Here are some of the top Providence schools offering training, including ONLC Training Centers (88 courses), Certstaffix Training (68 courses), and Ledet Training (64 courses).
General Assembly provides a variety of bootcamps and workshops in digital marketing, user experience design, and immersive courses in software engineering and data science. Students have a choice between part-time, full-time, or online classes, committed to finding you the most flexible fit for your busy schedule.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Self-paced prework provided by school to get started with software engineering fundamentals is required.
This data science program is designed to help individuals with a math background and some familiarity with Python programming bolster their skills and get up to speed and launch their data career. Through their blended learning model, students will be able to hone their data skills through fundamental preparatory work, in-class project work, and though the support of a devoted career coach. Students in this course will start their data science journeys by learning fundamental concepts around Python programming and leveraging programming tools like GitHub. As the course progresses, students will explore additional programming concepts like NumPy, utilizing Unix commands, using Pandas to clean and extract data, and web scraping tools. The course also covers statistical modeling and regressions, machine learning models, NLP, and a few other advanced topics and trends that are helpful to data scientists of all levels.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Familiarity with Python programming and strong background in mathematics is required. After enrolling, participants will complete online lessons on Python programming and applied mathematics before the course starts.
This UX design course is designed to help individuals with little to no UX experience learn the common tools and concepts to launch their UX career. Through their blended learning model, students will be able to hone their UX design skills through 20 hours of introductory lessons, in-class project work, and though the support of a devoted career coach. Students in this course will start their UX journeys by learning the foundations and fundamentals in UX, like the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. As the course progresses, students will switch to UI foundations, design iteration and development, and best practices when working with a product team. The program concludes with UX's real-world implications, like working with clients and projects, as well as a final stage dedicated entirely to career planning and building your personal brand.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Participants will be required to complete online, self-paced prep work.
This beginner Python course is a flexible program meant to get complete beginners comfortable coding with Python. With a blended learning model, students will gain access to pre-learning and setup videos to hit the ground running. Students will learn to code with Python with a hands-on approach, building Python programs, and working with data. This course covers key programming concepts like object-oriented programming as well as data science fundamentals and culminates with a project creating an API to pull in 3rd party data. This 40-hour program can be taken in-person in NYC or live online over 1-week (full-time) or ten weeks (part-time).
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments.
Prerequisite: First-time coders will have access to pre-course prep materials.
ONLC has over 300 training sites and offers courses and certificates in many areas including desktop applications like Adobe, Microsoft Technical like Visual Studio, Server and Security, and Process and Programming like Java and Web Development.
Adobe CC Graphic Design Bootcamp is a 5-day course that allows students to master the core skills needed to work in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. The curriculum is designed for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of Creative Cloud and how to utilize the Creative Cloud panel to later excel with more advanced content.
This introductory Photoshop course is meant to get students comfortable in the Photoshop interface while exercising new core skills in the process. Students can further their journey in mastering Photoshop by being introduced to selection tools, layering, and how to edit masks and channels. This course can help anyone strengthen their core skills and learn retouching, resolution, cropping, and adjusting color and tone.
This 2-day advanced Photoshop course is an builds off the beginner course and has students learning real-world 'tips and tricks.' Students will dive into more advanced concepts inspired by the Level 1 course to continue to build up their Photoshop skills.
This 2-day beginner class in Adobe Illustrator kicks off the course by thoroughly reviewing the illustrator interface and then merging into teaching new skills that can be found behind more complex drawings. Students will discover the skills behind using tools, panels, customizing and saving workspaces, setting up and saving document presets, using multiple artboards, and navigating the different elements when creating illustrations. The lessons are created to teach you the basics behind Adobe Illustrator and prepare you for more advanced content.
Project Management Academy offers PMP Exam training, agile training, and other courses in project management, agile management, business analysis, quality management, and IT management. Project Management Academy provides students with online and live courses with a focus on an instructor-led teaching style.
Acquire the skills and confidence you need to pass the PMP exam in this four-day Project Manager Professional certification bootcamp. In addition to instruction from a top professional, students work with a number of study aids, including a 200-question simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, and various study guides. This bootcamp also serves as 35 hours of PMI CE.
Prepare for CAPM certification with this four-day bootcamp. Unlike the PMP exam, the Certified Associate in Project Management does not have a work experience requirement. Students who complete this bootcamp are fully qualified to sit for, and pass, this exam and demonstrate their skills. Participants work with a number of study aids, including a simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, post-class tutorials, and various training aids. If you are already CAPM certified, this bootcamp fulfils part of PMI’s CE requirement.
Ledet Training offers graphics and mobile training courses on-site across the U.S. including Washington, Denver, Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Portland, Houston, and Fort Lauderdale.
