IT Certifications

CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (Exam 220-1001) - TestOut PC Pro

Prerequisite: Student should have a basic understanding of computers or have IT Essentials course from CISCO Academy

This course is designed to prepare you to pass the TestOut PC Pro and CompTIA A+ certifications. This certification measures not just what you know, but what you can do. It measures your ability to install, manage, repair, and troubleshoot PC hardware and Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems.

The course shown here was designed for the new 220-1001 exam. CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. It is the only industry recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace. The Official CompTIA A+ Core 1 (Exam 220-1001) course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It will help you prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification examination (exam number 220-1001), in order to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional.

Before you take this course, you should have a basic understanding of computers. You should be familiar with how to:

  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Install and run programs
  • Use basic productivity software, including word processing applications
  • Save files created by common applications
  • Browse the internet

Offered Spring

Cost:$ 1,595

CompTIA A+ Certification Core 2 (Exam 220-1002) - TestOut PC Pro-Hybrid

Prerequisites: IT Fundamentals Course and CompTIA A+ Certification Core 1 (Exam 220-1001) - TestOut PC Pro class or have equivalent experience.

This course is designed to prepare you to pass the TestOut PC Pro and CompTIA A+ certifications. The course shown here was designed for the new 220-1002 exam. CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. It is the only industry recognized credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ is regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace. The Official CompTIA A+ Core 2 (Exam 220-1002) course provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be a successful A+ technician. It will help you prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification examination (exam number 220-1002), to become a CompTIA A+ Certified Professional

Offered Spring

Cost:$ 1,690

IT Essentials from CISCO Academy 

Requirements: The curriculum is designed for upper secondary schools, technical schools, and colleges or universities. Cisco Packet Tracer activities are designed for use with Packet Tracer 7.2.1 or later. Before you take this course, you should have a basic understanding of computers. You should be familiar with how to: use a mouse and keyboard, install and run programs, use basic productivity software, including word processing applications and save files created by common applications 

This 70-hour IT Essentials (ITE) course is an instructor-led course. It includes activities using Packet Tracer, hands-on lab work, and a wide array of assessment types and tools. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. The latest release includes mobile devices, Linux, and client-side virtualization, as well as expanded information about Microsoft Windows operating systems, security, networking, and troubleshooting. ITE 7.0 curriculum prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1001 and 220-1002. 

Students will be able to:  

  • Describe the internal components of a computer and assemble a computer system.
  • Install and understand operating systems on computers and mobile devices.
  • Connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment.
  • Troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software.

Offered Spring and Fall 

Cost:$1,399

NCITS-CS002/ cost: $1399  

Dates Sep 7 – Dec 14            Time 5:30pm-10:00pm   

Sessions 16   Instructor: TBA   

Day    W NOTES Aug 31 only: 5:30-8pm  

Linux Unhatched 

Ever considered a career in Linux? Or, stuck in a dead-end job and exploring options for a career change? Linux Unhatched allows students to wade into the shallow end of Linux, the back-end operating system used by global titans such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NASA, Tesla, Amazon and more. Graduates walk away with a clear understanding of whether Linux is for them or not, without having to commit to more than 8 total hours

Offered Spring and Fall 

Cost:$169

Dates Oct 18 – Nov 8 Time 6:00-8:00pm 

Sessions 4 Instructor TBA

Day TU NOTES  

 

Introduction to Cyber Security

Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer. It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight into the challenges companies and governmental and educational institutions face today. Learn what cybersecurity is and its potential impact to you. Understand the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities. Gain insights for how businesses protect their operations from attacks. Find the latest job trends and why cybersecurity continues to grow.

Offered Spring

Cost: $ 249

Cybersecurity Essentials

Prerequisite: Introduction to Cyber Security

The Cybersecurity Essentials course develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. The 30-hour course introduces students to characteristics of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. Through interactive, multimedia content, lab activities, and multi-industry case studies, students build technical and professional skills to pursue careers in cybersecurity. Learn procedures to implement data confidentiality, integrity, availability and security controls on networks, servers and applications. Understand security principles and how to develop security policies that comply with cybersecurity laws. Apply skills through practice, using labs and Cisco Packet Tracer activities. Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests. Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

Offered Spring

Cost: $ 499

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) FOR PROFESSIONALS

This course is designed for both non-technical and technical professionals who want to make sense of the ever-evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this course, you will explore the different ways AI can be used and learn a ready-to-implement AI roadmap that can be used at your respective organization. In this course, you will become familiar with basic AI terminologies such as data, models, Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning (DL), regression, classification, and clustering; steps involved in building an end-to-end Machine Learning (ML) model; identifying the impact and application of AI in different fields including Customer Service, Finance, Retail, Healthcare, and Manufacturing; the end to end process of building ML models; causes of AI failures and challenges of implementing AI; and streamlining the implementation of AI.

Cost: $799

Dates Oct 4 – Nov 10 Time 6:00-8:00pm 

Sessions 12 Instructor Bülent Uyaniker 

Day TU, TH NOTES

 

AI2go workshop

The workshop is specially designed for non-technical professionals to begin a career in Artificial Intelligence (AI). This workshop aims to provide a good understanding of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence by training machine learning models for various applications. You will get a basic understanding of the Python programming language, just enough to start building machine learning models. Additionally, you will learn about the impacts that AI can have on society. 

This class will be held online. Login information will be sent via email prior to the start date of the class.  

offerd Summer

Cost:$ 1,125

 


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