Twin Cities Campus
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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. Our program is brought to you as part of the Minneapolis/St. Paul TechHire Initiative. We're back in the classroom at Edina.
Twin Cities Campus Schedule
2022 Winter Session: January 31 - March 25; Applications open September 3 - December 2, 2021
2022 Spring Session: April 4 - May 27; Applications open November 5, 2021 - February 3, 2022
2022 Summer Session: June 13 - August 8; Applications open January 14 - April 14, 2022
2022 Fall Session: August 22 - October 17; Applications open March 25 - June 23, 2022
On the Twin Cities campus, classes run from 9am - 4pm, local time, 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 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 isfocused on your success – both in your training and in your future tech job!
Our Alumni Say It Best
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 .
Covid-19 policy for in-person classes: CTCA Covid-19 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.
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.