In today’s globalized world where technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives, the demand for people with information technology (IT) skills is ever-growing. No matter what industry you are looking into, most modern businesses need people with general skills and knowledge of how to support information technology activities in the workplace. Information Technology is a growing field, and there’s a strong need for qualified professionals with specialized skills. This program is designed for individuals who would like to demonstrate their expertise in one or more particular areas of Information Technology. Students will select and attend two technical courses in their area(s) of interest and matching their backgrounds to pursue a high demand information technology career. Students may choose between courses in Cyber Security, Programming, Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Data Science using Python, Machine Learning, Deep Learning using AI, Software Development, Technical Help Desk, Web Design, Project Management, Business Analyst, Business Data Analytics, Software Testing and Database Administration. Courses are open enrollment, with new classes beginning each month.
These courses are for anyone who is looking for a challenging, exciting, and rewarding career in I.T or upgrading their IT skill sets. This course is geared towered, helping you to go from introductory level to advance levels of Information Technology certifications.
Students will select and attend two technical courses in their area(s) of interest and matching their backgrounds to pursue a high demand information technology career.
Amazon Web Services cloud modules, Business Analyst (BA), Business Data Analytics, Certified Hacker Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CISSP, CompTIA A+, Security+, Linux+, Network+, Cloud+, Cyber Security Analyst (CYSA)+, Cisco Certified Network, Associate (CCNA), Data Science using Python, Machine Learning, Deep Learning using Artificial Intelligence, Java Certifications, Lean Six Sigma, Microsoft Certifications, Oracle Certifications Modules, Project Management Professional (PMP)® , Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA)® , PMI Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)®Selenium Web Driver, Software Quality Analyst or Web Professional.
Why Information Technology is a good career?
Information Technology or more commonly known as I.T. is the most popular career and the fastest growing industry in the world. There are several success stories about people who chose this field for a career and are now on top of their game. But what is it about I.T. that makes it such a lucrative career choice for up and coming professionals. Here are a few reasons why people who choose Information Technology are successful in their business life-
The biggest advantage of choosing information technology for a career is that it has a very low cost of education as compared to many other career choices. You don’t need a 4-year degree to become an I.T. professional. Instead, you can get quick training to be certified in specific areas of Information Technology. This way you save huge amounts of money that you may have otherwise spent on years of college tuition. The more knowledge and certifications you acquire the more you’ll advance in your career.
The Information Technology industry operates at a speed much faster than any other industry and for this reason, there’s always a significant demand for highly-skilled workers. With the innovations in cloud computing, big data, and cybersecurity an aspiring I.T. professional has many avenues to pursue and grow from. An I.T. professional never stops learning, and must always stay on top of the latest technological trends in order to be successful in the field. The more training and knowledge the I.T. professional has the more employable he or she will be.
It is a well-known fact that Information Technology professionals are paid well, compared to other professionals. An I.T. professional with the right mix of certifications and experience can find a permanent position in either the public or private sector. Recently, many companies have been extensively hiring experts in cloud computing, cybersecurity, and network security to help enhance their current systems. Many I.T. jobs provide great career advancement opportunities for a dedicated and hardworking I.T. professional.
Aspiring I.T. professionals must know that in order to succeed in the I.T. field they must be committed to learning and adapting to new technological advancements in order to stay competitive. This entails getting the right mix of experience and certifications. I.T. professionals that stay on top of the latest tech trends will have many career options to choose from.
Why Multiple I.T. Certification Skills is an advantage?
Earning multiple I.T. certifications increases an IT pro’s depth and breadth of knowledge, making them more versatile, marketable and desirable as employees. As an I.T. professional, the concept of cross-certifying – getting multiple I.T. certifications that validate related skills – may be a familiar one.
Does certification really help my career?
96% – Percentage of employers recommend certification
76% – Workers who reported receiving promotions after getting certified
36% – Average increase in salary after achieving certification
85% – Employers reporting improved efficiency in certified workers
82% – Certified workers reporting improved opportunities
86% – Supervisors reporting improved opinion of workers after certification
The value of credentials to employers, workers, and society at large cannot be overstated- US Department Of Labor
Why Information Technology professionals are in high demand?
Even in a disrupted business Environment, many companies are still seeking I.T. Professionals with specific skills and expertise that were in high demand and short supply prior to the pandemic. For example, companies are seeking developers of all types to create new applications and software services to support the business and in turn provide a competitive advantage. Tech firms and other companies are also recruiting developing to work in extended reality including augmented, virtual and mixed reality as they look to create new ways for people to share immersive experiences remotely. They also need network engineers to set up those environments and DevOps engineers are required to help companies provision and manage IT infrastructure and microservices architecture, a modular approach to software development. Many firms also seek help desk, user support and system administration staff, as well as cybersecurity and data management, reporting and privacy experts. They need technical support professionals who can assist remote workers and customers and provide white glove support in many cases. With more employees working remotely, security experts are needed to help the business defend on extended security perimeter and comply with stringent regulatory mandates.
Information Technology is highly lucrative with a high potential for growth. In the US alone, there are over 215,000 open IT support roles, and jobs in this field are projected to grow 8% between 2019 and 2029, must faster than the average of all other occupations. Basic IT skills will position you to secure an entry-level role, and from then on, the opportunities are endless. The stackability of these skills means that after gaining a baseline level of knowledge through this program, it is easy to pick up more advanced skills. Source: www.bls.gov
What is IT support?
Companies rely on technology every day, but sometimes that technology fails us. Computers break, systems fail, phones die—when that happens, we need experts to fix them. I.T. support is all about troubleshooting and problem solving when the tech fails, and providing great customer service along the way. This includes setting up computers for users within an organization, overseeing the computer systems, and debugging whenever a problem arises. It involves interaction with internal users as well as external customers who might need to access internal systems. A job in I.T. can mean in-person or remote help desk work in a small business or at a large enterprise organization.
What background knowledge is necessary?
None! Whether you’re completely new to the field or have had some exposure to I.T., this is the right program for you. You can choose the right courses and I.T. Path to reach career goals. We are always there to support you.
Will I be allowed to work from anywhere?
Many jobs in I.T. today do not require employees to work at an office or another specific location anymore. With IT Pro 6, you can get access to careers that enable you to work from any location, no matter if that is an employer’s office or your home.
Why IT Pro 6 is the key to your IT Career?
Being IT Professional 6 certified means that you understand the cutting-edge fundamentals of computer hardware and software. You’ll learn how to build, troubleshoot a wide range of devices, from computers to complex Networks, define cyber security rules, program and develop and manage Software, IT Applications, and IT Projects. IT Professional 6 is the best starting point for any career in IT – it can help you get your first job in IT, and set you on a path to IT success.
How robust are these courses built?
The IT Professional 6 certification is built by a group of I.T. industry experts in various industries and professions. When you get IT Professional 6 certified, you know that your knowledge matches the expectations actual employers are setting for their IT staff today. It means that those who live and breathe IT at the pulse of change every day are confident that you have the expertise to get the job done. Once you are IT Professional 6 certified. Staying on this path is evidence of your commitment to your career and your diligence to keep up with the newest developments in the IT industry.
What’s the job outlook for Computer and Information Technology Occupations?
Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.
The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $88,240 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810. Source: www.bls.gov
Course Number : ITPR-0-0102
Duration : 96 hours
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