This 2-day program provides a comprehensive introduction to Adobe Photoshop. This course teaches students how to leverage Photoshop to create professional-quality images. Students will learn how to customize their Photoshop workspace and use Photoshop’s tools to edit, enhance, and augment graphics. Using Camera RAW and Adobe Bridge will also be included in the curriculum.
Prerequisite: Novice to intermediate skills in Photoshop
This 2-day program teaches advanced Adobe Photoshop skills. Using Photoshop’s tools, students will repair photos, work with selections and layers, and create special visual effects. Vector drawing and advanced compositing techniques are also included in the curriculum. Completion of this course will ensure that any professionals working with Adobe Photoshop will be able to unlock the tool’s full capabilities.
Prerequisite: Intermediate to advanced skills in Photoshop
This comprehensive course offers an in-depth overview of Adobe After Effects. Students will learn how to develop dynamic visual assets with professional quality motion graphics and visual effects. They will learn how to enhance video, eLearning and other types of projects, utilizing best design practices.
This 3-day class on AutoCAD provides an introduction to the essentials. Students will learn how to navigate the AutoCAD workspace and user interface. They will practice creating and editing 2D drawings, working with layers and creating reusable blocks. Finally, students will prepare their work to be exported to PDF form.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of drafting or technical drawing
Certification Academy offers onsite and online training in business analysis, cybersecurity, IT service management, project management, Agile & Scrum, and Six Sigma. Certification offers students with rigorous courses, experienced instructors, and thought leadership.
Advance your career with this 3-day PMI Agile Certified Professional bootcamp. Students learn how to utilize Agile teams to make improvements, effectively plan team-based projects, leverage all five planning levels, and use critical test-taking skills. The study aids include 600 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a PMI-ACP study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies twenty-one hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Learn the basics needed for PMP certification with this 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp. Students receive PMP exam study aids as well as comprehensive skills training. Study materials include a pre-class study guide, online PMP simulation test, 1,000 practice questions, in-class exercises, and more. Conceptual training includes identifying and overcoming knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, real-world managerial concepts, and comprehensive PMP preparedness. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of the PMI continuing education requirement.
This 4-day Certified Associate in Project Management bootcamp prepares participants for the CAPM certification exam. Attendees learn how to identify and overcome some common knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, and real-world management concepts. The study aids include 1,000 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a pre-class study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
280 Group offers online and in-person training in product management and product marketing. Established in multiple places around the world, 280 Group provides students with in-depth training, virtual instructor feedback, and flexible scheduling options. They also provide students and organizations with consulting opportunities, recruiting templates, personalized coaching, books, and a Product Management Optimization Program.
Effectively manage a product through its entire lifecycle with this 3-day Optimal Product Management and Product Marketing seminar. Training focuses on the comprehensive and flexible Optimal Product Process. The OPP covers essential management and marketing principles, along with the seven product lifecycle phases, roadmaps, and strategies. This course uses a combination of hands-on learning, discussions, and lectures to empower participants. Students who successfully complete this seminar are ready to take the Certified Product Manager examination.
This 2-day Agile skills seminar gives participants the confidence they need to become certified product managers and dedicated product owners. Managers learn how to work with engineering teams. Seminar attendees also master specific tools, such as Hybrid, XP, Lean, and Kanban. Core concepts include skills, tactics, strategies, and terminologies. Seminar attendees acquire the knowledge and skill they need to pass the Product Owner and/or Agile Certified Product Manager exam.
PMT Institute (PMTI) provides in-person and virtual classes in project management, risk management, professional development, and PMI agile. PMTI focuses on instructor-led training, collaborative projects, and providing students with resources to pass their exams.
This 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp gives participants the confidence and skills they need to pass the PMP certification exam. Participants examine the PMP exam’s five process groups and ten knowledge areas. Provided study materials include four proprietary training books, an online training course, fifty-three online PDU credits, and PMP application preparation tool. This course satisfies part of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Offering on-site training all over the world and online, New Horizons is a computer learning center. New Horizons offers training for top technology providers like Adobe, Citrix, and Microsoft.
This 1-day course gives a foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel. Students with novice computer skills will learn how to manipulate and organize data using Excel spreadsheets. They will also learn how to navigate the Excel interface, create, manage and save workbooks, and perform calculations. This program is available both face-to-face and with live online instruction.
In this 1-day course, students will learn how to use some of the more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. With online and in-person options, students will learn how to work with functions, lists, tables, conditional formatting, charts, and PivotTables. After completing this course, students will be able to leverage Excel’s capabilities to analyze and present data.
In this 1-day course, experienced users of Microsoft Excel can gain advanced skills. Students will learn how to work with multiple worksheets, use lookup functions, create and deploy macros, and use the goal seek feature. Completion of the program ensures that students can use Excel to forecast data and create sparklines.
This course in Microsoft Excel for Office 365 is designed to teach foundational skills in the use of this software. Students will learn the basic functions of Excel, as well as how to create workbooks, insert formulas, format text and numbers, and print workbooks. Graduates of this program will be prepared to sit for the Excel Associate certification exam.
