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Information Technology

 

More than 400,000 students and technicians have relied on Marcraft for IT training and Certification exam preparation.

 

Programs include:

View the IT Certifications brochure!

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

 

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A+ Certification

The best selling Marcraft PC Systems Concepts and Service Text, Lab and Practice Question CD-ROM is now in its 6th edition and includes complete coverage of the newest  CompTIA A+ Certification training objectives.

The Marcraft Maintaining and Repairing PCs Certification Course covers these topics and more:
 

  • Computer Hardware

  • Custom PC Configurations

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Introduction to TCP/IP

  • Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

  • Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing

  • Understanding Laptops & Mobile Devices

  • Troubleshooting Hardware Problems

  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Operating System Basics

  • Operating System Administration

  • Working with Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, macOS, and Linux

  • Scripting and Remote Access

  • Security Concepts & Securing Operating Systems

  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security

  • Documentation and Professionalism

  • Safety and Environmental Concerns

This program prepares students for the CompTIA 220-1001 Core 1 and 
CompTIA 220-1002 Core 2 certifications.

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Network+ Certification

Network + recognizes a technician's ability to describe the features and functions of networking components and to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services.

The Marcraft Network+ Certification Course covers these topics and more:
 

  • Design and implement functional networks

  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices

  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks

  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations

  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols

  • Troubleshoot network problems

  • Support the creation of virtualized networks

 

This program prepares students for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 certification.

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Fundamentals of IT

Students learn through theory and hands-on practice labs covering PCs and other computing devices. Students will build a PC, install software, practice programming and use office software like word processors, databases, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Students also learn the basics of troubleshooting problems.

The Marcraft Fundamentals of Information Technology Course covers these topics and more:

  • Hardware

  • Operating Systems

  • Programming

  • Office Software

  • Networking

  • Internet & Web Design

  • Security & Safety

  • Troubleshooting

This program prepares students for the CompTIA Information Technology Fundamentals (ITF+) certification.

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Intro to Computers

Designed with the novice in mind, in this Marcraft program students will learn about Basic Computer Architecture and Operation, common software packages and their usage, as well as consumer maintenance practices.

The Marcraft Intro to Computers Course covers these topics and more:

  • PC Evolution

  • The System Unit

  • Standard Input/Output Devices

  • Optional Input/Output Devices

  • System Startup

  • System Software

  • Windows Operating System

  • Application Software, including Word Processors, Spreadsheets, and Databases

  • Basic Troubleshooting

  • Problem Isolation Procedures

  • Hard Drive Management

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Intro to Networking

Students learn through 90 hours of theory and hands on practice labs about Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, Understanding Protocols, and Network Services.

The Marcraft Intro to Networking Course covers these topics and more:

  • Simple Computer Communications

  • Computer Connection Media

  • Data Transmission

  • Local Area Networks

  • LAN Protocols

  • Networking Transmission Media

  • Network Connectivity Devices

  • Network Control Strategies

  • The Internet

  • Network Services

  • End Point Devices

  • Upgrading a LAN

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • WAN Troubleshooting

  • Network Preventive Maintenance

This program prepares students for the Microsoft Networking Fundamentals MTA 98-366 Exam.

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Intro to Databases

Using MySQL, this Marcraft program will teach students about database analysis and design, database development and implementation, administration and maintenance, security administration and client service.

The Marcraft Intro to Databases Course covers these topics and more:

  • Database Fundamentals

  • Tables

  • Entity Relationship Diagrams

  • Entering and Editing Data

  • Sorting & Filtering

  • Query Basics

  • Action Queries

  • Introduction to SQL

  • Forms and Reports

  • Charts, Events, and Macros

  • Database Administration

  • Database Security

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Intro to Coding (Programming) for Cybersecurity

Focusing on the most common coding languages used in used Cyber Security, in this Marcraft program students will study about software development theory, program design skills, programming and debugging skills while learning the basics of Python, Ruby, Powershell and Bash.

The Marcraft Intro to Coding (Programming) for Cybersecurity Course covers these topics and more:

  • Languages

  • Binary and Hexadecimal Math

  • Identifiers, Variables, and Data Types

  • Literal Values

  • Operators, Functions, Decision Structures, & Iterations

  • Timers, Arrays, and Text Files

  • Debugging Techniques

  • Syntax, Logic, and Runtime Errors

  • Advanced Interface Design

  • Learn the basics of Ruby, Python, Bash, & PowerShell

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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Intro to the Internet of Things (IoT)

This Marcraft program provides students with an introduction to processors, an introduction to sensors, an introduction to actuators as well as coding and internet fundamentals using Python scripting.

Please contact your Alabama Regional Manager or Florida Regional Manager for more information.

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