Computer Systems & Info Technology – CCNA Certificate
The primary mission of the Computer Systems Technology program is to provide quality educational training designed to meet the current and future needs of the Computer Electronics Community.
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the Computer Systems and Information Technology industry. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the information technology industry; technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, planning, management, finance, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues. The course content includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.
Other industries that employ these specialists are banks, government agencies, insurance companies, and educational institutions.
- Computer Support Specialist
- Network Administrator
- Network Support Help Desk Technicians
- Network Support Specialist
Employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 5% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $40.87 hourly or $84,810 annually.
The entire program is 900 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Computer Systems Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP B||Computer Network Technician||150 Hours
|OCP C||Computer Network Specialist||150 Hours|
|OCP D||Computer Security Technician||300 Hours|
|Total Hours: 900|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Computer Systems & Info Technology – CCNA Certificate is available at the following school (s):
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Monday - Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College||Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center||Tuesday—Thursday 6:00 pm—10:00 pm|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College|
Don Hylor Jr.
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer Support Specialists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm