Certified Computer, Network, and Cyber Security Technician

100 In Classroom Hours / 292 Online Hours

Course Offerings

Sessions:
January 14, 2020 – April 21,2020
May 12, 2020 – August 11, 2020
September 1, 2020 – December 10, 2020

 

Time:
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Days:
Tuesdays / Thursdays

Tuition Includes:
Book(s)
Materials
Exam Vouchers

Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA A+ certification exam by CompTIA A+ 220-1001 / 220-1002 course. CompTIA A+ exam is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for IT professionals.  CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting.  CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

The CompTIA Network+ training measures the necessary competencies for an IT professional with approximately nine months experience in network support or administration. Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to install, manage and troubleshoot a variety of networks on any platform.

This course prepares for the Security+ certification exam which covers industry-wide topics, including communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. Security+ is taught at colleges, universities and commercial training centers around the globe. Many corporations recommend or require the Security+ certification for their IT employees. Companies like Sun, IBM/Tivoli Software Group, Symantec, Motorola and Olympus Security Group know the value of a Security+ certification and recommend or require it of their IT employees.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to start and succeed in high demand IT jobs. CompTIA certifications are globally recognized, vendor-neutral and are designed for IT professionals. Students will be certified in CompTIA A+ (Exams 220-1001 & 220-1002), CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-007) and CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501). This program includes a cloud-based lab platform for students to work and study outside the classroom as well.

This course covers industry-wide topics, including network connectivity, mobile devices, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and PC hardware and peripherals, plus iOS, Android, Apple iOS, Windows and Linux. Additionally, the fundamentals of cloud computing, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack, and security are covered.By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the principles of network security
  • Identify the steps for compliance and operational security
  • Identify methods for preventing threats and vulnerabilities
  • Identify the steps for controlling access and managing identity
  • Comprehend the principles of cryptography

The Computer, Network, and Cyber Security Technician program is composed of three sequential courses.

  • PTIC0012 CompTIA A+
  • PTIC0021 CompTIA Network+
  • PTIC0022 CompTIA Security+

Recommended Prerequisites:  High School Graduate or GED holder. Operating knowledge of Windows or equivalent operating system.

Course Exam(s):

Upon completion of this in classroom course, the students will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certification exams.  The cost of the course includes the certification vouchers for CompTIA A+ 1001 and 1002, CompTIA Network+ N10-007, and CompTIA Security+ SY0-501.

Topics Covered:

CompTIA A+
  • Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Electricity and Power Supplies
  • CPUs and Motherboards
  • The Basic Input/Output System
  • Memory Systems
  • Bus Structures
  • Expansion Cards
  • Peripheral Connection Types
  • Data Storage Devices
  • Video Output and Image Input Devices
  • Printers
  • Connecting Computers
  • Working with Electricity and Power Systems
  • Working with CPUs and Motherboards
  • Working with Basic Input/Output System
  • Working with Memory systems
  • Working with Bus Structures
  • Working with Expansion Cards
  • Understanding Ports, Connectors, and Cables
  • Understanding Data Storage Devices
  • Working with Video and Multimedia Input/Output Devices
  • Understanding Printers
  • Understanding Portable Computers and Devices
  • Working with Operating System Management
CompTIA Network+
  • Networking Concepts
  • Installation and Configuration
  • Media and Topologies
  • Network Management
  • Network Security
CompTIA Security+
  • Domain 1.0 – Network Security
  • Domain 2.0 – Compliance and Operational Security
  • Domain 3.0 – Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Domain 4.0 – Application, Data and Host Security
  • Domain 5.0 – Access Control and Identity Management
  • Domain 6.0 – Cryptography 

Instructional Strategies:

  • Lecture
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Group Activities
  • Individual Activities

Methods of Evaluation:

  • Quizzes & Exams
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Written Assignments

Instructor Biography:

Coming soon!

Grading System:

Student must pass all quizzes, exams, and national exam (if applicable) at a passing rate to be eligible for a Certificate of Training Completion. If an internship is included in your course you will be required to complete the internship prior to receiving a Certificate of Training Completion.

Attendance:

Students are expected to arrive on time and participate in course discussions. Successful completion of the course of study recommends 100% attendance. If during the course period the student’s attendance level drops below 80%, they will be encouraged and given the opportunity to attend the next scheduled class for the course they enrolled in. Should materials change, student is responsible for all additional cost.

Payment Plan Policy:

Students may withdraw from the program for any reason up to 1 week prior to the start of program. In this case, the student’s payment plan agreement shall be rescinded. If the payment plan has begun a non-refundable administrative fee of $25.00 will be assessed and remaining funds will be returned to payer in check form by mail.

No Refund Policy:

No refund for course, once the first class has been concluded. If extenuating circumstances exist, case by case situations will be reviewed by ProTrain. If refund is issued, refunded amount will be dependent upon books being returned in excellent condition (i.e. no writing, missing pages; ripped or damage to pages and/or binding).

Re-Admission Policy:

Any student who has dropped out of the program, or has been suspended from the program for nonattendance may be readmitted within one year by completing a personal interview with the director of education and paying any applicable fees at the time of readmission. Students who were terminated due to conduct issues are not eligible to be readmitted.

Policy on Student Conduct:

Appropriate Conduct: All students are expected to conduct themselves in an orderly and professional manner. Any student not conducting themselves in an orderly and professional manner, which includes use of drugs and alcohol during school hours, dishonesty, disrupting classes, use of profanity, excessive tardiness, insubordination, violation of safety rules, improper usage of lab or classroom computers, or not abiding by the school rules will lead to either probation or dismissal from classes.