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NMC Offers IT Boot Camp Program for Businesses and Government Agencies (June 23 2016)

As part of its ongoing efforts to offer workforce enhancement programs, Northern Marianas College is offering an IT Boot Camp Training Program that allows participants an opportunity to advance their way toward an IT certification.

“The IT Boot Camp Training will help enhance participants’ career growth because the COMPTIA Certification that is earned from the program is a demonstration of talent, skills and knowledge of real-world IT solutions,” said Jonathan Liwag, IT Director at NMC.

Upon completing the program, participant will be able to prove in practice their command of technology and leverage it to make any organization more technologically proficient and operationally efficient.

For this first round of courses, NMC’s Community Development Institute is offering the following IT Bootcamp Training Courses:

Upon successful completion of this 40-contact hour course, students will be able to:

  • Describe and Identify the internal components of a computer, Assemble and Disassemble a computer system
  • Install and upgrade an operating system, Repair and Troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software
  • Upgrade and repair laptop components based on customer needs, Perform preventive maintenance and be able to trouble components of a printer/scanner
  • Install and configure a network; upgrade components and conduct preventive maintenance and perform advanced troubleshooting

Upon successful completion of this 40-contact hour course, students will be able to:

  • Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models, Install and configure routers and switches
  • Configure wireless network, Troubleshoot network devices
  • Configure and implement SOHO network, Identify and install media types
  • Troubleshoot physical connectivity problems and identify LAN technologies
  • Perform Network management upgrades and installation, Install and configure network security applications
  • Describe and understand network access security and encryption
  • Describe and understand common threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques, Install and configure basic firewalls

Upon successfully completing the bootcamp training with a COMPTIA Certified Instructor, students will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion. The Northern Marianas College is an Academic CompTIA Partner and will provide each student who completes the training with vouchers for the COMPTIA IT Certification Exams. The total value of the exams is over $700 for both IT Trainings.

Register today to reserve your slot at the IT Bootcamp Training. Training schedule:

  • IT BootCamp Training Course - CompTIA A+: July 11, 2016 to July 22, 2016
  • IT BootCamp Training Course - ComTIA Network+: July 25, 2016 to August 5, 2016
Both classes will be held at the Northern Marianas College from 8:00am to 12 noon in Building W Room W-2.

The total cost of the course is $1,500 per student per class. Each participant will also receive the basic PC/Network toolkits, access to online lab materials, and hands-on training.

For more information, please contact the NMC Community Development Institute at 237-6864/6802/6809. Registration is limited to 20 participants for each course, so register early to reserve your seat. Last day to register for the A+ and N+ Trainings will be July 9, 2016. Businesses, government agencies, and individuals are highly encouraged to register.

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