The Latte Training Academy Inc. continues its efforts to aide in the CNMI’s workforce development.
The organization has used available funding to provide courses in the areas of hotel and hospitality, allied health, business administration and information technology.
Since the beginning of the year, the organization has completed seven certification courses, including bookkeeping, fundamental of information technology, hotel & hospitality skills tasks and results training, or START, medical billing and coding, nursing assistant, phlebotomy technician and office manager.
The organization is currently holding its hotel & hospitality specialty and first QuickBooks certification courses.
July will see a Fundamentals of information technology, A+, bookkeeping and nursing assistant certification courses.
In August, START, specialty and additional allied health area certification courses will commence.
There are seats available for all the IT and hotel and hospitality courses.
“We are really proud of the strides that have been made with the support of our community. To date, we have trained 600 CNMI residents, with a certification rate of over 90 percent. We have received a tremendous amount of support from the private business sector who have readily sought out our students for employment or advancement opportunities,” said LTA executive director Arielle Buyum.
The upcoming courses, including its fundamental of information of technology course and the hotel and hospitality START and specialty courses are all currently accepting registration via the LTA website. Other course offerings, including its nursing assistant, medical billing and coding, phlebotomy technician and bookkeeping courses, are already filled.
“The demand for all of our courses is steady. However, there are some courses where the demand is so high, that we encourage interested parties to place their name on the wait list. We certainly do not want to turn away any potential student; however, we accommodate classes based on a first-registered, first-serve basis. We understand this can be frustrating to some students who don’t want to wait to get started on a new career. We encourage interested participants to learn more about our programs and register online at www.lattetrainingacademy.com,” said LTA president Juan-Carlos Benitez. (PR)