ITWorks PA Graduation Students

IT Support Specialist

The ITWorks program helps prepare young adults for entry-level IT careers without the need for a degree. Through a 16-week program provided at no cost, students are taught industry-led skills to pass the CompTIA A+ certification.

16 Weeks
Time commitment
Mon - Fri, 9AM - 3PM
Winter, Spring, Fall
Las Vegas

Change Your Career Trajectory In 16-Weeks

Through the generous support of regional foundations, companies, and government programs, ITWorks is a no-cost program for qualified individuals looking to kickstart a career in technology. 


Internship Placement


Graduates To Date


Employed Within 6 Months


Average Starting Salary

Five ITWorks Students standing in line

Matthew Heartsfield, 2014 Graduate

"After grappling with college for four years and feeling stuck, I took a year off from credits. Once I overcame that hesitation, joining ITWorks became an obvious and empowering decision."

Ready to kickstart your IT career?

ITWorks is a proven training program, preparing young adults for entry-level IT careers. 

Students spend the first 11 weeks learning about PC hardware, troubleshooting, IT networking, security, and more to prepare for the Cisco IT Essentials and the CompTIA A+ certifications. Then, students gain real-life, hands-on experience during a five-week internship at a local corporation or nonprofit. 

Graduates are prepared for roles as Help Desk Technicians, End User Support Techs, IT Specialists, Field Technicians, and more.



August 26, 2024 - Philadelphia

August 19, 2024 - Delaware

September 3, 2024 - Las Vegas

Program Highlights

5 Week Paid Internship

Hands-on, real-life experience in IT and help desk departments to practice soft and hard skills.

Job Placement Assistance

Partnerships and connections with regional companies helps bolster our post-program job acceptance rate.

Hands-On Mentoring

Students are matched with local tech leader for one-on-one mentoring through the duration of the program.

Weekly Networking with Employers

Lunch and Learns and Friday Session to meet and engage with local tech leaders

Industry-Recognized Certification

Curriculum designed to prepare students to sit for the Comp TIA A+ and Cisco Essentials Exams

Post-Graduation Community

LinkedIn groups, job opening announcements, and additional skill training creates a tight-knit alumni community.
Awardee Taking Photo on Stage

Brian Sarbaugh, 2011 Graduate

“The best way I know to thank Tech Impact is to keep active in the program and give back anyway I can. Sometimes a helping hand is all that’s needed, and I love being that for someone else”.

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  • 18 - 26 Years Old
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, but Without a 4-Year Degree
  • Local to Program Headquarters (Philadelphia, PA; Wilmington, DE; Las Vegas, NV
  • Able to Commit Monday - Friday, 9AM - 3PM for 16 Weeks
  • Interest in Technology

ITWorks is free to qualifying prospects due to the support of generous local, regional, and national foundations, donors, and government programs.

Classes are held in the downtown areas of Las Vegas, Philadelphia, and Wilmington, DE. Travel stipends are provided as well as laptops and other assistance.

Classroom full of students