Twin Cities Campus
Apply Now for IT-Ready Technical Support in the Twin Cities
In 8 weeks, you could be ready to take on a new career in IT. Join the IT-Ready Technical Support class in Edina and prepare for the CompTIA A+ exam, as well as gain connections to employers for job opportunities. 2020 classes will be taught online due to the COVID-19 health situation, but we plan to be back in the classroom for 2021 classes. Our program is brought to you as part of the Minneapolis/St. Paul TechHire Initiative and in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project.
With our in-classroom courses not re-starting in Edina until July 2021, 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.
Twin Cities Campus Schedule
2020 Fall Session/Term 2: September 14 - November 6, 2020; Applications are closed.
2021 Summer Session/Term 1: July 18 - September 10; Applications open March 19 - June 20, 2021
2021 Fall Session/Term 2: September 13 - November 5; Applications open May 14 - August 15, 2021
For preventative measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all 2020 classes for IT-Ready Technical Support have moved to online instruction, but 2021 classes are planned to be in our Edina classroom. Applications for future classes remain open.
On the Twin Cities 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: 7505 Metro Blvd., Suite 430, Edina, MN 55439 -- near the intersection of Highways 494 and 100.
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 certification 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 are focused on your success – both in your training and in your future tech job!
Our Alumni Say It Best
We believe strongly in collaboration to achieve shared goals and work with leading nonprofits and organizations in the Twin Cities to support our students with tuition grants, career services and additional learning opportunities.
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.
State Authorization: CompTIA Tech Career Academy is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
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. If, 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.