Why CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech?

Highly skilled tech talent is needed to accelerate growth in every industry. It’s critical that the tech talent pool better reflects the growing diversity of today’s workforce. CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech allow businesses to diversify their tech teams, which benefits both employers and employees alike. Registered apprenticeships for tech also offer businesses the opportunity to upskill and reskill workers, while connecting people to promising careers in IT.

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For Employers

  • Develop a high-skilled tech workforce
  • Diversify your talent pipeline
  • Amplify employee engagement and retention
  • Increase productivity and deliver better results
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For Apprentices

  • Earn while you learn
  • Gain skills through classroom-based and hands-on training
  • Transition from a job to a career pathway
  • Attain industry-recognized, CompTIA certifications
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For Workforce, Educators and Training Providers

  • Enhance career pathways for job seekers and students
  • Increase opportunities for career development and employment
  • Support shift to competency-driven skill attainment
  • Launch initiatives that make a positive impact

Learn How a Tech Apprenticeship Program Can Transform Any Organization

Organizations today face great challenges with finding, hiring, skilling and retaining IT and cybersecurity talent. But it doesn't have to be that way. Download the ebook Apprenticeships for Tech: The Case for Better, Smarter and More Inclusive IT and Cybersecurity Talent Development to learn how apprenticeship can:

  • Bring fresh perspectives, ideas and talent into workplaces
  • Create a culture of learning
  • Build a talent and skills pipeline for IT and cybersecurity that is smart, dependable, and responsive to real workplace needs

What are CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech?

  • Developed by CompTIA, the world’s largest IT Industry Association
  • Powered by talent strategy leader, American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  • Recognized standards by the U.S. Department of Labor

CompTIA, in partnership with American Institutes for Research (AIR) and supported through funding from the U.S. Department of Labor, is expanding the availability of registered tech apprenticeship programs. Launch your program using CompTIA’s National Guideline Standards for the following entry-level technology careers.

Download the Getting Started Guide to understand how to implement apprenticeship as a talent development strategy for your organization.


Learn More about CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech

We help you navigate the apprenticeship process, making it easy to launch or join registered tech apprenticeship programs that successfully develop diverse talent for careers in tech for every industry.

"We are excited to be a part of apprenticeship as a way to train and develop talent using nationally recognized standards. "

Jen Bruno, Global Head of Human Resources for Reputation

"CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech program meets the hiring needs of local employers for tech occupations and is a win-win for our diverse population and for the future of a skilled workforce in Arizona."

Willie Higgins, Director with the Arizona Department of Economic Security's Apprenticeship Office

Partner with an Intermediary

Employers, you don’t have to go it alone! You can partner with one of our intermediaries to help you launch your apprenticeship program. Learn more here.

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