INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / NETWORKING

Our online classes are taught LIVE by an instructor UNLESS campus location is specified in the course description. For online classes, students will need access to a computer and to the Internet. A desktop or laptop computer is preferred, but tablets and smartphones are also an option. CCM will provide access to any specialized software needed for the course.

Please note: A link to join a class will be sent by the instructor to registered students 1-2 days before a class is scheduled to begin.

COMPTIA® CERTIFICATIONS

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

Are you looking to gain new skills to begin a career in the computer technology industry, or are you already an established IT professional that needs to learn new skills, update old skills and polish your resume for that new career opportunity? If so, CCM is the place for you to obtain the knowledge you will need to obtain three of the most popular CompTIA® certifications: A+, Network+ and Security+. Each certification builds on the previous, starting with the A+ foundation.

COMPTIA®A+  COMPUTER SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Cement your knowledge of computer operating systems, networking, using mobile devices and understanding the importance of security. CompTIA® A+ certifications are the benchmark of most entry-level positions in Information Technology. Achieve professional accreditation AND make yourself more marketable to employers. Completing two classes, Core 1 and Core 2, will prepare you to achieve CompTIA® A+ certification, and put you on the path to a rewarding career as an IT professional. Upon completion of both courses, you will have basic knowledge of configuring, installing, diagnosing, repairing, upgrading and maintaining computers and associated technologies. The courses offered for the A+ certification exam are below.

Instructor: Igor Nachevnik, CompTIA® A+, CySA+, Network+, MCP

COMPTIA® A+ CORE 1 (CPC-601E)

PREREQUISITE: Working knowledge of personal computers.

This course is for anyone aiming to begin a career as an IT professional. In this course, learn how to select parts and build a computer and configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade systems hardware.  Learn how a processor works, how memory is used and how mobile devices work (Apple or Android). The CompTIA® exam registration fee is not included in the cost of the course.

*Textbook required. Click here for textbook information.

Sat, Sept 25-Oct 23, 8:30 a.m-3 p.m.

On campus: EH 216

5 sessions: 30 hrs, CEU 3.0

Course: 88861

Cost: $549

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COMPTIA® A+ CORE 2 (CPC-602E)

PREREQUISITE: Working knowledge of personal computers.

You learned about hardware in the Core 1 class, next learn about software in this Core 2 class. Gain insight into multiple operating systems, including Linux, Windows and Mac. Learn how to secure data and the best way to troubleshoot and fix software problems. Master the information needed to pass the software portion of the certification exam. The CompTIA® exam registration fee is not included in the cost of the course.

*The same textbook as for Core 1 is required.  Click here for textbook information.

Sat, Nov 6-Dec 11, 8:30 a.m-3 p.m.

(No class Nov 27)

On campus: EH 216

5 sessions: 30 hrs, CEU 3.0

Course: 88862

Cost: $549

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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.

Tues and Thurs, Oct 5-Dec 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

(No class Nov 23, 25)

Remote-Live

20 sessions: 40 hrs, CEU 4.0

Course: 88863

Cost: $799

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COMPTIA® SECURITY+ (CPC-611E)

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

  • Have a basic understanding of how network security, compliance and operational security and application security work
  • Configure and manage users, groups and shared resources on a network
  • Have an idea of access control measures, authentication, security policy and firewalls

The CompTIA® Security+ course will teach the knowledge and skills required 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, ensuring the security professional is 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. The CompTIA® exam registration fee is not included in the cost of the course.

Next offered Spring 2022

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

Mon and Wed, Nov 1-Dec 20, 6-8 p.m. , no class Nov 24 (NEW DATES)

Remote-Live

14 sessions: 28 hrs, CEU 2.8

Course: 88865

Cost: $559

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