Cybersecurity and Information Technology (IT) Skills Optimization
This program teaches students basic IT skills to ensure they're prepared for more advanced IT and Cybersecurity functions. Our flexible program was designed to accommodate beginners to advanced individuals. For those new to IT, it begins with teaching basic IT skills to ensure the student is properly prepared to learn more advanced IT and Cybersecurity functions. Coursework and labs teach and prepare students to obtain Industry-Recognized Certifications including, but not limited to, CompTIA ITF+, CompTIA A+, and CompTIA Network+ Certifications. Coursework also includes preparation to take several other industry recognized Microsoft Windows and Windows Server certifications.
Once commanding a thorough knowledge of IT Fundamentals, the student will dive into system virtualization then commence to the world of Cybersecurity by learning fundamental skills such as network security, penetration testing (Ethical Hacking), and other skills in order to be fully prepared to take the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam.
Please note that individuals who already have active matching certifications may opt to take electives in place of the associated core courses. Proof of active certification status must be presented at time of registration.
A wide range of in-demand and unique electives are also included in this program that will increase your employment marketability over other traditionally trained candidates. Electives topics include:
Operating Systems & Cloud:
Computer Science 101, Windows Operating System Fundamentals, Windows PowerShell, TCP/IP Subnetting, Windows Server Administration - Networking & Securing, CompTIA Network+ & CompTIA CySA+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification Prep + Exams, Various Microsoft MTA, MAT & MCSA Certification Prep & Exams, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Virtualization using VMware ESXi, vSphere, vSAN & VMware Certification Prep + Exams.
Introduction to Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Cisco CCNA Certification Prep + Exam, Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Kali Linux, CompTIA Pentest + Certification Prep + Exam, Computer Forensics, Wireshark, Snort, SO, Data Analysis, Python, SQL, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, plus more.
Manufacturing & Project Management:
Cybersecurity for Manufacturing, The Internet of Things (IoT), The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), The Digital Twin & Digital Thread, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Wireless, Cloud Computing, AR (Augmented Reality) & Video Streaming, Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology, Machine Learning, Robotics, PLC Programming, Project Management Fundamentals, Agile/Scrum, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Professional Certification Prep + Exam.
With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Visible Edge has been servicing our customer base of over 600 companies, providing everything from basic computer workstations to full network implementations. These programs share our vast industry knowledge with you.
Our counselors are available to help put together a customized program to meet your needs.
Other core classes and electives are also offered. All of our Certificate programs are a minimum of 220 hours of core course and lab work, plus 80 hours of electives for you to choose from. Upgrade options also include 120, 160, 200 or more hours of elective courses.
Check out our webpage on Cybersecurity & Information Technology (IT), view the brochure, or read our article for more information. Also, refer to the course descriptions to see an in-depth break down of topics.