Tech trainings

Minneapolis Tech Hire offers many Information Technology (IT) training and certification classes.

How to get started

  • Take the CompTIA quiz to help guide your search.
  • Review the trainings and find one that meets your needs.
  • Apply directly to the organization that offers the training.

Take the CompTIA quiz 

See a list of trainings

Tuition assistance

The City of Minneapolis has scholarship support available for women and minority students.

Ask your program director about this when you enroll.

COVID-19 update

Most MSP TechHire trainings are now available online and offer remote learning.

Training options

SkillTraining typeOffered byTime commitmentCost
Tech Support/Computer User Support Specialist CompTIA A+ Certification Prep - Online Jewish Family and Children’s Service 12 -16 weeks Free to eligible students 
Tech Support/Computer User Support Specialist  CompTIA A+ Certification Prep - Classroom  CompTIA   12 -16 weeks  Free to eligible students 
Cisco IT Essentials  Network Administration - Classroom  Tech for Success 6-14 weeks  Free 
Full Stack Engineering   PRIME  720 hours   $16,000
User Experience Design    PRIME   720 hours  $16,000
.Net/C# or Java - Classroom  Coding Boot Camp - Classroom  SOFTWAREGUILD   2 weeks $13,750 
.Net/C# or Java - Classroom  Coding Boot Camp - Online  SOFTWAREGUILD    10-14 months
720-1,020 hours 
$12,000 
CompTIA IT Fundamentals  Classroom*  TAKODA INSTITUTE  12 weeks, 2 days per week  Scholarships available for eligible students, contact provider for more information 
CompTIA A+ Classroom*  TAKODA INSTITUTE  6 weeks, 4 days per week  Scholarships available for eligible students, contact provider for more information 
CompTIA Network+ Classroom*  TAKODA INSTITUTE  6 weeks, 4 days per week  Scholarships available for eligible students, contact provider for more information 
Project Management Classroom*  TAKODA INSTITUTE  6 weeks, 2 days per week, evening classes   Scholarships available for eligible students, contact provider for more information 
Computer Support Specialist Accredited Certificate
Program, 45 credits - Classroom 
TAKODA INSTITUTE  9 months  Scholarships available for eligible students, contact provider for more information 
Project Management  Project Management - virtual  YORK Solutions  3 weeks  Paid 
Technical Training IT Skills/Tech - virtual  YORK Solutions  9 weeks  Paid 
Computer Technician CompTIA A+ Certification Prep - Online  Avivo Institute of Career and Technical Education  16-20 weeks  Free to eligible students 
IT Infrastructure Management (Microsoft 365: Modern Desktop Admin; CompTIA Network+) Instructor-led, synchronous learning via Microsoft Official Courseware and Online Learning Management Systems** National Able Network/IT Career Lab  10 weeks  100% grant funds for eligible students (official cost $4500, WIOA-Approved) 
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) – Network fundamentals, IP connectivity, security, automation, and programmability Instructor-led, synchronous learning via Cisco Networking Academy**  National Able Network/IT Career Lab  12 weeks  100% grant funds for eligible students (official cost $5000, WIOA-Approved) 

 **Note: Classes offered virtually due to COVID-19 

Training partners

Contact us

Michael Slezak

Community Planning & Economic Development

Minneapolis Employment & Training

Phone

612-673-5187

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415