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Queens Library to train new IT techs for free

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Queens Library is offering library customers an opportunity to attend the Cisco Academy and become eligible for certification to work as an IT technician, IT administrator or field service technician. The course is free. It consists of 20 three-hour training sessions. The course will be held at Queens Library at Long Island City, at 37-44 21st St.

To be eligible, customers must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school or high school-equivalency diploma and limited income. Upon completion, attendees will receive a certificate issued by Cisco and be prepared to take the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam. They will also receive résumé-writing assistance and job preparation guidance.

Registration begins Jan. 17. Seating is limited. To apply, please call 718-480-4233 or 718-752-3722.

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