EXCEL (Excellence in Computer Education and Learning) is a pre-employment vocational education for young adults with disabilities, primarily on the Autism Spectrum, preparing students for employment in high demand technical industries, or any setting where computer skills are required.
Pathways to Careers inTechnology:
IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Courses
This globally recognized certification provides knowledge in the most critical elements of technology today. The course reviews computer hardware, software programs, operating systems, computer applications, and the use of the internet and social media.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Courses
Provides industry-leading education and assessments of skills and knowledge through our new project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office- Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, & Outlook.
Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) Certification Courses
Provides more advanced instruction on fundamental technology skills and knowledge among students and job-seekers who are pursuing a career in technology. MTA addresses a wide range of critical technology concepts with exams that are designed to assess and validate core technical concepts in three primary areas: Developer, Database, and IT Professional.
MacDonald Training Center is an approved Vocational Rehabilitation Vendor for the State of Florida. Individuals working with a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor can request the EXCEL program be included in their Individualized Plan for Employment. Private tuition is also accepted.
Tech2Work is MTC’s unique collaboration with The Learning Academy at USF. Students have the opportunity to enroll in two college level courses, at two locations leading to certifications in automation. MTC’s IC3 course is the first step on this pathway to success.