Centriq Cloud & Security Specialist Program (CSSP)
Step into the IT world with our 4-month cloud and security specialist program. We’re unlike other schools out there, having put to rest lectures and outdated curriculum in exchange for hands-on experiences and real-world skills in a technology immersive setting.
Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity Training Program
Cloud computing and security specialists are vital to any organization. Tasked with protecting data, these roles focus heavily on understanding systems and tools and developing protocols to keep company data secure. Does this role sound interesting to you? Learn more about cybersecurity and how to become a cybersecurity specialist in our blog.
Our experts created the training methodology to help you learn on the job skills as quickly as possible. We designed a program to prepare you for a leg up in their new roles by combining cutting-edge curriculum with unique, hands-on projects and simulations. Complete training in as little as 4 months from anywhere in our virtual courses, or in-person at our Kansas City or St. Louis campus, utilizing the most up-to-date technologies to keep you focused. Read more about how you learn at Centriq.
The Cloud & Security Specialist Program gets you acquainted with the various aspects of modern computer networks. We expose our cohorts to software and management systems used by professionals in the IT world and provide foundational knowledge on cloud computing concepts.
We begin by familiarizing students with a variety of technologies through access to official courseware and spend the next few weeks training to obtain your entry-level certifications. Our curriculum covers a wide range of concepts and foundational principles related to cloud security. Expect to touch on a variety of software and security toolsets from Kali Linux to Microsoft.
Here are some of the many technologies you’ll touch during your time at Centriq:
- Amazon Web Services
- Kali Linux
- Microsoft 365
- Microsoft Azure
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Microsoft PowerShell
Cloud & Security Certifications
Getting certified is an effective way to demonstrate your knowledge to a future employer and the team at Centriq is focused on supporting you throughout this process. Our Cloud & Security Specialist Program excels at preparing students for certifications like the CompTIA Security+ or Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
These global certifications validate baseline skills that open doors to the cybersecurity industry. For example, the CompTIA Security+ certificate is specifically chosen by more defense organizations than any other and shows corporations that you’re ready to take on complex technology responsibilities.
Getting Started with Your New Cloud Security Job
We’re dedicated to you from the moment you choose to make the leap to the moment you step foot in their new role. Enter the job market knowing you have the knowledge, experience, and skills needed to succeed along with a supportive Centriq team to help you navigate your journey into IT.
While you’re building the hard skills to land your first cloud security job, we also highlight the importance of developing you as a competitive professional. We have several opportunities for students to hone a variety of soft skills that are highly sought after by companies looking for candidates with cybersecurity training.
We believe in equipping students with experiences that teach reliability, self-motivation, attention-to-detail, deadline consciousness, and more. Our coursework not only emphasizes technologies but also fosters an environment for strengthening communication and problem-solving skills.
It doesn’t end once you complete the program. We have a Career Services division in place to help connect to jobs with companies in our Employer Network that trust us to train the next generation of experienced IT professionals. Learn more about how we get you hired.
Your Next Step is at Centriq
We’re known as the longest running and most experienced entry-level technology training program in the country. Our job is to help get YOU a job and we’ve gathered all the resources and experts in one spot to do so. From our expert team of instructors to our trailblazing curriculum to our innovative technology partners, our program was designed to get you where you want to be in months. Your next step is at Centriq. And we’re with you every step of the way.