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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 large range of Google Career Certificate programs at no cost. Current offerings include Google IT Support Certificate and Google Project Management Certificate. Over the next year, we will offer an additional Google Career Certificate in Data Analytics. Contact us to receive updates on when new programs will start.

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.
  • This program is offered in English in all 5 available provinces and in French to Quebec residents
  • The next session starts:
    • November 2022 (British Columbia and Québec)
    • January 2023 (Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia)
  • This program is offered to residents of:
    • Alberta
    • British Columbia 
    • Nova Scotia 
    • Ontario – Cambridge, Greater Toronto Area, Kingston, Kitchener, Hamilton, London, Waterloo, and Windsor
    • Québec – Montréal, Laval, North Shore, South Shore, Montérégie, Gatineau, Sherbrooke and Québec City
  • The program runs for 3 months, Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. local time. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • You are a Canadian job seeker.
  • You have a high school diploma or GED from a recognized Canadian or international educational institution.
  • You have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN).
  • If you are a Work Permit holder, it must be valid for at least one year after the program start date and be eligible to work full-time in Canada. 
  • You are unemployed, under-employed, or facing financial challenges and barriers to employment.
  • You have advanced English or French* language skills, level 7 and above, including speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. (*French programs are only currently available to Quebec residents.)
  • 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, young adults with disabilities, and newcomers (immigrants and refugees).
  • You are a resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, or Quebec.
*Eligible Alberta and Ontario applicants are asked to complete a voluntary consent form for an upcoming research study and will have their seat determined by a lottery. Completing the consent form will not impact the lottery decision, which is done through a computerized system that will randomly allocate available program seats to qualified applicants. Learn more about the research and the lottery here.

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.