Instructor: Mr. Jerome Mick
The Information Technology program prepares students for an entry level position in the Information Technology field or continuing education at a post-secondary institution. Students will learn IT Concepts and Terminology, IT Infrastructure, Applications and Software, Security, Mobile Devices, Networking, Computer Hardware, Virtualization and Cloud Computing, Troubleshooting, Operating Systems, and Operational Procedures. The program takes a broad-spectrum approach to teaching the Information Technology field.
The IT program prepares students for the TestOut IT Fundamentals, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, TestOut PC Pro, CompTIA A+ certifications with additional opportunity to prepare for TestOut Network Pro, TestOut Security Pro, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ should time allow.
Areas of Instruction:
- Computer Fundamentals
- Computer Repair
- Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting
- Productivity Software
- Office Procedures and Customer Service Skills
- Database Administration
The IT program prepares students for the IC3 Computer Fundamentals, CompTIA Starta, and CompTIA A+ Certifications.
What are the Benefits?
The IT program will prepare you for a future career path in computers and business-related occupations. Types of jobs available for IT students are:
- Computer Technician
- Network Technician
- System Administrator
- System Analyst
What is Information Technology?
The Information Technology program at the Career Center helps prepare students for an entry-level IT position or to go on to post-secondary IT schooling. following topics are taught in the IT program:
IT Concepts and Terminology
Applications and Software
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
This course is taught with hands-on training and theory. Students must be able to work independently, using verbal and textbook instruction. Required skills for IT are:
- Strong reading and writing skills
- Basic computer concepts
- Able to work independently or in a group setting
College Credits available in Information Technology from:
PA College of Technology
St. Francis University
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Adult Education Information
$6,800.00 – Includes books, NOCTI, OSHA Certification, and CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Strata Certifications.
Estimated expenses not included in tuition:
Criminal Record Check – $22.00
Child Abuse Clearance – $13.00
Federal Criminal History Record-$23.85
$300.00 deposit that will go toward tuition
Academic Year: 9 months/900 hours
Start Date: August
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-2:30 pm
Book included in tuition
CompTIA A+ Core 1 Exam Guide to Computing Infrastructure
CompTIA A+ Core 2 Exam Guide to Operating Systems and Security
CompTIA ITF+ Student Guide