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Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combining images and text. Graphic designers create logos, ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more.Explore Graphic Design Classes
Web design combines elements of user experience design (how the website works), visual or user interface design (how the website looks), and coding (how the website is actually built and made to function properly). Some web designers touch on all three areas, while others focus on one specific skill. If you like to design or write code, there's a role for you in web design. With billions of unique websites and more being created every day, web designers continue to be in high demand.Explore Web Design Classes
Video editing is about telling a cohesive story through combining different video clips, footage, and effects. Video editors are able to achieve this using programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut Pro.Explore Video Editing Classes
Adobe Photoshop is widely known as the best photo editing software for photographers and photo retouchers. It's also used by digital painters as well as graphic designers for creating a wide variety of designs such as social media graphics, web designs, app designs, graphics that will be animated in Adobe After Effects, and much more.Explore Photoshop Classes
Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for video post-production, compositing, effects, and animation. It's one of the most important apps for motion designers and can be used for creating animations and videos for social media, YouTube, websites, TV, and movies.Explore After Effects Classes
User experience (UX) designers work on creating functional, meaningful, and enjoyable user experiences. UX design focuses on ease of use, navigation, and functionality of products (which are commonly digital products such as websites and apps).Explore UX Design Classes
Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of industry-leading apps dedicated to creativity, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and many more. Adobe Creative Cloud has what you need to create projects using photo editing, bitmap or vector illustration, digital design, animation, audio, augmented reality (AR), and more.Explore Adobe Classes
Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout design tool for print. Publishers of magazines, books, newspapers and other media rely on InDesign for page layouts and graphic design. InDesign can also be used to create digital documents such as PDFs and eBooks.Explore InDesign Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading choice for video editing for TV, movies and the internet. It allows users to weave together video clips, graphics, and audio to produce professional grade video projects. It offers seamless integrations with Adobe Audition, After Effects, Photoshop and more.Explore Premiere Pro Classes
AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software used to create scale blueprints, schematics, and models. It’s used by engineers, interior designers, manufacturers, and architects. AutoCAD offers intelligent objects for creating common plans, such as electrical and plumbing design plans.Explore AutoCAD Classes
Adobe XD is built with the specific needs of a modern UX/UI designer (web design or app designer) in mind. Unlike Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (which were originally created for photo retouching or illustration) the entire focus of the Adobe XD app is on designing the UI and UX of digital products such as websites and apps.Explore Adobe XD Classes
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Adobe Acrobat is the premiere software for creating, editing, sharing, and signing .PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat is part of the Adobe Document Cloud as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud. Acrobat is used to turn documents into PDFs which are easily shared with people on any device. People can view, edit, add comments, markup corrections, and digitally sign PDF files using the Adobe Acrobat app.Explore Adobe Acrobat Classes
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Motion graphics refers to animated graphic design. It blends together text, sound, motion, animation, and visual effects to communicate a message or tell a story.Explore Motion Graphics Classes
Visual design focuses on aesthetic presentation of digital products such as websites, apps, social media graphics, and much more. Combining typography, imagery, graphics, shapes, colors, and textures to create a compelling design. Using balance, contrast, scale and space, visual designers create eye-catching designs.Explore Visual Design Classes
Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular vector graphics applications. With seamless integrations across Adobe’s Creative Cloud, Illustrator is widely used by individuals and organizations to create resizable illustrations, design elements for videos and motion graphics, all through its powerful vector creation tools.Explore Illustrator Classes
Adobe Captivate is a tool for developing interactive presentations. This tool can be used to create elearning simulations, convert existing PowerPoint presentations, capture videos and screen recordings, and insert images and videos. This tool is the most popular elearning development tool available and offers seamless integrations with other tools in the Adobe Creative Suite.Explore Adobe Captivate Classes
Final Cut Pro, one of Apple's most advanced video editing platforms, gives you the tools you need to make a studio-quality movie from beginning to end or easily add a few extras to existing video. Advanced functions include layering, color correction, and more.Explore Final Cut Pro Classes
Web development encompasses all of the layers involved in building a website or web application. Websites are made up of two parts: the front end and the back end. Web development is used to create beautiful, interactive, and functional websites in nearly every industry.Explore Web Development Classes
Take enterprise-level projects from start to finish with a comprehensive Product Management course. Participants master core concepts, exhibit emotional intelligence, and support a company’s mission.Explore Product Management Classes
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iOS is among the most advanced and widely used mobile operating systems. iOS developers use Xcode, Apple’s Integrated Development Environment, to build apps for Mac and iOS.Explore iOS Development Classes
