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

Posted by Paul Ricketts on Apr 19, 2018 4:54:41 PM

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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Topics: comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

CompTIA A+ and Network+ Features at TrainACE Open House

Posted by Paul Ricketts on Apr 2, 2018 11:26:50 AM

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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Topics: comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training, News and Events

Using CompTIA A+ and Network+ to Break Into IT

Posted by Paul Ricketts on Mar 5, 2018 10:18:27 AM

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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Topics: comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

5 Best Entry-Level IT Certifications

Posted by Jeff Rinehard on Mar 13, 2017 10:03:54 AM

In today’s fast paced and highly connected tech 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 coming into the tech field have little to no experience but are desperately seeking the right IT and computer training.

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Topics: 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

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

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Aug 31, 2015 3:59:22 PM

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Topics: Comptia Security+, Entry-level IT, Networking, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training, Cisco, CompTIA

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

Posted by Ryan Corey on May 15, 2013 5:15:08 AM

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Topics: average salary, career change, CompTIA, information technology career, Networking, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

Why CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification Training is Beneficial

Posted by Ryan Corey on Mar 27, 2013 12:59:54 PM

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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Topics: maryland, Networking, Online Training, Updates, virginia, washington dc, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

A+ and Network+ Average Salary and General Information for Career Changers

Posted by Ryan Corey on Oct 2, 2012 10:29:42 AM

We just posted a very informative video on the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. The video covers topics like average salary, average raises, topics covered, who the certifications are best fit for, what to expect on the exams and job roles that career changers can expect to see when they achieve these certifications.The video also discusses where the A+ and Network+ certifications fall in accordance to the DoD 8570 Directive.

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Topics: average salary, career change, CompTIA, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

How to Make a Career Change in to Information Technology (IT)

Posted by Ryan Corey on Jan 11, 2012 12:40:26 PM

Information Technology is a reliable industry with continued growth, competitive compensation and a variety of specializations. Even in the recession-ridden decade between 2008 and 2018, job growth in the Information Technology field is expected to grow by approximately 17 percent.

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Topics: information technology career, Uncategorized, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training