Instructors must have the required education and experience to appropriately teach the program content. Examples of education and experience include, but are not limited to, certificates and/or degrees from postsecondary institutions; certifications from industry-recognized agencies, and practical work experience in, or in a field closely related to, the career fields the program prepares students to enter. MedCerts confirms each instructors’ academic background and work experience to ensure they are qualified to teach in the program.
The IT-2250 Networking Specialist program is recommended for beginning IT professionals looking for a starting point as an IT professional in the networking field. This program is designed to provide a foundational, or entry-level pathway towards two key networking certifications: Cisco Certified Technician (Routing and Switching) and CompTIA Network+. Program topics include Customer Service Skills for Techies, Networking Fundamentals, Hands-on Python for Networking Professionals, Cisco Certified Technician Routing and Switching, and Network+. Objectives of the program include identifying and working with various network typologies and network types, including LANs, WANs, and VLANs; identifying, evaluating, troubleshooting, and resolving the causes of network or connectivity issues and using diagnostic testing software and equipment. Upon completion, MedCerts will pay the cost of the CCT Routing and Switching and Network+ exams.
High school diploma or GED; web browser with internet access; course registration and payment.