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 CMP-100E: Hybrid CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation

  • Mondays and Fridays
  • 5:30 - 8 p.m.
  • October 17 - December 9, 2022
  • Remote

This course is designed for entry-level computer technicians or individuals looking to start a new career in the IT industry. The course will prepare you to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to networking to virtualization and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management & technical support roles. CompTIA A+ appears in more tech support job listings than any other IT credential.

To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of computers, have a curiosity to learn, and are problem solvers. Students will be trained on vendor neutral and non-vendor neutral concepts allowing them to be able to apply for a broad range of jobs spanning from help desk to junior network engineer. Not only is this certification highly regarded as foundational for a career in IT, A+ is often required for employment.

At the successful completion of the course, students will have the base knowledge to sit for the CompTIA A+ 1101 and 1102 exams and will be given test vouchers to take both exams. Students are expected to take the exam within two weeks of course completion.

All course material will be provided by the professor. A+ Certification test vouchers will be provided to students who successfully complete the course.

  • Length: Seven weeks of instruction followed by two weeks of mentorship
  • Class Meeting Times: Meets two nights per week, 2.5 hours per meeting at five hours per week for a total of 35 hours of instruction.
  • Outside Study Time: In addition to class time. it is expected you will put in at least five or more hours a week to complete projects and independent test prep.
  • Course Delivery Method: Synchronous, online live via Zoom.
  • Mentorship: Immediately following the conclusion of the course, you will have the opportunity to access virtual mentorship meetings with the professor. The purpose of the mentorship is to help you with job search and resume building. The professor will identify meetings times with each student to discuss the students’ goals and specific issues.
  • Professor: Nathaniel Bowen
  • System Requirement: A Microsoft windows computer is strongly recommended to be successful.

This course is eligible for Financial Assistance
Please contact Lateia Johnson, R3 Coordinator, lmjo8989@bhcc.edu, to determine if you are eligible for financial assistance.

Hybrid CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation (Exam voucher included)CMP-100E

SectionDatesDays and TimesLocationInstructorFeeRegister
CMP-100E-F1Oct 17 - Dec 9
Monday, Friday at 5:30-8 p.m.
RemoteTBA$2,499

 CPT-100E: CISCO Networking Technology Certification

  • Dates: October 24, 2022 –December 13, 2022
  • Meeting Days: M,T,W,TH,F
  • Meeting Time: 6  - 9 p.m.
  • Total Hours of Online Instruction Per Week: 15 hours
  • Total Number of Weeks: Seven
  • Instructional Online Delivery: Zoom
  • Class Materials: Provided by the Instructor. No Book Purchase Necessary
  • Professor: Nathaniel Bowen
  • Tuition: $2,499

Course Description

This course is designed for entry-level computer technicians looking to gain certification or individuals looking to start a new career in the IT industry. CompTIA A+ and Cisco CCNA are two of the top industry level certifications in the current industry. Students will be trained on vendor neutral and non-vendor neutral concepts allowing them to be able to apply for a broad range of jobs spanning from help desk to junior network engineer. Not only is this certification highly regarded as foundational for a career in IT, A+ is often required for employment and it is an approved baseline certification for the U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570 / 8140. At the end of this course students will have the base knowledge to sit for the CompTIA A+ 1001 and 1002 as well as a broader understanding of Cisco equipment with the possibility to complete that exam as well.

If you are interested in taking any of these IT Certification courses, please contact Lateia Johnson, R3 Coordinator, lmjo8989@bhcc.edu, to determine if you are eligible for financial assistance.

CISCO Networking Technology Certification CPT-100E

SectionDatesDays and TimesLocationInstructorFeeRegister
CPT-100E-F3Oct 24 - Dec 13
Thursday at 4-6 p.m.
and Tuesday, Wednesday at 6-8 p.m.
RemoteNathaniel Bowen$2,499