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NMC offers IT Boot Camp Program for businesses and government agencies (June 5, 2017)

(NMC) — As part of its ongoing efforts to offer workforce enhancement programs, Northern Marianas College is once again offering the IT Boot Camp Training Program that allows participants an opportunity to advance their way toward an IT certification.

Upon completing the program, participants will be able to prove in practice their command of technology and leverage it to make any organization more technologically proficient and operationally efficient.

For this round of courses, NMC’s Community Development Institute is offering the following IT Bootcamp Training Courses:

  • A+ TRAINING COURSE (June 19, 2017 to June 30, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

    Upon successful completion of this 40-contact hour course, students will be able to:

    Describe and identify the internal components of a computer, assemble and disassemble a computer system;

    Install and upgrade an operating system, repair and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software;

    Upgrade and repair laptop components based on customer needs;

    Perform preventive maintenance and be able to trouble components of a printer/scanner; and

    Install and configure a network; upgrade components and conduct preventive maintenance and perform advanced troubleshooting.

  • NETWORK+ TRAINING COURSE (July 3, 2017 to July 14, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

    Upon successful completion of this 40-contact hour course, students will be able to:

    Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models, Install and configure routers and switches; configure wireless network; troubleshoot network devices; configure and implement SOHO network; identify and install media types; install and configure basic firewalls; troubleshoot physical connectivity problems and identify LAN technologies; perform network management upgrades and installation, install and configure network security applications; describe and understand network access security and encryption and common threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques.

  • NETWORK SECURITY+ TRAINING COURSE (Session A: July 17, 2017 to July 28, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Session B: July 17, 2017 to July 28, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

    Upon successful completion of this 40-contact hour course, students will be able to:

    Identify security threats, fundamental concepts of computer security; secure network communications; monitor the security infrastructure; apply and implement secure network administration principles; analyze and differentiate among types of mitigation and deterrent techniques; explain the function and purpose of authentication services; implement appropriate security controls when performing account management; and use and apply appropriate cryptographic tools and products.

Upon successfully completing the boot camp training with a COMPTIA Certified Instructor, students will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion. The Northern Marianas College is an Academic CompTIA Partner and will provide each student who completes the training with vouchers for the COMPTIA IT Certification Exams.

All three classes will be held at NMC’s Building W Computer Lab. The total cost of the course is $1,500 per student per class. Each participant will also receive the basic PC/Network toolkits, access to online lab materials, and hands-on training.

For more information, please contact the NMC Community Development Institute at 237-6864/6802/6809. Registration is limited for each course, so register early to reserve your seat.

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