Information Technology (IT)

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Join the Tech Revolution

As an industry, information technology continues to grow at a rapid pace—even through unforeseen challenges like a global pandemic. This means jobs in the IT field are stable and reliable. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts almost 550,000 IT jobs will be available nationwide over the next decade. There’s never been a better time to gain skills in technology.

Through CCWA, you can secure an industry credential for in-demand IT jobs. And with FastForward funding, these courses are available at a reduced or even no cost rate to the participant. Organizations in healthcare, banking, government and many more are hiring IT professionals at increasing salaries.

High-paying industry

High-paying industry

Train in 6-8 weeks

Train in just six to eight weeks

Career Guidance

Career guidance

key take aways

Takeaway Skills

  • Design
  • IT security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Cloud computing
  • Amazon Web Services management
  • Linux skills
Courses

Current Courses

See some of our current IT courses below. To receive financial aid, please get in touch with us directly to register for your course or program through CCWA.

CompTIA Network+ (Online)

02/01/2022 - 03/17/2022

The CompTIA Network+ Certification prep program prepares participants to configure, manage and troubleshoot common wired devices and wireless network devices. The course also has emphasis on: critical security concepts, key cloud computing best practices and typical service models, newer hardware and virtualization techniques and other tools required to maintain network security and guard against network attacks. Pre-requisite: CompTIA A+ certification or experience in networking platforms. Exam and materials included.

CompTIA Network+ (Online)

04/19/2022 - 06/02/2022

The CompTIA Network+ Certification prep program prepares participants to configure, manage and troubleshoot common wired devices and wireless network devices. The course also has emphasis on: critical security concepts, key cloud computing best practices and typical service models, newer hardware and virtualization techniques and other tools required to maintain network security and guard against network attacks. Pre-requisite: CompTIA A+ certification or experience in networking platforms. Exam and materials included.

CompTIA Security+

01/24/2022 - 03/16/2022

The CompTIA Security+ Certification prep program prepares participants with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations. Security+ completers are equipped to identify security risks and mitigate system incidents. The CompTIA Security+ Exam and materials are included. Prerequisite: CompTIA A+ or Network+ Certifications, or network security experience. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

CompTIA Security+

03/28/2022 - 05/11/2022

The CompTIA Security+ Certification prep program prepares participants with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations. Security+ completers are equipped to identify security risks and mitigate system incidents. The CompTIA Security+ Exam and materials are included. Prerequisite: CompTIA A+ or Network+ Certifications, or network security experience. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (Online)

01/28/2022 - 03/18/2022

The CompTIA Information Technology Fundamentals+ (ITF+) Certification Course will prepare participants to learn the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development and database use. In addition, participants will demonstrate their knowledge to install software, establish basic network connectivity and identify/prevent basic security risks. Participants will understand the basic principles and techniques of providing PC, mobile, applications and network support. Upon completion, participants will be able tov set up a computer workstation and use basic software applications, explain the function and types of devices used within a computer system, apply basic computer maintenance and support principles, describe some principles of software and database development, configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the Internet and identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

01/19/2022 - 03/04/2022

The Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner Certification prep program prepares participants to develop a fundamental understanding of the AWS Cloud platform. This course emphasizes AWS Cloud concepts and characteristics, core AWS services, security and compliance, architectural principles, account management and technical assistance. This certification is the foundational level certification for AWS Associate-level or Specialty certifications. Exam and materials included. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exam.

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

03/07/2022 - 04/19/2022

The Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner Certification prep program prepares participants to develop a fundamental understanding of the AWS Cloud platform. This course emphasizes AWS Cloud concepts and characteristics, core AWS services, security and compliance, architectural principles, account management and technical assistance. This certification is the foundational level certification for AWS Associate-level or Specialty certifications. Exam and materials included. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exam.

CompTIA Linux+

01/25/2022 - 03/10/2022

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification prep program prepares participants for the CompTIA Linux+ exam by exploring common tasks such as Linux troubleshooting, installation or maintenance. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting and automation. The course will also cover Linux operations such as Linux command line, configuring workstations and networking. Pre-requisite: Prior Linux experience and/or CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+ or CompTIA Network+ certifications are preferred.

CompTIA Linux+

04/04/2022 - 05/18/2022

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification prep program prepares participants for the CompTIA Linux+ exam by exploring common tasks such as Linux troubleshooting, installation or maintenance. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting and automation. The course will also cover Linux operations such as Linux command line, configuring workstations and networking. Pre-requisite: Prior Linux experience and/or CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+ or CompTIA Network+ certifications are preferred.

Python Programming-Certified Associate (PCAP)

01/10/2022 - 03/25/2022

The Certified Associate in Python Programming certification prep program prepares participants to accomplish coding tasks related to the basics of programming in the Python language and the fundamental notions and techniques used in object-oriented programming. This course also emphasizes the general computer programming concepts like conditional execution, loops, Python programming language syntax, semantics and the runtime environment, as well as with general coding techniques. Exam and materials included. Asynchronous class. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

Python Programming-Certified Associate (PCAP)

03/07/2022 - 05/18/2022

The Certified Associate in Python Programming certification prep program prepares participants to accomplish coding tasks related to the basics of programming in the Python language and the fundamental notions and techniques used in object-oriented programming. This course also emphasizes the general computer programming concepts like conditional execution, loops, Python programming language syntax, semantics and the runtime environment, as well as with general coding techniques. Exam and materials included. Asynchronous class. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

CompTIA A+

01/10/2022 - 03/17/2022

The CompTIA A+ Certification prep program prepares participants with the technical skills and competencies related to computer repair, support specialist and computer information technologies – ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, connecting users to data needed to perform their jobs. The CompTIA A+ Exam and materials are included. Asynchronous class. Optional REAL-TIME lectures on designated days set by the instructor (6pm-7pm). Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

CompTIA A+

02/28/2022 - 05/05/2022

The CompTIA A+ Certification prep program prepares participants with the technical skills and competencies related to computer repair, support specialist and computer information technologies – ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, connecting users to data needed to perform their jobs. The CompTIA A+ Exam and materials are included. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

CompTIA A+

04/11/2022 - 06/22/2022

The CompTIA A+ Certification prep program prepares participants with the technical skills and competencies related to computer repair, support specialist and computer information technologies – ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, connecting users to data needed to perform their jobs. The CompTIA A+ Exam and materials are included. Expected: You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 60 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me get a job with IT?
Job placement is not guaranteed but CCWA has partnerships with many companies across the Commonwealth and can provide aid in preparing for apprenticeship or job interviews.
What are the pre-requisites?
The pre-requites for IT industry certifications vary based on prior certifications, knowledge and experience. Review the pre-requisites for each course.

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