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Information Technology Training Program

TechHire (Fed Award ID No. HG-29354-16-60-A-24) is a US Department of Labor fully funded grant training program for those interested in careers in computers and Information Technology (IT). Based on your skills, experience, and English level, you may be able to enroll in a TechHire program course that will help you further your education, job skills, and job search in the IT field. TechHire offers intensive career readiness for IT professionals and certification preparation courses.

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The TechHire Grant Program at Montgomery College will end June 2021.

We are offering one final CompTIA Security+ Certificate Training Course starting January 2021.

Currently, the application is closed. We are not accepting anymore applications.

If you have additional questions you may contact


Advance your IT Career with TechHire Courses!

TechHire at Montgomery College WDCE, is a Department of Labor grant-funded program. TechHire at Montgomery College has noncredit courses that:

  • Offer TUITION-FREE IT course.

  • Prepare students for IT certification exams

  • Supply students with course materials and an exam voucher (specific criteria must be met to receive).

  • Offer employability resources.


Who Should Apply?

  • Applicants that identify as unemployed/underemployed OR a Veteran OR a spouse of a Veteran OR recipient of public assistance, OR a non-native English speaker

  • Applicants that are 18 years or older.

  • Applicants that reside in Montgomery County, MD or neighboring counties.

  • Applicants that has a professional resume ready to submit

  • Applicants should have a current IT certificate or 6 months of work experience in the IT field.

  • Applicants must successfully pass program assessments, which includes an entrance exam and formal interview.


Application Steps

Currently, the application is closed. We are not accepting anymore applications.

Please monitor your email regularly as this is our primary form of communication.


The total cost of TechHire Montgomery is $4 million, which is 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration. An additional $1.8M in leveraged resources are provided in support of this program by Montgomery College and its partners. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.