Course Code: GES327
Master the installation and troubleshooting of common components such as CPUs, memory, disks, power supplies, and expansion cards, as well as gain valuable practical knowledge of security concepts, customer service, and business processes.
Learn to compare and install various operating systems, setup and use client-side virtualization and SOHO networks, and troubleshoot PC and mobile device operating systems. These are the skills expected of an entry-level IT technician who will have a high level of interaction with clients.
Discover how to identify and handle security threats and system vulnerabilities. Troubleshoot network issues and prevent them from becoming larger problems.
Understand basic networking concepts and learn about network design, security, cloud computing, forensics, advanced IP addressing concepts, routing, and switching.
Learn the basics of network operations and security, including troubleshooting, industry standards, practices, and network theory.
Become acquainted with the basics of system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security. Once you complete this program, you'll be proficient in basic security concepts such as attacks and mitigation, security applications, risk assessment, disaster recovery and incident response, cloud computing, mobile devices, BYOD and SCADA, in addition to vulnerability assessment.
I. CompTIA™ A+ 220-901
A. Hardware components
B. I/O Devices and Characteristics of TCP/IP
C. Cables and connectors and Internet Connection Types
D. Laptop and Mobile Devices
E. SOHO’s and printers
II. CompTIA™ A+ 220-902
A. Operating systems, installation and upgrades
B. Operating systems, securing and configuring mobile devices
C. Cloud concepts, Windows networking, and SOHO networks
D. Security threats and vulnerabilities and data destruction methods
III. CompTIA™ Network+ N10-006
A. OSI, Network Infrastructure, Topologies and Devices
B. Network Services and IP Addressing
C. Routers Switches, Virtualization and Network Infrastructure
D. Cables and Wireless
E. Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Risk Management
F. Unified Communication and Performance
IV. CompTIA™ Security+ SY0-401
A. Network security
B. Compliance and operational security
C. Threats and vulnerabilities
D. Data and host security, access control, and identity management
David brings over 10 years experience in IT, education, instruction, curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.
Chintan has 10+ years of teaching and instructional designer experience in Information Technology. His areas of expertise include networking, and server and storage systems management. He has also developed complex software using various programming languages. From an instructional design and teaching perspective, Chintan is focused on (Cisco) CCNA, Networking, Server, and Cloud Computing courses. Chintan holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas, and earned his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Engineering from South Gujarat University in Surat, India.
Laurel has over 20 years experience in Information Technology, curriculum development and teaching. In addition to her extensive teaching background, Laurel's experience includes instructional design, programming, business requirements analysis, and quality assurance. She couples this experience with a strong and diverse technical background. Laurel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.
There are no prerequisites to take this online course.
Comfort and working knowledge of navigating online, the usage of a computer, and basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills.
Instructional material requirements:
Yes, since ed2go programs are online, you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
|This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start and finish at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given twelve (12) months to complete this program.|
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the CompTIA™ A+ Exams 220-901, 220-902, CompTIA™ Network+ Exam N10-006 and CompTIA™ Security+ Exam SY0-401 after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A lab scheduling link is included.
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 598-3856. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
Yes, this program currently prepares for the CompTIA™ A+ Exams 220-901, 220-902, CompTIA™ Network+ Exam N10-006 and CompTIA™ Security+ Exam SY0-401 and you will receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.