Certifications

Part of the skills building and education we offer through DiverseIT includes working toward and earning industry-recognized IT certifications. Currently we offer the Google IT Support Professional Certificate, and the CompTIA A+,  Network+ and Security+ Certifications. Our goal is to prepare students for their exams.  Through the certification training, participants gain the skills they need to work as entry-level computer technicians.

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Intro to Tech Classes & Google IT Support Professional Certifications FREE!

Applications Being Accepted Now!

If you have wanted to start a career in technology or explore tech fields, but haven’t had a way to pay for it, DiverseIT is happy to offer you a solution. We recently got a grant from Encantado Foundation to help increase participation in STEM fields. It was a perfect fit with our work bridging the digital divide and increasing diversity in the IT field. Google IT started in mid September 11, 2023, but we have a few slots still available and will will help you catch up! The next Intro to Tech courses will start November 6, 2023 and January 8, 2024. Learn more or apply with the links below!

Types of Certification

Google IT Support Professional Certification

Google IT Support Professional Certification requires participants to complete five courses of study in foundational skills including troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security.

The coursework is for beginners and prepares people for entry level work in IT support services. Through DiverseIT, this program takes about 8 months to complete.

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CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 Series

The CompTIA A+ Core Series certification requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002). With DiverseIT, this course includes 189 hours of instruction geared towards preparing students to pass the two exams. The course takes about 6 months to complete. Students will receive in-depth instruction on a number of topics including:

  • Installing and configuring PC components.
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting software.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting laptops and mobile devices.
  • Supporting operating systems.
  • Security concepts.
  • Providing technical support for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.

With this certificate complete, students will be ready to apply for entry level positions as a service desk analyst, tech support specialist, field service technician, data support tech, and more.

 

 

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