We inform everyone interested that the "KEDITH Cisco Academy" of the Public Benefit Enterprise of the Municipality of Thessaloniki (KEDITH) will offer a FREE training program on the basic principles of PC connection to networks. The program will start on November 30 and will be completed by March 12, 2021 (a total of 70 hours of attendance). The program will be monitored online every Monday and Wednesday between 19.00 - 22.00.
Basic principles of connecting computers to networks
Imagine assembling a PC and then connecting it securely to a network. These exciting first steps lead you to a career in IT. Because one way to stand out - no matter what IT specialty you choose - is to learn the basics of computers. The IT Essentials course teaches you exactly that, but also analyzes the professional skills required for entry-level work in this field.
Upon completion of the program you will be able to perform the following tasks:
-Choose the appropriate Hardware to compose, repair and upgrade PC,
-Install and configure Hardware to compose, repair and upgrade PCs,
-To solve problems on PC,
-Explain how the communication of the computers in a network takes place,
- Configure devices to communicate on a local network,
-To solve problems on laptops and mobile devices,
Install a printer that meets an organization's specifications,
-Describe what Virtualization and Cloud Computing are,
Install the Windows Operating System,
-Manage and maintain the Windows Operating System,
-Explain how the configuration is done, how the security is applied and how the Troubleshooting of Operating Systems for mobile devices, for the MacOS Operating System and for the Linux Operating System is carried out,
-Apply basic security techniques for PC, data and local area networks,
-Know the specialties and responsibilities of a professional in the field of IT.
The material includes the following chapters:
1. Introduction to PC Hardware
2. Computer assembly
3. Advanced PC Hardware
4. Management and troubleshooting
5. Basic Principles of Networks
6. Connecting computers to the network
7. Laptops and Mobile Devices - Features, Features, Customization and Troubleshooting
8. Printers - Features, installation and management
9. Virtualization and Cloud Computing
10. Windows 10 Operating System Installation
11. Configuring the Windows 10 Operating System
12. Mobile Operating Systems, MacOS and Linux - Customization, Security and Troubleshooting
13. Security - Threats and application of techniques to secure devices, data and network
14. The IT professional - Specialties and areas of responsibility
Certificate of Attendance, Digital Badge and Certification
After successfully attending the program and the relevant exams (eg 14 capital exams, 5 checkpoint exams, 1 final exam, etc.), you will receive a certificate of attendance (Certification of Completion). You can also receive a letter of merit signed by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, if your score is at least 75% in the overall final exam. In addition, the program offers you a Digital Badge (digital certificate), which can be posted on your web profile (eg LinkedIn), in
your CV, but also to be sent to your prospective employer. The Digital Badge certifies in a safe and verifiable way your areas of education, but also the training provider. Cisco Professional Digital Signals Collection can be viewed on the Credly - Acclaim platform. Finally, after completing the course, you can take the CompTIA A + (Computing Technology Industry Association) certification exam. The exams are conducted by the independent Pearson VUE and the cost of the exams is covered by the candidate.
The program is aimed at anyone interested in expanding their computer skills either for personal use or to work as a computer technician in companies, public services, educational institutions or as freelancers in the field of computer technical support. There is no prerequisite IT knowledge from Cisco for participation. Due to the level of the program, the interested parties are required to be high school graduates and have a good knowledge of English. The maximum number of participants will be 16 people.
Venue / Method of conduct
The course will be done online through modern and asynchronous distance education tools under the guidance of a specialized teacher. There will be required assignments each week in addition to 6 hours of attendance (up to 20 hours of personal study / week). The lessons will be done in Greek, while all the curriculum in English is given electronically.
For the participation of those interested in the program, the completion of a relevant electronic application is required by November 22, 2020. Securing a place will be done in order of priority. Prerequisite is that the interested parties are residents or citizens of the Municipality of Thessaloniki. The documents that prove that you are a citizen or resident of the Municipality
Thessaloniki can be sent until November 22 (time 15.00) to the address email@example.com. Resident status is proven by any suitable proof
residence, such as utility network accounts (PPC, EYATH), telephony bills, real estate titles or leases, etc.). Citizenship is evidenced by the certificate of marital status or birth (For convenience On the website https://thessaloniki.gr/ select "DIGITAL CERTIFICATES AND CERTIFICATES from home", then log in with your personal Online Service "Demotologio" apply for your certificate, it is enough to submit the electronic application by November 22 (time 15.00).)
Registration Form: https://forms.gle/5fAUP8W53Bfmb3c56
The program is offered under the Cisco Networking Academy program. For more information about KEDITH Cisco Academy programs contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to your participation !!!
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