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+ Tier 1: CompTIA A+ Course (Registration for Fall courses has begun)

The CompTIA A+ 220-901/220-902 and 220-1001/220-1002 course is designed to help students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. The A+ exam currently covers both 220-901 and 220-902 objectives. Starting in early 2019 the 220-1001/220-1002 exams will be offered as A+ certification examinations. Topics covered in the course include maintenance and configuration of PCs and devices, setup, configure, manage and troubleshoot networking equipment: NICs, Routers, Switches, and Cables, basics of networking, troubleshooting software and hardware issues, and customer support.

Learning objectives:

• Provide a review of the nine knowledge area domains in the CompTIA A+ 220-901 / 220-902 exam objectives.

• Supplemental self-study preparation resource for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

• Assemble components based on customer requirements

• Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users

• Understand the basics of networking and security, including forensics

• Apply troubleshooting skills to diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues

• Provide appropriate customer support

• Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment

Training Proficiency Level – Tier 1: IT Operator

Workforce Domain – Operate and Maintain

Specialty Areas – Customer Service and Technical Support

The current information technology industry is booming – there is no better time to start your new IT career. Our CompTIA A+ course will help you put your best foot forward in the IT industry. And if you are already an IT professional, this course will validate your knowledge and enhance your livelihood. Prepare for the premier Information Technology Certification exam, CompTIA’s A+ certification, making each student a certified Information Technology Support Specialists.

In our CompTIA A+ training course, you will learn the basics of computer technology and repair, networking, installation of PCs, laptops, and other hardware, and configuration of PCs, laptops, and mobile operating systems for Android and Apple iOS devices. Learn everything you need to know to serve as the only Technology Professional for a small business or non-profit organization, a Help Desk technician in a company or government agency atmosphere. Troubleshoot, repair, configure, maintain, manage, and upgrade all hardware and software in the organization as well as employees’ mobile devices and desktops. Diagnosis and troubleshooting techniques for personal computers, with emphasis on setup, configuration conflicts, and operating system issues. This course will prepare the student for the premier Information Technology Certification exam, CompTIA’s A+ certification, making each student a certified Information Technology Support Specialists.

The CompTIA A+ course is the best beginner class of all the courses we offer, and it’s designed for anyone looking to begin an IT or Cyber Security career. Not only will it provide you with much needed fundamentals of computer repair, maintenance, and technology, it will also provide you with enough knowledge that you are able to make informed decisions about your IT career path. You will learn the difference between careers in systems administration, network administration, cyber security, and many other specialized IT fields. That will make your next career step easy and enjoyable for you.

What are the benefits of completing Global Networks Tiered A+ Course?

Completing the TCC’s A+ course will not only prepare you for getting your foot in the door of nearly any IT position, it also has many other benefits – especially when you go on to receive your A+ certification. Some of those benefits include:

• Comprehensive and Vendor-Neutral Knowledge – IT professionals who are A+ certified will have a mastery in the technologies that are found in many IT environments. The knowledge extends from traditional machines to mobile devices and the operating systems that are commonly used for both.

• Trusted by Hiring Employers – Perhaps the most beneficial aspect associated with CompTIA A+ certification is its hiring power. Employers of all types need IT professionals within their companies, and they trust A+ certified professionals to maintain the operations of their computer systems.

• Global Recognition – A+ certification is recognized internationally and is compliant with standards that are approved by the U.S. Department of Defense.

• Validation of Fundamental Skills – A+ certified professionals are well-versed in the troubleshooting, security, and networking skills that prepare them for many IT professions.

+ Tier 2: CompTIA Network+ Course (Fall Registration Begins Soon)

The CompTIA Network+ certification is the sign of a qualified networking professional. Network+ certifies a professional-level understanding of emerging technologies including cloud and virtualization technologies. You will learn how to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install and configure a variety of computer networks. Material covered aids in preparing students for the CompTIA Network+ n10-007 certification exam, which will validate the knowledge and skills the student attained that are needed to troubleshoot, configure, and manage wired and wireless networks found in companies around the world. CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level it employment in the area of it networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems.

Learning objectives:

• Describe unbounded network media

• Identify the major types of network implementations

• Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods

• Analyze routing and switching technologies

• Analyze & Implement network security

• Identify the components of a WAN, TCP/IP and remote network implementation

• Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization

• Manage & Troubleshoot networks

Training Proficiency Level – Tier 2: Cyber Defender

Workforce Domain – Protect and Defend

Specialty Areas – Incident Response, Vulnerability Assessment, Cyber Defense Analysis, Infrastructure Support, Network Services, System Defense, Knowledge

What are the benefits of completing Global Networks Tiered Network+ Course?

Completing the TCC’s Network+ course will not only prepare you for getting your foot in the door of nearly any Entry level networking position, it also has many other benefits – especially when you go on to receive your Network+ certification. Some of those benefits include:

• Comprehensive and Vendor-Neutral Knowledge – IT professionals who are Network+ certified will have a mastery in the technologies that are found in many network security based environments.

• Global Recognition – Network+ certification is recognized internationally and is compliant with standards that are approved by the U.S. Department of Defense.

• Industry Preparedness - If you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

• Job Requirements - It contains information and procedures that can help you if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance.

• Exam Prep - It can assist you in preparing for the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007).

Jobs that use the Network+ certification are:

  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Field Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Junior System Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • IS Consultant
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Field Engineer
  • Network Analyst

+ Tier 2: CompTIA Security+ Course (Registration for Fall courses has begun)

GNI’s Academy of Technology CompTIA Security+ course will allow students to gain an in-depth knowledge of systems security, access control, network infrastructure, assessments and audits, cryptography and organizational security across all vendor products. These skills have become increasingly important, as additional safeguards such as intrusion detection systems, physical access control and multi-factor authentication become standard methods of protection. Students are given real world scenarios to reinforce the material covered and will learn how to apply the concepts to their daily operations. This course helps prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Learning objectives:

  • Threats, attacks & vulnerabilities - detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Technologies & tools - install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
  • Architecture & design - implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Identity & access management - install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Risk management - implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Cryptography & PKI - install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure

Training Proficiency Level – Tier 2: Cyber Defender

Workforce Domain – Protect and Defend

Specialty Areas – Incident Response, Vulnerability Assessment, Cyber Defense Analysis, Infrastructure Support, Network Services, System Defense, Knowledge

What are the benefits of completing Global Networks Tiered Security+ Course?

Completing the TCC’s Security+ course will not only prepare you for getting your foot in the door of nearly any Entry level cyber security position, it also has many other benefits – especially when you go on to receive your Security+ certification. Some of those benefits include:

• Comprehensive and Vendor-Neutral Knowledge – IT professionals who are Security+ certified will have the potential to master the vast majority of security related issues. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them

• Global Recognition – Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

• Job Requirements – The CompTIA Security+ course teaches best practices in hands-on troubleshooting to ensure IT professionals have practical security problem-solving skills.

• Exam Prep - It can assist you in preparing for the CompTIA Security+ examination (Exam N10-007).

Jobs that use the Security+ certification are:

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Junior IT Auditor/ Penetration Tester
  • Security Specialist
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Engineer