Career Pathways in Computer Networking Offered at Delgado Community College

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NEW ORLEANS — If you’re considering a career in IT, check out Delgado Community College’s training program for computer networking.

Training is offered for A+, Network + and Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician. Courses, which are open to entry-level students, are scheduled from Sep. 16 through March 20, Monday through Friday, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Students will learn the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing and operating personal computers.

A+ training provides foundational IT skills across a variety of devices and operating systems. It is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. Network+ training teaches students the skills to design, configure, manage and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks. The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician training validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions with skills to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.

“This training will prepare students for employment in a high-demand, well-paying profession, and it is part of Delgado’s strategic plan to serve our community by helping create the workforce of educated IT professionals for the Silicon Bayou,” said Tony Cook, Delgado’s director of communications and marketing.

The training is free for anyone eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) training services. Apply at any of the American Job Centers.

For more information, contact Nickie Bourgeois at Delgado Workforce Development, (504) 671-6706, tbourg1@dcc.edu.

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