Training Methodology

Training Methodology

Real-Skills-for-Real-Jobs (RS4RJ)™

Captiva Solutions proprietary training methodology ensures you maximize your training investment.

More than just getting you “through the certification exam,” our Real-Skills-for-Real-Jobs (RS4RJ)™ training methodology integrates powerful real-world skills with hands-on exercises to demystify complex theoretical concepts. It ensures the knowledge you gain is aligned with skills required of typical cybersecurity roles found in today’s workplace.  

Industry Alignment and Affiliation

Our courses are aligned with current examination requirements of the endorsing organization, industry best-practices, and government mandates and directives, such as the Department of Defense Directive (DoDD 8140.01)1 and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework from NIST. In addition, our courses have been vetted and certified by NASBA’s Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program, recognizing Captiva Solutions as a CPE sponsor for eligible courses.

Using our methodology, you gain core technical knowledge and some of the most powerful job skills required to succeed in your role. We also provide coaching, mentoring and free2 post-class support to get you well-equipped as a cybersecurity professional.

[1] This directive provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance (IA) functions in assigned duty positions. It requires that all DoD IA workers maintain a professional certification accredited under the global ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

[2] Free post-class support is only available for a limited time typically 60 days after the end of the class.

RS4RJ™ Benefits:

Our Training Program provides multiple benefits some of which include:

  • Immediate utilization of knowledge and skills in real world settings resulting in a competitive edge.

  • Certification exam achievement leading to explosive career growth potential.

  • Recognition of technical expertise leading to increased value.

  • A stash of relevant takeaway tools, guides, resources, and learning material.

  • Post-Class Support2 for hassle-free real-world application.

  • Seasoned industry practitioners as expert instructors.

  • Coaching and mentoring from highly experienced and certified instructors.

Training Formats

We provide several different formats and options for training to best fit the needs of our students. We specialize in the “boot camp” method of full-immersion for the greatest retention of knowledge and highest certification exam pass rates.