IT Engineer

R7 234.50

This six-month IT Engineer course is ideal for candidates looking for certification within the professional IT sphere. The course teaches skills and knowledge covering hardware, software, troubleshooting, networking, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Security+ and CCNA (Routing & Switching) certification courses.

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Study duration (Months)
Computer Skillsoft LMS access
People Industry partner: Cisco
Certificate Certified by Optimi College

Course code: C01096

 

Subjects:

CompTIA A+ 220-1101 (Core 1)

CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Installing Hardware and Display Components
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Laptops Features and Mobile Device Types
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Accessories and Mobile Device Synchronization
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Mobile Device Network Connectivity and Application Support
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: TCP and UDP ports
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Networking
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Configuring a Wired/Wireless Network
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Wireless Networking Protocols
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Network Hosts
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Implementing Network Concepts
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Network Types
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Networking Tools
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Basic Cable Types
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Connectors
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Random Access Memory
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Storage Solutions
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Working with Motherboards, CPUs, & Add-On Cards
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Working with Peripheral Devices
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Power Supplies
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Common Devices
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Custom PC configuration
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: SOHO Devices
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Printers
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Cloud Computing
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Virtualization
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Resolving Problems
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Troubleshooting
CompTIA A+ 220-1101: Troubleshooting Printers

CompTIA A+ 220-1102 (Core 2)

CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Comparing Common Operating Systems
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Microsoft Operating System Installation & Upgrade
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Microsoft Command Line Tools
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: MS Operating System Administrative Tools
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Windows Control Panel Utilities
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Application Installation, Networking, & Tools
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Security Fundamentals
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Critical Security Concepts
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Software Troubleshooting
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: Operational Procedures Best Practices
CompTIA A+ 220-1102: System Utilities

CompTIA Network+ N10-008

CompTIA Network+ N10-008: OSI Model Layers & Data Encapsulation
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Network Types
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Cables & Connectors
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: IP Addressing Schemes and Subnetting
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Well-known Port & Protocols
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Registered Ports
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Networks Services & Data Center Architectures
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Cloud Concepts
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Network Implementations
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Ethernet Switching & Wireless Standards
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Network Operations
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Disaster Recovery & High Availability Concepts
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Security Concepts & Threats
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Physical Security & Network Hardening
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Network Troubleshooting Methodologies & Tools
CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Troubleshooting Network Issues

CompTIA Server+ SK0-005

CompTIA Server+: System Hardware
CompTIA Server+: System Software
CompTIA Server+: Server Functions and Network Essentials
CompTIA Server+: Storage
CompTIA Server+: IT Environment
CompTIA Server+: Disaster Recovery
CompTIA Server+: Troubleshooting
CompTIA Server+: Network and Storage Troubleshooting

CompTIA Security+ SY0-701

SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Goals & Controls
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Fundamental Security Concepts
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Practical Cryptography
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Threat Actors & Vectors
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Survey of Malicious Activities
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Mitigation Techniques
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Architecture & Infrastructure Concepts
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Enterprise Infrastructure Security Principles
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Data Protection Concepts & Strategies
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Resilience & Recovery
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Computing Resources Security Techniques
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Vulnerability Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Monitoring & Alerting
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Enterprise Security Capabilities
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Identity and Access Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Automation, Orchestration, & Incident Response
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Effective Security Governance
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Risk Management
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Security Compliance & Third-Party Risk
SY0-701 – CompTIA Security+: Audits, Assessments, & Awareness

