(March 28th – September 16th)
This custom designed program by Digital Nova Scotia equips participants with marketable skills for an entry-level career in the high-growth field of IT support. This program is split into twelve modules that are completed over twenty-five weeks. Participants who have successfully completed this program will have the opportunity to write the two exams that comprise the CompTIA A+ certification. CompTIA is the industry standard for IT certifications with the A+ being the most popular certification for IT support professionals.
During this program, you will learn a wide-variety of in-demand information technology skills related to hardware, operating systems, troubleshooting, IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and customer service. This program uses a variety of education tools including weekly bi-weekly live instruction and office hours with a subject matter expert, collaborative discussion boards with peers, modules and quizzes provided by Coursera, and many hours of video content.
Anyone with an interest in technology, a passion for complex problem solving, or a desire to help others should apply! No experience or degree in IT is required to participate in this program. Participants should expect a weekly commitment of 5-10 hours per week including 1-2 weekly live sessions in the evening.