Technical Diploma Programs Tampa

Licensed by Commission for Independent Education Florida Department of Education
We are a nonpublic career education school providing technical training for people who want to become certified in computer technology

Available Programs, Tampa Location

  • Mobile Device and Desktop Support Technician

    Program hours: 160 hours
    Program cost: $9,995

    The curriculum and hands-on labs for the Mobile Device and Desktop Support Technician program is developed by Microsoft and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and is a globally recognized standard for IT professionals. This program provides individuals with the skills and knowledge to configure or support Windows 8 computers, mobile devices, users and associated network and security resources. The students will learn to remotely manage and maintain Windows desktops and devices. They will also learn how to administer Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical
    responsibilities. Students who complete this program can acquire the necessary skills and potential certifications to qualify for potential, not guaranteed, employment opportunities as a computer repair technician, computer support specialist, mobile device technician and desktop support technician

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to
    engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event

    Included Courses:
    • MD-100 Windows 10
    • MD-101 Managing Modern Desktop
    • C100AB CompTIA A+
    • C200N CompTIA Network+
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    IT Manager, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician,
    and Computer Administrator IT

  • Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $2,975

    Students will gain knowledge and understanding on how to manage their Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement Azure Active Directory, secure iden-tities, and monitor your solution.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event

    Included Courses:
    • (MCA) Microsoft Azure Administrator
    • (MCF) Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    IT Managers, Engineers, Executives, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician, Computer Administrator IT, Security Technician Information Technology IT

  • CompTIA A+ Program

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $2,495

    The A+ Certification is a program developed by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) to certify the competency of entry-level (6 month’s experience) service technicians in the computer industry. The A+ Certification signifies that the individual possesses the knowledge to support a wide variety of software and hardware and indicates their high-quality knowledge, technical ability and customer service.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • (CMPTA) CompTIA A+
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    Information Technology IT Manager, Computer / Network Support Technician, Network Administrator IT, Support Technician Information Technology IT, Systems Administrator

  • CompTIA Network+

    Program hours: 36.25 hours
    Program cost: $2,495

    Network+ Certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • (CMPTN) CompTIA Network + Certification
    Prerequisites

    CompTIA A+ recommended, 18-24 months IT experience

    Career Focus

    Network Administrator IT, Computer Network Support Technician, Information Technology IT Manager, System Administrator Computer Network, Systems Administrator

  • CompTIA Security+

    Program hours: 36.25 hours
    Program cost: $2,495

    The Security + course provides students with the knowledge and skills to demonstrate proof of expertise in security topics, such as communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authen-tication, external attack and operational and organization security.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • (CMPTS) CompTIA Security + Certification
    Prerequisites

    Recommended prerequisites are the CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of
    technical networking experience.

    Career Focus

    Network Administrator IT, Computer Network Support Technician, Information Technology IT Manager, System Administrator Computer Network, Systems Administrator

  • CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $2,195

    This course will prepare students for The CompTIA Cloud and will show that the successful candidate has the knowledge and understanding of the main cloud computing principles and concepts.

    Included Courses:
    • (Cloud+) CompTIA Cloud+ Certification
    Prerequisites

    Basic understanding of PC, Internet and how to operate a computer at entry level.

    Career Focus

    Career changers, Entry level, Executives, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician, Computer Administrator IT, Security Technician Informa-tion Technology IT

  • CompTIA Penetration Tester Certification

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $3,295

    This course is designed for IT professionals who want to develop penetration testing skills to enable them to identify information-system vulnerabilities and effective remediation techniques for those vulnerabilities. Target students who also need to offer practical recommendations for action to properly protect information systems and their contents will derive those skills from this course. This course is also designed for individuals who are preparing to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam PT0-001, or who plan to use PenTest+ as the foundation for more advanced security certifications or career roles.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • CompTIA Penetration Testing Certification
    Prerequisites

    CompTIA Security+

    Career Focus

    Information Security Analyst, Security Officers, Auditors, Information IT Manager, Support Technician, Information Technology

  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $2,495

    In this course, you will assess and respond to security threats and operate a systems and network security analysis platform. You will: Assess information security risk in computing and network environments. Analyze reconnaissance threats to computing and network environments. Analyze attacks on computing and network environments. Analyze post-attack techniques on computing and network environments. Implement a vulnerability management program. Collect cybersecurity intelligence. Analyze data collected from security and event logs. Perform active analysis on assets and networks. Respond to cybersecurity incidents. Investigate cybersecurity incidents. Address security issues with the organization’s technology architecture.

