Program Success Elements

  • There is no upfront money outlay required of the College.
  • The College profitably expands its STEM training footprint.
  • Employers gain access to qualified Data Analysts and Python Developers.
  • Students qualify for high-demand Data Analyst and Python Developer jobs.

According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 3 million STEM jobs are going unfilled due to the lack of qualified candidates, and according to McKinsey & Co., 56% of enterprises are choosing to put in place reskilling programs to address the shortage of available STEM personnel.

Practical experience is a key requirement for the vast majority of those jobs. We at NCLab have developed a breakthrough Learn-By-Doing training platform that delivers practical experience, alongside the knowledge required to fill those jobs, and we have applied the platform to train Data Analysts and Python Developers, jobs that have a particularly severe shortage of qualified candidates with practical experience.

We partner with colleges to address those employer needs. The programs do not cost anything to implement and they generate extra revenues for the schools.

NCLab programs allow for their implementation in different settings:

  • As independent learning certificate programs, taught by NCLab;

  • As parts of academic credit programs, taught by the school or by NCLab.

In as little as 280 hours, graduates of our self-paced Data Analytics apprenticeship program can enter the workforce as fully qualified Data Analysts. Similarly, in as little as 200 hours, graduates of our self-paced Python apprenticeship program can enter the workforce as fully qualified Python Developers.

Our College Partnering Program

Our College Partnership Program delivers significant value to colleges, employers, and students, while avoiding any upfront money outlays.

  • Colleges profitably expand their STEM training footprint and demonstrate their leadership role in the community.
  • Employers have the ability to upskill their existing proven workforces, at a time when recruitment on the open market is no longer practical; and in the future, they will be able to recruit qualified STEM personnel locally, as students graduate.
  • Students are provided with Data Analyst and Python Developer careers, at a time when qualified applicants in those fields are in very high demand.

Our Apprenticeship Programs

Following are brief descriptions of our Data Analyst and Python Developer Apprenticeship programs.

Data Analyst Apprenticeship Program

In as little as 280 hours, NCLab’s Data Analyst Apprenticeship Program prepares students to enter the workforce as fully qualified Data Analysts, at a time when the demand for qualified data analysts far outstrips the supply. It is hard to find a better career than Data Analytics.

Whether it be market research, sales figures, logistics, or transportation costs, every business collects data. Data Analysts take that data and figure out a variety of things, such as how to price new materials, how to reduce transportation costs, or how to deal with issues that cost the company moneyThey can translate numbers and data into plain English in order to help enterprises make better business decisions.

Our Learn-By-Doing training method keeps students engaged while providing them with the knowledge, practical experience, competency, and confidence needed to qualify for available Data Analyst jobs. Short bite-sized lessons are followed by immediate self-assessment quizzes, which ensure that students gain confidence with each new concept before moving on. Student surveys show conclusively that students love to learn this way. Success is assured if a student is willing to put in the effort to do the required work.

Our subject-matter experts are always there to assist students through their learning process, and when they complete their training, students have a Career Certificate and a professional portfolio of real-world projects to demonstrate their qualifications. Interestingly, distance employment is gaining acceptance in the Data Analytics field and it allows graduates to work in place, independent of where they live.

According to Indeed, Inc., as of May 1, 2020, there are 63,088 Data Analyst job openings in the U.S. and according to Salary.com, Data Analyst total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $68,162 to $88,919, with the average total cash compensation being $78,413.

Python  Developer Apprenticeship Program

In as little as 200 hours, NCLab’s Python Developer Apprenticeship Program prepares students to enter the workforce as fully qualified Python Developers, at a time when the demand for qualified Python Developers far outstrips the supply. Python is the most popular programming language for applications in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Finance, and other areas. Big players like Quora, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare, Dropbox, Pinterest, Reddit, and Netflix have most of their new code written in Python.

Our Learn-By-Doing training method keeps students engaged while providing them with the knowledge, practical experience, competency, and confidence needed to qualify for available Python Developer jobs. Short bite-sized lessons are followed by immediate self-assessment quizzes, which ensure that students gain confidence with each new concept before moving on. Student surveys show conclusively that students love to learn this way. Success is assured if a student is willing to put in the effort to do the required work.

Our subject-matter experts are always there to assist students through their learning process, and when they complete their training, students have a Career Certificate and a professional portfolio of real-world projects to demonstrate their qualifications. Interestingly, distance employment is gaining acceptance in the Python Development field and it allows graduates to work in place, independent of where they live.

According to Indeed, Inc., as of May 1, 2020, there are 18,682 Python Development job openings in the U.S. and according to devskiller.com, the average entry-level Python developer salary in the U.S. is $78,176, the average junior Python developer salary is $89,776, and the average senior Python developer salary is $122,093.

 

What Our Students Say About Us

I love my new job!

“My boss encouraged me to take the training and now I’m really glad I did because I’m now doing data analytics work full time.” L.L.

Superb way to learn

“I really enjoyed the online/modular format of this course. The material was presented clearly and concisely and allowed me to focus longer on concepts that were difficult, while glancing over concepts I was already familiar with.” A.C.

This is how I like to learn

“This is how I like to learn, at my own pace. I like the bite-sized tutorials and I feel a real sense of accomplishment when I complete the exercises that follow them.” M.J.

Great training!

“I watched videos, read short tutorials, viewed examples, ran demo programs, and then performed exercises that demonstrated my comprehension of the subject matter.” S.L.

The training is really great!

“Not easy but really informative. Practical experience was what I wanted and I feel that I got it.” F.Z.

The program is great

“I cannot compliment enough any training that involves students actually working on the problems rather than just listening.” A. S.

 

There will never be a better time to start offering these apprenticeship programs to your community.

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