Championing Diversity In Tech

Elevate Talent is a 90-day program that gives underrepresented people access to the tech industry through certified training programs, 1-1 support, and job placement opportunities.

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Step Into A Career In Tech

Elevate Talent is a skills training and job placement program designed to support career goals and professional development. Our program is the bridge that supports Canada's underrepresented talent, the dedicated community organizations that support them, and the companies that value equity and diversity in the tech and innovation sector.

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By enrolling in our of our training program, participants gain access to

  • Networking opportunities
  • Support from a diverse team of experts & mentors
  • New community
  • Instruction from reputable learning partners
  • Coaching from a dedicated Success Advisor
  • Jobs in tech

Participants completed training program


Companies engaged as hiring managers, guest speakers, judges & more


Graduates in new jobs by 2024

Learn about the story of Elevate Talent, and how our team supports professional development and career goals every step of the journey.

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Eligibility Criteria

Want to find out if our professional training courses are right for you? Our program is designed for professionals who are:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Belong to an underrepresented community (i.e. Black, Indigenous or Person of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomer, etc.)
  • Located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Looking for training to land full-time employment in a tech or innovation role

Most Popular Courses


Customer Experience (CX) Design

This course teaches you how to use data to design the best experience for a customer online, over the phone, or in person.

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Web Development

This course is designed to show participants how to use tools that apply directly to professional web development. Students will learn basic HTML, CSS, Ruby and github to enable them to develop web applications.

This training program leads to a career pathway as a web developer.

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Learn to analyze IT systems and identify cybersecurity threats! The Cybersecurity course will focus on building the knowledge and skills in cyber security trends and practices to protect business assets.

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What Our Graduates Are Saying

“By learning all the technical skills through this program, I can work with [social impact] organizations who are moving and shaking systems, and help them scale their impact further; thus creating a more just and equitable society.”

Zohaib Noorani
Elevate Talent Program Graduate
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Take the First Step to a career in tech

Career growth is a click away. Apply below to get connected with Elevate Talent's community partners, a group of organizations dedicated to supporting the pathway to your career success.