Computer Systems & Information Technology (CSIT)

A critical thinking, fast-paced, and rewarding career.

Introduction:

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the information technology industry. 

 

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the information technology industry; technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, planning, management, finance, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

 

The content includes but is not limited to communication, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

Program Content:

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of four occupational completion points.  When the recommended sequence is followed, the structure is intended to prepare students to complete the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ industry certifications. Sufficient coverage of advanced networking concepts and competencies may also lead to Cisco’s CCENT and CCNA industry certifications.  A student who completes the applicable competencies at any occupational completion point may either continue with the training or become an occupational completer.

This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S.  Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3)(b), F.S.

 

Course’s Schedule:

LOCATION

COURSE’S SCHEDULE

 

D.A. Dorsey Technical College

Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Program Structure:

The entire program is 900 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP

COURSE

HOURS

OCP A

Computer Systems Technician

300 Hours

OCP B

Computer Network Technician

150 Hours

OCP C

Computer Networking Specialist

150 Hours

OCP D

Computer Security Technician

300 Hours

Career Opportunities:

  • RF Wireless Technology
  • Network And Computer System Administrators
  • Information Technology Support
  • Security Systems CCTV and Access Control

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $31.75 hourly or $66,030 annually.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATION

COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR

PHONE NUMBER

D.A. Dorsey Technical College
(305) 693-2490

Jackie Benjamin
Don Hylor Jr.

Ext. 2171
Ext. 2172

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