Preparing Individuals for 21st Century Jobs

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide “cutting-edge” customized certification training to assist individuals in obtaining employment and achieving economic self-sufficiency.

The National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS) is among 12 organizations positioned to receive funds from Ohio’s Office of Workforce Transformation through an Industry Partnership Grant. The Information Technology Accelerator Partnership Ohio (ITAP Ohio), is an IT industry sector collaborative to leverage resources and provide workforce training and career opportunities for underserved communities throughout Ohio. 

March Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 
Time: 6pm
Location: 2780 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219

October Board Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022
Time: 6pm
Location: 2780 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219
NCUS TEC is dedicated to providing industry specific certification training and courses that equip and prepare students with in-demand skills for higher wage occupations. Our motto – “Life Works When You Work” – is grounded in our fundamental belief that credentialed education/training leads employment, and living wage employment leads to ultimate self-sufficiency.

 

WHY NCUS TEC?

  • Earn in-demand industry recognized credential

  • Offer accelerated based learning

  • Customized curriculum for students or employers

  • Increase your income potential

  • Tuition assistance available

  • Hands-on instruction

  • Job Placement assistance

  • Career Coaching and job matching

  • Accredited curriculum (Ohio Career College and schools)

Certification Programs

Customer Service Certification

Complete in less than 4 weeks – 32 Clock Hrs. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

The Customer Service Certification course curriculum is designed to provide the foundation for quality customer service and focuses on building life-long customer relationship strategies.

CompTIA A+ Certification

Complete in less than 12 weeks – 105 Clock Hrs. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

The CompTIA A+ Certification is critical first step in opening the door to your IT career. Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career.

Microsoft Office Specialist

Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications demonstrate professional level skills and knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite of products. The Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 training program prepares you to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams, which cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

FANUC Handling Tool Operations and Programming

Complete in less than 4 weeks-32 Clock hrs. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

FANUC Handling Tool Operations & Programming The Handling Tool Operations and Programming certification course is an approved FANUC curriculum that prepares operators, technician and programmers to set up and record programs on a robot. The course covers the robot operations with the specific tasks required to set up applications, test and run programs.

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

Complete the course in 6 weeks- 40 Clock hours. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

This AAWS Academy Cloud Foundation Course is for an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

AWS Academy Cloud Architecting

Complete the course in 10 weeks – 60 clock hours. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

The AWS Academy Cloud Architecting covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services, or AWS. The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize the use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how these services fit into cloud-based solutions.

STNA

Complete the course in 96 hours. Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

This STNA course is designed to develop the knowledge and awareness of the techniques, procedures, theory, and practice of the State Tested Nursing Assistant profession.  The focus of the course is on the planning, administering, and evaluation of patient care as well as developing the student into a proficient STNA.  Must have high school diploma or GED.

Adult Education

Complete the course at your own pace (max 2 years to complete). Scholarships available through IMAP and Franklin County Economic Office

Our 22+ Adult Education provides non-traditional education, training, and supportive services to adults from the ages of 22 through any age, that need to earn their high school diploma. 

Must live in Ohio and cannot hold a GED. 

Certified Ethical Hacker

Python Basics

Adobe Photoshop

Full Stack Java

Training Courses Available:

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Solutions Architect
  • Excel
  • Python Basics
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft 365 Fundamentals 

Contact our Workforce team today for further information at
614-857-1811

Columbus, OH Location #2099​

1808 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203
Office Number 614-857-1811

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Youngstown, OH Location #2177

3405 Market Street
Youngstown, OH 44507
Office Number 330-744-9070

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Employee Partners

  • Amazon
  • Accenture
  • Cover My Meds
  • IBM
  • Chase
  • NBC4
  • Olive
  • TEK Systems

Community Partners

  • African American Male Wellness Agency
  • Academy for Urban Scholars High School
  • One Columbus
  • NCUS TEC
  • Central State University
  • Franklin County Job and Family Services
  • Youngstown State University
  • Rev1 Ventures
  • Columbus City Schools
  • Ohio Department of Education