Three Career Upskilling Opportunities for Local Workforce

SLO Partners is excited to offer three upcoming boot camps and three Women In Tech Scholarships. We know that economic instability can often lead people to consider new career paths that are more aligned with interests and passions. Acquiring new skills in innovative and relevant industries can help achieve these goals in a relatively quick way. Visit the SLO Partners website for information on all of the following courses:

Free IT Course: Clever Ducks, an IT service company, in cooperation with SLO Partners, has formed a free 30 day online IT Fundamentals course from CompTIA. This is an amazing opportunity to upgrade tech skills, explore a new career path, or gain a first IT certification. For more information and to sign up for this opportunity, visit After registering, you will receive an email explaining how to enroll for the free CompTIA course, normally $179, with links and instructions from Clever Ducks, and an invite and links to join the TechUp Facebook group.

Fullstack Software Development: This part-time 30-week intensive program is a challenging and rewarding educational experience. With an in-depth curriculum spanning computer science fundamentals to front-end and back-end software development. Fullstack is a great environment for motivated, passionate students. Application deadline is June 1st. Online Info session April 29!

Women Who Code Scholarships: SLO Partners and Fullstack Academy are proud to offer three (3) “Women Who Code” – $2,000 scholarships for our online Fullstack Software Development Immersive bootcamp starting June 15th, 2020 and ending on December 19th, 2020. This 26-week, part time course prepares candidates for software development roles – currently one of the most in-demand professions and one of the most popular careers for remote working, offering greater freedom, flexibility and job security. Apply now!  

Precision Manufacturing: This eight-week bootcamp will give local residents the opportunity to either upskill or enter a new career path through accelerated training. Gain essential skills like blueprint reading, precision measurement, lean principles, and mechanical assembly. Class Starts June 15th!  This course is in partnership with Cuesta College of Engineering and co-sponsored by Degrees of Skill. Online Info Session May 12th!