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CWA/NETT Training Classes - no cost for CWA members

The CWA/NETT Academy is providing the courses below for NO COST to CWA members in good standing. All courses below are BEGINNER level and can be completed with any level of technical ability.

For more than 20 years, CWA/NETT has promoted continuing education opportunities to all members, many times a no cost.


  1. Review these beginner courses offered by visiting HERE. You can participate in up to TWO from the list below. (Also offered November 7,2022)
  2. TO REGISTER, select a course by clicking on LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
  3. Click on REGISTER
  4. Create an account and complete the registration process.

Note: When you register for a course and it says "How are you paying for this course" click "CWA Scholarship" option.

All courses begin October 10, 2022

Cisco Networking Essentials

Learn basic networking concepts and skills you can put to use right away. (Upon completion you are ready for the NET+ course)

Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials

Discover the world of cybersecurity and its impact, as you uncover the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities. (Upon completion, you are ready for your Security+ learning path)

Cisco Internet of Things

Discover how the Internet of Things is enabling digital transformations across a variety of industries and can expand career opportunities in the future.

Cisco JavaScript Essentials 1

Learn the essentials of JavaScript and computer programming from scratch! (Upon completion, you are ready for Introduction to UNIX)

Cisco NDG Linux Unhatched

Learn basic installation and configuration of Linux software and get introduced to the Linux command line. (Upon completion, you are ready for Introduction to UNIX)

**FEATURED**CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform common IT tasks. These courses help you build these fundamental skills and prepare for CompTIA ITF+ exam objectives, including computer basics, networking, security, and troubleshooting.

Fiber Optics Emergency Restoration

Things happen right! It is how you respond is what matters. Learn fundamental concepts of Emergency Restoration with this short course.

Fiber Optics Fiber Foundations

The road to getting a Fiber Optics Installation begins with this module. Gain an understanding of what Fiber Optics Technology and and how it works.

Fiber Optics Single-Mode Technology

Broadband build outs require single-mode fiber. This module will introduce you to the technology that provides the backbone of the internet.

Additional Learning Videos available through LinkedIn Learning


Get the skills you need to succeed by watching bite-sized video courses anytime, anywhere. More than 4,000 titles available including Excel, Diversity & Inclusion and more…

*You must be a CWA member in good standing to be eligible.

YOU WILL NEVER BE ASKED FOR MONEY- This is a member benefit from CWA, Your Union.

Register for LinkedIn Learning course HERE via the CWA/nett site.  Once you're confirmed as a CWA member you'll receive a confirmation with activation instructions. This gets you in for free. Do NOT register via the LinkedIn Learning site.