Apprenticeship - Start Your Career in Tech with HCLTech
Job or Career? What Would You Choose?

Careers Start where High School Ends

The Apprenticeship Program offers paid opportunities to aspiring tech professionals, providing comprehensive technical instruction, hands-on training, mentorship and support. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be offered fulltime employment at HCLTech. This program represents our commitment to training the next generation of technology talent.

Careers Start where High School Ends

Program Highlights

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 to an IT career. Upon completion of your program, you earn a bachelor’s degree in Tech with HCLTech’s tuition assistance benefit.

Program Highlights


  • The Apprenticeship Program lasts 12-15 months.
  • After the apprenticeship, you’re on your way to a solid career in IT.


  • Hold either of the following:
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent (STEM)
    • 2-year diploma or certificate in any discipline
  • Have not completed a bachelor’s degree in STEM or master's degree in any discipline
  • Must be a 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


  • Receive a paycheck from the very start
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day one
  • At the completion of your Apprenticeship Program, you convert to a regular employee at a higher salary


  • Mississauga, ON
  • Vancouver, BC

Selection Process

Selection into the Apprenticeship Program is based on merit. We select candidates on multiple parameters comprising academic track record, online test scores and learnability skills.

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Explore Future Ready Career Roles

By this program, you will become a contributing member of your team, put forward ideas and take on responsibilities just like any other employee of HCLTech. Use this opportunity as a gateway to a career in technology and the chance to join one of the world’s leading IT employers. HCLTech apprentices learn in-demand skills and get hired for range of roles.


  • 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


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

We’re Invested in Your Career

At HCLTech, we truly believe in the power of positive transformation that education can bring in one’s career. You don’t have to choose between your post-secondary education and your career. HCLTech has partnered with Athabasca University to offer tech careers with university education included. After successful completion of our Apprenticeship Program, HCLTech will pay your tuition to earn a career-focused technology undergraduate degree.

Athabasca University (AU), Canada’s Online University, is one of the world’s foremost and fastest-growing online and open education institutions, serving more than 43,000 learners across 87 countries. As the fifth largest university in Canada and one of four Comprehensive Academic and Research Universities in Alberta, AU offers online Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs alongside online courses for personal and professional development.

HCLTech has partnered with Athabasca University to enable eligible employees to pursue higher education while working with HCLTech in Canada. The partnership allows HCLTech employees, who have successfully completed the company’s IT Apprenticeship Program, to enroll into Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Science, Computing and Information Systems program.


Meet Our People

At HCLTech, we want all our people to find their spark. When one has an idea, all ears are ready to hear it. When one has a project, the whole team is ready to drive it forward. Every voice matters at HCLTech.

Matteo Forte
Matteo Forte

HCLTech is such a diverse and inclusive community. With no prior knowledge of technology, they have been able to let me in with open arms. I feel like I am working with a family.

Stephanie Onwukaike HCLTech Canada

HCLTech has given us the opportunity to learn from leading IT experts in our field and is helping with my further education.

Craig Cardoza HCLTech Canada
Ivana Kozlowska
Ivana Kozlowska

HCLTech has given me a unique opportunity by providing great foundation skills and key skills that I can use in the tech sector. I feel at home here at HCLTech because it gives me the confidence and optimism to go out and chase my tech dreams.

Sarthak Shrotri HCLTech Canada