American Digital University and Haiti Tec Offer Tuition-Free Technical Training for Thousands of Students Throughout Haiti
Sterling, Virginia, USA
American Digital University and the Center for Vocational and Technical Training (Haiti Tec) today launched a series of free online technical courses and certification programs for students from Haiti Tec and throughout Haiti.
The comprehensive certification programs include Communication Equipment; Electrician Certification; Information Technology and Networking; Lift Mechanics; Nursing; Nutrition; and Power Plant Engineering.
As part of its corporate commitment to bring technical skills and jobs to Haiti, American Digital University does not charge tuition for its courses. Registration is open to all, meaning that anyone can register for the certification courses. Haiti Tec will charge a nominal fee of $500 to cover registration, access to computer facilities, support, testing and issuance of a certificate upon successful completion.
All certification programs are certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Each online course provides a holistic learning experience based on extensive class sessions, e-books which includes animations, virtual labs for practical learning, and online tests and quizzes. Final testing is conducted by Haiti Tec under a proctored environment to ensure authenticity of the test taker.
American Digital University President Swapan Das Sarma said, “This national initiative will give thousands of Haitians immediate access to some of the most relevant technical education and training that will provide jobs and help re-build Haiti.”
Haiti Tec President Rhony Desrogène said, “Haiti remains devastated by the earthquake that happened in 2010. We need thousands of young people trained to become electricians, IT networkers, and able to install elevators and power systems. ADU has provided Haiti an unprecedented opportunity to give practical skills and jobs to thousands.”
About American Digital University – ADU has developed quality e-learning programs since 2004 and is a global provider of low-cost technical skills training and certification.
About Haiti Tec – Haiti Tec is a technical school established in 2000 with course offerings in telecommunications, industrial management, management techniques and computer techniques.