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CareerPath Programs

Certification Training for Today's Job Market

Launch / Relaunch Your Career!

Optimizing current skills or learning new skills for a career change will position you for long-term career success. Our CareerPath Programs (listed below and grouped by focus) have the training and certification that meet many state and federal guidelines/requirements for programs such as Workforce and WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) whose purpose is to assist the unemployed, underemployed and displaced workers with obtaining gainful employment. If it's determined by the funding authority that a skills upgrade is necessary to be competitive in today's job market, they could grant training as part of their funding.*

Not sure which of the below ONLC CareerPath Program is right for you? Schedule a career strategy session with an ONLC Education Advisor for individual guidance. Call ONLC at 1-800-288-8221 or click the chat feature weekdays to reach us!

ONLC's CareerPath Certification Programs  (grouped by focus)

IT & Networking skillsIT PRO / NETWORKING

Technical Support Specialist with CompTIA A+ Certification

IT Technicians work on help desks, do troubleshooting and support end users. This program includes CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ for those lacking an introduction to Information Technology (IT) plus CompTIA A+ certification which is considered a solid first step for the field of IT. CompTIA's A+ Certification provides a comprehensive education of computer hardware and software and will provide a firm foundation upon which to build a career in IT. ONLC Training Centers provides authorized training that will prepare candidates for CompTIA A+ certification.
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Networking Specialist with CompTIA Network+

Earning CompTIA Network+ certification will help you develop a career in IT infrastructure that involves troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. And given CompTIA is vendor-neutral you'll be ready to support networks on any platform. ONLC Training Centers is a CompTIA Authorized Partner using authorized training materials.
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IT Security Specialist with CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ certification is required for DoD 8570/8140 compliance, so anyone looking for a cyber security role with a government agency or group that contracts with the Federal government will need this. Many businesses have started requiring CompTIA Security+ certification as well. Getting CompTIA Security+ certification is an excellent way to set yourself apart from the applicant pool and get started in the IT field of cybersecurity. ONLC Training Centers is a CompTIA Authorized Partner using authorized training materials.
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IT Professional with CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+

IT Professionals must have a good understanding of hardware, software, networking and computer security to be successful. With our IT Professional CareerPath program you'll learn those skills while preparing for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications. Earning each of these certifications will verify to employers that you have the core skills in each of those areas of IT. ONLC Training Centers is a CompTIA Authorized Partner using authorized training materials.
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Management & Organizational skillsMICROSOFT OFFICE / MANAGEMENT

Microsoft Office Associate Certification Program

Ready for MOS Excel, MOS Word and MOS PowerPoint certifications with ONLC Training Centers, a leader in Microsoft Office training! Today's administrative and clerical assistants, executive assistants and secretaries must have strong computer skills so they can create and edit word processing documents, work with data in spreadsheets and help create business presentations. Microsoft Office is a highly popular collection of business applications that includes Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheet) and PowerPoint (visual presentations / slideshows). Earning Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification for these software applications confirms strong proficiency and skill plus will call attention to your resume.
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IT Business Practices with ITIL Certification

ITIL's business practices outline management procedures to support businesses in achieving both quality and value for money in IT operations. ITIL 4 Foundation certification is a first step as it introduces professionals to the fundamentals of IT Service Management ( ITSM ). Earning this certification has application in a wide range of employment opportunities including Account Relationship Manager, Service Manager and IT Architect just to name a few. ONLC Training Centers provides authorized training that will prepare candidates for ITIL certification.
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Project Management Exam Preparation Plus (PMP)

PMP is one of the most widely recognized advanced-level project mangement certifications in the world. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) ONLC offers approved project management training. Having PMP certification can open new career doors. Earning this certification has application in a wide range of employment opportunities as PMP certifications are in high demand in almost every industry around the world.
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Scrum Project Management Specialist

Scrum is a process framework that is an adaptive, iterative and effective way to create and implement changes while delivering value to a client quickly and often during a project. It can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering high value outcome. Training is accredited by SCRUMstudy and provides an in-depth understanding of the Scrum framework as well as the components, roles and processes to earn Scrum Master certification.
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Data & Numeric skillsDATA / ACCOUNTING

