industry.Construction, Advanced Manufacturing
Nunez Community College Free Interviewing SkillsThe Interview Skills Training Course provides knowledge and skills for students seeking employment opportunities, internships, or apprenticeships. Through this training, students will learn about seeking and securing employment, workplace ethics, and success in the workplaceOther
Nunez Community College Coursera PartnershipAt Nunez Community College Workforce, we are committed to making the educational experience relevant for our students' careers, ensuring that each of you is equipped with job-ready skills when you graduate. With this goal in mind, we are excited to announce a new partnership with Coursera - the leading online learning platform in the world. You will learn in-demand technology and business skills that prepare you for today's job opportunities IT, Business
Nunez Community College Online Contractors SeminarThe Nunez Community College Workforce division is pleased to offer valuable remote training to our construction industry partners. The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute (LCAI) is a partnership between Louisiana Economic Development, Louisiana Community & Technical College System (Nunez), and the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and offers seminars and courses to small and emerging construction businesses that assist in building a solid foundation of knowledge within the construction industry. Residential Contractors Seminar - provides foundational technical knowledge that is essential to a residential contractor to take advantage of business opportunities within the residential construction industry.Construction
Nunez Community College CareerStep Online TrainingNew non-credit training programs are now available online covering 18 career paths in the expanding allied health field. Programs are self-paced and can be completed in a few weeks or up to a year. Choose to study Medical Billing and Coding, Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare IT Professional, and many more. Several programs include onsite externships including Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, and Pharmacy Technician. All programs include national certification vouchers and up to $400 towards a laptop. Training is 100% online (except externships), includes all materials (such as kits and textbooks) needed for completion.IT, Healthcare, Business
Operation Spark Operation Spark is now offering its JavaScript Immersion program online. Software development is Louisiana's fastest-growing job market. Operation Spark's immersive bootcamp takes you from zero coding knowledge to job-ready programmer in 6 months. Financial aid and student loans available. The first two-week intro class is free. IT
Southeastern Louisiana University - AWS Academy Cloud ClassesSoutheastern Louisiana University is pleased to provide as a community service free training in three separate AWS Academy Cloud courses. AWS Academy Cloud Practitioner (aka Foundations), AWS Academy Data Analytics, AWS Certified Solutions Architect will be offered online. The training is free but pre-registration is required no later than July 1, 2020.IT
Tech Talent SouthGet the skills you need to get to your goals in the tech industry by choosing one of our programs. In response to COVID-19, to support the well being of our communities, all upcoming programming will be taking place virtually via live online instruction. For any questions, please contact [email protected]IT
The University of New Orleans - PaCE ProgramsWhether you're looking to start higher education, complete a certificate or training, or gain valuable skills to help you advance in your career, PaCE has the program for you. All of UNO's online courses are taught by UNO faculty members and leading industry professionals. UNO offers certificate programs and training in a variety of fields. These certificates and trainings allow students to build their resumes, gain specific skills necessary to advance in their job and career.Arts, Communication, Business, Public Administration, Computing & IT,
Trellis NOLAThe Trellis program's mission is to provide New Orleanians with an affordable, supportive, and individualized pathway to a college degree. The program supports students in the Greater New Orleans area in earning a college degree and in reaching their career goals. Students complete self-paced, career aligned coursework through Southern New Hampshire University while receiving 1:1 support from Trellis staff to navigate any challenges that may arise on the path to graduation. Business, Healthcare, Communications
Tulane University's School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) - Design Lagniappe SeriesThe school's award-winning digital design program is offering a free, weekly online event in design education called the Design Lagniappe Series.Digital Media
Xavier University - Master's in Public Health (with a concentration in Health Equity)Public health is the science and art of creating healthy communities through education, research and promotion of healthy lifestyles. In public health, the focus is on health promotion and disease/injury prevention, in contrast to the medical model of care, which focuses more heavily upon diagnosing and treating illnesses and conditions after they occur. Focusing on prevention and the population public health is a distinct and ever-changing field.Healthcare
Xavier University - Master's in Science Speech Language Pathology ProgramThe mission of the Master's Program in Speech-Language Pathology at Xavier University of Louisiana is to produce professionals who are clinically competent as defined by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to respectfully and compassionately address the needs (i.e., prevention, identification, treatment) of individuals across the life span with communicative disorders, differences or those who are at-risk of such problems within and across diverse communities, settings, and contexts.Healthcare
Xavier University - Spanish for Health Professionals Certificate ProgramThe Spanish for Health Professionals Certificate Program is a language intensive 16 credit hour series of five courses that will provide students with the language skills, experience, and cultural competence needed to aid those in the health care professions in successfully communicating with the Spanish speaking population in the United States. The program will offer two tracks: an international track in Costa Rica in which students gain international clinical experience and a local track in in New Orleans.Healthcare
Xavier University - Physician Assistant Master's ProgramXavier University of Louisiana Physician Assistant Program offers a Master of Health Sciences curriculum that provides students with depth of knowledge in the basic medical sciences and clinical medicine, as well as skills in administration and research. With these expanded skills, graduates can take advantage of the wide diversity of positions and careers available to PAs.Healthcare