By Sarah Offin, featured on Global News – August 26, 2021

NPower Canada expands in Alberta, offering free tech training for young people

NPower Canada is offering free training to help young people succeed in Alberta’s fastest-growing sector.

Anyone between the ages of 17 and 30 with a high school diploma can apply for the 15-week training programs.

The junior IT analyst and junior data analyst programs, developed in partnership with Microsoft and Google, have been offered in Calgary since 2019. Every year, about 300 students graduate from the programs, which will now be available in Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge.