Canada Apprenticeship | HCLTech

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About Us

HCLTech brings digital and engineering innovation to the Fortune 500 and many other companies. A $11-billion global technology leader, we’ve had an active presence in the Canada for last 12 years.

Not only do we bring best-in-class IT services, we embrace local talent to join our team. Now with government support and partnerships with national and local universities, the HCLTech Apprenticeship Program makes technology careers possible for many more young professionals.

Why Choose HCLTech?

Employee centric culture
Employee-centric culture

With long-term career opportunities, we invest in your future and cultivate our next generation of leaders.

Inclusive and diverse culture
Diverse, inclusive
Diverse, inclusive environment

Our inclusive environment taps a cross-section of society for change agents to lead us into a brighter future.

Socially responsible
Socially responsible
Socially responsible leadership

We serve these priorities: responsible business, redefine workplace, renew ecosystem and repay society.

Global exposure
Global exposure

Engage with a network of R&D and co-innovation labs, delivery facilities

Technology innovation
Technology innovation

A culture of invention, smart risks and relentless customer focus have fueled four decades of HCLTech innovation.

Comprehensive benefits
Comprehensive benefits

We support and protect our global team with competitive benefits for healthcare, education and other needs.

Careers Start Where High School Ends

The HCLTech IT Apprenticeship Program creates new career pathways for High School Graduates. If you’re a motivated learner, this unique opportunity is your door towards IT career.

During our paid apprenticeship program, you’ll advance your knowledge through comprehensive technical instruction, hands-on training & mentorship. Upon successful completion of HCLTech’s Apprenticeship Program, you will be o­ffered full time Employment. You will also be eligible for tuition assistance and have an opportunity to pursue higher education while working. Best of all, you are a contributing member of your team, putting forward ideas, taking on responsibilities and making choices about how you get the job just like any other HCLite’s.

Take the next step with HCLTech’s Apprenticeship ProgramTake the next step with HCLTech’s Apprenticeship Program

Technology Apprenticeship Program Benefits

Technology Apprenticeship Program Benefits
Launch Your Career in Tech

An apprenticeship is the start of a rewarding IT career.

Your IT Career Starts Here

Launch Your Career in Tech
Gain practical experience

Gain skills and knowledge through facilitated learning and hands-on experience with real customers.

Gain practical experience
Earn your degree with Tuition Assistance

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, earn a Diploma / Associates or a Bachelor’s degree with HCLTech’s Tuition Assistance Program.

Your Tech Career Starts Here

Get a job that comes with HCLTech Tuition Assistance Program

This program represents our commitment to training the next generation of technology talent. Use this opportunity as a gateway to a career in technology and the chance to join one of the world's leading IT employers.

Explore Jobs

HCLTech apprentices learn in-demand skills and get hired for range of roles:

Software and Engineering Careers

  • Junior Application Support Analyst
  • Junior Test Analyst
  • Junior User Interface Application Developer
  • Junior Application/Software Developer
  • Net Devs and Automation Engineers
  • Integration Developer
  • Salesforce Administrator

IT Services Careers

  • Cloud computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Network analyst
  • Platform Services
  • Service desk support

Eligibility Criteria


Educational Qualification -

  • Earned a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent (STEM track or technical coursework is highly preferred).
  • OR
  • Earned a 2-year Diploma or Certificate in any discipline, (this is not a requirement, but graduates are encouraged to apply).
  • OR
  • Have not completed a bachelor’s degree in STEM or master's degree in any discipline.

Visa / Residency status

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Candidates having Work / Student Visa are not eligible.

*Candidates who are currently enrolled in bachelor’s or associate degree programs are not eligible



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Program Highlights

Program durationProgram duration
  • The typical apprenticeship program runs about 12-15 months, but depends on job complexity and type of program.
  • After the apprenticeship, you’re on your way to a solid career in IT.
Compensation & benefitsCompensation & benefits
& Benefits
  • Earn & Learn from the very start
  • Comprehensive benefit package from Day-1
  • At the completion of your apprenticeship program, you become a regular employee at a higher salary
Program Locations
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Vancouver, BC

Easy Application Process

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Video interview
Undergo basis assessment
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Onboard orientation
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