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Junior IT Analyst Program

Delivered in partnership with Google, our instructor-led program equips participants with marketable skills for tech-enabled jobs. Graduates of this program will receive the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. You don’t need any prior knowledge in IT to apply for this program. You’ll learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than six months. The Junior IT Analyst Program is for you if you enjoy solving problems, learning new tools and helping others.

Thanks to Google's generous support, NPower Canada is excited to deliver a larger range of Google Career Certificate programs at no cost, in addition to the current Google IT Support Certificate and Google Project Management Certificate offers. Over the next year, we will also offer Google Career Certificates in UX Design and Data Analytics. Contact us to receive updates on when new programs will start.

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Graduates of this program are qualified to work in high-demand jobs like:

  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Project Analyst
  • Junior Systems Administrator
  • Customer Care Agent
  • Service Technician

What you'll learn:

  • Skills required to succeed in an entry-level IT job.
  • IT support tasks including computer assembly, wireless networking and installing programs
  • How to provide end-to-end customer support ranging from identifying problems to troubleshooting and debugging.
  • Different operating systems like Linux and OpenLap.

Successful graduates will benefit from:

  • Personal and professional development.
  • Job placement services.
  • Post-hire coaching and support.
  • Access to corporate mentors and guest speakers.

Program details:

  • This program is offered three times per year.
  • The next session runs from September 20 to December 24, 2021.
    • Alberta - Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Red Deer.
    • British Columbia - Lower Mainland and Vancouver.
    • Nova Scotia - Cape Breton, Halifax, Sydney and Truro.
    • Ontario - Cambridge, Greater Toronto Area, Kingston, Kitchener, Hamilton, London, Waterloo and Windsor.
  • The program runs for 15 consecutive weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM.

Program delivery:

  • Due to current health and safety measures, programs are taking place online.
  • NPower Canada will resume a blended teaching model: online classes supplemented by in-person classroom teaching, study groups and coaching, once health and safety measures are lifted.

Admission requirements:

  • You are a young adult between 17 to 30-years old, and a resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia or Ontario.
    You have a high school diploma or GED from a recognized Canadian or international educational institution.
  • You have a valid social insurance number (SIN) or a valid work permit. Your work permit must be valid for at least one year after the program start.
  • You are unemployed or under-employed or facing financial challenges and barriers to employment.
  • You have advanced English language skills, level 7 and above, including speaking, reading, writing and understanding.
  • You demonstrate a strong motivation to work and to learn.
  • NPower Canada encourages applicants from the following groups: women, Black Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), LGBTQ2S+ Trans+ and gender diverse people, youth with disabilities and newcomers (immigrants and refugees).

Admission process:

  • Admission to NPower Canada programs is highly competitive, we encourage you to apply early! If you’re not sure which program to apply to, attend one of our Tech Wednesday Info Sessions.
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There are four steps to the admission process:

  1. Application Form: Fill out the application form online.
  2. Online assessment: Eligible participants will be asked to complete a mandatory online program assessment form.
  3. Interview: Eligible participants will be interviewed by an admissions team member to see if this program is right for them.
  4. Boot camp: All eligible participants must attend the one-week boot camp, prior to the start of the program.

We’re here to help! If for any reason you are not admitted into this program, we can connect you to other great programs and resources, that can lead to an exciting career in IT.

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