Training Methology / FAQ

Training Methology / FAQ

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 professiona

[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.


NASBA Affiliation

Captiva Solutions LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE

RS4RJ® Benefits:

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.
Practitioner driven training to gain a real-world perspective.


How do I enroll in a course?

We encourage you to enroll at our web site, at You may also register by phone, by contacting the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or by email at

How do I pay for the course?

Payment is due upon registration and prior to the first day of class. You can pay by check or credit card when you register through the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or If paying by check, please mail it to the address on the invoice.

How to Register?

For registration information and to learn how you can immediately benefit from our training programs and/or Transformational Change services, contact us: Visit: Email: Phone: 202-770-2120 | Toll Free: 1-888-560-9280

Can someone else from my organization be substituted for me if I am unable to attend the class?

Yes. Just contact the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or We ask that you send notice of the substitution to us via email or in writing to Captiva Solutions, 6301 Ivy Ln, Suite 612, Greenbelt, MD 20770, and Attention: Training Team.

Can I get a certificate of completion for taking a Captiva Solutions Training Course?

Yes. Captiva Solutions provides certificates of course completion for all training classes. Typically, certificates are handed out on the last day of class. If you were not present during at the last class, you may contact the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 upon completing the course for information on how to get your certificate.

For live classes in specific locations, am I or my company responsible for hotel, air and ground transportation?

Yes. We work with local hotels to obtain the best rate available for class participants. We will communicate affordable hotel rates and ground transportation directions to you as part of a “Day One Course Information” and “Travel Planner,” notification email to you. Hotel, airfare, transportation and meals are the financial responsibility of the class participant.

If I sign up for a class and then something comes up to prevent me from taking that scheduled course, can I take the class at another time?

Yes. We understand that work, personal demands and conflicts happen. Just contact the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or We ask that you send notice of the switch to us via email or in writing to Captiva Solutions, 6301 Ivy Ln, Suite 612, Greenbelt, MD 20770, and Attention: Training Team.

Why do I need to attend one of your classes?

Captiva Solutions utilizes a “Real-Skills-for-Real-Jobs™” training methodology. Our courses maximize your training investment. We provide critical knowledge and hands-on skills that are required to succeed in today’s industry. You will learn about the latest security threats and IT challenges, skills required to protect and secure your organization, earn relevant certifications that will propel your career, and gain the value and trust of your organization.

Who Should Attend?

Captiva Solutions training is for professionals who are responsible for implementing, administering, supporting securing or auditing IT systems, sub-system, infrastructure, and network device security and compliance and those who are interested in becoming security professionals. Both new and experienced security professionals, as well as recent entrants to the world of IT and security can benefit from our training courses.

Can I earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?

Yes. Captiva Solutions is approved by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to offer CPE-eligible course. The number of CPE credits earned vary by course and are subject to the rules laid out by the governing body for the title you hold (e.g. (ISC)2, ISACA, etc.). Contact them after you have completed the course for more details. Typically attendees earn one CPE credit for every 50 minutes of training.

Can a class that I signed up for be cancelled or postponed by Captiva Solutions?

While we strive to administer every class we schedule, it is possible for a class to be postponed due to insufficient enrollment or instructor conflicts. Should this occur, you will be contacted by the Training Team as soon as possible. All Captiva Solutions training course dates, times, schedules, topics and prices are subject to change.

If a group of people from my company want to enroll in a class, are group discounts offered?

Yes. Contact the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or and a training team member will provide more details on our specials and group discounts.

I noticed that live classes are currently scheduled to hold at your Greenbelt, MD location. Does Captiva Solutions plan to conduct classes in other locations?

We regularly conduct day, evening and weekend classes at our head office in Greenbelt, MD which is central to the DC Metro area. If you are unable to attend a live instructor-led course, however, Captiva Solutions provides virtual (online) instructor-led training (VILT) and on-demand learning options which are designed to meet your training needs. If you would like to request a class in a specific location or a custom training course, contact the Captiva Solutions Training Team at 202-770-2120 or and a training team member will follow up with you.

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