Veterans Training

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Educational Funding for Service Men and Women

Business and Industry Technology

CompTIA

Project Management

Systems and Security

GI Bill

Post 9/11 GI Bill Veteran Services

The Post 9/11 GI Bill Helps Veterans in Need!

Students must qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The programs shown below have been approved by the New York State approving agency for the training of veterans and other eligible persons. ETI provides training, funded by Veterans Affairs. Based on eligibility, the VA can pay up to 100% of the student’s tuition. If you need help paying for school or job training and you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Visit Vets.gov and click on “Apply for Education Benefits” to check your eligibility and complete the application process.

Who qualifies for the Post-9/11 GI Bill?
  • If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after 09/10/2011, and are still on active duty
  • If you are an honorably discharged Veteran
  • If you were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days
What benefits does the Post-9/11 GI Bill include?
  • The full tuition amount for in-state schools up to the maximum national average of $23,671.94
  • A books and supplies stipend sent to you
  • A Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) based on the cost of living where your school is located
  • Up to 36 months of education benefits, in most cases payable for 15 years after your release from active duty
  • A percentage-of-maximum-benefit scale based on how much active service you’ve had since September 10, 2001
ETI additional benefits to veterans?
  • All books and student materials at no additional cost
  • Soft skills training including resume writing, interviewing skills and social media skills
  • Up to 20% tuition assistance if not fully covered by VA
  • With 100% tuition eligibility, students get a $500 per month stipend for the duration of the program, to cover commuting expenses – provided by the Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association (MILEVA)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Free placement services

Programs Outline

Classes in these programs are 40 clock hours each for the Business and Industry Technology program and 36-40 hours each for our short programs. A clock hour is defined as a minimum of 50 minutes of directed or supervised instruction in a 60-minute period. Classes meet 16 hours per week Monday to Thursday, and are available during the day (9:00am – 1:00pm), afternoon (1:00pm – 5:00pm) or evening (6:00pm – 10:00pm). Weekend classes meet Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day.

In order to graduate, a student must complete all courses that are part of a program by earning a passing grade for each course. At a minimum, a “C” average is required for program completion.

Licensed by the NY State Education Department

Accredited by ACICS

In-Classroom “Business and Industry Technology” Program

This in-classroom program is designed to meet the needs of business, industry, and government agencies for individuals possessing knowledge and skills in the areas of desktop publishing, computer security, networking security, computer systems repair, business analysis, and project and cost management.

Comprehensive instruction fully prepares graduates to sit for the following vendor certification exams: Project Management Professional, CIW – Internet Business Associate, A+ 220-901, Network+, Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Core Solutions, and Certified Wireless Technology Specialist.

Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED and basic PC skills

Occupational Objectives: Manager, Business Office Technologies; Administrative Support Technician

Courses are 40 clock hours each.

Program: 20-Week Term / 320 clock hours

In-Classroom “CompTIA – Exam Prep” Program

In-Classroom Training
This in-classroom program is designed to develop the skills of IT in various fields, such as security, network administration, computer repair, and server administration.

A vendor certification is available for each course of this program. Upon completion of training, the students are fully prepared for these certification exams. However, they are not a requirement for graduation. Vendor certifications are at the student expenses and are not administered by the school.

Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED and basic PC skills

Occupational Objective: Computer Support Specialist

Courses are 36-40 clock hours each.

Program: 14-Week Term / 224 clock hours

In-Classroom “Project Management” Program

In-Classroom Training
This in-classroom program is designed to teach the standards that describe good practices, globally recognized credentials that certify project management expertise, and resources for professional development, networking and community.

A vendor certification is available for BOK21 and COM24. Upon completion of training, the students are fully prepared for these certification exams. However, they are not a requirement for graduation. Vendor certifications are at the student expenses and are not administered by the school.

Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED and basic PC skills

Occupational Objective: Manager of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Courses are 36-40 clock hours each.

Program: 14-Week Term / 228 clock hours

In-Classroom “Systems and Security” Program

In-Classroom Training
Candidates for the in-classroom Systems and Security training program will learn how to install, upgrade and manage systems software as well as computer hardware. They will learn networking concepts and network protection from threats and vulnerability; this includes intrusion detection, DDoS attacks, buffer overflows, malware creation, backup and recovery concepts. Wireless LAN terminology, infrastructure and security will also be introduced.

A vendor certification is available for each course of this program. Upon completion of training, the students are fully prepared for these certification exams. However, they are not a requirement for graduation. Vendor certifications are at the student expenses and are not administered by the school.

Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED and basic PC skills

Occupational Objective: Help Desk or Network Technician, Security Administrator

Courses are 36-40 clock hours each.

Program: 15-Week Term / 228 clock hours

Contact Veterans Affairs at ETI to Get Started

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