This course prepares students for direct entry into the Computer Information Systems Administration (CISA) program level-2. CISA is a two-year diploma program that consists of four levels. Students must meet the entrance requirements to the CISA program and successfully complete this course to be eligible for direct entry into CISA level-2. This does not guarantee a seat for the student; if seats are open, then the student will be provided the opportunity to attend classes. The content of this course is a comprehensive review of Microsoft Server Network Infrastructure, Linux Essentials, Network Fundamentals, Programming Fundamentals, Workstation Clients, and Computer Maintenance. Students complete exams on all topics. Students must have access to a Windows based multi-media computer.
Completion of the Network Administration Technician (NAT) associate certificate or completion of an IT program in an affiliated high school.