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Winter 2015 Advanced IT and 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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Security+ Certification Prep
This class prepares students to pass the Comp TIA Security+ Exam. By the end of this 8 week class, students will be able to prove competency in security technologies, protocols, and 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, not included in class fee.
Wesley Dymond                       6:00pm-9:00 W                   17968
1/21 to 3/11                              Bend LIB 117                      Cost $699

MTA Security Fundamentals
Discover whether a future in computers is for you with this Microsoft Technology Associate class on Security. This class prepares one to pass the MTA exam in Security. Get an understanding of computer security with skills that apply to the workplace. Discover the basics on the three A's - Authentication, Authorization & Accounting, along with practical knowledge of security policies, network security, and protecting the server and client computers. Required text: Security Fundamentals, not included in class fee.
Wesley Dymond                       6:00pm-9:00 Th                   17967
1/22 to 2/12                              Bend PIO 200B                   Cost $189

Linux Essentials

Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system. This beginner's class takes a learn-by-doing approach to understanding the essentials of Linux. Each class begins by clearly identifying what one will learn, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts that leads right into hands-on tutorials. Required text: Linux Essentials, not included in class fee.
Wade DeBraal                          6:00pm-9:00 Tu                   18096
1/27 to 3/3                               Bend LIB 117                       Cost $299

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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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.           

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