From basic single-computer programs to enterprise-level solutions, Java is the most widely-used code in the world. It is a simple, open-sourced code which is relatively easy to learn. Those who master it have solid employment prospects now and in the future.Explore Java Classes
The theory and practice of computer science is the foundation of most IT-related endeavors. Computer science also gives students important problem-solving skills.Explore Computer Science Classes
FinTech (financial technology) includes new technologies that aim to improve or automate financial services. Your banking app, stock app, invoicing software, and bitcoins are all examples of FinTech. The FinTech (financial technology) industry has moved far beyond early entrants like PayPal. Many experts predict that this industry could replace up to 50 percent of all bank jobs within the next few decades.Explore FinTech Classes
Visual Basic for Applications is an advanced Excel tool which allows users to visualize and conceptualize spreadsheets. In other words, VBA/Excel users think in three dimentions instead of two.Explore VBA Classes
Data science is one of the fastest-growing career fields, with competitive salaries and nearly endless opportunities for specialization. Data science uses machine learning algorithms, statistics and other analytic tools to understand data.Explore Data Science Classes
Python is an easy-to-read, versatile object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Java, Ruby, and Perl. It is available under an open-source license and is a favorite among programmers.Explore Python Classes
SQL is short for Structured Query Language and refers to a programming language designed for relational databases. SQL organizes data and allows for queries and sorting of data.Explore SQL Classes
Microsoft Excel is the leading spreadsheet application and data analytics tool. With Excel, you can create charts, tables, automate workflow, track budgets and financials, and much more.Explore Excel Classes
Data analytics is the process of analyzing raw data in order to draw conclusions. Data analytics are used to study all kinds of data, including productivity, production, profit/loss and much more.Explore Data Analytics Classes
Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence and involves creating programs that learn from data and optimize. Machine learning is prevalent in our everyday lives, from the recommendation engines for music and TV to the search engines and the voice assistants. Machine learning models leverage vast amounts of past data to learn to solve problems on their own and predict future outcomes. With the power and prevalence of machine learning, it is a highly in-demand set of skills, and the field of machine learning continues to grow.Explore Machine Learning Classes
Tableau is a data visualization tool used to simplify raw data. Data visualizations take data and turn it into easily understandable analysis diagrams – even for non-technical users. Visualizations can be used for data journalism, business insights (BI), reporting, and research.Explore Tableau Classes
Power BI is a collection of software that works together to convert multiple sources of data into usable information. Using the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI service, and the Power BI mobile apps, businesses can analyze data, create visualizations, and make sense of it all. Leaders can use these critical insights to forecast, plan, and make informed decisions. This dashboard has the power to uncover critical business insights needed to drive decision making.Explore Power BI Classes
Python is a general-purpose programming language that is known for being easily readable and visually uncluttered due to its use of whitespace to divide blocks. Used to create applications such as YouTube and DropBox, Python can be used to scrape web pages, making it a powerful tool for data analysis. Using libraries such as BeautifulSoup and scikit-learn, Python can collect and organize assembled data for analysis. Python has broad machine learning capabilities that make it agile and adaptive.Explore Python Data Science Classes
Data visualization creates visual representations of data, making it easier to read and understand.Explore Data Visualization Classes
SEO is the practice of optimizing your pages and website for search engine ranking. With a variety of SEO strategies and techniques, you can boost your websites ranking to start bringing in organic traffic. In SEO classes, participants will learn the fundamental ideas of SEO and strategies to succeed in the search engines.Explore SEO Classes
Google Analytics is a free web and marketing analytics tool offered by Google that provides valuable information about your website traffic. Google Analytics is a fundamental component of digital marketing as it serves as the aggregator of our online efforts. It allows us to measure web traffic, see the success of our marketing efforts, learn about our users, and understand their behavior on our site. Google Analytics does much more than count website views; it provides a deeper understanding of what is going on before, during, and after a website visit.Explore Google Analytics Classes
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Google Ads is an online advertising platform where businesses and organizations can pay to show up in the search results or display advertisements across the web through Google's Display Network. Google Ads can be a powerful tool for driving new prospects to your site and remarketing to previous visitors.Explore Google Ads Classes
Social media refers to websites and applications that allow people to interact, and commonly used tools are Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media marketing involves leveraging those digital channels to achieve your business goals.Explore Social Media Marketing Classes
Email marketing involves sending targeted emails with marketing messages to engage new customers, drive traffic to a company’s website, build loyalty with existing customers, or grow sales. Businesses and organizations rely on email marketing campaigns as a low-cost, high-impact advertising vehicle.Explore Email Marketing Classes
Microsoft Office is a suite of software with an integrated collection of applications for word processing, and creating spreadsheets, databases and other media. Many offices, schools and individuals use Microsoft Office.Explore Microsoft Office Classes
