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The Global Institute of Technology ‘Computer and Network Support Technician Program’ or ‘IT and Cybersecurity Program’ is a Diploma program designed to prepare student for entry level employment in the field of Information technology.
Student will build a foundation in basic programming, characteristics and performance enhancing features of personal computers and servers, hardware and operating systems (including Microsoft, as well as different distributions of Linux) supported by virtualization tools and networks infrastructure. Student will also learn about data center technologies that supports small- and medium-sized businesses.
This program also optionally prepares the student for industry recognized certifications. The program is designed to provide 3 basic courses with optional electives based on job placement requirement. The program will provide a student with the hands-on skills and knowledge to support an enterprise at computer user and network levels. The optional courses are provided to enhance the knowledge and skills to perform at workplace.
The Computer & Networking Support Technician program will provide students with a strong foundation on which to build a successful career in Information Technology. Students will be exposed to the core principles and procedures of networking concepts, office applications, computer hardware and software, and desktop and server operating systems. They will also be exposed to the unique challenges of the IT business world and become skilled in customer service essentials.
This program emphasizes hands-on learning experiences (software and hardware) based on performance-based objectives and incorporates troubleshooting techniques in every course. Upon completion of this program, students will be trained for entry level positions in the IT field as Computer and Information Systems Technicians, Software Support Technicians, Systems Administrator, Computer Support Specialist, Help Desk Support Technician, and other employment in the Information Technology field.
Students will be encouraged and eligible to sit for a specific set of industry certifications such as; CompTIA A+, and Network+. Students will be required to complete out-of-class assignment in each course.
The Computer and Network Support Technician Program (IT and Cybersecurity Program) requires a student to complete all the programs listed below. The total Classroom/Instructional Hours of the diploma program is 320. The breakdown of the hours will be provided in the lecture plan and class specific schedule of the course.
IT Fundamentals (CompTIA IT Fundamentals) Training Program
IT Foundation (CompTIA A+) Training Program
CompTIA Security+ Training Program
CompTIA Network+ Training Program
CompTIA Linux+ Training Program
Cisco CCNA Training Program
Configuration and Administration of Windows 10/ CompTIA Cloud+ Test
Preparing for Workplace
In the case that a student has related prior education, specific industry recognized certifications or relevant hands on experience they must at minimum complete any seven of the above courses from Global Institute of Technology to graduate. Total GIT Classroom/Instructional Hours and transfer credit hours of the diploma program must meet the total 400 hours requirement for the diploma program.
The student will be notified of any changes in program training period and cost during enrollment process. In case of veterans, the school maintains written record of previous education and training details and notifies specific Veteran Administration (VA) contact with changes in program training period and cost, if any.