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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PROGRAMS

Career Tracks

We offer customized and flexible training programs at no cost to participants, which are designed to systematically take our participants through our Core Fundamentals Program and then advance into a specific Career Track.

*NOW ENROLLING FOR HELP DESK PROGRAM*

ENTRY LEVEL HELP DESK

NETWORK OPERATIONS TECH

NETWORK ANALYST

How our IT Programs Work

Our focus is on Entry Level Information Technology (IT) roles, as they give our participants a starting point in one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors in MN. In addition to being high in demand, these positions provide livable wages and significant career growth opportunities.

Before beginning technology education, we create a PLP,personal life plan to identify the right track for your needs.

You will learn the necessary technical skills for the track you choose (Entry Level Help Desk, Network Operations Tech, Network Analyst), as well as receive the required tech certification.

Corporate etiquette and soft skills are without a doubt the most important part of our program. You will learn valuable communication tools to thrive in your career and personal life.

We empower you to set financial goals, build awareness of spending habits, understand and improve your credit score for financial freedom.

We will work with you to craft a professional resume for your field and practice interviewing to stand out as a candidate to employers.

Transcend IT will work with our partners to find job openings and placement to secure you in the Information Technology field.

Individuals looking for a new career

Goal Setting & Personal Life Plan

Technology Education

Corporate Etiquette Communication

Personal Finance Skills

Interview & Resume

Job Placement & Security

Individuals looking for a new career

Goal Setting & Personal Life Plan

Technology Education

Corporate Etiquette Communication

Personal Finance Skills

Interview & Resume

Job Placement & Security

Why Information Technology?

The Information Technology (IT) industry is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors in Minnesota. We focus on Entry Level Information Technology (IT) roles, as they give our participants a starting point into a high demand career field. In addition to being high in demand, these positions provide livable wages and significant career growth opportunities.

FAQ

What does your no cost career training include?

Our Core Fundamentals + Career Tracks require a 2-3 month time commitment on a part-time basis with a minimum amount of 15 hours per week. 

We meet our participants where they are at by providing flexible scheduling and training options. A portion of the training can be conducted at home but the majority of the training is done onsite with our experts to provide participants with in-class support, aiding to build their soft skills.

With open classroom hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday— we give our participants flexibility to train in the evenings or a combination of day time and evening. The training is entirely self-paced based on each individual's needs. Each student also has the ability to expedite their training by completing the material anytime that works for them remotely.

How long is the program?

Our Core Fundamentals + Career Tracks require a 2-3 month time commitment on a part-time basis with a minimum amount of 15 hours per week.

Do I need to have prior experience in IT to start the program?

There is no prior IT (Information Technology) experience needed for our Entry Level Help Desk career track. 

The Network Operations Technician career track requires 1+ years of IT experience. 

The Network Analyst career track requires 2+ years of IT experience. 

Will I get a job in IT after the program?

Our participants can either work through our self-marketing program to learn the tricks of the trade or through one of our local partnerships' staffing agencies to get into a career in information technology.

We align interviews for each participant so that they get the opportunity to build their own brand and develop a sense of confidence in the process. Participants will work with dedicated trainers who deliver the material, mentors who advise both personally and professionally, and account managers who market their skills to obtain employment.

Our goal— to combine the best elements of a Non Profit + Technology School + Staffing Agency so that we can effectively train, place and support our participants in the career that they choose.

Join Our Career Program

Complete the form to get more information on starting a new career in the IT industry.

We will have one of our team members reach out to you with more information on signing up and getting started.

What Participants are Saying

“My life did a complete 180. Just flipped. My quality of life has exponentially improved. The places I’ve been, the people I’ve met, the personal intangible skills, lessons and growth I’ve come to acquire.”

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Leya

Participant

“I have felt my confidence grow and grow with each passing week. It’s easy to put yourself out there in the world with a strong team of mentors behind you. I feel like somebody always has my back.”

Participant Testimonial 2

Ann

Participant

“As a First Generation Hmong American, I would say that this was a game-changer; it helps those in need of a second chance or opportunity.”

Participant Testimonial 3

Andrew

Participant

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