Entry Requirements - HND Computing & Systems Dev
Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer
The OCA, Java SE 7 Programmer certification is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation in the Java Programming language. This certification covers the fundamentals of Java SE 7 programming, such as the significance of object-oriented programming and the steps to create simple Java technology programs. This certification provides a solid foundation on which to base continued learning.
Successfully completing the requirements of this certification track earns the designation of Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.
At the end of the course, students will sit for a final exam 1Z0-850 that will lead to an official ORACLE Certificate.
CISCO IT Essentials Course
The IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software curriculum provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts.
Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Hands-on labs and Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of network and networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior.
IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop fundamental computer skills, along with essential career skills. The curriculum helps students prepare for entry-level ICT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification, which helps students differentiate themselves in the marketplace to advance their careers. In addition, the course provides a learning pathway to the CCNA Discovery and CCNA Exploration curricula.
At the end of the course, students will sit for a final exam that will lead to an official CISCO Certificate. Students who wish to earn the CompTIA A + certificate must pass both the 220-701 and 220-702 examinations.