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NCW Tech Alliance

Upskill at your own pace, in your own home with CSI and 
NCW Tech Alliance
. Learn in-demand skills for rewarding careers in technology.
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Online training for job seekers, professionals, and students

Learn in-demand skills for free

Upskill at your own pace, in your own home or on the go, with Community Skills Initiative and NCW Tech Alliance. Courses are available in English and Spanish.
Learn new skills

FREE on-demand courses with certificates

These courses don't take a lot of time to complete, and they can quickly equip you with new skills.
Managing Project Stakeholders
Life as a Programmer Software Development
Operating Systems
Creating a Business Plan
Intro to Data & Data Analysis
Developing Your Emotional Intelligence
Unconscious Bias
Foundations of Raising Capital
Small Business Marketing
Working with Computers and Devices
Managing Projects with Microsoft 365
Project Management Foundations (PMF)
Developing Resilience
Cloud Administration
Time Management Fundamentals
What Is Business Analysis?​
Modeling Data

Get Ready For In-Demand Careers

The following series of courses are designed to help you learn and achieve more. If you're new to technology-related skills, try out Foundational Skills. Already know the basics? Check out in-demand roles and earn a Career Essentials Certificate. You must have a LinkedIn account to participate. Don't already have a LinkedIn account? Follow the instructions on our FAQ page to set up a free account.
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NCW Tech Alliance

NCW Tech Alliance brings people and technology resources together while supporting entrepreneurs, STEM education, and technology in North Central Washington.

Our CSI Mission

Promote digital skills and employability
Offer learning pathways and industry-recognized credentials
Create equitable access to skilling
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Read about our students

Success stories

How new skills are helping realize a longstanding passion

With his phone carefully propped up so he can see the screen, Juan Servin looks like millions of other Americans who watch videos while they’re cooking. But he isn’t catching up on his favorite TV show. Nor is he making himself something to eat. No, he’s studying hard, brushing up his digital skills while hand-making pizzas in the kitchen of a busy restaurant – with the full support of his boss, of course.

Servin lives with his wife and their teenage children in Eastern Washington and enjoys his job as a senior pizzaiolo, or pizza chef, at Chico’s Pizza in Moses Lake, Wash. “It’s a special place,” he says. “It’s a three-generation family business and lots of people come here.”

But cooking professionally was never Servin’s dream. His lifelong ambition always has been to work in the technology industry. That’s why he’s been building his digital skills by studying online courses, as well as attending college part-time...
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Our Local Partners

Community Skills Initiative is locally supported by the following organizations:
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