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We’ll Help You Succeed

At CompTIA Tech Career Academy, our goal is to help you land—and succeed in—an IT job. We train students with little-to-no information technology experience and give you the technical and soft skills to launch your career. Although we cannot guarantee placement to our graduates, we will help you connect to the right employers when your training is done. Online learning is available in all classes. Our IT-Ready Technical Support program is accepting students now.

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Our Alumni Say It Best

“The CompTIA Tech staff believed in me. Employers before had told me ‘no’, but here everyone says ‘yes’, you can do this.”
- Susie Douang
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A Proven Path to Your Success

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Students gather the confidence and skills

to go after their dream careers with our training.

So can you.

IT Student News & Advice

IT-Ready Graduate Peter Stavenhagen
May 24, 2020

Career Switch from Real Estate to Tech

Long and unpredictable hours working in real estate left Peter Stavenhagen burned out. CompTIA Tech’s IT-Ready Technical Support program in Chicago gave him the skills and certification he needed to take back control of his time and happiness.
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May 18, 2020

Anderson Lee in Chicago Helps Prepare Tech Graduates for Meeting Employers

Two years of research into Chicagoland’s tech ecosystem taught Anderson Lee a lot about its strengths and weaknesses. Now he’s leveraging that knowledge to help people under-represented in tech find a foothold and move up the career ladder.
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Develop soft skills with CompTIA Tech
May 11, 2020

Improve Soft Skills with a Help Desk Career

Soft skills are a critical part of working on a help desk: Listening to your customer, understanding the problem, and communicating in a constructive way. Honing softer skills makes you a better tech employee and positions you for greater success.
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Switchfast recruiters meet with graduates at career fair
May 4, 2020

Switchfast Recruiters Say CompTIA Tech Graduates Have a Foot in the Door to IT Industry

HR recruiters with tech company, Switchfast Technologies, say job candidates with CompTIA A+ certification stand out. Such certification takes hard work and shows a candidate has a strong technical foundation.
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We’re Mission Driven

As a non-profit, we train and certify workers for success in IT jobs to address an industry shortage of skilled IT professionals, a shortage noted by the National Science Foundation. Our sole motivation is to help students land and succeed in IT jobs and grow the tech workforce. Our staff, instructors, classroom and curriculum are focused on you.

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Programs Available on 3 Campuses

To start your training, we have programs in Chicago and the Twin Cities and on our Online Campus with connections to more than 100 potential employers. More city campuses will be coming soon.

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