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Apprenticeship CompTIA Security+ Training

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Are you interested in computer technology, cybersecurity, or secure networking? Do you currently have an IT job but are looking for something more challenging along with a higher salary? BRCC now offers a Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program that provides the necessary education for students to start work as apprentices in the cybersecurity field. The program is grant funded, and almost all students will receive discounts of 66-100% off tuition!

Based on the highly successful GO Virginia cybersecurity education and job training program at BRCC, this new class will prepare students for exciting and good paying jobs in the field of information and network security. Along with live instruction, the Security+ class helps students develop important skills with cutting-edge lab simulation technology provided by The Virginia Cyber Range, along with extensive job training.

Military veterans are encouraged to apply.

Included with Tuition: The synchronous online course for exam preparation, Security+ textbook, Cybrary Online Learning Platform for practice exams and state of the art labs, in-depth job training, and a CompTIA Security+ exam voucher. No other certification exams may be substituted in this program.

Course Prerequisites: Prospective students should have a keen interest in Information Technology, and some work or educational experience in computer networking and basic cyber security. BRCC offers introductory IT courses in both the credit and non-credit areas, so contact us for more information if you are new to IT. Please fill out the online form and a staff member will get in touch with you. You will be dropped from the class if you do not participate in a short pre-enrollment interview.

Click here to complete the Pre-Assessment Form
BRCC currently has scholarship funding to defray the cost of many workforce courses - such as CompTIA Security+ Training.  Most Virginia residents receive a 2/3 discount on tuition and, for many unemployed individuals or individuals in low paying jobs, courses are free or nearly free.  Email ( or call (540-453-2215) to talk with an advisor who can help get you into a short term training course at BRCC today!

Click here to review financial assistance policies.

Class Details

12 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue

NA - Online

MultipleInstructor :
1.Dan OBrien2.Jim Richerson 



Please read:  Students are asked to view the Cybersecurity Technician web page and fill out the pre-assessment contact form that is linked near the top of the page.

I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Virginia Ready Initiative The course you enrolled in may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. To learn more details and submit your application, click the following link: Apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today! Please note: Submitting the VA Ready sign-up form incorrectly or multiple times will cause delays. Your community college is not responsible for contacting VA Ready and/or ensuring you meet VA Ready deadlines. Please email: directly with any questions.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/21/2022 - 9/6/2022 Weekly - Tue 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM N/A - Online Jim Richerson  ; Dan OBrien 

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