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Cyber Security: CompTIA Exam Prep   

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing career areas. This comprehensive program provides the knowledge and skills you need to excel in the ever-evolving IT landscape.  Highline College has partnered with Green River College to offer these online, instructor-led courses with the most up-to-date curriculum. Most courses listed include an e-book and an exam voucher. The program is currently discounted at 75% off, cost is supported by grant funding.

 

Courses Offered:

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  • Ethical Hacking for Beginners
  • PC Building
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam Prep
  • CompTIA A+ Exam Prep
  • CompTIA Network + Exam Prep
  • CompTIA Security + Exam Prep
  • Personal Online Security

 

Benefits:

  • Increased career opportunities. Earn valuable industry-recognized certifications that open doors to new jobs and promotions.
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills. Gain an in-depth understanding of critical IT concepts, preparing you for real-world challenges.
  • Confidence and competitiveness.  Stand out from the crowd with demonstrable expertise and qualifications.
  • Professional development, good for stacking industry credentials.
  • Short-term training means getting to work faster, as opposed to waiting to complete an entire degree.
  • Target the skills you want to gain, so there is no lost time or money.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • IT professionals seeking to expand their skills and advance their careers with short-term training.
  • Individuals with a basic understanding of computers who want to join the IT field.
  • Anyone who wants to enhance their cybersecurity awareness and personal online safety.
  • Adults who already have a degree and want to add new skills to their resume.
  • People who are in the cybersecurity field that need to update or upgrade their credentials.
  • Career changers who want a new career.

 

Why Attend:

  • We can keep costs low on programs as a state educational system. Please see classes for individual costs. We include an e-book and exam voucher for each student upon enrollment. No extra costs!
  • Grant funded to reduce the cost of enrollment.
  • Programs are not burdened with extra classes and electives like a full degree or other programs.
  • Our instructors are industry professionals with current industry experience. They provide insight into the current needs of the cybersecurity industry.
  • Flexible learning in a convenient online format. Classes are live via Zoom with an instructor two nights a week.

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EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK:

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the demand for cybersecurity professionals is on the rise, driven by the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber threats across industries. Demand is high for people with certifications in current technology. You don’t have to have a college degree for employment.

The courses and certifications offered in the Green River College Continuing Education Cybersecurity program provide a solid foundation for entry into various roles of different levels, offering pathways to secure and well-paying positions.  

To view the current outlook at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics go to: https://www.bls.gov

Here is a sample of current job outlooks from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • IT Support Specialist 
  • CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ 

Role Description: IT Support Specialists provide technical assistance to end-users, troubleshooting hardware and software issues.

Median Salary in Washington State: $57,040 per year (BLS, May 2020)

  • Security Analyst
  • CompTIA Security + 

Role Description: Security Analysts implement and manage security measures to protect an organization's information systems.

Median Salary in Washington State: $77,570 per year (BLS, May 2020)

  • Network Administrator  
  • CompTIA Network +

Role Description: Network Administrators configure and manage computer networks, ensuring smooth and secure data flow.

Median Salary in Washington State: $80,820 per year (BLS, May 2020)

 
  • COMPTIA IT SECURITY + EXAM
  • Fee: $437.00
    Item Number: 16793
    Dates: 7/8/2024 - 8/28/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 16
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
     Show Description

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). In this class, you will learn foundational knowledge on computer hardware, software, networking, cybersecurity, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies. This class will prepare you for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam that can be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+. Earning your IT Fundamentals certification can help you feel more comfortable for a position as a sales associate, sales engineer, account manager, business development manager, product or marketing specialist or entry level customer support. Online, instructor led with most up to date curriculum. Course includes e-book and exam voucher. Program currently discounted at 75% off,  cost is supported by grant funding. 
 

  • COMPTIA IT EXAM PREP
  • Fee: $437.00
    Item Number: 16792
    Dates: 7/8/2024 - 8/28/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 16
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
     Show Description

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). In this class, you will learn foundational knowledge on computer hardware, software, networking, cybersecurity, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies. This class will prepare you for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam that can be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+. Earning your IT Fundamentals certification can help you feel more comfortable for a position as a sales associate, sales engineer, account manager, business development manager, product or marketing specialist or entry level customer support. Online, instructor led with most up to date curriculum. Course includes e-book and exam voucher. Program currently discounted at 75% off,  cost is supported by grant funding. 
 

  • COMPTIA PENTEST+
  • Fee: $437.00
    Item Number: 16795
    Dates: 7/8/2024 - 8/28/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 16
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
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    CompTIA Pentest+ certifcation candidates must demonstrate knowledge and skills required to plan and scope a penetration testing engagement including vulnerability scanning, writing their own exploits, understand legal and compliance requirements, analyze results, and produce a written report with remediation techniques. This training course will support those seeking CompTIA Pentest+ Certification and career advancement toward positions such as penetration tester, network security specialist, and security consultant among many more roles. As this is an intermediate-level certification, it is recommended that students have CompTIA Network+ and/ or Security+ certifications. 
 

  • COMPTIA IT FUNDAMENTALS
  • Fee: $437.00
    Item Number: 16791
    Dates: 7/9/2024 - 8/29/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 16
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
     Show Description

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). In this class, you will learn foundational knowledge on computer hardware, software, networking, cybersecurity, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies. This class will prepare you for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam that can be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+. Earning your IT Fundamentals certification can help you feel more comfortable for a position as a sales associate, sales engineer, account manager, business development manager, product or marketing specialist or entry level customer support. Online, instructor led with most up to date curriculum. Course includes e-book and exam voucher. Program currently discounted at 75% off,  cost is supported by grant funding. 
 

  • ETHICAL HACKING
  • Fee: $99.00
    Item Number: 17079
    Dates: 7/12/2024 - 7/19/2024
    Times: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 2
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
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    Survey of the basics of hacking into systems, cybersecurity competitions, and red team, blue team, and purple teams. This class comes with a temporary subscription to TryHackMe, included in the price of the course. 
 

  • PC BUILDING
  • Fee: $99.00
    Item Number: 17080
    Dates: 7/27/2024 - 8/3/2024
    Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Days: Sa
    Sessions: 2
    Building: HLONL
    Room: Online
    Instructor:
     Show Description

    A beginning course putting together and tearing down desktop computers. This class will go over the basics of installing Ram, CPU, and more. This class will also teach students the tools used for Desktop building, as well as how to search for and purchase parts to build your own computer. This class is meant for all skill levels.
 

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