IT Operations Specialist Program for Career Choice Associates


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CompTIA IT Operations Specialist Program
CompTIA's IT Operations Specialist Program provides Amazon employees with their first step into a tech career using CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications. An IT operations specialist manages the flow of a workplace and optimizes day-to-day activities. In this role, you will analyze business operations and identify customer needs.

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today's core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers in today's digital world. Job roles include IT Support Specialist, IT Field Service Technician, Desktop Support Analyst and Help Desk Support.

CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring and managing networks. Job roles include Network Administrator, Computer Technician, System Engineer and Network Support Specialist.

When stacked together, these two certification represent CompTIA CIOS (IT Operations Specialist) in the Infrastructure Career Pathway. IT support offers countless paths to fulfilling jobs and rewarding pay — you determine the direction and, ultimately, how much money you can earn. The national average for IT support jobs is over $50,000 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Why Should I Get CompTIA A+ Certified? CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operations roles. Having IT certifications makes a great first impression when you're looking for a job. According to the International Data Corporations (IDC), 96% of human resources managers use IT certifications as screening or hiring criteria during recruitment.

  2. How Much Can I Make with a CompTIA A+ Certification? When researching salaries and aiming your career at specific job titles, remember that you may see a range of salaries for one particular job because some companies, as well as geographies, will pay more than others. Companies that pay more may also demand more – in terms of experience or responsibilities. The result is range of possible salaries for any particular job title and the reality of mean salary percentiles:

    • IT support specialist: $54,500
    • Field service technician: $46,000
    • Desktop support analyst: $60,000
    • Help desk tier 2 support: $45,000
  3. Why Should I Get CompTIA Network+ Certified? CompTIA Network+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring and managing networks. Getting certified is the best way to future-proof your career. Nine out of 10 employers agree that certifications are critical in finding the right person for the job. Plus, IT certified individuals are more likely to be promoted than those without IT certifications.

  4. How Much Can I Make with a CompTIA Network+ Certification? The pay you can expect from a particular IT job can vary significantly from the median pay depending on a number of factors that may beneift your role for a certain position. Let's look at the systems administrator position as an example. While the median salary gives you a sense of where the majority of salaries fall, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also gives percentiles that shoe the highest and lowest salaries for that job title:

    • Network administrator: $86,340
    • Network support specialist: $67,510
    • Network system analyst: $92,740
Start DateApril 20, 2020
Deadline to Apply/Cancellation DateMarch 31, 2020
Four class options to help fit your schedule (Max. 35 per class)Monday & Tuesday: 10am-2pm, ET
Monday & Wednesday: 4pm-8pm, ET
Thursday & Friday: 10am-2pm, ET
Tuesday & Thursday: 4pm-8pm, ET
Program length16 weeks | 4 hours per day | 2 times per week
Program styleVirtual instructor-led training with self-study and tutoring. Training and coursework will be in English.
CoursewareCompTIA CertMaster Learn (CompTIA A+)
CompTIA A+ Exam Vouchers (2)
CompTIA CertMaster Learn (CompTIA Network+)
CompTIA Network+ Exam Voucher
CompTIA Network+ Labs

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