Technology Programs Show Descriptions

Cisco CCNA Certification Training

Course CPD049  |   180 hours, 6 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2,195  |   Course Details 

Exam voucher included

Cisco CCNA certification training provides in-depth, hands-on instruction in routed and switched LAN emulation networks made up of Cisco equipment. This program is designed to give you the essential knowledge to install, configure, and operate a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.

In this program you will also have the opportunity to practice the principles taught in a virtual, interactive lab.

Upon completion of the program, you will receive a voucher to take the 200-125 CCNA certifying exam.

CompTIA A+ Certification Training

Course CPD051  |   290 hours, 6 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,995  |   Course Details 

Exam voucher included

The CompTIA™ A+ Certification is a critical first step in opening the door to your IT career. Throughout this program, you will learn the essential skills needed to start a career working within the industry.

CompTIA™ A+ Certification is vendor neutral and internationally recognized, giving you a competitive advantage no matter what country you're working in and what hardware you're working with.

Upon completion of the program, you will be given vouchers to take two CompTIA™ certification exams. (CompTIA 220-901 and 220-902)

CompTIA Network+ Certification Training

Course CPD052  |   110 hours, 6 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,695  |   Course Details 

A CompTIA™ Network+ Certification is a widely recognized and respected Exam voucher includedcredential within the Information Technology industry. With this certification, you can demonstrate that you have the knowledge and skillset to take on a critical role in data networking.

If you're relatively new to IT and/or networking, CompTIA™ Network+ is an industry recommended certification as a first step in professional-level networking.

Throughout this program you'll build upon your existing IT knowledge by exploring computer networking concepts, including layers of the OSI model and the TCP/IP model.

*Upon completion of the program, you will be given a voucher to take the CompTIA™ Network+ certifying exam.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

Course CPD053  |   80 hours, 6 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,695  |   Course Details 

Careers in network security are steadily growing, making this certification Exam voucher includedtraining ideal for those looking to enter the security sector of information technology, with a respected CompTIA™ certification.

This program will help you build the foundation of knowledge needed to get started in information security roles.

Throughout this program you'll build upon your existing IT knowledge by exploring computer and network security concepts. By the end of your training, you'll be proficient in basic security concepts and will have an understanding of the latest security protocols established within the industry.

*Upon completion of the program, you will receive a voucher to take the CompTIA™ Security+ certifying exam.

Cybersecurity Foundations

Course CPD226  |   65 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1895  |   Course Details 

This course presents an introduction to the information technology sector of cybersecurity, providing foundational knowledge for this growing career field. Topics include: emerging cybersecurity trends; computer/application security; personal, physical, and mobile/wireless security; the Internet and its vulnerabilities; security awareness education; compliance, laws, standards, and ethics; security professional roles and certifications; and risk assessment and management. Best practices for protecting assets and defending against cyber attacks are thoroughly examined.

Cybersecurity Foundations for Health Care

Course CPD227  |   80 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2195  |   Course Details 

This course presents an introduction to the information technology sector of cybersecurity, providing foundational knowledge for this growing career field. Topics include: emerging cybersecurity trends; computer/application security; personal, physical, and mobile/wireless security; the Internet and its vulnerabilities; security awareness education; compliance, laws, standards, and ethics; security professional roles and certifications; and risk assessment and management. Best practices for protecting assets and defending against cyber attacks are thoroughly examined. The second part of this course examines cybersecurity within the health care industry, specifically focusing on: the U.S. health care environment; privacy and security concerns specific to this industry; governing regulations and ethical concerns; risk management and incident response strategies within health care; and the assessment and management of risk with third-party business associates.

Cybersecurity Foundations for Utilities

Course CPD228  |   80 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2195  |   Course Details 

This course presents an introduction to the information technology sector of cybersecurity, providing foundational knowledge for this growing career field. Topics include: emerging cybersecurity trends; computer/application security; personal, physical, and mobile/wireless security; the Internet and its vulnerabilities; security awareness education; compliance, laws, standards, and ethics; security professional roles and certifications; and risk assessment and management. Best practices for protecting assets and defending against cyber attacks are thoroughly examined.

Additional topics reviewed are utility organization and operating principles, and a general understanding of the importance of critical infrastructure as well as an appreciation of the need for protecting utilities from cyber attacks. Of these utilities, a heavy emphasis is placed on the nuclear and electrical industries. The mechanics of cyber attacks prevalent in the utility industry are reviewed to ensure a thorough understanding of the need to provide multiple layers of security for the protection of critical infrastructure, including defense in depth strategies as well as current best industry practices.  Governing laws and regulatory agencies involved in ensuring that critical infrastructure is adequately protected are presented as well as the growing demand for skilled knowledge workers required to implement the regulations.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010

Course CPD156  |   380 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,995  |   Course Details 

Learn how to create, format, and secure professional and creative documents using Microsoft Word 2010, while you prepare for your certification. In Excel, you will cover basic through advanced topics, including formatting cells, applying number formats, linking worksheets, creating PivotTables, and more. In PowerPoint, you will discover how to create, format, and set up presentations, in addition to learning how to apply Transitions and animations. In Outlook, you will design and format E-mail, track and respond to messages, manage the Inbox with Rules and Quick Steps, and create appointments and tasks. In Microsoft Access, you will learn how to create forms that automate data entry and expense reports. .

