Computers Technology & IT Certifications

Career Training

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

This program provides an introduction on how to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot computers. Students will learn the fundamentals of PC support and will acquire the necessary skills to obtain a CompTIA A+ certification.

The concepts covered in this program include:

  • Hardware: PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues; and,
  • Software: installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures.

Students will receive two A+ test vouchers and two A+ practice tests.

View A+ Certification course page.

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 and math score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). Students are required to possess 25 wpm typing speed.

Learn the technology skills needed to succeed in an office environment. Students will learn document production, spreadsheet preparation, the effective use of presentation software, and the organization of electronic calendars.

The program consists of the following modules:

  • Intro to the PC, Windows and Internet
  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • Microsoft Office Collaboration and Integration
  • Professional Development

Students can become certified in Microsoft Word or Excel. The cost for one exam is included in the price of the program.

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for nine college credits toward Atlantic Cape degree.

View Business Technology Specialist course page.

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

Some of the most sought out individuals in today’s workforce are Information Technology professionals. The first step in entering this dynamic field is to train for and obtain a series of critical industry certifications including CompTIA A+ and Network+. The Computer Technical Solution Series (CTSS) program is designed to furnish students with the knowledge necessary to acquire these certifications and provide them with hands-on skills in a variety of core competencies that are needed for success in the IT world today.

The program consists of the following modules:

  • A+ Certification
  • Operating Systems and Programming Concepts
  • Network+ Certification
  • Professional Development

Students will receive two A+ test vouchers and two A+ practice tests.

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to 16 college credits toward an Atlantic Cape degree.

View Computer Technical Solution Series course page.

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: A+ certification or equivalent knowledge is strongly recommended. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

The CompTIA Network+ certification is an entry-level certification that covers the configuration, management and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud and virtualization technologies.

This course will provide students with the foundational networking knowledge necessary to obtain the CompTIA Network+ certification, which can be applied toward other advanced networking certifications. Students will learn the crucial skills needed to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructures. They will also be able to describe networking technologies, basic design principles, adherence to wiring standards, and use testing tools.

COSY-502 (103 Hours)
Fee: $1,450 (Tuition $1,300, Materials $150)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Monday-Thursday beginning July 29, 2019 
    (Ending August 28, 2019)
    9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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View Network + Certification course page.

 

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: A+ Certification or equivalent knowledge is strongly recommended. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

In this course, students will be introduced to the theory and practice of today’s most popular operating systems, such as Windows, Mac OS and UNIX/Linux. Topics include operating system theory, installing, upgrading, configuring (operating system and hardware), file systems, security, hardware options and storage, as well as resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance and troubleshooting. The fundamentals of computer programming will also be covered in this course.

View Operating Systems & Programming Concepts course page.

Due prior to registration: Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 and math score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). Students are required to possess 25 wpm typing speed.

This course provides you the skills necessary to work in a professional office environment. Combining the Business Technology Specialist with the Virtual Assistant: Social Media Marketing program prepares you to offer essential skills for today’s progressive offices. You will have the ability to provide Administrative support and Social Media support for small to mid-size offices and companies.

This program includes:

  • Business Technology Specialist (COAP-500)
  • Virtual Assistant: Social Media Marketing – Hybrid, (PDEV-500)

View Technology and Social Media Marketing Professional - Hybrid course page.

This training program is designed to teach you the marketing fundamentals and skills necessary to be a successful social media marketing professional. The social media marketing module of this program prepares students with the skills to understand marketing fundamentals, align content types to specific marketing goals, use keywords to connect to an audience, boost social media through influencers and effectively use hashtags. The virtual assistant focus of this program provides instruction on the key elements students will need to prepare and market themselves and how to work remotely for employers and clients.

The Social Media Marketing content will cover: Understanding marketing, understanding marketing strategy, identifying core business purpose, evaluating strategic objectives, determining the market, identifying the target audience, choosing appropriate marketing tactics, keywords and hashtags, understanding influencers, creating a client report.

The remote work portion of the program will provide the following training topics: what is online freelancing? How to choose the right online work platform, how to create a profile, how to find quality jobs and avoid scams, how to write a proposal, how to secure the position, how to complete the assignment and get paid, and general troubleshooting.

PDEV-500 (249 Hours, 9 classroom, 210 online)
Fee: $1,299 (Tuition $1,200, Materials $99)

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus Beginning August 5, 2019
    (Ending October 24, 2019)
    Required in-class meetings on August 5, September 5 and October 8
    6-9 p.m.

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Microsoft IT Academy Program

Atlantic Cape Community College is a Microsoft IT Academy. Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and cutting-edge software tools to experience real-world challenges in the classroom environment.

PearsonVUE Testing Center

If you are you looking for a convenient and comfortable testing center, our new PearsonVue Testing Center location on Atlantic Cape's Mays Landing Campus is a good choice. For more information, visit https://home.pearsonvue.com/Home.aspx.