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Opportunity College IT Talent

Move Your Business Forward

Talent completed the Google IT Support Certification as part of a 4-month, 600-hour intensive course at Opportunity College, powered in partnership with SkillUp Coalition. Our job-ready IT talent are ready to make a difference in your workplace.

Job-Ready IT Talent:

  • Proficient in troubleshooting, customer service, networking, system administration, operating systems, and security.
  • Skilled in computer assembly, support documentation, route paths, subnets, and device software management.
  • Experienced in Linux, Cloud Computing, Data Storage, Recovery, Disaster Management, and Command-Line Interfaces.
  • Effective communication, both in-person and over digital platforms, utilizing adaptive strategies and tools.

Consider direct employment for Opportunity College IT Talent at no cost to your organization, and learn more about our wage-based apprenticeships and contract-to-hire solutions.

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Solving business needs, talent:

  • Offer an initial point of contact for customers and provide solutions to their inquiries; if issues remain unresolved, they will escalate to the relevant support level.
  • Assist in maintaining and upgrading network devices; proficiently install and configure desktop applications.
  • Monitor, route, and redirect problems to appropriate resources for resolution.
  • Provide support to users facing internet connection and printer problems, helping them troubleshoot and resolve the issues.
Skills-based hiring solutions, Access talent, Access diverse talent database
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Fill in-demand jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston Markets:

  • IT Support Technician
  • Application Support
  • Telecommunication Specialist
  • Network Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Site Reliability Engineer

Wage-Based Learning Apprenticeships through YUPRO Placement


Full-service, all-inclusive program management where talent earn market wages, have access to healthcare benefits, and social service resources.


Professional development seminars and high-touch coaching create a safe learning environment for talent to build confidence in the workplace, increasing retention and job engagement to move your business forward.

Upskilling On-the-Job

Structured upskilling available online coupled with work-based learning offering certified curriculum creating impactful job experiences that bridge your skills gaps in early-career talent.

Wage-Based Learning Programs

  • Invest in an early-career talent pipeline.
  • Apprenticeship assignments are 26 or 13-weeks in duration.
  • Apprentices work and learn on-the-job up to 36 hours per week + 1 hour of paid Professional Development with YUPRO Placement each Wednesday, for a total of 37 paid hours per week.
  • We offer flexible start dates in October and November to align with partner in-demand hiring needs.

Pricing Model*

Wage-based learning program fees offered through December 2023; includes $2,500 program fee, hourly wage for apprentice, health benefits, high-touch coaching, social supports, and customized employer-driven upskilling pathways for success on-the-job. *There is no fee to hire talent for direct hire placements.

Talent Fee
26 Weeks
Talent Fee
13 Weeks

We offer comprehensive support, empowering apprentices and employers during their wage-based learning experience and beyond


YUPRO Placement Belief

We connect forward-thinking, visionary companies with traditionally overlooked talent, Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs) by integrating a skills first strategy into their hiring process. As a result, our clients are able to efficiently fulfill their hiring needs with qualified talent, while making a social impact.