Academy of Learning Career College BC

A+ Network+ and MCSA Desktop Certification Prep

A+, NETWORK+ AND MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

Program Highlights

This entry-level program will prepare the candidate for three industry-recognized certifications. The popular A+ Certification (by CompTIA) is highly recognized for excellence in hardware repair and maintenance, and operating system installation and support. The CompTIA Network+ certification assures the ability to install and maintain a network. In addition, the candidate will prepare for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows certification exams. The MCSA Windows certification demonstrates knowledge and skills in working with Windows client operating system and validates ability to support end users and maintain systems and mobile devices that run Windows.

Career Opportunities

With further studies the graduate may pursue a career as:

  • Internet Web site technician

  • LAN (local area network) administrator

  • LAN (local area network) technician, Web technician

  • Computer network technician

  • Computer network technician supervisor

  • Data centre operator

  • Network/System administrator

  • Network support technician

Core Courses

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • CompTIA A+ 220-901 (SSCAC901) 
    This course prepares the student to write the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam.

  • CompTIA A+ 220-902 (SSCAC902) 
    This course prepares the student to write the CompTIA A+ 220-902 certification exam.

  • CompTIA Network+ (SSN10006) 
    This course prepares the student to write the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 certification exam.

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring (SSMS680) 
    This course prepares the student to write the exam 70-680 – Windows 7, Configuring. Passing this exam counts as credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7 certification.

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (SSMS685) 
    This course prepares the student to write the exam 70-685 – Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician. Passing the prerequisite exam and this exam completes the requirements for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7 certification.

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Configuring (SSMS687) 
    This course prepares the student to write the exam 70-687 – Windows 8.1, Configuring. Passing this exam counts as credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Supporting (SSMS688) 
    This course prepares the student to write the exam 70-688 – Windows 8.1, Supporting. Passing the prerequisite exam and this exam completes the requirements for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.

Program Type:
Certificate

Anticipated salary:
$25,034 - $55,637
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration:
30 weeks

Program Notes:
Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify.

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent graduate or Mature Student status (19 years of age or over with at least one year out of high school) and subject to the discretion of the College Director. Mature Students will be required to complete an entrance examination to properly assess their personal strengths and weaknesses. Good command of the English language, and be able to work with an individualized learning system, particularly the Integrated Learning™ System, or online learning as applicable, and to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.

 
 
   
   

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