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Information Technology (IT)

Registered Apprenticeships in information technology in New Hampshire provide invaluable skills and work-based training to aspiring tech professionals in the state. These programs are designed to bridge the gap between classroom-based learning and practical hands-on experience, equipping participants with the necessary competencies to thrive in the dynamic field of technology.

Today, every business has an IT company. It is how employees communicate, solve problems and protect company assets. ApprenticeshipNH works with organizations across the state to make sure apprentices learn the essential skills that employers want. These apprenticeships provide a structured framework where participants can acquire practical skills and theoretical knowledge, combining classroom instruction with on-the-job training. Apprentices in the information technology sector gain valuable experience in areas such as tech support specialists, network support specialists, and cybersecurity.

ApprenticeshipNH helps job seekers and employers fill workforce gaps in the IT sector that boasts some of the highest-paying jobs in the state.

Registered Apprenticeships set the foundation for employee success and the continued growth of organizations.

For Apprentices

Well-paying careers

IT professionals handle far more than helpdesk calls. They are essential in designing and maintaining networks, analyzing information and enabling people and software to meet the needs of a diverse workforce with different levels of training and understanding. Whether you like computer programming or want to improve online buying processes, an IT apprenticeship sets you up for advancement and success.

The average salary in information technology in New Hampshire:

$53,716 per year

For Employers

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st-century economy.

Having a skilled workforce is critical for the growth of your IT business. Registered Apprenticeship is a proven way to increase productivity and employee retention as well as improve company culture and ensure knowledge transfer from your top experienced professionals.

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI

For High Schools

Prepare students for a rapidly changing job market

Use existing courses and work-based learning experiences to build or participate in pre-apprenticeship to registered apprenticeship opportunities that can serve as the foundation for a student’s career.

  • Provide experienced-based and authentic learning experiences that lead to in-demand careers
  • Support a smooth transition from high school to both college and career options

Computer and Information Science programs at Career and Technical Education Centers across the state:

23

The jobs are there:

303 projected annual job openings in NH through 2030

Professions in information technology

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Database Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Software Developers
  • Tech Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Cyber Security Support Technician

Types of companies hiring information technology employees

Most areas of business, government and nongovernmental organizations, such as:

  • Financial institutions
  • CPA firms
  • Insurance companies
  • Consulting firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Computer companies
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Retailers
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Entertainment companies
  • Environmental management firms
  • Education institutions
  • City, state and federal government
  • Consulting firms
  • Corporations

Internet-related companies including those that focus on:

  • Browsers
  • Search engines
  • Website design services
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Software, hardware and systems developers
  • Technical service providers
  • Web apps

Want to become an apprentice, start a program or get involved?