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Information Technology – Hardware Technician
3 to 4 years
Red Seal

Information Technology (IT) hardware technicians help computer users set up programs and use computer applications and operating systems software. They also install operating systems and application software.
Information Technology Support Analyst

Certification Requirements
  • The Information Technology Hardware Technician apprenticeship consists of 6,420 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete one 12-week and one 9-week in-class technical training session.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 7,050 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and, if successful, becomes certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.