North Carolina

Per Scholas North Carolina currently offers virtual technology training throughout North Carolina and in-person technology training to residents of Northwest North Carolina at our Charlotte and Wilkes Community College campuses.

Charlotte Campus

129 West Trade St, Suite 1210
Charlotte, NC 28208

Charlotte Campus

129 West Trade St, Suite 1210
Charlotte, NC 28208


Courses Offered


Systems Support

IT Support in North Carolina

IT Support offers the opportunity to earn the Google IT Support Professional Certificate and the CompTIA A+ certification, equipping you with the knowledge to fill a wide range of entry-level technology jobs. Recommended starting point for learners with no previous tech work experience or coursework.

We know life continues while you’re enrolled at Per Scholas. Learners enrolled in a full-time, in-person or hybrid, IT Support course at Per Scholas North Carolina can apply for a Zero Percent Loan from Ascent to pay for personal expenses while training with Per Scholas. Learn more in the FAQs.

Certifications CompTIA A+, Google IT Support Professional Certificate

  • In-Person
  • Remote

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Systems Support

IT Support in partnership with Wilkes Community College

IT Support in partnership with Wilkes Community College offers the opportunity to enroll in a Workforce Development Pathway through Wilkes Community College and earn the Google IT Support Professional Certificate and the CompTIA A+ certification, equipping you with the knowledge to fill a wide range of entry-level technology jobs.

Open to learners in Northwest North Carolina.

Certifications CompTIA A+, Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Partners

  • Remote

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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Training in North Carolina

Our tuition-free cybersecurity training based in North Carolina offers the opportunity to earn the Cybersecurity Analyst Certification (CySA+), equipping you with fundamental concepts in security specialties and hands-on training to enter this ever growing field as a cybersecurity analyst. Currently offered online. Previous tech work experience or education preferred.

Certifications CompTIA CySA+

  • Remote

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is free IT training?

Per Scholas’ free IT training is a program designed to provide tuition-free training in various aspects of information technology to residents of the North Carolina area. This training is open to anyone who wants to unlock their potential, skills, and knowledge in the field, regardless of their prior experience or financial resources. We’re able to provide free training through grant funding and do not ever ask for payment or income sharing from our graduates.

Which free IT courses are available in North Carolina?

Our free IT course programs in North Carolina are always changing as we are constantly building new opportunities and course offerings to serve our learners and the market in your community. To stay up to date on the courses offered in your area, please check the location page above.

Are the free IT courses available online or in-person in North Carolina?

Per Scholas offers our tuition-free training in-person, remote, and hybrid, depending on the courses in North Carolina. Our course schedule constantly changes as we schedule our 3-4 month sessions, including whether courses are online or in-person. Please refer to your location’s current course schedule above and individual course page to see if the course you are interested in is remote, in-person, or hybrid.

How can I apply for the tuition-free program in North Carolina?

To apply for our tuition-free IT programs in North Carolina, you can visit our website and fill out our eligibility form. Our admissions team will review your application and reach out to you with more information about the program and the next steps to unlocking your potential.

Are there any prerequisites for the free IT certification programs in North Carolina?

Each Per Scholas training program has its own prerequisites, which are listed on our course pages. We encourage you to review any requirements prior to applying to free IT programs in North Carolina.

Are the free IT training programs open to everyone in North Carolina?

Our free IT training program in North Carolina is open to anyone who meets the income requirements, wants to develop their skills and knowledge in the field of information technology, and is a resident of the North Carolina metro area. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and experience levels to apply and join our community of learners in North Carolina.

How long are the tuiton-free IT courses in North Carolina?

Our courses in North Carolina are 12-16 weeks (3-4 months), depending on the course. The time commitment includes full-time (40 hours per week), Monday-Friday.

Is Per Scholas a paid opportunity?

Per Scholas does not pay learners to attend training. This is because we offer up to $15k of cost-free training to each learner as well as 2 years of additional training opportunities, coaching, and professional development. On a case-by-case basis, our learners may be eligible for direct financial assistance. Each learner has a dedicated Learner Support Manager and Financial Coach to support them throughout the course and determine if they are able to receive additional financial resources when available.

Does Per Scholas help you get a job?

Per Scholas has partnerships with employers in each market in which we operate, where our learners and alumni have the opportunity to connect with our hiring partners. Alternatively, if you’re interested in hiring a Per Scholas graduate, visit enterprise.perscholas.org.

Can I hire a Per Scholas graduate?

If you’re interested in hiring a Per Scholas graduate, visit enterprise.perscholas.org.

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