CompTIA Certification

CompTIA certifications are the recognized industry standards for foundation-level information
technology (IT) skills. Many of these certifications are electives or prerequisites toward advanced
certifications, such as Cisco’s CCNA. Certification training for A+ , Network+, and Security+ is
available at Richland College, Continuing Education.

A+ Certification Training

As technology changes so does the role of the computer support professional. As a result of
these changes, the entry-level IT technician who completes training and receives the A+
certification demonstrates competency in preventative maintenance, basic networking,
installation, troubleshooting, customer service and communications skills to work with clients.

  • Managing & Maintaining PC I – 48 hrs.
  • Managing & Maintaining PC II – 32 hrs.

Network+ Certification Training

After the completion of Network+ training and certification, the network professional is able to
demonstrates a technical ability and competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting,
installing, operating and configuring basic network infrastructures.

  • Network + – 48 hrs.

Security+ Certification Training

A prerequisite to this course is a solid understanding of computer operating systems and
networks. After the completion of Security+ training and certification, the security professional is
able to demonstrate system security, network infrastructure, cryptography, assessments and
audits.

  • Security + – 36 hrs.

More Information
Please contact Heather Young:
972-761-6716 or
email Heathery@dcccd.edu

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