IT Professional Track - Byte Back

IT Professional Track

Turn Your Passion for Tech into a Career

Who’s Eligible

Students should meet these requirements:

Be 18+ years old

Be a resident in one of Byte Back’s service areas - Washington, DC area or Baltimore

Have a genuine desire to learn new technical skills and advance your career

Have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent

Be unemployed or underemployed (earning an average minimum wage or less in your service area)

IT Professional Track

CompTIA A+


To register for the IT Professional Track, students must meet requirements and pass any assessments


This is a 16-week (256 hour) track, usually taught in 4-hour classes, 4 days a week. This Track also includes professional workshops to help you apply for jobs and launch a new career.


Byte Back courses are free for all students

Class Description

Become a top candidate, and prove your IT knowledge to employers by earning your A+ certification. The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. You’ll prepare for your certification with in-depth study, hands-on practice, and study tools to help boost your tech support skills and prepare you for your career.

What You Can Expect

In this class, you’ll learn:

How to set up a workstation


Routine and preventative maintenance




Knowledge and skills to earn your CompTIA A+ certification and start your career

Professional skills workshops

Career placement assistance

Not right for you? Check out our other courses

“Coming to Byte Back gave me the knowledge and confidence to go anywhere and gain any certification that I want to get. I ended up being a supervisor on the first job.”

— Tyrone Chapelle, 2018 IT Professional Graduate