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ACA Certified Cyber Apprenticeship

What is an Apprenticeship Program?

An apprenticeship program teaches the objectives of a given employer position by combining classroom-based curriculum from instructors who’ve served within the United States Department of Defense with hands-on field experience and mentorship. Registered Apprenticeship program through US DOL (via collaboration with ACDS)

Our Objectives Mirror our Corporate Partners
  • Source and provide skilled talent to employers in demand for advanced cyber employees

  • Equip cyber professionals with the skills and tools needed to effectively combat cyber threats

  • Increase the number of skilled cyber operators

Program Overview
  • 16 Weeks (2 eight-week sessions)

  • Full immersion training with on-keyboard active simulation, classroom instruction, field experience and mentorship

  • Course work, including Labs & Projects and guest modules taught by experienced cyber professionals

  • Our experienced instructors have years of experience being both cyber operators for industry and military

 

How It Works
  • Applicants may apply online and we’ll be in touch for additional information

  • We interview applicants based on partner & instructor guidelines and requirements

  • Employers should request additional information on being a sponsoring organization

 
When & Where
  • Mondays thru Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (FULL TIME)

  • The program is on-site in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas

 
Tuition
  • Participant: $0 with employer sponsorship

  • Employer Partner: $15,500 tuition per apprentice*

*Some tuition grant reimbursements may be available. Ask our team for more information.

START DATE:
January 2020

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ACDS Apprenticeship Programs

What is an Apprenticeship Program?

An apprenticeship program teaches the objectives of a given employer position by combining classroom-based curriculum from instructors with hands-on field experience and mentorship. Registered Apprenticeship program is through US DOL (via collaboration with ACDS and our corporate partners). 

How It Works
  • Applicants may apply online and we’ll be in touch for additional information

  • We interview applicants based on partner & instructor guidelines and requirements

  • Employers should request additional information on being a sponsoring organization