Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a scholarship?

The process is straight-forward. Take the three evaluation tests, and then fill out an online application. QUALIFY NOW

How much does it cost to participate in the program?

The application process is FREE. Tuition cost is $2,600 and qualifying students receive a $2,600 Scholarship. Learn More

How long does the program take?

The application process takes 1 to 2 weeks and the online training and testing typically takes 4 to 6 weeks. Learn More

Do I have to have a high school diploma?

Either a high school diploma or a GED is accepted.

How do I get a job when I complete the program?

Upon earning a PrepTECH Graduate Credential, graduates are shared with employers seeking new hires. You will participate and receive interview requests through the PrepTECH Placement Portal.

What kind of job will I get if I complete the program?

Opportunities abound to work in this exciting industry; from pre-wire to installation of components, building racks, cutting in speakers, mounting displays, projectors, and screens, setting up surveillance cameras, incorporating motorized shades, programming and integrating smart devices, keypads, and remotes and much more. Typical entry positions include Field Technician, Customer Service Support, Logistics and Warehouse Support. Learn More

What will I learn?

All students receive extensive instruction on the industry, technology installation, networking, audio, video, streaming media, and troubleshooting. In addition, graduates understand the flow and management of projects and customer service. Learn More

Will I learn how to install certain brands?

All PrepTECH instruction is generic and vendor-neutral. Specific products and manufacturers may be shown in the training, but brand-specific instruction is only offered by the vendors.

What does a school have to do to offer PrepTECH scholarships?

It’s easy to offer scholarships, and there’s no cost to schools!
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How does an installation company use PrepTECH to find new hires?

Employers looking for new hires subscribe to the PrepTECH Placement Portal and pay an annual subscription fee. Employers will receive information on PrepTECH graduates seeking employment and have access to their information. Upon hiring, they will pay a minimal placement fee. Learn More