Three Stages Along a Single Pathway to Career Success
COMPUTER RETAIL SALES & SUPPORT - Basic SkillsTake the first step into the world of information communications by working in retail sales of computers, handheld devices, networking services or cell phones.
Increase your marketability and on-the-job success by taking the first six IT Pathways courses and the A+ Certification exam.
HELP DESK / USER SUPPORT - Add Skills
A greater knowledge of computers and networking can lead to employment in Help Desk/User Support. This function can be performed in-store, onsite, or more commonly, online.
Build on the IT Pathway by completing four additional courses listed.
IT TECHNICIAN - Add More Skills
Advancing beyond basic Help Desk/User Support requires greater technical knowledge and specialization, as there are different directions of employment growth.
The IT Pathways courses listed teach advanced concepts in security, database management, programming, and virtualization.
While the suggested curriculum can be completed in two years, keep in mind that experience and practice are true keys to success and advancement in IT. Pacing your learning and experience together may be a better long-term investment.