Now accepting Applications for January 2022!

NPower Canada offers free (no cost) tech-training programs and IT certifications in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Nova Scotia for young adults 17-30 years old. Our upcoming free 15-week training programs run January 31 to May 13, 2022, with virtual instruction.

Successful graduates from each program benefit from personal and professional development, job placement services, post-hire coaching and support, and access to corporate mentors and guest speakers.

NPower Canada will never ask applicants or participants for any form of payment. Our programs are free. Should you receive any communication with a request for payment, do not respond and immediately notify us.

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How it works

Select your program of interest and review eligibility

Not sure what program is right for you? Want to learn more about our programs? Attend a free Tech Wednesday Info Session to learn more.

*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.

Application process

  • Fill out our application form.
  • Eligible applicants will be asked to complete a mandatory online program assessment form.
  • Eligible applicants will complete a one-on-one interview to determine if they are a good fit for the program.

Once admitted, get ready to learn and earn certifications that will help launch your tech career!

In the meantime

NPower Canada provides accepted applications with the opportunity to begin their NPower Canada journey prior to the start of training, providing a taste of Tech, Professional Development, and our staff through Meet and Greets. NPower Canada offers early exposure to training materials as a self-directed learning initiative in all areas of the program including:

  • Tech: Access to and early start in Coursera or Cisco with provided milestones
  • Self Management and Study Skills: Videos of best practices to prepare participants for training, followed by a discussion to build relationships with peers.
  • Meet & Greets: Participants will have the opportunity to meet NPower Canada staff to have all questions answered.

Get to work

  • We will help you land a full-time job using the skills and you’ve learned. Our team will help you with interview prep and connect you with employers to Launch your IT career.

Admission requirements

  • You are a young adult between 17 to 30-years old.
  • 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.
  • You are unemployed, 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 is committed to serving those who need us the most, and 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).

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"NPower Canada Calgary has helped me identify and enhance my strengths, as well as providing me with the essential skills and the industry-recognized knowledge to succeed in any workplace.”
Aliza A., 2019 Graduate