Consider Asher College for your IT Training!
Do you enjoy working with computers? Are you good with new technology? Have you considered a career in information technology? If you are naturally inclined to working with computers, a career in IT might be a great choice for you. Asher College offers professional training programs that prepare students just like you for in-demand careers in information technology. At Asher, you can get the training you need in as few as 6 months to become an IT professional. Read on to learn more about what the IT industry and Asher College have to offer you.
Information Technology (IT) professionals are the individuals who install, troubleshoot, and repair computers and their networks. Businesses small and large depend upon computers, and the IT professionals who build and maintain them. In today’s technological world, IT professionals are in high demand! The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects employment in IT professions will grow by 12% in the coming years, faster than the average for all occupations, and account for 546,200 new jobs in the U.S. by 2028.
If you are interested in technology, naturally inclined to working with computers, and good at problem solving, a career in IT could be a good choice for you. Training programs such as the ones offered at Asher College can give you the education and support you need to get started in this field. Asher College offers a variety of programs to get you started in this industry, ranging from condensed, shorter programs such as the PC Technician certification, to the more thorough, in-depth programs such as the Computer Information Specialist program. Whichever program you choose, Asher College will equip you with skills you need to be successful as an IT professional.
Asher’s IT programs emphasize hands-on experience and first-hand exposure to the IT industry. Courses are taught by experienced faculty with real experience in the field, and students have the chance to put their skills to practice through Asher’s on-campus community computer repair clinics. Asher students learn to set up Internet connections and establish different types of networks like LAN (local area network) or WAN (wide area network). Students learn how to establish and keep routers and servers functioning, and, when systems malfunction, how to find solutions quickly without paralyzing the other computers and equipment in the network. Asher’s programs also teach the necessary interpersonal “soft skills” by showing students how to provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment.
Asher College offers several different IT career programs, including:
- PC Technician, achievable in just 15 weeks
- PC Support Specialist, achievable in 6.5 months
- Network Support Specialist, achievable in 6 months
- Tech Support Specialist, achievable in just over 6 months
- Computer Network Technician, achievable in 9.5 months
- Computer Information Specialist, achievable in 11 months
- IT Network Engineer, achievable in just under 11 months
- IT Server Administrator, achievable in 10.5 months
Asher College is a CompTIA Academy Partner, and all of our IT programs train students for these important industry certifications. Professional certifications such as these are recognized throughout the industry and highly valued by employers. These certifications demonstrate to employers the level of your skills and training. Asher prepares students to test for the following certifications:
- CompTIA IT Fundamentals
- CompTIA A+ Certified Technician – Hardware and Software (two exams)
- CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional
- CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional
- CompTIA Linux+
- Combinations of CompTIA certifications also can earn our students additional CompTIA “Stackable” certifications
- Microsoft Technology Associate – Networking Fundamentals
- Microsoft – Windows 10 exam
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in Windows Server
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in Core Infrastructure
- Cisco Certified Network Associate
With Asher, you can start earning your certifications while you are enrolled in your program. This means you can start earning a paycheck while you’re still in school!
Asher’s robust offering of programs and courses will ensure you have your bases covered and you can feel confident about becoming an IT professional. In just a matter of months, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to pursue rewarding positions in the IT field! Are you ready to take the next step towards your new career as an IT professional? Don’t wait any longer- call Asher today! Our helpful admissions representatives can answer any of your questions, tell you about our Sacramento, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Dallas, Texas campus locations, and even help you begin the enrollment process. If you want to make IT your career, there is no better time than the present. Make your goals a reality; make it happen with Asher! Click here to get started today.