LIMA — Unemployed and underemployed people with basic computer skills can qualify for free training for entry-level information technology positions at Rhodes State College.
The iSTAR IT specialist program provides free tuition, books and paid on-the-job training. Applications are being accepted for a session that begins Aug. 20 with prerequisite training.
Classes are eight hours a day Monday through Friday for 16 weeks at Rhodes State. Classes are offered through a partnership with Northwest State Community College in Archbold and WSOS Community Action in Fremont. Students who complete the work receive 18 weeks of paid on-the-job training.
For details call Traci Cox at Rhodes State at 419-995-8040 or visit http://istar-initiative.com.