Information Technology

Information Technology, or IT, is the application of technology to solve business or organizational problems. No matter what the occupation, a member of an IT department works with others to solve technology problems. We have paths for people at every level of knowledge, so whether you are a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, the FEC has something for you.

Learn more about the IT field, including salary information and job outlook, click here.

Why IT?

Technology is the now AND the future.

  • Like solving puzzles and fixing things? There's an IT job for that

  • Like learning how things work and making them better? There's an IT job for that

  • Like working with others and finding solutions to everyday tasks? Yep, there's an IT job for that​​

The field of technology has a bright future and there's a spot for you in its light!​

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How We Can Help

The Full Employment Council is here to connect you with the resources and trainings to get on the IT fast track. With certification classes taught by leading professionals in the industry, you'll be on target to join this high-paying career field. And the FEC will be supporting you on the path with:

  • Debt-Free Certification

  • Short-Term Training

  • No Prior Experience Needed

  • Virtual Classes

  • Laptop Provided

Let us know you're interested and explore our current course options, with more added every month!​

Available Courses

Project Management

8 Week Program
Start Date: June 1
Schedule: Mondays – Thursdays | 9am-4pm

Learn the fundamentals of what it really means to be a Project Manager. A course in Project Management teaches you how to organize, coordinate and guide the efforts of many, all working toward a specific goal. It requires an understanding of specific ethics and strategies, as identified by the Project Management Institute, which the SnapIT Solutions trainers teach. Once complete, you’ll be prepared for a future career of developing teams, hitting targets and reaching goals.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

Software Development using Java

9 Week Program
Start Date: June 1
Schedule: Mondays – Thursdays | 9am-4pm

Java is a popular computer programming language used for the creation of mobile apps, desktop apps, internet apps, and so much more. Software Developers use the Java language to create a specific application that a client is looking for. Examples of Java can be found everywhere, from your cell phone with the music app Spotify to the planet Mars controlling the Mars Rover! Taking a course in Software Development using Java is a great opportunity for those who like communicating with others on identifying a need and working to solve any problems to meet that need.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

IT Technical Support

8 Week Program
Start Date: June 1
Schedule: Mondays – Thursdays | 6pm-9pm

Businesses use computers to grow in all aspects and these computers need service like any other machine. This course provides students with the skills needed to service computers, troubleshoot software, and help the company excel. In this training of IT Technical Support, students will learn valuable skills, such as communication and troubleshooting, which will provide a strong basis for future career expansion in the world of technology.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

Cyber Security & Networking

5 Week Program
Start Date: June 1
Schedule: Mondays – Fridays | 9am-4pm

This program is designed to help students with no prior technology background get into the rapidly growing technology industry. As technology continues to expand, so does the need to keep information secure. In this course, students learn the basics of computer networking and the fundamentals of protecting a network and the data contained within.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

Salesforce (Customer Relationship Management) Administration

8 Week Program
Start Date: August 9
Schedule: Mondays – Thursdays | 6pm-9pm

In only 8 weeks start a new career in a fast-growing IT sector, learning the most popular system that serves businesses across all industries. Companies use Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to better manage records, identify sales opportunities, connect with customers to drive business growth, and much more. Salesforce is ranked as the most popular CRM product on the market, so learning this valuable software gives students all the tools needed to succeed.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

Computer Literacy Essentials

Self-Paced Program

Learn how to work in today’s world of technology with best practices on the very basics of computers, including personal computers (PCs), laptops and smartphones. The course covers the different ways to interact with different hardware (aka physical computer components) and software (aka the programs and applications you will encounter when actually using a computer). Important information on internet safety is also covered.

Offered by SnapIT Solutions

Web Developer Coding Academy

Featuring three courses to provide an opportunity to learn website building from scratch, with debt-free training for those who qualify. These courses are intended for those individuals looking to be equipped with marketable skills to forge ahead into the exciting world of coding. Students will be working on individual as well as team projects in an effort to build a portfolio to showcase to prospective employers and/or potential clients.

Courses Offered:
Web Developer Fundamentals
Full Stack Web Developer
Mean Stack Web Developer

Offered by UMKC School of Computing and Engineering


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CARLOS S. SnapIT Grad &
FEC Member

I didn't want to spend 4 plus years pursuing a degree if I had to put myself into financial debt, so I decided to drop out and look for a quicker, less expensive way. I needed a more hands-on approach.

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LISA C. - SnapIT Grad &
FEC Member

Through the tech training, taught by an experienced software engineer from the local tech firm SnapIT Solutions, I discovered a passion for programming that I otherwise never would have been exposed to. The tech program completely transformed my life; now, all I want is to see more people benefit from this program the way that I did.

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JO LEE W. - SnapIT Grad & 
FEC Member

Is has been nice to know that no matter what your knowledge or experience level you can grasp and use this information in the job market right now. It is never too late to learn a new skill or brush up on an old one.

We also offer pathways to the following career tracks within the IT field, based upon funding and the current offerings of our educational and training partners:

  • Software Developer

  • Computer System Analyst

  • Computer User Support Specialist

  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

  • Computer Programmer

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

  • Computer Network Architect

  • Software Developer

  • Web Developer

  • Architectural and Engineering Manager

  • Computer Controlled Machine Tool Operator

  • Database Administrator

  • Information Security Analyst

  • Operations Research Analyst

  • Actuary

  • Computer Network Support Specialist

  • Project Manager

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