    Included Courses:
    • (CySA+) CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst
    Prerequisites

    CompTIA Security Certification or equivalent experience

    Career Focus

    Information Security Analyst, Security Officers, Auditors, Information IT Manager. Support Technician Information Technology.

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $3,295

    The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification is an international, vendor-neutral exam that proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines. In this course students will be introduced to the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. It involves applying critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions that map to enterprise drivers

    Included Courses:
    • (CASP) CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
    Prerequisites

    While there is no required prerequisite, the CASP certification is intended to follow CompTIA
    Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus at the enterprise level

    Career Focus

    Network Security, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician, Computer Administrator IT, Security Technician Information Technology

  • Cybersecurity IT Professional

    Program hours: 180 hours
    Program cost: $12,495

    The curriculum and hands-on labs for the Cyber Security IT Professional program is developed by Microsoft and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTia) and is a globally recognized standard for IT professionals. CompTIA’s curriculum is certified and endorsed to fulfill the U.S. Department of Defense’s Directive 8570.1. Directive 8570.1 requires any individual who is in the private sector, government contractor or military member that has access to privileged DoD computer systems, to be trained in Cyber Security and Information Assurance to enhance and secure the US Department of Defense’s DoD information, information systems, and networks. This program provides individuals with the necessary fundamental Cyber Security skills to secure desktop computers, mobile devices, and computer networks. Students will acquire the skills needed to implement basic security services on Microsoft Operating System computers and networks.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to
    engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event

    Included Courses:
    • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
    • CompTIA IT Fundamentals+
    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    IT Manager, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician, and Computer Administrator IT

  • Certified Ethical Hacker

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $3,495

    The CEH Certification is a program developed by the EC Council to certify the competency of the most current security domains, methodology and tools. The CEH Certification signifies that the individual possesses the knowledge to support a wide variety of software and hardware and indicates their high-quality knowledge, technical ability and customer service.

    Included Courses:
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    Security Officers, Auditors, Information Technology IT Manager, Computer /Network Support Technician, Network Administrator IT, Support Technician Information Technology IT, Systems Administrator

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $3,895

    The CISSP Certification is a program developed by the ISC2 to certify the competency of the most current security domains, methodology and tools. The CISSP Certification signifies that the individual possesses the knowledge of 10 domains that CISSP course covers and indicates their high- quality knowledge, technical ability and customer service.

    Included Courses:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    Prerequisites

    Possess a minimum of five years direct security work in 2 or more security domains

    Career Focus

    Security Officers, Auditors, Information Technology IT Manager, Computer / Network Support Technician, Network Administrator IT, Support Technician Information Technology IT, Systems Administrator

  • CCNA Certification

    Program hours: 73 hours
    Program cost: $4,995

    The CISCO CCNA certification (Cisco Certified Network Associate) indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of networking. CISCO CCNA certified professionals can install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer), including but not limited to use of these protocols: IP, IGRP, Serial, Frame Relay, IP RIP, VLANs, RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • Cisco implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
    • CompTIA Network+
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    Network Engineer, Senior Network Engineer, Information Technology IT Manager, Network Administrator IT, Senior Systems Engineer computer Networking / IT

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Cyber Ops

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $4,295

    Cisco Certified Network Associate Cyber Ops is an approved US Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 Baseline certification for the information Assurance workforce required for IA CSSP Analyst or CCSP incident Responder roles. Obtaining a Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops certification can open up additional opportunities for you in one of these roles.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals
    Prerequisites

    Basic knowledge and of basic computer operating systems, such as Windows and Linux

    Career Focus

    Cyber Security Architect, Service Management Consultant, Support Engineer, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, Software Engineer

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

    Program hours: 40 hours
    Program cost: $3,995

    This hands-on interactive course students will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 5.5. This course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional exam. The course is based on VMware® ESXi 5.5 and VMware vCenter Server™ 5.5. and incorporates relevant real-world on-the-job situational scenarios that go beyond the content of standard VMware programs.

    Included Courses:
    • VMWare Certified Professional
    Prerequisites

    Experience working in Microsoft Windows or Linux environment, system administration and understanding of virtualization concepts.

    Career Focus

    IT Managers, Engineers, Executives, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician,
    Computer Support Technician, Computer Administrator IT, Security Technician Information Technology IT

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library Certification (ITIL)

    Program hours: 24 hours
    Program cost: $1,895

    In this interactive 3 day course, students will be introduced to the lifecycle of managing IT services to deliver value to the business. With hands-on exercises and sample questions, students will be well prepared for the ITIL Foundation Certification Exam administered on the final day of training. Students will gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas: Service Management as a practice, Key Principles and Models, ITIL Service Lifecycle, Generic Concepts and Defini-tions, Selected Processes & Functions, Key Roles and Responsibilities, and ITIL Qualifications Schemes

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • Information Technology Infrastructure Library
    Prerequisites

    There are no formal entry requirements for the course or examination. Basic knowledge of
    IT/Service Management among students makes it easier to comprehend the course.

