IT Career Development Programs
Is it time for a change?
Because of the growing demand for technology in nearly every industry, many are finding success in a career in information technology (IT). The need for IT professionals is strong and growing – while the salary opportunities are as well. It’s an ideal environment to help you find your dream job. IT-oLogy offers educational opportunities for experienced high school students, postsecondary students and young and experienced professionals to explore the IT field.
If you’re interested in completing a certification or workshop, simply complete and submit the form on the right of this page. We’ll keep you updated on the dates and times for upcoming trainings. Plan your stay in Columbia with these resources.
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|ITIL® (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)||CompTIA A+||CompTIA Network+||CompTIA Security+||IT Soft Skills|
ITIL® Certification – Information Technology Infrastructure Library
Learn more and register here for an upcoming ITIL Foundation Training
- March 17-19, 2020 – *Registration Complete*
Ranked 8th as the best and highest paying IT certification is the Information Technology Infrastructure Library. ITIL is the most widely accepted approach to IT service management in the world. ITIL provides a cohesive collection of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. If you are looking for a better practical understanding of the key concepts, principles, processes, and functions that makes a successful IT Service Management function….then you are in the right place! You’ll learn to master the material from a certified instructor with a 98% passing rate! Learn more about ITIL here!
Cost: $2200 (includes the exam) – All classes are non-refundable.
CompTIA ITF+ Certification
Learn more and register here for an upcoming CompTIA ITF+ Training
ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that will help prospective students determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them. CompTIA certifications are industry-leading credentials and will help students reach their IT career goals.
The ITF+ camp and exam focuses on the essential IT skills needed to preform entry-level IT tasks including:
- Computing Basis
- Operating Systems
- Network Connectivity
- Software Applications
- IT Infrastructure
- Web Browsing
- Security Risks
Cost: $325 (includes the exam) – All classes are non-refundable.
CompTIA A+ Certification
Learn more and register here for an upcoming CompTIA A+ Training
- March 16-20, 2020 – Core 1 – *Registration Complete*
- March 23-27, 2020 – Core 2 – *Registration Complete*
If you’re looking to get into the IT field, this course is for you! CompTIA A+ Certification is the foundation for your IT career. CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential and industry standard for IT technical support and IT operational roles; it is about much more than PC repair. You will learn to install, upgrade, remove, maintain as well as troubleshoot a computer. This class will prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Certification. Learn more about CompTIA A+ here! Cost: $2499 – All classes are non-refundable. Includes:
- CompTIA A+ Boot Camp
- Official CompTIA A+ Courseware
- Exam Preparation Study Guide
- A+ Exam Voucher
CompTIA Recommended Experience: 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or IT field.
CompTIA Network+ Certification
Learn more and register here for an upcoming CompTIA Network+ Training
- April 20-24, 2020 – *Registration Complete*
The CompTIA Network+ certification is an important step in advancing your IT career. CompTIA’s Network+ validates the knowledge and skills to troubleshoot, configure and manage common wired and wireless network. Network+ certifies a basic understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile, cloud and virtualization technologies. Learn more about CompTIA Network+ here! Cost: $2499 – All classes are non-refundable. Includes:
- CompTIA Network+ Boot Camp
- Official CompTIA Network+ Courseware
- Exam Preparation Study Guide
- Network+ Exam Voucher
CompTIA Recommended Experience: CompTIA A+ Certification and at least 9 to 12 months of networking experience.
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Learn more and register here for an upcoming CompTIA Security+ Training
- May 18-22, 2020 – *Registration Complete*
CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. Learn more about CompTIA Security+ here! Cost: $2499 – All classes are non-refundable. Includes:
- CompTIA Security+ Boot Camp
- Official CompTIA Security+ Courseware
- Exam Preparation Study Guide
- Security+ Exam Voucher
CompTIA Recommended Experience: CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.
IT Career Soft Skills
Communication, teamwork, negotiation are among the most in-demand skills IT employers are looking. Technical skills are not enough. Employers are looking the well-rounded “whole” IT professional who not only understand technology, but also can work effectively with each other, and the clients the organization serves. Learn more about IT Career Soft Skills here! You’ll receive:
- A list of specific, IT careers that align with your passion, job descriptions, and salary ranges (customized for each participant based on your survey). Complete the Career Survey here if you have not yet.
- The latest data from CIOs, CEOs, and recruiters describing the skills they look for when hiring IT employees
- An IT-oLogy certificate of completion
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 noon Cost: $50 Description: With IT-oLogy’s partnership with Furman University and BlueCross BlueShield South Carolina, we will engage professionals in IT Career Development workshops with a focus around soft skills specific to the IT industry. Participants will learn the mindsets, skillsets and technology toolsets to execute with excellence. These workshops are ideal for managers, project managers, technicians, programmers, developers, analysts, educators, and those looking to pursue a career in IT. Soft skills are foundational to creating strong employees, teams, leaders and organizations. Topics include: Communication, Leadership, Negotiation, Teamwork, etc. All topics are taught within the IT career context. From a Recent Attendee: “I just wanted to take some time to thank all of you for the great information you provided yesterday at the workshop. I’m excited to continue my relationship with your organization and seeing you all again very soon at the next event.” Ken L.
If you’re interested in completing a certification or workshop, click the button below and submit the form. We’ll keep you updated on the dates and times for upcoming trainings.
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