Training Institute

In order to satisfactorily complete our vocational training programs, students must be willing to commit the required time and effort necessary to obtain employment-based proficiency. An assessment test will be given to determine student’s ‘ability to benefit’ from the training. Programs are designed to cover the subject in depth. The length of the course gives students ample opportunity to master the subject and become job-ready. Adequate time is given for students to obtain industry level skill sets required to obtain living wage employment.

The State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Vocational Education provides approval for the vocational courses offered at ICS.

Why ICS' Training Institute?


Focused Vocational Training

One can obtain their certificate and enter the workforce in less than one year! Our programs vary from 3 to 12 months with approximately 4 hour classes a day.

Flexible Scheduling

We offer day and/or evening classes. Our intake representatives will help individuals find a schedule that fits their life conveniently.

Industry Experience

Our instructors have worked in the industry. They know what it takes to be successful in the workplace and they help our students focus on those skills.

Real World Curriculum

To develop our programs, we ask representatives from the industry what they are seeking and design our curriculum to teach job-relevant skills.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. We have many ways to assist our students including assistance from third-party payers.

Career Placement Assistance

ICS’s administrative staff and case managers will assist participants in finding employment. Employment assistance includes: job fairs, resume preparation, interview role-playing, and job listings in the area.
Main Training

IT-Office Automation

Program Objectives: to ensure proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite applications. Throughout our program students will master techniques in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Our curriculum is designed for individuals that enter with minimal training or low-to-no work experience in computerized office operations.

Our training begins with a basic foundation of keyboarding (alpha numeric). We then move onto more sophisticated operations such as business letter formatting, e-mailing, cut and paste, Internet basic, webpage design, working with symbols, fonts, text effects, bullets and numbering, adjusting lines and paragraphs, hyper linking, table creation, merging documents, creating outlines, headers and footers, creating newspaper columns, working with graphics, and working with macros.

After mastering Word, students will complete training Excel which includes spreadsheets, basic functions, formula basics, saving spreadsheets as Web pages, function basics, working with 3D formulas, linking files, creating charts, learning the IF function, PMT functions, creating lookup tables, and pivot tables. Once a student finishes with Word and Excel, they move on to master Access and PowerPoint.

  • Instructional Method: Lectures, guest speakers, hands-on computer training, assignments/projects, videos, quizzes, and tests.
  • Length: 26 weeks; 390 clock hours
  • Days: 4 hours a day, 5 days a week (Mon-Fri)
  • Time: Day 8:30am – 11:30pm; Afternoon 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • A Certificate of Completion is awarded.

Upon completion of our program, student could expect entry-level employment as any one of the following: Junior Technical Support, Data Entry Operator, Word Processor/Typist, Record-keeping Clerk, Accounting Clerk, Administrative Support Specialist, Database Administrator Assistant, and PowerPoint Designer.

Students have the option to sit for the test to obtain a Microsoft Certification as an Office Specialist. (ICS is an Authorization Microsoft Training Center)

PC Technician
(Computer Repair Program)

Computer Repair Introduction
Networking Preparation
A+ Preparation
    Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will be able to:
  • Assemble, install, support, and maintain personal computers and peripherals
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Make computer repairs
  • Perform computer upgrades

Students will have a working knowledge of the concepts of how a PC works. They will be able to recognize inherent problems that can be caused by the end user and the characteristics of each hardware and software device and problems that may occur.

  • Instructional Method: Lectures, lab, guest speakers, hands-on training, assignments/projects, mini job assignments, video, quizzes, and tests. The PC repair tech provides high-tech skills, versatility, and knowledge that link theory with hands-on use of computer equipment.
  • Days: 4 hours a day, 5 days a week (Mon-Fri)
  • Time: Day 9:30am – 12:30pm; Afternoon 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • A Certificate of Completion is awarded.

Students who complete our program will have the necessary skills to gain entry-level employment as computer technicians, computer repair technicians, computer maintenance technicians, and computer service technicians.


Our program provides adults the opportunity to prepare to take their high school GED (General Educational Development) test. Earn your GED for free.

Students are provided with individualized help in reviewing Literature, Mathematics, Writing, Social Science, and Science. Practice tests are given by the teacher to assess each student’s progress and readiness for the GED. (High School Equivalency Certificate)Test.

Adults needing Audit Basic Education (ABE) take supportive classes to provide individualized instruction in reading, writing, math, and other basic skills. ABE also provides remedial education, career assessment, and career counseling.

We provide both day time and evening programs. Classes are free with all books and materials included. Registration is required and individuals may enroll anytime throughout the year. The only requirement that we have is that individuals must be 17 years or older who have not earned a regular high school diploma or GED in the United States.

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