Project management is the art of leading a team to achieve a common goal. As a field, project management involves managing people, scope, time, quality, and budget.Explore Project Management Classes
Microsoft Project is a dashboard of organizational tools that allow everyday users to plan and track projects with ease. Complete with a system of ready-made reports and automatic calculations, MS Project offers the familiar, Microsoft-based interface that allows users to navigate with confidence.Explore Microsoft Project Classes
Agile Certification is for project management professionals who want to expand their skills in Agile. This certification is for project managers who have experience using Agile techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and test-driven development. Agile methodologies provide businesses with proven frameworks for maximizing productivity, reducing waste, and streamlining processes. This certification has a number of education and experience requirements which must be met before sitting for the 120-question exam.Explore Agile Certification Classes
Microsoft Access is a database software system that facilitates creation, organization, and retrieval of information. This information can be accessed by forms and arranged into reports.Explore Microsoft Access Classes
Microsoft Outlook contains a robust collection of organizational tools for email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Outlook easily integrates with all of the other programs in the Office Suite, allowing sophisticated combinations of content to be emailed to particular contacts.Explore Microsoft Outlook Classes
The most popular project management certification programs are the PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification and the (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certification.Explore Project Management Certification Classes
Microsoft Word is the very popular word processing program used world-wide by professionals and students. With built-in templates and pre-made writing elements, MS Word simplifies the writing process and allows a writer to maximize the strength and organization of his/her writing.Explore Microsoft Word Classes
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification is for entry-level project managers looking to establish a marketable credential in their field. This program includes best practices for project and operations management, leadership styles, governance frameworks, change management, and budgeting. Achieving this certification is a stepping-stone to the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Explore CAPM Certification Classes
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Business writing is a discipline that encompasses many types of professional writing. This includes resumes, letters, proposals, email communications, reports and more.Explore Business Writing Classes
Finance refers to all matters relating to money, from creating it to investing it. Finance is often divided into three, distinct specialties – personal finance, public finance, and corporate finance.Explore Finance Classes
Accounting is the act of recording and analyzing financial transactions. Accounting can be as simple as balancing a checkbook, or as complex as a year-end profit and loss statement.Explore Accounting Classes
Financial modeling refers to the act of creating a model of a financial situation. It involves taking known data and using it to create hypothetical models about what may come next given a certain set of behaviors or circumstances.Explore Financial Modeling Classes
Quickbooks is an accounting software product primarily intended for small to mid-sized businesses. Quickbooks is often used by individuals as well, who use it to manage transactions, pay bills, and track spending.Explore QuickBooks Classes
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The Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is an industry-recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). To qualify for the PMP exam, a specific amount of hours and education level be met which makes this certification in-demand and valuable to employers.Explore PMP Certification Classes
Learn how to make powerful and dynamic presentations that captivate your audience and leave a very strong impression. Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry-standard presentation application. With PowerPoint, you can quickly and efficiently create slideshows, presentations, and reusable templates. You can add animations, images, charts, and more, and as part of the Microsoft Office suite, it integrates well with other Microsoft applications like Excel.Explore PowerPoint Classes
HTML and CSS are two essential coding languages for creating web pages. You cannot make a webpage without them! HTML creates the webpage and marks up the content. CSS styles the content.Explore HTML & CSS Classes
Websites are created by writing code. Web browsers read that code, and in turn create a webpage like this page you're currently reading. The code which affects what you see in the browser is called front-end code. People who write that code are called front-end developers.Explore Front-End Web Development Classes
WordPress is used on over 37% of all websites, and growing. It's a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that lets you create & manage a website or blog. It’s popular for blogging, but you can build websites that don't even have a blog.Explore WordPress Classes
Cybersecurity refers to the protection of internet-connected assets. These assets can include servers, systems, hardware, software, and data. Cybersecurity professionals work to prevent and defend companies, governments, organizations, and individuals from cyber-attacks that seek to interrupt service or compromise data. These experts must stay informed about new technologies and threats.Explore Cybersecurity Classes
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform offering over 175 services. Offering a broad suite of services, such as machine learning, cloud storage, artificial intelligence, and analytics, AWS is the most popular service of its type in the world. Among the benefits of AWS are ease of use, access to top cloud-security structures, and responsive customer service and support services. AWS even offers SageMaker, a machine learning service for novices.Explore AWS Classes
Learn in-demand technology and computer skills to launch a new career in design, programming, marketing, business, and more. See the career pages for more information on required skills, tips for landing a job, typical day-to-day work, and where to find job postings.
