Training focuses on basic tech competencies needed for entry level IT employment
In this program participants will
Learn the fundamentals of:
- PC configuration
- Mobile device security
- Building computers based on customer requirements
- Resolving IT issues
- Installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows, iOS, Android and Linux
- Agile project management tools and strategies (Gantt Charts, Kanban, Daily Scrums)
- Professional client service
- active listening
- effective questioning
- issue resolution
- consultative sales
- presentation skills
Prove their knowledge to employers by earning a global, industry-recognized certification, CompTIA A+
*CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.
- Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve.
- Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
- A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
Applicants who complete the CompTIA A+ certification early in the program are given the opportunity to pursue further certifications in Software Development and Linux. Keep reading to learn more about advanced curriculum options.
Learn and practice professionalism in the workplace by:
- Identifying skills, interests and accomplishments
- Creating a targeted resume
- Practicing interview and networking skills
- Learning about personal branding & social media
- Delivering effective presentations
- Strengthening business writing
- Learning teamwork and conflict resolution
Develop life skills and techniques for:
- Stress management
- Coping strategies
- Time management
- Goal setting
- Having a growth mindset
- Maintaining a positive attitude
- Work-life balance
Participants who excel in the core Junior IT Analyst curriculum and pass the CompTIA A+ certification early in the program are given the opportunity to pursue advanced curriculum options and achieve further certifications
Option 1: Software Development
- Certification: MTA – Software Fundamentals
- Object Oriented Programming: C#, Java
- SDLC: Agile, Waterfall, RUP, MSF
- Relational Database Management Systems: SQL, XML
Option 2: Linux
- Certification: NDG Linux Essentials
- Scripting Fundamentals / Command Line Skills
- Network Configuration
- System and User Security
- Working with Files and Directories
Junior IT Analyst Program Phases
During the one week bootcamp participants explore their interest in the technology sector through career exploration, life skills, team building and professional skills to determine if the NPower Canada program is a good fit.
Technical and Professional Training
14 weeks of in-class technical, professional and life skills training to prepare participants for success in their careers.
Following in-class training participants are connected to job opportunities with NPower Canada partners and receive at least 5-years of post-hire coaching, mentorship, networking and job placement support.
Starting point for entry-level IT positions including:
- Technical Support Analyst
- Business Systems Analyst
- IT Support
- Application Technical Support
- Project Control Officer
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