Ashworth College Adds CompTIA Certification to Its Computer Networking Training
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (PRWEB) August 20, 2013
Ashworth College, one of the leading accredited online colleges, recently upgraded its Computer Networking career diploma course by adding it to its growing list of certification-prep programs. Graduates of the course will be prepared to take the Network+ Certification Exam issued by our Academy Partner CompTIA. The cost of the practice exams and certification exam is covered by the computer networking training tuition so there is no additional charge for the student.
For the benefit of its graduates, Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu) created its computer networking training course with the goal of preparing students to begin a fulfilling career in the technology industry. Along with CompTIA, the lessons taught in the computer networking course are designed to give future Ashworth graduates an advantage in reaching their goals.
CompTIA will now provide Ashworth College Computer Networking graduates the opportunity to obtain the certification that is preferred by employers, can increase earning potential and give them a competitive edge in job searching. Graduates of the computer networking training program will have a year’s access to the CompTIA Network + Certification Exam, to be written at a Pearson VUE Test Center.
“CompTIA is the leading provider of technology-neutral and vendor-neutral certifications for IT professionals and with this certification, our graduates will be prepared to work in a variety of computer networking careers,” said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth College Chief Academic Officer. “The opportunities for those in computer networking careers are growing and for those with certifications, the desirability is even higher.”
Dr. Gargiulo went on to cite U.S. Department of Labor statistics that project considerable employment opportunities for those trained in computer networking. “It’s predicted there will be a 28 percent employment increase for network and computer systems administrators through 2020 so job opportunities should be favorable.”
Ashworth’s Online Computer Networking Training Course
Ashworth College’s Certified Computer Networking Training is comprised of 12 comprehensive online lessons that are available in both eBook and textbook formats. Each lesson begins with a subject matter preview and objectives, an introductory note from the instructor, and a vocabulary builder of new words and terms. The certified course teaches valuable skills on relevant topics such as…
• Ethernet concepts and the function of repeaters and bridges
• Cabling and connectors used with Token ring
• Installing and repairing a network system
• Functions of components in a structured cabling system
• Wireless network security and troubleshooting
As a leading online school, Ashworth builds its education programs and courses to fit within the student’s budget as well as personal and career goals. Students are able to start studying at any time and learn at their
About Ashworth College
Celebrating 25 years of ‘Education on Your Terms’, leading online school Ashworth College has achieved broad recognition for its extensive range of online college degree, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth offers convenient education options for the military and veterans, as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.
Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth is parent to James Madison High School which is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED and further provides career training and vocational programs in the fields of health, business, technology, education, and skilled trades through sister schools PCDI Canada, New York Institute of Photography and Sheffield School.
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