Canada Apprenticeship | HCL Technologies

Canada Apprenticeship

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About Us

HCL Technologies 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 HCL Apprenticeship Program makes technology careers possible for many more young professionals.

Why Choose HCL Technologies?

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 HCL 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 HCL 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 HCL’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.

Technology Apprenticeship Program Benefits

Start a full time tech career

Launch Your Career in Tech

An apprenticeship is the start of a rewarding IT career.

Your IT Career Starts Here

Earn your degree

Gain practical experience

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

Gain practical experience for success

Earn your degree with Tuition Assistance

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

Your Tech Career Starts Here

Get a job that comes with HCL's 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

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

Software Careers

  • Developer
  • Support Analyst
  • Test Analyst
  • Integration Developer
  • UI Application Developer
  • Salesforce Administrator

IT Services Careers

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

Eligibility Criteria

Program duration Program duration


Educational Qualification -

  • Earned a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency during 2018 - 2021
  • OR
  • Earned a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency during 2018 - 2021 and holds a technical certificate /short Diploma through college or a boot camp
  • OR
  • Earned a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency during 2018 - 2021 and holds non-STEM associate Degree or Diploma

Visa / Residency status

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
Compensation & benefits Compensation & benefits

Not eligible

Educational Qualification -

  • Candidates holding associate, undergrad bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • OR
  • Candiadtes who are currently enrolled in bachelor’s or associate degree programs

Visa / Residency status

  • Candidates having Work / Student Visa



Giovanni Tiseo, HCL IT Apprentice Scholar, Canada


Kamil Szarafinski, HCL IT Apprentice Scholar, Canada


Malcolm Thompson, HCL IT Apprentice Scholar, Canada


Sukhreet Rai, HCL IT Apprentice Scholar, Canada

Program Highlights

Program duration Program 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 & benefits Compensation & 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
Locations Locations

Program Locations

  • Mississauga, ON
  • Vancouver, BC

Easy Application Process

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Undergo basis assessment

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Onboard orientation

Onboarding and

Global exposure

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