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6 Benefits of a Combined CompTIA A+/Network+ Certification Class

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 4:54:41 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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If you’ve been searching for a job in IT you will have undoubtedly come across a lot of information regarding the CompTIA series of IT Certifications. The CompTIA A+ and Network+ in particular, are foundational to getting started in IT, whether you are a graduate looking for that first job or a computer enthusiast who wants to jump from an unrelated job into the IT Industry. Of course, you can take both of the Certifications separately but there are several reasons to consider taking them as a combined class.

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How to Get a Job In IT With CompTIA A+ Training

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2018 9:41:43 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in information technology career, comptia a+ training

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You made the decision to jump feet first into a new IT career. You heard all about the high salaries, the career growth opportunities, and the cool code and hardware you'll get to work with. But after that initial excitement, you sat down to plan out your job search strategy and you drew a blank. Where on earth do you start?

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ Features at TrainACE Open House

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2018 11:26:50 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training, News and Events

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification training was top of the agenda for many attendees of our Career-Changer Open House earlier this week. On hand to talk in more depth about our classes were TrainACE Instructors Rita Whitfield, Rico Cody and John Oyeleke. Held at our headquarters in Greenbelt, MD, attendees enjoyed pizza, cookies, and soda, whilst they learned more about our training classes from some of our most engaging instructors.

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Using CompTIA A+ and Network+ to Break Into IT

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2018 10:18:27 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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For years you have dedicated yourself to a traditional trade - electrical contractor, plumbing, HVAC installation, roofing - all honorable and highly skilled jobs, but for any number of reasons you find yourself looking to change careers. Bad boss, bad pay, bad work/life balance, you name it, everyone has a breaking point. Maybe a fresh start in Information Technology is just the change of careers you are looking for.

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Mission Accomplished - How Students Succeed in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2017 11:01:19 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, Comptia Security+, IT Certification, IT Security, cybersecurity, IT training, cyber security certifications, information technology career, comptia a+ training

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Need a career change? Not sure if you're cut out for the information technology (IT) industry? It's normal to be apprehensive. However, don't let your doubts stand in between you and your dreams! TrainACE connected with a couple of students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways. See how they overcame their obstacles to earn IT Training certifications. If they can do it, so can you!

 

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5 Best Entry-Level IT Certifications

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 13, 2017 10:03:54 AM / by Jeff Rinehard posted in Comptia Security+, Comptia security+ certification, Entry-level IT, career change, CCNA, CCENT, CCNA training, CCENT training, IT Certification, IT training, IT Security, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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In today’s fast paced and highly connected IT industry, seeking out the most relevant and useful career insight into the industry can seem like an intimidating task, especially when innovation in the tech field can change the name of the game overnight.

Most newcomers getting started in Information Technology have little to no experience but are desperately seeking the right IT and computer training. The catch 22 is that most hiring managers will only consider candidates who have the proper IT experience. So, what's the best way to get your foot in the door? Certifications. It’s really just that simple! If you are new to IT and want to break into the field but can't find a good way to do it, certifications are the best place to start.

Here are the five best entry-level IT certifications for newcomers:

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CompTIA A+ Exam Cost and Testing Locations in Maryland and Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2016 11:57:00 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in comptia a+ training, Networking, pearson vue testing center, CompTIA

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Whether you are transitioning to an IT career or you are already an entry-level IT professional, the CompTIA A+ certification is an essential piece to establishing your career. Once you feel confident that you have mastered the material, you will need to schedule your A+ certification exam. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about how much the CompTIA A+ exam cost and testing locations in Maryland and Virginia.

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How to Start an IT Career in the D.C. Area

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2015 3:59:22 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Comptia Security+, Entry-level IT, Networking, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training, Cisco, CompTIA

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Average Salaries of the Most Common Entry Level Information Technology (IT) Jobs

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2013 5:15:08 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in average salary, career change, CompTIA, information technology career, Networking, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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Why CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification Training is Beneficial

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2013 12:59:54 PM / by Ryan Corey posted in maryland, Networking, Online Training, Updates, virginia, washington dc, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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Are you a recent graduate looking to enter into the IT world or maybe you are somebody that is considering a career change into a more in demand field? Are you someone who can think logically as well as creatively? More and more technology employers in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area are looking for candidates that possess solid computer abilities as well as industry certifications.

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