AUBURN – The Center for Workforce and Professional Development (CWPD) at Central Maine Community College (CMCC) offers a free Computer Support Specialist with CompTIA IT Fundamentals + and A +, CompTIA Network +, and CompTIA Security + course instruction.
All three training courses are offered in addition to the current Comp TIA A+course. The 4 courses will offer rolling admissions (ongoing application review and flexible admission), starting July 11, and continuing for one year. Courses will be offered in person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 – 8:30 pm
Students who successfully complete the 150-hour, 13-week Computer Support Specialist (IT Fundamentals+and A+) course, will learn the theory and practical skills of the Computer Support Comp TIA Fundamentals+, A+, IT (Information Technology ) concepts and terminology, Windows operating system, infrastructure, software troubleshooting, application and software, networking, software development, hardware and networking troubleshooting, database fundamentals and security.
Both CompTIA Network + and CompTIA Security + are both 60 hours long. Security + is the first security certification a candidate must obtain. It builds on the core knowledge required in any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Training includes examining the security of the hybrid environment and recommending solutions, learning the principles of management, risk and compliance, and identifying, analyzing and responding to security incidents.
Network+ provides training for corresponding CompTIA certification. Course material covers the basics of networking, implementation, operations, security, and troubleshooting. It also covers configuring and managing networks. Students are ready to earn the internationally recognized CompTIA Network+certification, which also carries a digital badge. Starting at $ 40,500. For more information or to register, please visit https://bit.ly/CWPDRegistration.
The Comp TIA A+ training is a 10-week course that prepares students for the Core 1 and Core 2 exams and includes configuring Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome, OS, Android, and iOS operating systems. For more information or to register please visit https://bit.ly/3qqym2f.
These free courses are made possible by the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan and Harold Alfond Foundation. Participants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma, GED, or HiSet, and be a U.S. citizen and / or authorized to work in Maine. For more information, contact Central Maine Community College’s Center for Workforce & Professional Development at [email protected] o 207-755-5280.