This course is a great place to start if you are thinking about starting a career in an IT field such as Cisco Networking. Participants will explore different hardware, software and networking concepts. They will learn about software development, databases, security concepts and best practices. Finally, to prepare for real-world scenarios, students will learn how to provide computer support and troubleshoot common computer issues.
IT Security Fundamentals
This course will help students gain the knowledge and skills needed to start supporting network security in an organization. It teaches future IT professionals how to identify security threats and respond, as well as recover from security incidents.
Read more about how IT Security is still a rising concern in the IT industry. And for more information about IT Security Fundamentals visit our Track III page or go to the course page.
CompTIA A+ 1001 & 1002
CompTIA A+ is for professionals looking to start a career in computer desktop/network support positions. A+ is a performance-based certification. It supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
This course is designed to give students the necessary competencies of an IT professional in a corporate environment. It was developed for students entering the IT career field and teaches the fundamentals of networking, operating systems and mobile computing devices.
It is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles and can help launch your future career in Cisco Networking.
CompTIA.org lists A+ related jobs and their average yearly salaries:
- Support specialist – $54,500
- Field service technician – $46,000
- Desktop support analyst – $60,000
- Help desk tier 2 support – $45,000
Want to know more about CompTIA A+ Certification? Here’s a short video to explain why you should take this career-launching course.