Advanced Cisco Certified Network Associate Cyber Security Ops

Advanced Cisco Certified Network Associate Cyber Security Ops

Potential earnings range:
Per year after graduation

Are you interested in working with technology? Do you have strong problem-solving skills? 

Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Advanced Cisco-Certified Network Associate Cyber Security Ops training program. 

On the job, you will ... 

  • Analyze, test and evaluate computer networking systems   
  • Perform maintenance so that networks operate correctly and with few interruptions 
  • Analyze networks’ data to determine network usage, how much disk space is available and how the server is functioning 
  • Set up the guidelines for installing or testing local area networks (LANs) or wide area networks (WANs) and configure server and network security settings 
  • Work with advanced computer hardware, network concepts, applied networking, laptops and mobile devices, printers, virtualization and cloud computing, and Windows installation and configuration  
  • Address cyberattacks and maintain cybersecurity 

Some of the career options you will have ... 

Most Cisco-Certified Network Job Corps graduates go to work for mid-size to large companies that have extensive computer networks. 

The credentials you will earn ... 

In the Advanced Cisco-Certified Network Associate Cyber Security Ops training program, you will earn industry-recognized credentials from organizations such as the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Cisco. Credentials such as these show that students are ready for positions in computer programming and repair. 

Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program. 

 What you’ll need to start training ... 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers) 
  • Completion of Job Corps’ basic Computer Technician program 
  • Meet academic (math and reading) requirements 
  • At least 17 years old  
  • Positive attendance and progress record 
  • Written recommendation from Job Corps center personnel  
  • Health clearance at current center  
  • Strong work ethic and determination to succeed  
  • Have a positive behavior record 
  • Complete a successful phone or in-person interview 
* Salary information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Program and is provided for planning purposes only. Actual salary will depend on student skill level, credentials earned, experience level and location.
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Meet your instructors

Jason Chasse
Jason Chasse
Jason Chasse is a Cisco Academy Cyber Ops instructor at Loring Job Corps Center. He is trained in computer electronics, networking, education and cybersecurity. His specialties include Cisco routing and switching, Cisco cybersecurity, offensive security, Linux and Python scripting. His training in these fields has provided him with the knowledge and experience to help train students for over 20 years.