Information Technologies Technician
The Information Technologies Technician program will groom students in the skills necessary for employment as an Information Technologies Technician: Systems Administrator, Information Technologies Technician: Information Assurance, Information Technologies Technician: Security Officer level 1, Information Technologies Technician: Network Administrator, or Information Technologies Technician: Help Desk Technician. The student will become proficient in skills required for certification through the following examinations: CompTia A+ 220-901 and 220-902, CompTia Network+ N10-006, CompTia Security+ SY0-401, INCD 1 100-105(Cisco Certified Entry Level Technician CCENT), and INCD 2 200-105(Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA). Students will learn basic computer hardware setup, design, and function; basic networking theory and application, local area network (LAN) switching; fundamentals of networks and network devices (routers, servers, other systems); IP addressing and network address translation (NAT) network; systems; and computer or network troubleshooting and repair.
Graduates of this program may find employment in Network Operation Centers (NOC), Network and Security Operation Centers (NOSC), Network Technologies Centers or other businesses as Information Technology (IT) support or Information Technology specialist, or Help Desk Call Centers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for an Information Technologies Technician in Texas is $47,500–$69,000.
TOTAL COST $3,250.00
CompTia A+ Certification Exam ($205 for both exams through
CompTia Network + ($294 through Pearson Vue)
CompTia Security + ($320 through Pearson Vue)
Cisco INCD Exams ($165 through Pearson Vue)