The Microsoft Office Specialist program is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills using Microsoft Office 2010: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

The Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013

Course CPD213  |   335 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,995  |   Course Details 

The Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training program prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access).

You will learn essential skills of working at a basic through advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2013.

Microsoft Web Developer

Course CPD093  |   240 hours, 12 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,995  |   Course Details 

Gain the Web development skills that will give you a competitive edge. In today’s highly competitive workplace, Microsoft Web Developer certification will show employers that you have the skills they are seeking.

In this program, you’ll learn how to develop Web pages using .NET Framework 4.0. When you’ve completed the program, you will have the foundational knowledge you need to take the Microsoft 70-515 exam and earn a certification as a Microsoft Web Developer.

Skills you will master in this program include installing and using Visual Studio 2010, using web developer express, and debugging code. You will also explore HTML concepts, elements and tags, attributes, hyperlinks and anchors, image management, XML, CSS, .NET programming, ASP.NET, JQuery, AJAX, ASP .NET Web Applications, and .NET Framework 4.0. 

Mobile Web Developer

Course CPD158  |   280 hours, 12 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2,295  |   Course Details 

The ever-increasing use of Smartphones worldwide has created a great demand for Mobile Web Developers. Smartphones include a mobile browser that is similar to the traditional desktop browser, enabling millions of mobile users to browse the web on their devices instead of a traditional computer.

With more and more users accessing websites using mobile devices, businesses and organizations must adjust their websites to improve mobile experience.  Although most mobile browsers can display a scaled version of a traditional website, mobile-friendly websites make it much easier for users to browse, find the information they need, and make purchases. This is especially important for e-commerce and consumer-focused websites and will become more important as more Smartphone users consult their phones to browse content, buy products, and access online services.

These changes are expected to continue to drive growth in markets such as Mobile Web Development and Mobile App Development for years to come. You can become a Mobile Web Developer, and, in this course, you’ll learn the latest technologies to prepare you for a career.

Web Applications Developer

Course CPD127  |   360 hours, 12 months*  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2,395  |   Course Details 

Whether you’re new to web development or want to enhance your skills, this program will give you the knowledge you need to create dynamic database-driven websites using the latest technologies. You’ll master basic HTML (the core technology behind almost all websites), learn CSS for designing pages, and discover how to make your pages more dynamic with JavaScript. In addition, you’ll learn the fundamentals of PHP, SQL, XML, and Ajax. You’ll also explore HTML5, the newest version of HTML, putting you on the cutting edge of web development. Once you’ve successfully completed this program, you’ll be prepared to enter the job market where Web Applications Developers are in high demand and earn rewarding salaries.

In this program, you’ll use multiple tools and technologies to develop state-of-the-art web applications. The program is broken into 10 modules, designed to teach you all the fundamentals of developing and maintaining database-driven Web sites.

You’ll begin by learning basic HTML, the core technology behind almost all websites. You’ll also master using CSS to design your pages and discover how to make your site more dynamic with JavaScript. Then you’ll dive into PHP and SQL, technologies that allow you to create database-driven websites such as intranets and e-commerce sites. In addition, you’ll learn the basics of XML, a technology that’s helpful in all programming including web development. 

Next, you’ll create Ajax applications that respond more like traditional desktop software, giving users a faster and more interactive experience. You’ll end your course by exploring HTML5, the newest version of HTML, putting you on the cutting edge of web development.

After completing the coursework, you will complete a project that will involve using all of the skills and technologies that you learned throughout the program to build a website from the ground up.

This all-in-one package will teach you every skill you need to be proficient in creating database-driven websites. Once you’ve successfully completed this program, you’ll be prepared to enter the job market where Web Applications Developers are in high demand and earn rewarding salaries.

Webmaster

Course CPD129  |   150 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1,995  |   Course Details 

This program will help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to develop websites for both Internet content and Web applications. You will learn basic skills in HTML5 and CSS3 coding that allow you to build professional websites.

The course walks through several advanced website-building features. Learn how to use advanced HTML5 codes for embedding multimedia elements such as audio and video clips, advanced CSS3 styling for manipulating images on the Web page, and JavaScript involved in creating dynamic Web pages.