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Start your success story today with the ACCELERATE Program!

Most industries and companies around the world use computer networks to run their businesses, connect their employees and store their data. Network Administrators are responsible for the daily operations of those computer networks. A career in Network Administration means you’ll be in demand and that demand will keep growing.  The ACCELERATE Workforce Development Program is great for those looking to restart their career!

Learn what you’ll discover in the ACCELERATE IT Program.

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Program Overview:   The ACCELERATE Workforce Development Program is a Texas Workforce Commission Self-Sufficiency Program.

The program is designed to provide training that will lead to permanent employment opportunities for adult’s recipients of TANF or at risk of becoming TANF recipients. The class is also opened to those who would like to restart their career in a fast growing industry.

Austin Free- Net will provide training for participant to obtain CompTIA IT Fundamental, A+, and /or Network+, or Security+ Certifications to become Computer User Support Specialist or Network Computer System Administrators.  At the end of these courses, the student will be prepared to take the national exams for certification.

All participants will take the IT Fundamentals and the A+ certification courses. These courses serve as the foundation for the other computer certification training.  Students interested in pursuing the Network Computer System Administrative position will continue their learning to complete the Network + and Security + course work.   These certifications are the standard in establishing a successful career in the Information Technology field.


  1. Application Submitted
  2. Assessment Review
  3. Interview Process
  4. Program Selection
  • $30 Registration Fee (non-refundable) – Payment after program selection


  • IT Fundamental Courses (33 hours)
  • A+ Administration Certification ( 100 hours – 901 & 902)
  • Network+ certification (60 hours)
  • Security + certification (62 hours)

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