Get Up to $4,000 for Career Training

The Army Credentialing Assistance (Army CA) program provides up to $4,000 per year in funding for active-duty, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard Soldiers who want to pursue trainings that lead to credentials while serving or when preparing for the transition to civilian life. Army CA is designed to help Soldiers earn in-demand, industry-recognized credentials while expanding both personal and professional development.

Qualifying Courses

There are multiple Army-approved credentialing opportunities from which you can choose to enhance your skills. Learn at your own pace for a career that transfers as you move.

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  • Certified Paralegal (NALA)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Cisco CCNA Certification Training
  • CompTIA A+ Certification Training
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification Training
  • Human Resources Professional (aPHR, PHR)
  • HVAC Certified Technician (HVAC/R)
  • Medical Billing and Coding (CBCS, CCA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Requesting Army CA Funding for Courses

The process of being approved for and enrolled in a course can take 30 days, so it is important to determine your eligibility and find a credential that is approved for the funding. This is where we come in to help you understand details and answer your questions. Reach out to us today to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Certification focused training courses, study guides, materials, textbooks, exams, and recertifications are all a part of the covered costs from Army CA Funding.

Many military and civilian business sectors have developed industry-recognized certifications to ensure their workforce is equipped with adequate skills and specialized knowledge. In addition, certifications are often seen as the benchmark needed to enter and advance in specific industries. You can prepare for career advancement or a transition with courses that align with certifications. Gaining these certificates now can offer a smoother transition into civilian employment or advancement opportunities in your military career, allowing you to translate your military experience onto your resume.

This program features many career specialties that you can explore like IT, Business, Healthcare, etc. These areas are intended to enhance your current skill set or develop needed skills to advance in a civilian career. Explore more courses today.

Eligible Soldiers can apply for Army CA funding immediately. The Army CA program launched in 2020 and is now available Army-wide.

TA cannot be used for a lower or lateral degree from what a Soldier already possesses.  On the other hand, Army CA funding can be requested for training that leads to (or renews) a new or additional credential, license, or certification.

Yes, Soldiers may combine Army TA and Army CA funding. However, the combined funding cannot exceed the $4,000 annual limit.

To learn more about how to apply for Army CA, visit the ArmyIgnitED website.