NITAS

AcronymDefinition
NITASNational Information Technology Apprenticeship System
NITASNetwork of Independent Travel Agencies (Philippines)
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NITAS places new workers under the direction of experienced IT professionals and provides a structured program for measuring practical skills and achievements, identifying weaknesses and skill gaps, and applying classroom and on-the-job training to address those gaps.
Another key component of the NITAS program is a web-enabled database that stores a permanent and validated career transcript and performance record of competencies for each participating worker, including training records, coaching records, hours of experience, and certifications achieved.
For more information on the NITAS program, please visit www.
Implementing NITAS through our college consortium gives our region's students a tremendous competitive advantage," said Robin O'Brien, chair of the Workforce Investment Board for Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida counties.
The Herkimer-Madison-Oneida WIB is the liaison between the educational institutions and local employers, matching employers' needs for IT workers with NITAS program participants.
A key component of the NITAS program is a web-enabled database that stores career transcripts and performance records of validated competencies for each participating worker, including training records, coaching records, hours of experience, and certifications achieved.
NITAS is administered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and is endorsed by the U.
Employers will benefit because NITAS helps HR managers to identify what training is needed; and students will be better prepared for the IT careers that are available with local industries.
That's where NITAS comes in - to ensure that IT workers have the education, training and skills to fill the jobs that the economy creates.
A key component of the NITAS program is a web-enabled database that stores career transcripts and performance records of validated competencies - including training records, coaching records, hours of experience, and certifications achieved - for each participating worker.
IT workers who participate in the NITAS program receive a more complete training experience," said Marc Curvin, chief executive officer, Athena, who assisted in the development of the training program.
Through NITAS, new IT workers become productive quickly with minimal start-up periods and with little or no re-work.