I.T. Career Lanch offers free 6 week basic IT training to individuals of all ages who qualifies as under-represented in IT, unemployed, under employed and curious enough to want to explore opportunities in technology, but who are lacking job experience or training in the IT Industry combined with softskills training through our subsidiary TechGalz of South Jersey.
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). … CompTIA IT Fundamentals can also be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.
IT Fundamentals+ is great at providing a broader understanding of the entire IT field so that a professional can decide not only whether a career in IT is the right choice, but also which area of this wide field is the most interesting for his or her future. In addition to creating a path for entry-level roles, it is also a great way for non-technical professionals and end users to acquire more advanced IT skills to enhance their career and increase their productivity and marketability in business environments that more and more require IT literacy. The certification can also help shape curricula for younger students by providing a framework of basic topics that anyone should be aware of nowadays in this field. It is also, of course, a good preparation for other professional-level certifications.
IT Fundamentals+ is offered by CompTIA (The Computing Technology Industry Association), a provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global information technology industry that has built a good reputation for skill development. IT fundamentals concentrates on demonstrating the professional’s “readiness for the digital workplace, covering networking and cybersecurity essentials to hardware and software basics
The certification covers topics that are essential for advanced end users or entry-level IT professionals, including features and functions of common operating systems, establishing network connectivity, security awareness and best practices for Web browsing.
The new CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) exam (FCO-U-61) covers five foundational aspects of technology: Infrastructure, Applications and Software, Software Development, Database Fundamentals and Security.
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) at time of enrollment or upon graduating course
The skills, knowledge and abilities usually required for hiring as instructor include the following:
Minimal of five years practical or teaching experience in area
Students will be in the classroom setting with a variety of classroom activities experiences, including lectures, consistent and continual student participation, films, slides, group and individual presentations and practical hands-on experience in lab portion of program. Instructor will have use of PowerPoint presentations and students will have use of desk or lap top in class.
Students will occasionally have the opportunity to submit extra credit work and to teach the class about their special areas of expertise or interest. Students are expected to work individually and as a part of the team, and to act as a mentor when appropriate. Leadership qualities are emphasized with a focus on gaining meaningful and relevant employment at the end of the program.
We anticipate from 5 to 20 students in a classroom at one time.
Institution can occupy up to 200 students at one time. With over 10 classrooms, Resource Learning Center, breakroom and labs.