Accelerated Learning Programs (ALP)
The application period for VA’s ALP pilot is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this pilot program.
Interested in starting a career in information technology (IT)?
Already have IT experience, but want to take it to the next level?
A VA-sponsored accelerated learning program (ALP) may be right for you!
As a transitioning Servicemember or Veteran, you may be eligible to participate in an ALP in IT at no cost, without using your GI Bill® benefits.
ALPs help you quickly gain the skills and certifications you need to qualify for employment in IT, one of today’s fastest-growing industries. You also will receive free job referral and support services upon completing a program.
ALPs are available in locations across the country, and online.
The application period for VA’s ALP pilot is now closed.
Click on the links below to learn more about the ALP programs that are now in progress.
- Coley & Associates - Front End Developer Boot Camp
Front-End Web Development Boot Camp will prepare you for an entry-level career in Web development.
- Full Circle Computing - Ready-4-Success in IT Boot Camp
The Ready-4-Success in IT Boot Camp provides students with training in a hands-on laboratory environment to prepare for two national certification examinations.
- New Horizons of St. Louis - Computer Learning Centers
New Horizons of St. Louis Computer Learning Centers provide coaching and online training to prepare students for approximately 25 professional IT certification exams from leading software, hardware, networking, and Web service companies and professional organizations.
- Three Wire Systems, LLC - VetAdvisor IT ALP
The Vet Advisor IT ALP will prepare you for more than 80 professional certification exams from leading software, hardware, networking, and Web service companies and professional organizations.
- TLG Learning - IT Help Desk Job Training Program
The IT Help Desk Job Training Program is an eight-week program designed for transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans looking for an entry-level IT position who have the aptitude, desire, and willingness to learn the necessary skills for a successful IT career.
- TLG Learning - Network Support Engineer Job Training Program (F5)
The Network Support Engineer Job Training Program (F5) is designed for transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans with strong IT experience and/or a college degree in IT.
- True Information Assurance - CyberAcademy
Rapid growth in cybercrime has created an extensive need for cybersecurity professionals. True Information Assurance CyberAcademy provides applied training and knowledge based on the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.