INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / NETWORKING

COMPTIA® CERTIFICATIONS

CCM IS THE PLACE TO PREPARE FOR THE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED COMPTIA® CERTIFICATION EXAMS

COMPTIA® A+ SERIES – COMPUTER TECHNICIAN CORE

Launch your IT career by becoming a CompTIA® A+ certified professional.  A+ certification encompasses all of the knowledge, skills and customer service necessary for an individual to be a successful computer service technician.  A nationally recognized, and industry-recognized credential, CompTIA® A+ Certification brings new entrants into the field with foundational knowledge that is the most widely recognized and credible certification available across the IT industry. In this course, learn how to select parts and build a computer; configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade systems hardware. Learn how a processor works, how memory is used and how mobile devices work (Apple or Android). CompTIA® A+ Core 1 and 2, covers basic computer hardware, operating system support, networking, Cloud concepts and computer security – exactly the skills that hiring managers want their entry-level workers to bring to the job.

You will be prepared and ready to sit for each certification exam, Core 1—220-1001 and Core 2—220-1002.  The exams cover a broad range of hardware and software technologies not tied to any specific vendor products.  You will gain insight into multiple operating systems, including Linux, Windows and Mac.  Learn fundamental skills to not only secure data, but troubleshoot and fix software problems.

INSTRUCTOR: Igor Nachevnik, CySA+, Security+, Network+, CompTIA® A+, MCP

COMPTIA® A+ CORE 1/CORE 2 (CPC-644E)

PREREQUISITE: Working knowledge of personal computers.

This course includes student materials, and two CompTIA® A+ Certification exam vouchers, Core 1 and Core 2, that may be used for online testing with Pearson OnVUE or at a convenient PersonVue test center. The CompTIA® A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition by Mike Meyers will be purchased by the student.

*Textbook required. Visit https://ccm.edu/workforce/textbook-information

Sat, Feb 5-April 30, 8:30 a.m-3 p.m.

(No classes March 12, 19 and April 16)

On campus:  EH 216

10 sessions: 60 hrs, CEU 6.0

Course: 28861

Cost: $1,499 (includes materials, e-learning platform and exam voucher)

COMPTIA® NETWORK+ (CPC-606E)

PREREQUISITE: Regardless of whether you have passed A+ certification, it is necessary to have the following skills and knowledge to take this course:

Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone/tablet)

Achieving the CompTIA® Network+ certification validates that the holder has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure and manage common network wireless and wired devices; understand and maintain network documentation. The CompTIA® exam registration fee is not included in the cost of the course.

*Textbook required.  Click here for textbook information.

Next offered Fall 2022

COMPTIA® SECURITY+ (CPC-611E)

CompTIA® Security+ validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. When you are asked, “Do you have 2 years or more of Network Support experience? Do you have Security experience?”, respond with confidence by completing the CompTIA® Security+ qualifying training offered at CCM and GET CERTIFIED!

COMPTIA® SECURITY+ (CPC-611E)

PREREQUISITE: It is necessary to have the following skills and knowledge to take this course:

  • An understanding of how network security, compliance and operational security and application security work
  • Configure and manage users, groups and shared resources on a network
  • An idea of access control measures, authentication, security policy and firewalls
  • A+, Net+ or CISCO® CCNA certifications highly recommended, or a minimum of 5 years related field experience in computer technician and network concepts

CompTIA® Security+ covers in-depth security concepts, hardware, operating system support, Cloud concepts and penetration testing.  Acquire the knowledge and skills to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations. Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, to be better prepared to solve a wider variety of network issues.  This course focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection.

CompTIA® Security+ Certification is highly sought after and strongly recommended.  Your course bundle includes CompTIA’s recognized CertMaster training guides, CompTIA® e-learning platform, and an exam voucher that may be used for online testing with Pearson OnVUE or at a convenient PearsonVue test center.  This bundle savings is greater than $700 in materials and certification exam fee.

If interested in this course, please email us at wfd@ccm.edu.

CISCO CERTIFICATION

CISCO® CCNA CERTIFICATION PREP Volume 1/PART 1 (CPC-153E)

According to CISCO®, 78% of technology executives and managers consider technical certifications to be a critical success factor, and 99% of organizations use certifications in making hiring decisions. You can earn a CCNA to establish your credentials in the ever-changing networking industry. Bring your skills up to date with the latest in networking, security, automation and programmability. Students should purchase the CCNA 200-301 official certification guide bundle package. This two-part course will provide a comprehensive review of the individual volumes and prepare you to sit for the new CCNA exam.

INSTRUCTOR: Ken Sauter, BS

Please email us at wfd@ccm.edu if you are interested in taking this course.