CCNA 200-301

CCNA 2020: Networking Components
CCNA 2020: Networking Components – NGFW, NGIPS, & Cisco DNA Center
CCNA 2020: WLCs, Access Points, Servers, & Endpoints
CCNA 2020: Network Topology Architectures
CCNA 2020: Network Topology Architectures – WAN, Cloud, & SOHO
CCNA 2020: Layer 1 Interfaces & Cabling
CCNA 2020: Layer 1 Physical & Configuration Issues
CCNA 2020: Networking Protocols
CCNA 2020: IP Addressing Basics & Configuration
CCNA 2020: IPv4 Subnetting
CCNA 2020: IPv6 Addressing & Configuration
CCNA 2020: Virtualization Concepts
CCNA 2020: Network Access, VLAN Configuration, & Interswitch Connectivity
CCNA 2020: L2 Discovery Protocols & L2 and L3 EtherChannel Configuration
CCNA 2020: Spanning Tree Protocol
CCNA 2020: Cisco Wireless Architecture & WLAN Components
CCNA 2020: Cisco WLC Configuration & Wireless Management Access
CCNA 2020: Static Routing
CCNA 2020: Dynamic Routing
CCNA 2020: Configuring & Verifying NAT
CCNA 2020: NTP, DNS, & DHCP
CCNA 2020: SNMP, Syslog, & PHB for QoS
CCNA 2020: Configuring SSH, FTP, & TFTP
CCNA 2020: IT Security Concepts
CCNA 2020: Security Program & Password Policy Components
CCNA 2020: AAA Security & VPN Types
CCNA 2020: Configuring & Verifying ACLs
CCNA 2020: Configuring Port Security, DHCP Snooping, & DAI
CCNA 2020: Automation, Network Programmability, & SDN Architectures
CCNA 2020: APIs & Cisco DNA Center
CCNA 2020: Configuration Management & JSON Encoded Data

The ability to read and write in English.

Learners must be at least 16 years of age.

Expertise level: Beginner

 

Further articulation options:

Upon completion of this skills course, students can continue with the Portfolio of Evidence for the qualification title Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support at NQF Level 4.

Entrance requirements for the Portfolio of Evidence: Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3 (equivalent to Grade 11 proficiency in Mathematics).

Course type: Industry endorsed

Industry partner: Cisco

Certification: Certificate confirming course completion.

Certification issued by: Optimi College

Assessment information:

  • Continuous online assessments.

 

Exam information:

  • Exam: CompTIA A+ Core 1
    • Passing score: 675 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Exam: CompTIA A+ Core 2
      • Passing score: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Exam: CompTIA Network+
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Exam: CompTIA Security+
    • Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Exam: CompTIA Server+
    • Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • The CCNA 200-301 exam is a certification test for Cisco’s Associate Level Networking credential: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
  • Exam fees are not included in the course fee.

 

Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) information:

  • A learning assumption of this qualification is foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3. Further learning assumed is the ability to use a personal computer competently.
  • Qualification title: Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support, NQF level 4, SAQA ID: 78964, Minimum credits: 163.
  • The Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) fee is not included in the course fee.

Course fee: R7 234.50

Deposit: R1 500.00

Monthly instalment: R573.45

Payment duration: 10 months

Study duration: You will have course access for 12 months. To complete the course, we recommend a total of 180 hours of study, e.g. study 1 hour per day and complete your course in 6 months.

Dedicated support team

We understand that students may require guidance and support to navigate the learning journey, and our Client Services team is always ready to assist them in every possible way. Our team is readily available during office hours and can be contacted via email, phone, WhatsApp and social media.

Exam booking assistance

Depending on your chosen course you will either receive advice or assistance in booking certain exams yourself, or our exam team will make a booking on your behalf. Our team will advise you on the venue closest to you, assist with booking a seat, and confirm the time, date and logistics for your exam sitting. Optimi College also offers discounted exam vouchers for numerous IT certification exams.

Skillsoft Learner Management System (LMS) access

Skillsoft is an online learning management system that offers all students enrolled for any of our IT Academy courses compelling content, interactive videos, quizzes, mentoring and practical simulations/virtual labs. The platform allows students to learn at their own pace.

Skillsoft app access

Improve yourself in minutes a day, any time, anywhere. Access content across a variety of topics including business, personal development, desktop software and IT. Stay current with courses and video from world-class experts. All students enrolled for any of our IT Academy courses will be able to access the app.