Are you an unemployed or underemployed individual looking to transition to or advance in a high-tech career? If so, the Tech Quest Apprenticeship program may be right for you.
Tech Quest provides pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training opportunities in Information Technology (IT) and IT-related industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Projection’s data, computer and mathematical operations had more than 4.4 million workers in 2016. The demand for these occupations is expected to increase by 13.7% by the year 2026, increasing to more than 5 million workers engaged in those occupations.
As a Tech Quest program participant, you will gain the training and experience needed to grow into an Information Technology (IT) or related career and ultimately maximize your employability and earnings potential.
Tech Quest connects eligible individuals with the chance to:
Access to Supportive Services
We can provide assistance with overcoming obstacles to training and employment such as transportation costs, tools and supplies required for training or employment.
Train for the Future
Gain industry-recognized certificates and credentials to help you transition into or advance in the IT industry.
Get hired and gain on-the-job experience and training under the guidance of local employers with competitive wages that match industry standards.
Am I Eligible?
Our team works with applicants on a one-on-one basis to assess each applicant’s needs. To qualify for Tech Quest, applicants need to be at a minimum:
- 17 years of age or older and not attending secondary school (high school)
- U.S. citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.
- Unemployed or underemployed
How Do I Apply?
Register and apply for TQA by selecting the “Get Started” button below. You will be directed to complete our secure online application and will be able to complete the process in 2 easy steps:
Collect and scan the following documents to help our TQA representatives determine if you are eligible for the program. You will need to have these documents readily available to upload into our secure system in step 2.
- Copy of your current resume
- Copy of your driver’s license or other state/federal issued ID
- Copy of your social security card
- Proof of veteran’s status, if applicable (e.g. DD-214)
Complete the online application and upload copies of the documents collected in Step 1. Click “Save” at the top of the screen to submit your application. A TQA representative will review your information and contact you.