FAQ

Explore frequently asked questions surrounding our Free Cybersecurity Workforce Certification Training.

You are eligible to participate with or without prior cybersecurity knowledge.

This program is open to all military active and veteran status.

You may still be qualified.

Please check your institution for credit transferability.

You can take a minimum of one course and a maximum of three courses per session if you want to complete the six-course training path within one year.

 

Certification exam is optional. The CWCT program will support up to three certifications.

No penalty if you do not pass the certification exam, but no re-test will be provided with support by the CWCT program

 

In general no course materials need to be purchased. Electronic course materials are provided. However, if a physical text book is preferred the cost would need to be covered by the trainee.

The courses are offered with virtual live lectures at a scheduled time. Attendance is strongly recommended but not mandated. Lecture will be recorded for later review.

English, math and IT knowledge assessments are required for ALL participants, regardless prior course work.

 

The courses are offered with virtual live lectures at a scheduled time. Attendance is strongly recommended but not mandated. Lecture will be recorded for later review, or you can be admitted to a later session.

You can borrow a laptop from your local library or from this training program with a loan contract. The loaned laptop must be return to this program.

Trainees are required to participated follow-up surveys.

The courses are offered with virtual live lectures at a scheduled time. Attendance is strongly recommended but not mandated. Lecture will be recorded for later review.

The courses are offered with virtual live lectures at a scheduled time. Attendance is strongly recommended but not mandated. Lecture will be recorded for later review.

The courses are offered with virtual live lectures at a scheduled time, with assignment due dates.

This grant will cover the cost of classes, course material and up to three certification exams.

  • Required: Windows 10 with 4GB memory minimal
  • Recommend: Windows 10 with 16 GB or higher, i7 or higher.

The attendance will be recorded but not affect your completion of the course.

We will not evaluate any course for transfer purpose, we will accept non-expired certifications that are defined in our certification-course equivalence mapping.

The table below are the list of certifications and CWCT course equivalency recognized by the CWCT program.

CWCT Course Certification
CWCT100 – CompTIA A+CompTIA A+
CWCT105 – CompTIA Security+CompTIA Security+
CWCT115 – Cisco CyberOpsCisco CyberOPs Asso.
CWCT116 – Linux System AdministrationCompTIA Linux+
CWCT225– Ethical HackingEC-Council CEH
CWCT255 – Computer Hacking Forensic InvestigatorEC-Council CHFI