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Advance your military or civilian IT career through Army Credentialing Assistance approved programs

Soldiers, get an industry-leading certification using your Army CA education benefits.

You are able to use $4,000 per year towards education related to your current military MOS, or to learn new skills to help you enter the civilian workforce.

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QuickStart offers programs for your current military or future civilian career choices.

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Certifications listed below are approved by Army Credentialing Assistance.


Current Course Certifications & Exam Bundles
Approved For Army Credentialing Assistance

Certifications through QuickStart will assist you in obtaining better job opportunities as you transition from military service to the civilian workforce. Sharpen your skills, and make your civilian resume more competitive by showcasing your military MOS skills combined with a QuickStart IT training program.


Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Our online Cybersecurity Bootcamp launches your career in cybersecurity.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Bundle

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 course covers the basic knowledge needed

(CEH) Certified Ethical Hacking Certification Exam Bundle

Grow and expand your career in Certified Ethical Hacking, a course

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Exam Bundle

Our CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Course is an intermediate course

(CISSP) Certified Information Systems Security Professional Exam Bundle

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification Exam Bundle

QuickStart’s CompTIA CySA+ Certification Course + Exam Bundle is an

Cloud Engineering

Cloud Engineering Bootcamp

QuickStart’s online Cloud Engineering Bootcamp will launch your cloud

AWS SysOps Administrator Associate Certification Exam Bundle

Designed for current system administrators and development operators looking

AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification Exam Bundle

This course covers the three phases of AWS, core objectives to prepare students

Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Certification Exam Bundle

Grow and advance your career with a comprehensive program that prepares

Microsoft Certified Azure Solution Architect Expert Certification Exam Bundle

This course is designed for Azure Solution Architects who advise stakeholders

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certification Exam Bundle

The program will include basic cloud computing principles and

Data Science & Analytics

Data Science & Analytics Bootcamp

QuickStart’s online Data Science Bootcamp will launch your

Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Certification Exam Bundle

This course will discuss the various methods and best practices that


Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Our online Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

IT Management

ITIL 4 Foundations Certification Exam Bundle

ITIL® 4 serves as a guide in the IT management department in the

(CCNA) Implementing & Administering Cisco Solutions Certification Exam Bundle

Designed for current system administrators and development operators looking

Project Management

Essentials of Project Management (PMP-V6) Certification Exam Bundle

The PMP certification is one of the most essential certifications


The Process For Army Active Duty, National Guard, And Reserve Soldiers

If you are Active Duty Army, Army Reserve or National Guard personnel, you may be eligible for up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance from the Army Credentialing Assistance Program, which is part of the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) service. Here's what you need to do:

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1. Schedule A Call

Schedule a call with our military program advisor. They will help guide you through all the different training options, and discuss what's right for you. Get answers to any questions you may have.

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2. ArmyIgnitED Account

If you haven’t already, create your ArmyIgnitED account. This portal assists you with managing your education and funding requests.


3. Application Eligibility & Verification

Complete your CA application process and verify your eligibility. See our eligibility section below. Your CA application approval ensures that you will enroll into your desired learning program with government funding.


4. Make QuickStart Your Provider

Through ArmyIgnitED, select QuickStart as your training provider and request Credentialing Funding Assistance. Course information such as start and end dates, and cost types may need to be uploaded for your request. 30 days prior to the start date of the course, your request will need to be submitted.


5. Approval To Learn!

Once you have been approved for funding, QuickStart will help you achieve your professional and educational goals. Be ready to sharpen your skills with our online IT training bootcamps and obtain an in-demand certification for your professional development. .


Am I Eligible For This Program?

To receive funding authorization for education costs, you must be Army Active-duty, National Guard or Army Reserve personnel. Eligibility is available under varying ranks for enlisted and officer service members. Soldiers may qualify for up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance from the Army Credentialing Assistance Program

Please Note: The U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of the Army are not affiliated with nor endorse QuickStart Learning, Inc.


Army Credentialing Assistance FAQs


Can the soldier pay for the education program upfront, and be reimbursed by Army Credentialing Assistance?

No, the rules of this program do not allow for soldiers to pay for a program and then be reimbursed from Army Credentialing Assistance. The process is as follows: Soldiers must submit a request for funding through Army Ignited, once processed the finance department will contact QuickStart Learning, Inc. to process the payment for your course, then our government admissions advisor will contact the soldier to give details about starting the online course.

If any course refunds are issued are they returned to the Army soldier?

No, course refunds are never issued back to the soldier. In situations where a course refund is warranted, the refund is always returned directly to the Army Credentialing Assistance finance department.

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