This program will prepare you for three certifications of CompTIA, Microsoft and Cisco. After completion of this program, student will gain knowledge in Computer Hardware, Operating Systems and networking. The student will be qualified for IT positions such as Computer Technician, Systems Support, Desktop Support and/or Network Support.
1-A) PC components and operating systems Essentials (CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam 220-901)
This course is one of two courses you will need to take if your job responsibilities include entry-level computer service technician support duties. It is also one of two courses of study for the CompTIA A+ certification program.
Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security, and will have the skills required to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components. Successful candidates will understand the basic functionality of the operating system and basic troubleshooting methodology, practice proper safety procedures, and will effectively interact with customers and peers.
1-B) Practical Application Specialist (CompTIA A+ IT Technician Exam 220-902)
This course is for entry-level IT professional who has hands-on experience or and who finished PC components and operating systems essentials program. Successful candidates will have the skills required to install, configure, upgrade, and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS and SOHO networks. The successful candidate will utilize troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices. Job titles in some organizations which are descriptive of the role of this individual may be: Enterprise technician, IT administrator, field service technician, PC or Support technician, etc. Ideally, the CompTIA A+ Practical Application candidate has already passed the CompTIA A+ Essentials examination.
1) CompTIA Network+ Certification Preparation
This program will help to understand and build on your existing user-level knowledge with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of networking career. This course will cover basic Network Media and Topologies, Network Devices, Network management, Network Tools and Network Security. This program also will help to take CompTIA Network + certification exam.
1) Administering Windows Client Operating Systems (MCP Preparation)
This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and administer Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 8 as a standalone installation or in a corporate environment as a part of a Windows Active Directory domain. It can also be used to prepare for MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) certification and it is the first step of MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate).
2) Windows Server Essentials or Server Administration (MTA/MCP Preparation)
The class is a validation of “foundation” or “advanced” level server skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and IT professionals around the globe. This course builds on your existing mid- to upper-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to validate advanced skills and concepts that you will use on the job in dealing with server technologies. This program will help to take Microsoft MTA/MCP/MCTS or CompTIA Server+ exam.
3) Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) validates the ability to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. With a CCENT, a network professional demonstrates the skills required for entry-level network support positions - the starting point for many successful careers in networking. The curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks. CCENT is the first step toward achieving CCNA, which covers medium-size enterprise branch networks with more complex connections.