Full course description
Online Learning with one classroom lab session.
Join the online virtual classroom as easy as clicking a link. Look for an email notification from the ICCE Canvas (Big Blue Button) or MS Teams to attend the course. This hybrid program includes an in-class lab to learn about routers, switches, protocols, and security measures to gain this certification.
CompTIA E-book, Labs and Practice exam access will be available for download.
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times: 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Dates: 03/28/2023- 05/18/2023
Note: The registration fee includes:
- CompTIA courseware, CompTIA Practice Exam assessment and one test voucher for the Security+ Certification Exam with one retake.
Security + course's importance is growing as the frequency and severity of security threats continues to be a major concern for organizations all over the world. Learn the science behind how networks work. How bits travel across the world over the internet form one machine to another. Learn about routers, switches, protocols, and security measures to help take your skills to the next level. Network + certification validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks.
If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level security (IT) professional or network security administrator, the CompTIA® Security+ Certification course is the first step in your preparation plus 2 years of experience in IT administration with a security focus is recommended. Security + will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer (PC) software and hardware and computer networking to present you with fundamental skills and concepts. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills,expertise and information needed to recognize and respond to threats, perform risk assessments and identify vulnerabilities.
Most in-demand open job positions on Indeed that list Security-related skills in their description:
- Security Specialist
- Security Consultant
- Security or Systems Administrator
- Network Administrator
Instructor: Mark Aruda
NOTE: Students who successfully attain the industry certification offered as a part of this course are eligible to articulate this certification for 3 credits towards the E-Business Technology program at a Florida state college, based on the Florida Department of Education’s Gold Standard Career Pathways Agreement. For more information on the Florida Department of Education’s Gold Standard Industry Certification Articulation Agreements, please visit http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/career-technical-edu-agreements/industry-certification.stml
Financial Assistance: Need help paying for some or all of this course?
Check out these other options:
- Open-Door Scholarship
- Hillsborough County Scholarship
- Pre-Payment Plan
- HCC Alumni 10% Discount
- CareerSource Tampabay WOIA Grant program
- "Get There Faster" for Transitioning Servicemembers, Veterans, and their spouses
For more information call IT Program Coordinator Liz Steacker at 813 259 6508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Pathway Next Steps:
Next Step Certification:
- CompTIA Cloud Essentials+
ICCE at HCC is a Authorized Academy Partner. CompTIA’s Academy Partner Program provides valuable tools and resources to assist schools in training, certifying and upgrading the skills of their students in IT.