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Fall 2014 IT Certification Classes - Community Learning offers certification classes that will help expand your knowledge and skills and give you a competitive edge for personal use or in the professional IT field. 

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Cisco CCNA Security
This class introduces security related issues and provides essential skills network administrators need in order to provide security for a computer network. Information in this course will also include protective security technologies including TCP packet analysis, network device hardening, advanced firewall techniques, cryptography, intrusion prevention systems, LAN security, virtual private networks, network attacks and mitigation techniques, and security policy planning. Prerequisite: CIS 154C, CCNA certification or instructor permission.
Dan Alberghetti                     12:45pm-3:05 MW                    48725
9/29 to 12/5                           Bend PON 221
Cost $360               

Security+ Certification Prep
This class prepares students to pass the Comp TIA Security+ Exam. It is part of the series of classes designed to give students the skills they need to find work in IT. By the end of this 8 week class students will prove competence in security technologies, protocols, physical security, as well as how to protect against viruses and other attacks. Taught by a Security Expert. Required text: CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SYO-401, 6th Edition.
Wesley Dymond                    6:00pm-9:00 W                       48604
10/1 to 11/19                          Bend COCC LIB 117
Cost $795               

Windows 7 Configuration Cert. Prep
Certification counts! It tells the world what you are capable of and validates your skills. Certification in Windows 7 can open doors and present opportunities for work in the IT field. This class prepares you for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam, 70-680. Expect to spend 6 hours between each class with homework. Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows 7. Required text: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam) 70-680. Text and testing fee are extra. Exam offered at COCC Testing Center by appointment.
Bob McWhorter                      6:00pm-9:00 M                      48613
10/6 to 11/17                           Bend CHLAB 207
Cost $329             

Healthcare IT Technician
IT use is essential in the healthcare field. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in U.S. clinical settings. Earn a certification that puts you ahead of the rest. This class prepares you to take and pass the CompTIA HIT-001 Certification exam. IT staff can learn how to stay in compliance with all the changing rules and regulations and the computer operations that make this possible. Computer repair experience and/or helpdesk experience highly recommended. Cost does not include text or exam fee. No class on 11/11. Required text: Authorized Cert Guide, Healthcare IT Technician, ISBN 978-0-7897-4929-1.
Paul Stennett                       5:30pm-8:30 Tu                       48587
10/7 to 11/18                        Bend CHLAB MOBLAB
Cost $449

Cisco Networking CCENT Cert Prep
This is a multi-week class on Cisco Certified Network Associate, Part 1-ICND1. ICND1 or CCENT is a certification program for network engineers or those with networking background that helps maximize their investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of their employer's network. The ICND1 validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks. This is part one of a two part series leading to CCNA certification. Text and testing fee are extra. Exam offered at COCC Testing Center by appointment. Required textbook: Cisco Routing and Switching Study Guide, Author: Todd Lammle, ISBN#: 978-1-118-74961-6, Wiley Press
Bob McWhorter                  9:00am-4:00 Sa / 6:00pm-9:00 Th       48612
10/11 to 11/8                       Bend PIO 112
Cost $1299               

Microsoft Certification Prep: Excel 2013
Certification can lead to better jobs and increased pay. Prepare to take Microsoft's Certification Exam 77-420 for Excel. Learn all the ins and outs of Excel and Microsoft's expectations to get ready for the exam. Required text: Microsoft  Excel 2013: 77-420. Testing fee is extra. Exam offered at COCC Testing Center by appointment.
Pamela Burns                       6:00pm-9:00 M                       48605
11/3 to 11/12                         Bend COCC LIB 117
Cost $159               




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