Portland, Oregon Campus

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Portland Campus

In 8 weeks, you could be ready to take on a new career in IT. Join the IT-Ready Technical Support class in Portland. Classes prepare students for the CompTIA A+ exam, as well as provide connections to employers for job opportunities. Our program is brought to you in partnership with WorkSource Portland Metro and Wounded Warrior Project. 

With our in-classroom courses not starting in Portland, OR, until July 2021 due to COVID-19 health concerns, prospective students can get a jump on their tech careers by applying for our half-day, 16-week IT-Ready Technical Support program on our Online Campus, which has classes starting in January 2021.


Portland Campus Schedule

2021 Summer Session/Term 1: July 12 - September 3; Applications open March 12 - June 14, 2021

2021 Fall Session/Term 2: September 20 - November 12; Applications open May 21 - August 22, 2021

On the Portland campus, classes run from 9am - 4pm, Monday-Friday. Students are required to be on time every day; the program allows only one absence and three tardies. Employers expect their staff to be on time, and we expect the same of our students in order to prepare you for your tech career.   

Campus Address: 111 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 4050, Portland, OR 92704 -- within the US Bancorps Tower in downtown Portland.  

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What Will You Learn?

In our IT-Ready Technical Support program, you’ll learn technical skills to successfully pass both parts of the CompTIA A+ certification exam, one of the leading industry certifications for landing a job on an IT help desk and launching your tech career, according to research firms like Burning Glass. You’ll also receive targeted professional development to refine critical business skills, such as communication, conflict management, teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving.

You’ll be prepared to apply both technical and professional skills starting Day One of your tech job. Plus, you’ll receive interview training, resume reviews and opportunities to meet with employers. Our staff is focused on your success – both in your training and in your future tech job!

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Our Alumni Say It Best

The most important thing IT-Ready Technical Support did for me was help me believe in me again. The folks there chose me from a pool of applicants and had nothing but kind and encouraging words to say to me. It helped me build me back up again.
- Brittian McIntosh

Our Partners

We believe strongly in collaboration to achieve shared goals and work with leading nonprofits and organizations in Portland to support our students with tuition grants, career services and additional learning opportunities.

Plus, we work more than a dozen employers in Portland to connect our graduates to potential job opportunities and provide additional career services. For a full list of employers supporting CompTIA Tech Career Academy, check out our employer partner list

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Financial Assistance Is Available

We believe tech careers should be accessible to anyone with a dream and passion to pursue them. We offer tuition grants to qualifying students.

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State Authorization:  CompTIA Tech Career Academy is licensed by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) Private Career School licensing unit.

Grievance Policy:  Every student is encouraged to discuss his or her concerns or complaints with his/her academic advisor or the CompTIA Tech instructor or staff most able to assist the student in resolving the matter. However, the student is not satisfied with the result of these efforts, then the student may pursue a formal grievance by following our grievance policy .

Leave of Absence:  Any student who seeks to leave CompTIA Tech before their training is done can request a leave of absence through the LOA form.

Course Catalog:  Access the course catalog for the IT-Ready Technical Support program here.

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