Technology Certificate Programs


Brookdale Community College, in partnership with ed2go, offers online programs in technology training to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Programs are designed by a team of professionals, who work to provide you with an effective web-based learning experience. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer graded tests. You’ll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning! Loans and Payment Plans are available as well as assistance to members of the military community in continuing their education.

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CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

If you are getting ready for a career as an entry-level help desk professional or personal computer service technician, the CompTIA A+ course will help you build on your existing knowledge and experience with personal computer hardware and software that you will use on the job. Learn the essential skills needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. Both hands-on
and virtual labs are included along with extra time for test prep exercises so that you are ready for the exam. Resume writing included. Job placement assistance is available and some students may qualify for funding toward the cost of the class. 72 hours. 85% attendance required. Texts available at College store.

Prerequisites: Basic experience with Window and Word.
Sec 1: Sat, Jan 26-Apr 13, 9 am-3:30 pm
Sec 2: Sat, May 11-Aug 3, 9 am-3:30 pm (no class Jul 6)
Fee and Code: $1099, XCOMT 015 plus texts and exam fees

CompTIA Security +

Advance your IT career by gaining foundational knowledge of security topics to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certification examination. You will learn how to identify various threats to information security and analyze those risks. Time will be spent studying how to conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities and implementing security measures for hosts, networks and software. Other topics include, cryptographic solutions, security at the operational level and continuity
of business operations. Texts available at College store. 72 hours.

Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking.
Tues & Thurs, Jan 29-Apr 18, 6:30-9:30 pm, (no class Mar 19 & 21)
Fee and Code: $1099 plus texts and exam fees, XCOMT 034

NEW! Amazon Web Services: AWS™ Systems Operations

Learn how to implement, manage, and maintain computer systems and networking architecture using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment platform. Learn to use AWS to maintain cloud services, including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as a-Service (SaaS). These services will allow your businesses to unload a large amounts of computing framework to the cloud reducing operational costs. This course is for students who want to prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Level certification. 54 hours.

Note: Students will establish AWS account using personal credit card or prepaid $25 debit card

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of networking protocols like TCP/IP and experience maintaining operating systems in both a Microsoft® Windows® and Linux® command-line environment. A fundamental knowledge of key information security concepts is also recommended.