Global Institute of Technology

Course Details

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IT and Cyber Security Diploma

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January - February Day Training

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST


January - February Evening Training

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST


Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

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. 

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List of courses

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.  

Course Number 

Course Title


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 candidates, the school maintains written record of  previous education and training details and notifies specific Candidate Administration  (CA) contact with changes in program training period and cost, if any.

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Graduation Requirements

  • The student must have a cumulative grade point average of C, 75%, or above and  have met the minimum competency requirements for award of the Diploma. See  the Course Catalog for details.
  • For the Admissions procedure and Transfer Policy  please see the appropriate sections In the Course Catalog.
  • A performance grade will  be awarded based upon attendance, class participation, lab exercises and  quizzes/tests.