Empowering Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders, Today.
TOPTALENT LEARNING is proud to announce that it is officially registered as a training sponsor of the National Apprenticeship System of the United States Department of Labor. This significant milestone reflects our commitment to fostering the growth and development of aspiring talents in the tech industry. We stand ready to partner with organizations hiring apprentices as part of the DOL Apprenticeship Program by providing skill and certification training in the fields of Cyber Security, Cloud Technologies, and Data Science. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those who aspire to make their mark in the tech sector. Together, we’ll forge a dynamic and inclusive pathway toward success in the world of technology. Start your journey into tech today!
Interested in understanding how to build a skilled IT workforce to help your business grow?
Interested in discovering how an IT apprenticeship can accelerate your journey toward a thriving high-tech career?
Department of Labor Approved Apprenticeship Programs
Our “Cyber Security Support Technician” Apprenticeship Program offers a unique opportunity for aspiring IT professionals to develop the fundamental skills required for a successful career in the dynamic field of cybersecurity. This comprehensive program integrates industry-recognized CompTIA certifications, including A+, Network+, Security+, and Linux+, providing a solid foundation in IT fundamentals, networking, security, and Linux systems. Apprentices will receive hands-on training, mentorship, and practical experience, enabling them to play a crucial role in safeguarding organizations from cyber threats and advancing their cybersecurity careers.
Our “Cyber Defense Analyst” Apprenticeship Program is a comprehensive and rigorous program designed to cultivate the next generation of cybersecurity experts. Participants will develop a wide range of skills, from networking and Linux systems to advanced threat analysis and penetration testing. This apprenticeship integrates industry-standard certifications like CompTIA Network+, Security+, Linux+, CySA+, and PenTest+, along with globally recognized qualifications such as ITIL 4 Foundation, CEH, and CASP+. Apprentices will gain the expertise and practical experience required to identify and mitigate cyber threats, making them invaluable assets in the realm of cyber defense.
Our “Cloud Support Specialist” Apprenticeship Program is a comprehensive program tailored for individuals aiming to excel in cloud technology and support roles. This program combines a set of foundational and specialized CompTIA certifications, including A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, Server+, and Cloud+, to provide apprentices with a well-rounded understanding of IT essentials, networking, security, server administration, and cloud technologies. Apprentices will gain the skills required to support and manage cloud-based solutions, making them valuable assets in organizations adopting cloud computing and seeking reliable cloud support specialists.
Our “Junior Cloud Engineer” Apprenticeship Program is a comprehensive program designed for individuals seeking a solid foundation in cloud engineering with a focus on AWS and Microsoft Azure platforms. This program provides a holistic approach to cloud technology and engineering, encompassing vital skills such as ITIL best practices, AWS cloud development, architecture, and Microsoft Azure fundamentals. Apprentices will gain proficiency in configuring and managing Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure, preparing them for junior-level cloud engineering roles in organizations leveraging these prominent cloud solutions. This apprenticeship offers the knowledge and practical experience needed to embark on a successful career in cloud engineering
Our “Data Scientist” Apprenticeship Program is a comprehensive program designed to transform individuals into skilled data scientists. This apprenticeship program covers a wide spectrum of essential tools and techniques, including data analysis with Microsoft Excel, CompTIA Data+, SQL querying, data visualization with Microsoft Power BI and Tableau, and foundational IT practices with ITIL 4. Apprentices will also gain proficiency in programming with Python and R, preparing them to work with data and develop advanced statistical models. This program equips apprentices with the expertise needed to extract valuable insights from data and make data-driven decisions, making them valuable assets in the field of data science.
Benefits of Apprenticeships For Employers.
Empowering Your Business's Success.
Enhanced Talent Pipeline
By participating in apprenticeship programs, businesses gain access to a pool of motivated and skilled individuals who can seamlessly integrate into their workforce. This ensures a consistent and high-quality talent pipeline, reducing recruitment costs and addressing skills shortages effectively.
Employee Loyalty and Retention
Apprenticeships promote employee loyalty as they often lead to long-term relationships between apprentices and the business. Apprentices who complete their programs tend to stay with their employers, reducing turnover rates and the associated costs while fostering a loyal and committed workforce.
Customized Training and Skill Development
Businesses can tailor apprenticeship programs to meet their specific needs and industry standards. This customization ensures that apprentices receive training that aligns with the company's objectives, resulting in a highly skilled workforce that can contribute immediately to the organization's success.
Cost-Efficient Workforce Development
Apprenticeships offer a cost-effective means of workforce development. Businesses can receive federal and state incentives and tax credits, making it a financially advantageous option for training and developing skilled workers. Moreover, the productivity gains from a well-trained apprenticeship program often outweigh the initial investment.
Employers reported the following indirect benefits for apprenticeship.
Improved Company Culture
Improved pipeline of skilled workers
Improved employee loyalty
Improved co-worker productivity
Costs per company vary depending on the availability of grants within your state. Please contact your state’s Department of Labor representative for more information.
Apprentices are chosen through a selection process determined by the employer, the sponsor, and the Department of Labor. Please contact your state’s Department of Labor representative for more information.
Your state’s Department of Labor representative can assist you in finding training providers.
Apprenticeship program lengths vary from 1 – 3 years or more depending on the field. The process of becoming part of a registered apprenticeship program can take a few months – please contact your state’s Department of Labor representative for more information.
You will have a dedicated representative from the Department of Labor to support you throughout the apprenticeship process.
What are the benefits for students?
Your Path to a Brighter Tomorrow.
Depending on the field, your apprenticeship could take from 1 – 3 years.
Yes, these are paid positions, so you earn while you learn.
Training is part of your apprenticeship and is paid for by your employer.
Not necessarily, it depends on the field and where you start.
Minimum requirements vary from state to state and industry to industry. Contact the employer or program sponsor for more information.
While not guaranteed, 93% of apprentices who complete a registered apprenticeship retain employment, so your chances are very good!