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Companies leverage apprenticeship to supplement cyber teams

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The amount of available talent cannot adequately fill the current demand within the cyber security workforce, therefore the ACA is providing an apprenticeship program to develop highly skilled Cyber Operators.This unique program prepares cyber operators to defend critical networks and detect threats, through full immersion training including on-keyboard active simulation, classroom instruction and field experience.

The ACA Apprenticeship Program streamlines the hiring process providing employers advanced Cyber Operators while minimizing the employers time and resources used to recruit and train. Employers that invest in their Current Employees, New Hires and/or Veterans by engaging in the ACA Apprenticeship Program, benefit with a highly talented, more diverse workforce. Those that complete the Apprenticeship program and are mentored into the employer’s desired skill set are more productive and have a higher retention rate.

Corporation/Employers who participate in the ACA Apprenticeship Program benefit in the following ways:

The hands-on experienced gained in this program is critical to keeping pace with the rapidly evolving threat landscape.
  • Recruit and develop a highly-skilled workforce that helps grow their business

  • Improve productivity and profitability

  • Leverage flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills

  • Receive employee tuition reimbursement grants in participating states

  • Increase retention of workers, during and following the apprenticeship.