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Blind Institute of Technology Academy – Salesforce Training Program

Christine H

March 30, 2023

Christine H

March 30, 2023

Team members from the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) stand in a semi-circle. Many carry canes with red and white tips.

Supported by Open Inclusion

What is BIT Academy?

BIT Academy up-skills and re-skills professionals with disabilities by preparing candidates with skills necessary for pre-employment.  BIT’s training courses teach the knowledge and skills necessary to gain industry recognized certifications and IT and related fields.

  • All courses have an independent study component as well as class lessons with instructors
  • BIT training is provided at no cost to students
BIT is excited to offer individuals with disabilities the opportunity to become an authorized training provider in Salesforce
Team members from the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) stand in a semi-circle. Many carry canes with red and white tips.

What is Salesforce?

Salesforce is a leading cloud-based customer relation management platform with over 150,000 customers worldwide.

Salesforce is a fully accessible platform and BIT’s course features a interactive class to prepare students to sit for the  Salesforce Administrator Certification Exam. 

It also prepares qualified individuals to enter into an apprenticeship program with BIT and their partners

What to expect from the BIT Salesforce Training?

6-20 weeks in length; 2-3 hours per day or week; several times per week.  All courses:

  • Have a large independent study component


  • At the end of the course, students are prepared to sit for the relevant certification exam and in many cases, to begin an apprenticeship or to be placed directly with one of BIT’s hiring partners.
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How and Why Open Inclusion is supporting the BIT Academy

Open Inclusion and BIT launched a new partnership to combine our capabilities to empower individuals across the pan- disability community globally to develop in-demand skills and find meaningful work. 

Both BIT and Open recognize the current levels of employment inclusion and wish to positively influence opportunities for professionals with disabilities to gain valuable, and valued work.

(Inclusion is a separate organization to BIT and is not responsible for the BIT platform or the program, which is run and delivered by BIT

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