First step to careers

Get tuition-free job training in the nation’s fastest-growing industries at Ideal Institute of Technology.Ages 16-24. Start Today. At No Cost.

Study for your high school equivalency and explore career options at the same time!

The First Step to Career and College Program at Ideal Institute of Technology is a no-cost education and career technical training program that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

Our classes help you develop academic skills in reading, writing, and math by studying content in one of three areas:

  • First Step to a Technology Career– study topics such as Cell Phone repair, Computer repair and website development
  • First Step to a Music and Video Productions Career– study topics such as Logic, Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro and the complete music and video production.
  • First Step to a Business Career– study topics such as Business on EBay and Amazon,entrepreneurship and more…

You may apply to The First Step to Career and College Program by clicking on the following link and filling out the form.

Completing this form will BEGIN your First Step application. To complete an application, you MUST speak with and meet with an Ideal First Step Admissions Representative.

Your application WILL NOT BE FINISHED until you have met with and completed yourapplication with an Admissions Representative.

After you have submitted your information below, you should hear from an Admissions Representative within 3 BUSINESS DAYS.

The First Step to Career and College

Congratulations on your decision to take classes to build your skills and earn a diploma! Please fill out this form to be notified of our next available HSE classes as they become available.

To be eligible to enroll in classes1.

  1. Complete this form (remember to press SUBMIT at the end).
  2. Indicate the time of day you are available to attend a registration session.
  3. Receive an email confirmation.
  4. Attend an information and registration session.
  5. If eligible, return for a second day of registration.

**Please note that the registration process for our free classes is a 2-step process. You will receive more information about the 2nd step when you attend your first day of registration.

Email if you have questions or need help completing this form.

Please complete this form to submit your information for a registration session.

Youth Initial Questionnaire for application


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