The Business and Information Technology Academy allows you to earn certificates that will open doors for a career in Information Technology. WCCC Adult Education Information Technology courses include hands-on lab time that will provide the opportunity to prove and demonstrate the skills gained before taking the related certification exam. Each individual certification class takes between 60 and 80 hours to complete.
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The Warren County Career Center is a proud member of the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program. The Authorized Academy offers a robust educational program designed to assist in enhancing the learning experience for students preparing for an IT career. The WCCC can help students acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and credentials for a successful IT career path. This includes resources to help students choose potential paths of employment, and education on opportunities for long-term career growth. Information security analyst jobs are projected to increase 37 percent to 102,500 workers by 2022, much faster than the 18 percent growth rate for computer occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median annual wage for information security analysts is $86,170, compared to $76,270 for computer occupations and $34,750 for all occupations , according to BLS data.
For more information, call Coordinator Donald Corbet at 513.933.3939 or Donald.Corbet@mywccc.org. Cisco Certified Network AdministratorMain Campus 640 hours
The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. As of 2012, there were nearly 336,400 computer network operators in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks.
CCNA certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN.
• High school diploma or GED
• Complete the WorkKeys Assessment
• Attend orientation meeting with the program coordinator
• Total Program Hours: 640
• Theory Hours: 331
• Lab Hours: 309
Career-Technical Instructional Modules:
MODULE THEORY LAB
Professional Development 36 10
Cisco Certified Network Associate 21 33
Programming Logics 34 20
Cisco Certified Enterprise Technician 21 33
CompTIA Network+ Certification 27 27
CompTIA Security+ 30 24
CompTIA Server+ 27 27
Windows 7 Configuration 27 27
Introduction To IT 27 27
CompTIA A+ Hardware 27 27
CompTIA A+ Software 27 27
LPI Linux Essentials 27 27
Courses and Certifications:
• CompTIA A+ Certification
• CompTIA Security+ Certification
• CompTIA Network+ Certification
• Windows 7 Configuration (MCTS) Certification
• CompTIA Server+ Certification
• Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
• WCCC Certificate of Program Completion
College Credit Available:
See the program coordinator for details
Application Fee - $60 (non-refundable)
Tuition:$12,850 (includes books, test vouchers, and new computer components)
Financial Aid may be available.
Evening Classes meet Tuesday thru Friday 6:00-10:30pm
See course schedule below or click HERE
Program coordinator Donald Corbet: 513.933.3939
Coming Soon! New Program!
Cyber Security Technician
640 clock hours, 10 months, pending approval from Council on Occupational Education
The Cybersecurity Technician (CySA) program guides the student through the CompTIA suite of certifications to ultimately achieve CySA+ certification, which is an international, vendor neutral credential that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. Understand a wide variety of issues ranging from operating systems to mobile and IoT devices:
• Design and implement functional Client/Server networks, regardless of the devices being used.
• Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
• Identify how switches and routers are used to segment network traffic and create resilient networks.
• Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations.
• Implement firewall security, standards, and protocols
• Identify and Troubleshoot network issues.
• Support the creation of virtualized networks in Windows, Mac, Linux or UNIX environments.
• Configure and use threat detection tools.
• Perform basic data analysis of a security breach.
• Interpret the results to identify and resolve vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization.
Properly trained IT security staff who can analyze, monitor and protect cybersecurity resources are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that information security analysts will be the fastest growing overall job category, with 37% overall growth between 2012 and 2022. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive
8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Call the program coordinator for details: Donald Corbet: 513.933.3939
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