Training Employment Solutions, Inc., a developer of innovative workforce solutions, uses the Birkman Method heavily.
“Training Employment Solutions is excited to provide this great opportunity for our clients facing barriers to employment, with the invaluable assistance of Maher & Maher, CompTIA and the Department of Labor,” said Dennis Orr, CEO and co-founder of the company.
“Each of our potential employees have been assessed with the Birkman Method® Assessment, the world’s most accurate non-clinical assessment, and each client is determined to have an aptitude for success in the information technology industry,” Orr continued. “Our clients have faced barriers to employability. This IT apprenticeship program will give them the opportunity for a full and productive life, while helping employers shorten the skills gap and hire professionally trained and certified employees.”
In the 12 months between June 2020 and May 2021 Colorado employers listed open positions for 8,353 IT support specialists, 5,481 network administrators and engineers, 5,554 cybersecurity analysts and engineers and 5,592 IT project managers. Each of these high demand job categories are part of the apprenticeship program.
“We are excited to be part of a solution to help individuals and corporations, through this apprenticeship and training model, that will enable companies to gain access to a diverse pool of candidates and create a strong pipeline of future employees to meet their hiring needs now and for the future,” said Zachariah Jacobsen, president and co-founder, Training Employment Solutions.
Instruction and training delivered through the apprenticeship program is based on National Guideline Standards created by CompTIA and approved by the USDOL. These standards detail the competencies in technical and employability skills that apprentices need to join the IT workforce as tech project coordinators, tech support specialists, network support specialists and cybersecurity support technicians.