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$81,000 / year15% less than the U.S. average
Digital Designers make graphics, animations, and other visual effects. Depending on their preference, a Digital Designer might choose to niche down to work exclusively on pre-print, web, or digital marketing. These niches that the Digital Designer is designing websites, applications, advertisements, or publications.Learn about becoming a Digital Designer
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$107,000 / year15.65% less than the U.S. average
Software engineers use their extensive knowledge of user experience design, operating systems, and programming languages to develop software. They can create different types of software, from games to operating systems. After analyzing a client's needs, they design, develop, and test software to meet that need. Software engineers can be divided into two distinct career categories: application engineers and systems engineers.Learn about becoming a Software Engineer
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$116,000 / year17.38% less than the U.S. average
Data scientists collect, organize, and analyze large sets of data, providing analysis that is key to decision making. Governments, non-profits, and businesses of all types rely on data for forecasting, risk management, and resource allocation. Data scientists discover and analyze trends in data, and report their findings to stakeholders. They will use algorithms and models to simplify and mine data sets to create data-driven recommendations. Data scientists are needed across a handful of industries, especially the ubiquity of data and the reliance on it for business decision-making.Learn about becoming a Data Scientist
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$74,000 / year8.07% more than the U.S. average
Data analysts review large amounts of data to summarize, analyze, and visualize it and provide insights. Working from data from multiple, relevant sources, they create and maintain databases, and use statistical techniques to analyze the collected data. Data analysts must be able to communicate with others about what the data shows and to be able to provide realistic recommendations based on their analysis. Many industries such as healthcare, advertising, and retail rely on the work of data analysts to inform their business decisions and strategy.Learn about becoming a Data Analyst
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$110,000 / year16.5% more than the U.S. average
User experience (UX) designers are responsible for ensuring that digital products offer a seamless user experience, through prototyping, user research, and user testing. They will test the navigation and functionality of websites, apps, and more. UX designers must stay current on design trends to ensure ongoing adherence to best practices. They will also conduct ongoing user research to understand the habits and needs of users.Learn about becoming a User Experience Designer
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$102,000 / yearSame as the U.S. average
Product managers guide product development from ideation to market. Starting with consumer and market research, they use their understanding of customer wants and needs to inform product development and go-to-market strategy. They will work closely with engineering, marketing, sales, and other teams to launch products. After launch, they solicit and analyze feedback on the product to inform future iterations.Learn about becoming a Product Manager
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$123,000 / year7.25% more than the U.S. average
Python Developers typically choose to focus on back end web development, data science or analysis, scripting, or product development. They build the server side of websites, processes for data analysis, and create automation scripts.Learn about becoming a Python Developer
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$93,000 / year16.77% more than the U.S. average
Business analysts use business, technology, and project management skills to analyze business problems and propose data-driven solutions. Grounded in technical expertise, business analysts perform risk analyses, manage project plans, and translate technical information such as diagrams and blueprints. Experienced business analysts can become business or project managers, which puts their professional expertise to work with the management of project deliverables and other people. Business analysts can put their skills to work across a variety of industries, companies, and job functions.Learn about becoming a Business Analyst
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$81,000 / year13.74% more than the U.S. average
Financial analysts use their business, finance, or accounting background to analyze data and make recommendations for investments. They study past, present, and future business and economic trends to provide data-driven insights for business decision-making. Financial analysts take on roles as fund managers, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and risk analysts. Many earn additional credentials in the field, such as Certified Public Accountant or Project Management Professional certifications.Learn about becoming a Financial Analyst
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$66,000 / year7.02% more than the U.S. average
Digital marketers are responsible for designing, managing, and reviewing digital marketing campaigns. Using their expertise in search engine optimization (SEO), social media, backlinks, and digital ads, digital marketers provide data and demographic-driven marketing strategies. They may also help companies develop content marketing strategies through the use of blogs. Digital marketers also use data analytics to review digital marketing campaign results and provide guidance for future campaigns.Learn about becoming a Digital Marketer
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$115,000 / year13.95% more than the U.S. average
Full Stack Developers build web applications for both the visible front end that users see and the back end that powers the applications.Learn about becoming a Full Stack Developer
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$74,000 / year17.85% more than the U.S. average
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Providence and all of the state of Rhode Island are advancing fast on the tech scene. The Chamber of Commerce has been working diligently to ensure that the spotlight on the city remains bright. At a recent event, business leaders with anchors in Providence, Blue Moon Industries, CVS, Raytheon, and Silver Light Productions, came together to offer a night of networking and internship opportunities. A group that began from the roots of RITech named the Tech Collective hosts more than just get-togethers for tech pros to meet face-to-face with CEOs—they offer grants for continuing technical education, along with other benefits. This kind of forward-thinking is just one way that the city is continuing to secure an ongoing, robust technology landscape.
The Tech Collective is the center that partners with companies, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, government, and the entire technology workforce. As a breakoff from RITech, the Tech Collective has become the central resource for those looking for funding for budding business concepts, receiving more than $12 million in federal, state, and private funding. Membership is open to all who are interested in enriching the technology community and continues to receive donations, grants, and accolades from across the country.
The City of Providence has a dedicated Information Technology Department to support the network, applications, and electronic hardware throughout the city, which employees and the public use on a daily basis. Using cost-effective and proven technology, these systems support municipal finance, operations, property management, and public outreach. These efforts help advance the administration’s goals of ensuring that the local infrastructure is efficient, transparent, and accessible for all in the metropolitan area.
