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IT Support Specialist Certificate Program

Program starts: Tue Aug 6, 2024

Looking for an affordable way to break into Calgary’s growing tech sector?

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Momentum’s IT Support Specialist Certificate Program is your accelerated pathway to an entry-level job in Information Technology.

What sets our program apart is that Momentum arranges an 8 week work experience practicum for you with a local Calgary tech employer. With the practicum complete, and through the attainment of 4 technical certifications, you will be well positioned to launch your career in the IT Sector.

Registration fee is $500 with a flexible tuition payment model. Please see details in the Tuition & Fees section below.

In this 5-month (20-week) program, you will complete 3 components of training:

1) Technical Certifications – achieve 4 technical certifications that are in high demand by Calgary employers, including:
- CompTIA A+
- MS 365 Fundamentals
- MS Security, Compliance and Identity Fundamentals
- MS Azure Fundamentals

2) Workplace skills – through workshops and one-on-one coaching, you will learn the workplace and job search skills you need to find and maintain your desired job in IT.

3) Work experience practicum – Momentum employment coaches will find you a paid work experience practicum for 8 weeks at a Calgary employer partner company.

Career Possibilities

Jobs you will be ready to apply for after this program include:

Client Support Analyst, Computer Specialist, Help Desk, Support Analyst, Support Administrator, Information Technology Specialist, Network Support Specialist, Technical Support Analyst, Customer Support Analyst, Junior IT Tech, User Support Technician

Wage information for this profession in Alberta can be found at: alis Alberta

Program details

Program Eligibility

Tuition and Fees

Income Share Agreement Overview

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Is this program right for you?

Do you qualify?

  • Must have an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must meet the CLB criteria or TOEFL language benchmark

  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

  • Must be legally able to study in Canada

  • Must live in Calgary and area (or if you are Indigenous, Inuit or Metis living in surrounding Treaty 7 territory)

Next available sessions

Program starts: Tue Aug 6, 2024

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Program Funding Partners

Funded through the Labour Market Development Agreement. The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.

Contact our Welcome Team

Our knowledgeable Welcome Team is happy to support you. Please contact us by clicking our Contact Form below, or by walk-in or phone. Form inquiries will receive a response within 3 business days.

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IT Support Specialist Certificate Program

Looking for an affordable way to break into Calgary’s growing tech sector?


Full time


All, Indigenous, Lower income, Program graduates, Women

Tuition based

In person, Online

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