Drive Employee Success with Advoqt Academy

Welcome to the Age of Cybersecurity Next-Generation Learning
 

Who is Advoqt Academy?

Advoqt Academy delivers hands-on, intensive training in the areas of:

Automation and Cybersecurity

Advoqt Academy was originally established to connect historically marginalized communities to the abounding economic opportunities within the tech sector. We take pride in training IT professionals in the latest, most critical cybersecurity strategies and tools, and equipping them with the interpersonal skills to thrive in their careers and drive enterprise value in the workplace.

The CyberWarrior Program

The Advoqt Academy Difference

We meet students where they are.
Advoqt Academy offers training in person and in virtual classrooms to accomodate professionals near and far.
The training is hands-on and the content is relevant.
Our training goes beyond theory and focuses on equipping students with the tools, strategies, and technical experience to solve the most critical issues facing companies today.
Our graduates have strong interpersonal skills.
Advoqt Academy recognizes that to be a top performer, students must learn how to be influencers who drive change and possess strong interpersonal skills.
Our instructors are seasoned cybersecurity professionals.
Advoqt Academy instructors practice what they preach.  They leverage the insights from their cybersecurity consulting engagements to ensure students know how to solve the most critical security issues affecting companies today.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Employment
Employee Upskilling
Sponsorship
Engagement
Mentoring

Employment

  • Source talent to fill current needs in 80% of NICE technical role
  • Source diverse candidates representing people of color, women and veterans
Option
Direct Hire
Benefits
  • “Workplace ready”
  • Cybersecurity Talent
Development Programs
  • Companies can identify and hire candidates from the graduating class upon completion of the program

INVESTMENT:   20% of first year salary – 60 day replacement fee – Candidate signs an 18-month work contract

Employee Upskilling

Companies can identify employees that would benefit from training and development and provide ongoing value to the team

Option
Send current team to attend any one of CW cybersecurity modules
Benefits
  • Enhance the skills of your team
  • Receive current and relevant certifications
Development Programs
  • Companies can identify employees that would benefit from training and development and provide ongoing value to the team

INVESTMENT:   $2,200 per module – 2 weeks part time evenings and weekend

Sponsorship

Sponsor a seat enabling a student in financial need to attend the program. Sponsorship covers cost of tuition and weekly living expense stipend

Option
Candidate Scholarship
Opportunity
  • Sponsor a student
  • Have access to class up front
  • Engage with students for the duration of the program
Benefit
  • CW recruits candidates with a range of 3-5 years of IT experience
  • Candidates will have passed a technical, cognitive, and behavioral assessment prior to acceptance
  • Candidates complete full or part time CyberWarrior Program graduating with two nationally recognized certification programs from EC Council and a certificate of completion from Advoqt Academy. Additional professional development skills needed to engage and grow with your team are provided
  • Student investment of $5,000
  • Students in need will receive an Educational Stipend if attending full time
  • Your organization will hire candidate upon graduation for a 6-month paid internship
  • CW provides internship coaching and support

INVESTMENT:   $27,500 + Internship

Engagement

  • Participate in the classroom as Subject Matter Experts providing real world insight and experiences to students
  • On-demand technical assistance for students
Option
Apprenticeship
Opportunity
Your company will identify and contract with candidates from the graduating class upon completion of the program as an apprentice for a 6-month period.  All costs covered during said time by Advoqt LLC.  Upon completion of the apprenticeship employer agrees to hire candidate permanently
Benefit
  • Apprenticeships are a way to evaluate a candidates skills, and cultural “fit” into your team
  • Cost Effective – They are specifically cost-effective, because people are making a contribution to the workplace while they are learning…
  • While you are expected to pay your apprentices’ wages, funding is available to cover many other training costs
  • Finally, a company that is willing to invest in people by supporting apprenticeships is showing a positive approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, which is good for attracting both customers and future high-quality staff

INVESTMENT:   60K / Hourly rate $60/hour with a conversion fee of 10K

Mentoring

Engage in a Mentorship relationship providing guidance, assistance and encouragement as students work through the rigors of the program and beyond

Subject Matter Expert
One key differentiator of the CW program is the opportunity to hear from Subject Matter Experts on the “real world” application of what they are learning in the classroom.  We invite companies to partake in 1-2 hour discussions that occur on a weekly basis bases.

 

  • “The best way to learn is to teach” – engaging with students enables the SME to share knowledge and expertise
  • “Paying it Forward” – we all remember those moments when we learned something from someone that changed our life’s trajectory
  • Being in the room gives companies the opportunity to engage and evaluate potential future talent
Coach/Mentor
CW will match mentor/coaches for students in need of additional support.  The goal is to engage on a weekly basis for up to one hour while in the program and continue the relationship at minimum once a month once the student graduates.  Commitment 1 year.

 

Experience Required:

  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to help someone work through challenges and opportunities
  • Availability of time commitment
  • Commitment to stay with a student once matching has been made
  • Available to attend an initial Mentor/Tutor session prior to the first class
Tutor
CW will match mentor/coaches for students in need of additional support.  The goal is to engage on a weekly basis for up to one hour while in the program and continue the relationship at minimum once a month once the student graduates.  Commitment 1 year.

 

Experience Required:

  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to help someone work through challenges and opportunities
  • Availability of time commitment
  • Commitment to stay with a student once matching has been made
  • Available to attend an initial Mentor/Tutor session prior to the first class

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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