Textron in Providence is one of the three shining stars that has made the prestigious Fortune 500 list. The headquarters of this massive corporation employs more than 300 local experts and entry-level trained techies in areas that range across the span of the tech industry. Textron is the home of globally-recognized businesses organized into five segments: Bell, Textron Aviation, Industrial, Textron Systems, and Finance. Their efforts produce hundreds of products for customers in a range of industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care, and fuel systems. The company continually invests in next-generation products and services designed to win both the best tech talent and share of material marketplace revenue. Textron joins two other Fortune 500 big names with headquarters in the area, including CVS and Woonsocket.
Innovative thinking and bold moves made by startups are highly rewarded and encouraged in Providence. The Tech Tribune rounds up the startups that are no longer low profile and budding but that have made a direct impact on the local economy. This type of promotion inspires other entrepreneurs to increase their tech and business skills and make the move towards independence. To rank in the top levels, The Tech Tribue looks at key performance indicators made by businesses, including revenue potential, leadership, brand or product transaction, and the competitive landscape. Those startups who also give back to their communities also receive accolades. Some of the most noteworthy businesses in Providence awarded the top spots on their list included self-starters like WhatsGood, Tugboat, Sproutel, and Artist Republik.
Those with tech careers in Providence find ample encouragement to strive to increase skills and contribute to the tech landscape with any creative suggestions. It isn’t unusual for a techie to show a proof-of-concept for an outside-of-work project to a mentor and have feedback from more than one expert. Open discussion between tech professionals in Providence is part of what makes the city so desirable for those just getting started, as well as pros looking for a place where they can make a significant difference.
Employers who foster a supportive environment for their workforce in Providence include Lifespan Finance, Rhode Island Hospital, and the corporate offices of Brown University. The United States Naval Department has a strong presence as well, adding to a motivational tech ecosystem. Primary industries in the region include biomedicine, cyber and data analytics, defense shipbuilding and marine products, advanced business services, and manufacturing. The state’s transportation and tourism industries are also robust, sending billions of dollars circulated into the state annually.
TechHire Rhode Island is an invaluable resource for tech professionals. This organization is a network of current tech gurus who are dedicated to connecting employers with IT talent who possess unique backgrounds and are driven to do their jobs with excellence. Opportunities for direct connections with decision-makers such as Kenzan, AstroNova, and Carousel Industries are regular occurrences, making Providence one of the most inclusive tech hubs to be found.
Life in Providence is also built around inclusiveness. The small nature of the state makes it possible for people to get involved in the community, often combining their professional work with projects that improve their environment. Home to a range of professionals, especially those with creative, artistic sides, the city is characterized by a quaint New England vibe. Providence takes pride in the re-invention of what was once an industrial area of the city, now turned into a hip area with thriving community gardens and many locally-owned bars and restaurants. Close-knit communities in the metro area’s various neighborhoods offer a variety of choices in lifestyles. Whether it’s the artsy aspects of the West Side, the family-friendly East Side neighborhoods, or the students on College Hill, they all share the benefit of four beautiful seasons and some of New England’s most beautiful beaches.
The city has quirky things that locals love to visit again and again. The “Ath,” as the Providence Athenaeum is known, is a 19th-century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft and is a great escape. Additionally, fans of H.P. Lovecraft celebrate the author’s accomplishments, turning his home into a museum and honoring the memories of all of the famous authors that called Providence “home.” Homes for current residents keep pace with other median home prices across the nation, and a tech’s salary does well to make life comfortable. Examples of what different tech and business roles can earn in Providence include Digital Designers, who average $58,000 per year, and Python Developers, who can expect an approximate salary of $123,000 annually.
Tech Schools in Providence
Providence is within close proximity to Boston, a bonus that means more options for students to choose schools and subjects. Those interested in tech classes can attend in downtown Providence, as well as in locations that are just a short commute away, making it easy to find a location, subject, and class for every situation. Multiple schools provide a range of courses in a vast array of subjects in technology, including design, coding, FinTech, cybersecurity, and many more fields. Most schools offer a choice of in-person, virtual, and on-demand courses, making it possible to find a class that works for every student. Two schools, Certstaffix and ONLC, hold classes in a computer lab, pre-loaded with the latest equipment and software, led by a live offsite instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, also offers live online classes, as well as on-demand and private lessons.
Providence, and nearby Boston, make it possible to offer many options to take in-person graphic design-related bootcamps and classes. Those wanting to pursue a design career have more than enough options to learn any type of design area they desire, and many schools also offer live online options. Types of programs that can be found include bootcamps/immersives, certificates, and classes. Topics across the graphic design spectrum are Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Visual Design, and UX Design. The school in the city center of Providence is ONLC, which holds its classes in a computer lab while a live offsite instructor guides the way.