    Career Focus

    IT Managers, Executives, Network Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Technician, Computer Administrator IT, Security Technician Information Technology IT

  • Project Management (PMP) Certification

    Program hours: 72.5 hours
    Program cost: $3,895

    In the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification program, students will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully lead and direct project teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • (MSPRJ1) Microsoft Project Level 1
    • (MSPRJ2) Microsoft Project Level 2
    • (MS55205) Mastering Microsoft Project 2016
    • (PMPCRT) Project Management Professional Certification
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    IT Project Manager, IT Project Executive, Project Team Member

  • Certified Associate in Project Management

    Program hours: 32 hours
    Program cost: $2,380

    If you are new to Project Management, this course will help you train and earn your PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). The CAPM certification is for those with less project experience, the CAPM is intended to demonstrate candidates’ understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

    Included Courses:
    • (CAPM) Certified Associate in Project Management
    Prerequisites

    Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent. 1,500 hours of project experience or 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Our course fills this educational prerequisite.

    Career Focus

    Project Assistant, Project Officer, Project Coordinator, Assistant PMO

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

    Program hours: 72.5 hours
    Program cost: $2,995

    The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification sets the first global standard for desktop productivity across Microsoft Office applications. This performance-based certification examination can validate productivity for corporations, academic institutions, staffing agencies, training organizations and individuals alike. Students take a series of core courses and select 14.50 clock hours of electives.

    *This program is available online and like our physical classrooms, our online courses include a live instructor and give you the ability to engage with the instructor and other students via voice or instant messaging during the live event.

    Included Courses:
    • (WRD071) Word – Level 1
    • (WRD072) Word – Level 2
    • (WRD072) Word – Level 3
    • (EXCL071) Excel – Level 1
    • (EXCL072) Excel – Level 2
    • (EXCL073) Excel – Level 3
    • (PWPT71) PowerPoint – Level 1
    • (PWPT72) PowerPoint – Level 2
    • (ACC071) Access – Level 1
    • (ACC072) Access – Level 2
    • (ACC073) Access – Level 3
    • (OTLK71) Outlook – Level 1
    • (OTLK72) Outlook – Level 2
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    Administrative Assistant, Senior Administrative Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Executive Assistant, Front Desk Receptionist

  • Front End Web Developer

    Program hours: 240 hours
    Program cost: $8,000

    The student will learn to use their knowledge of programming languages to code user-side applications, including visual elements like menu bars, clickable buttons and the overall layout of websites or web applications. They will become proficient in communicating with clients to identify their needs, optimizing websites for different formats like desktops and mobile phones and running tests to ensure code strings perform the correct functions.

    Included Courses:
    • SWD100 Coding from Scratch Basic
    • SWD101 Front End Foundations
    • SWD103– Front End Frameworks
    • SWD106 Mobile Apps & Responsive Design
    Prerequisites

    None

    Career Focus

    Front-end web development is the development of the graphical user interface of a website, through the use of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, so that users can view and interact with that website.

  • Back End Web Developer

    Program hours: 240 hours
    Program cost: $8,000

    The student will learn to create, code, and improve the server, server-side applications, and databases that, when combined with front-end codes, help create a functional, seamless experience for the end-user. They will understand the importance of studying industry trends, create or improve back-end processes and codes, and work with others to design a better program.

    Included Courses:
    • SWD102 – Programming Foundations
    • SWD104 – Back End Foundations
    • SWD105 Database Foundations
    • SWD108 Deployment & Web Security
    Prerequisites

    Completion of the Front-End Developer program or two years’ practical experience.

    Career Focus

    The back- end of a website consists of a server, an application, and a database. A back-end developer builds and maintains the technology that powers those components which, together, enable the user-facing side of the website to even exist in the first place.

  • Software Web Developer

    Program hours: 220 hours
    Program cost: $13,500

    In this program the student will learn to create dynamic, full stack web applications using front-end, backend, and database development. They will learn how to use Responsive Design to produce mobile-friendly applications and how to work with an Agile Software development team.

    Included Courses:
    • SWD107 Agile Project Management & Career Skills
    • SWD109 Group Project
    Prerequisites

    Completion of the Front and Back End Developer program or two years’ practical experience

    Career Focus

    The Software Developer program prepares students for an entry level career in Software/web development.

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