Data Analyst with Power BI Certification Program

Companies are realizing the value of their digital data to move their business forward and with it is the need for those with proven Data Analytics skills. Microsoft’s Power BI software is a business analytics tool that lets you turn data into powerful insights. Given its ease of use, one can create Power BI reports and dashboards without involving IT or programming staff for assistance. Ready for Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification to prove you are a pro with Power BI!
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QuickBooks Online Accounting Specialist Certification Program

Learn basic bookkeeping and accounting functions and ready for QuickBooks Certified User Desktop certification with ONLC's Account Specialist careerpath program. QuickBooks is designed to manage invoicing, cash flow, payroll, sales, reporting, bookkeeping and many of the other needs of small to mid-size businesses. Mastering QuickBooks can provide opportunities from full-time, part-time, freelance, and contract work; and often includes job titles such as Accounting Specialist, Accounting Consultant, Bookkeeper and more.
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Programming skillsPROGRAMMING

Python Programming Specialist Certification Program

Python is used just about everywhere including Google, NASA, Yahoo, YouTube, IBM, Microsoft, and many others. Python is a popular object-oriented programming language. Its readability, versatile data types, uncluttered visual layout, and extensibility to other programming languages make it well suited for web development, machine learning, finance, marketing, data analysis, and other data science applications. You'll be prepared for Python certification with training from ONLC.
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Spatial & Graphic skillsCAD / GRAPHICS

Computer Aided Drafting & Design with AutoCAD Certification Program

Architects, graphic designers, engineers, and a large variety of other industry professionals utilize computer-aided design (CAD) software to build 2D and 3D models. AutoCAD by Autodesk was the first CAD software and is still the most widely used program today. Earning AutoCAD Certified User certification (ACU) confirms the entry-level skills needed to effectively use AutoCAD software including the ability to create and plot drawings, edit objects, work with layouts, and more.
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Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design

In today's digital age, knowing how to use visual design programs is a valuable asset, and the popular Adobe programs of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are great tools to have in your career arsenal. Earning the specialty certification Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design confirms you have Adobe cross-platform expertise and can readily use these visual design software programs.
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ONLC Training Centers / Online Consulting, Inc. - one and the same!

Our company is known as both ONLC Training Centers (our DBA name) and Online Consulting (our incorporated name). Please check for both company names if you must select a computer training provider from an approved list. If you do not find either name listed, call us at 1-800-288-8221 (weekdays). We will contact the funding agency to investigate their approval process and requirements in order for us to work with you.

ONLC is committed to the success of our students and confident in the training we provide. Our CareerPath Programs are designed to put you on a career path and prepare you for very popular, industry-recognized certification. ONLC has been successfully training and retooling adults since 1983 and our programs align to job and certification skills needed for today's careers.

CareerPath Certification Programs include...

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Live, Hands-on Training

For most, the best way to learn is with guided hands-on training. Our live classes are immersive with hands-on exercises and labs that are led and supported by online professional instructors.**

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Professional Certification

Choose your field of focus from a variety of ONLC programs listed below. All are designed to help you prep for professional certification which will enhance your resume and better your employment possibilities.

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Class Retake, Exam Prep & Voucher

ONLC's instructor-led classes can be repeated 1x for free click link to reinforce learning PLUS come with an Exam Prep + Exam Voucher for the authorized exam. (Some restrictions and limitations apply).***

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Exam Pass Guarantee

With ONLC's Exam Pass Guarantee click link CareerPath participants can receive an additional exam voucher (1) for free if you don’t pass the authorized exam on the first attempt. (Must meet exam pass qualifications.)


Get Career Strategy Guidance

Schedule a career strategy session with an ONLC Education Advisor so we can help you determine which CareerPath Certification Program works with your background or aligns with new career goals. Advisors are available weekdays via the chat feature on this page or by calling:


* Funding programs, many of which are government or military sponsored, are governed by those entities and thus subject to their requirements, restrictions, limitations, and deadlines with which ONLC must comply. ONLC does not offer nor can ONLC grant funding, exceptions, changes or extensions for these programs. ONLC's CareerPath Certification programs are not applicable for other discounts or offers from ONLC or third parties.

** ONLC's live, online Instructor-Led Training not addressing specific software such as ITIL and Scrum have less hands-on work given they deal more with theory and process. Those courses feature more of a lecture/presentation delivery.

*** ONLC includes an exam prep and voucher when possible, however, there may be some topics for which that is not an option. If an exam prep/practice test is not available then ONLC's exam pass guarantee is not applicable.