Schools that offer in-person Data Science bootcamps and classes near Providence are located in the Boston area, just a short commute away. These schools include four institutions that offer bootcamps, diving deeply into hands-on instruction in this fast-growing field. Subjects within the realm of Data Science include Python, SQL, Machine Learning, and R. The schools that offer a range of data science courses are located in the Boston Regional area and include General Assembly, New Horizons, and American Graphics Institute. Additionally, Certstaffix holds courses in a state-of-the-art computer lab led by a live offsite instructor.
For in-person classes and bootcamps in Providence in Web Development, students can choose subjects provided by Certstaffix, a school that offers live instruction in a state-of-the-art computer lab with a live offsite instructor leading the session. Schools that hold web development programs in nearby Boston include American Graphics Institute, General Assembly, and Ledet.
An example of a web design-related program is the UX Design Immersive offered at General Assembly. This deep dive into the world of User Design (UX) provides students who have little to no experience to learn the standard tools and concepts that launch their career. Students in this program start their UX journeys by learning UX fundamentals, including the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. The course progresses further, looking into User Interface foundations, design interaction, and development, as well as best practices when working on a design team.
Digital Marketing classes and bootcamps in Providence are offered in a hybrid-style setting offered by top-ranked school, ONLC. This school holds sessions in a state-of-the-art computer lab, with a live instructor offsite leading the way. Subjects within digital marketing include Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and e-commerce.
Top schools in Providence and nearby Boston that offer in-person Python bootcamps and training include General Assembly, American Graphics Institute, and New Horizons. Within Providence, ONLC provides instruction in a computer lab led by a live instructor who is offsite. Many schools offer Python entirely online and on-demand courses at times that are convenient for attendees. Python is essential for most careers in technology, and certain professions require knowledge in specific syntaxes of the language. Instruction in Python for all levels and career-related topics can be found throughout the schools listed.
New Horizons is only one example of a school in neighboring Boston that offers numerous types of Python courses, such as Data Wrangling with Python. This course is a three-day comprehensive, immersive learning experience that equips students with skills in the most critical data analysis tools. Students learn how to work with NumPy, Pandas, and MatPlotLib to calculate descriptive statistics, work with alternative data sources, and scrape web pages. The course culminates with a real-life data-wrangling project.
In Providence, students can take courses and bootcamps in video editing from schools that offer live online instruction, as well as on-demand options. General areas of study include motion graphics, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and First Cut Pro. For example, a course offered online by one school, Ledet Training, is the Adobe Video Production Premium Bootcamp, an intensive ten-day program that allows students to master After Effects, Premiere and Audition. Premiere is used because of its video editing abilities, After Effects for its graphics capabilities, and Audition is used for its mixing abilities. This bootcamp allows students to make jaw-dropping videos using multiple print or digital canvases. Specific topics in the curriculum include formatting a script, collaborating in a virtual environment, editing moving and still images, creating motion graphics and audio mixes.
UX Design classes and bootcamps for Providence residents are located around the neighboring city, Boston. Local schools include General Assembly, American Graphics Institute, and Ledet, which offer comprehensive overviews of the user experience (UX) and place particular emphasis on Sketch and Adobe XD. One example of a user design-focused class from General Assembly, a school in the heart of L.A., is their UX Design Immersive. This beginner-friendly bootcamp provides all of the information a student needs to get started in UX Design. Beginning with the foundations and fundamentals in UX, students learn about the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. Throughout the course, students practice UI foundations, including design iteration and development and best practices when working with a product development team.
In-person or live online Excel courses in Providence can be found through ONLC, a school that holds courses in a downtown computer lab with a live offsite instructor. Additionally, schools in neighboring Boston offer options that range from three hours to three days and are provided by top-notch schools, including Ledet, New Horizons, American Graphics Institute, and General Assembly. The necessity of having Excel skills stretches into most professional career areas, so general and specific classes that demonstrate how to use the software are critical for every role.
Prime examples of Excel workshops are those from New Horizons, aptly titled Excel 2019 - Part 1, 2, and 3. Each one-day seminar provides tricks and tips helpful for all professionals, from those with little computer experience to advanced users. Classes progress from the basics, like manipulating and organizing data, navigating the interface, managing workbooks, and performing calculations, onto advanced topics such as using lookup functions, creating and deployment of macros, and the use of the goal seek feature.
Technology enters every industry sector in some way, especially in a city such as Providence. Offering corporate onsite training in technology in a variety of subjects is a terrific way to upskill a team or even an entire workforce. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, will tailor a technology course to be held on-location that provides face-to-face instruction in any chosen tech topic, or a live online session can be held via a video conferencing platform. An additional choice is to offer employees the opportunity to attend a class during an open enrollment session by purchasing vouchers. There is a corporate discount on the purchase of multiple vouchers. Contact Noble Desktop for information regarding obtaining corporate training in tech subjects.