Takoda

Information Technology Training Programs

Takoda’s information technology training programs are designed to help you get the skills and credentials needed to quickly enter in-demand IT support jobs. Takoda is a CompTIA certified training provider and successful students will graduate with A+, N+, or IT Fundamentals credentials. Our intimate class sizes and caring instructors ensure that you are learning in a supportive and career-focused environment. Training is offered at no cost to students and our career counselors will help you find employment once you graduate. To get started, complete the form below. For questions, call 612.341.3358, x146.

Programs

IT Fundamentals

6 weeks, Monday-Thursday

 

CompTIA Information Technology Fundamentals helps students gain a better understanding of information technology and explore careers in the field. The Takoda Institute provides rigorous instruction, test preparation, and credential testing.

2023 Schedule

January 4 – February 10 — 8:30am-10:30am, In-person

February 14 – March 24 — 5:00pm-7:00pm, Virtual

April 4 – May 12 — 8:30am-10:30am, In-person

May 17 – June 30 — 5:00pm-7:00pm, Virtual

July 11 – August 11 — 8:30am-10:30am, In-person

August 14 – September — 22, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Virtual

October 3 – November 10 — 8:30am-10:30am, In-person

November 14 – December 22 — 5:00pm-7:00pm, Virtual

A+

6 weeks, Monday-Thursday
11:00am-1:30pm, In-person

 

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT support careers. A+ certified professionals are problem solvers who support core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more.

2023 Schedule

January 4 – February 10

April 4 – May 12

May 17 – June 30

July 11 – August 11

August 14 – September 22

October 3 – November 10

November 14 – December 22

Network+

6 weeks, Monday-Thursday
2:00pm-4:30pm, In-person

 

Network+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement functional networks, configure, manage and maintain essential network devices, and more. Rigorous instruction, exam preparation, and credential testing is available through the Takoda Institute. Lessons include computer forensic practices, network monitoring, and routing protocols.

Prerequisites

To enroll in this course, students must have their CompTIA A+ certification, six months of work experience in an IT support position, or 45 post-secondary credits in information technology.

2023 Schedule

January 4 – February 10

April 4 – May 12

May 17 – June 30

July 11 – August 11

August 14 – September 22

October 3 – November 10

November 14 – December 22

Security+

6 weeks, Monday-Thursday
2:00pm-5pm, In-person

 

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills required to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents

Prerequisites

To enroll in this course, students must have their CompTIA A+ & Network+ certifications, six months of work experience in an IT support position, or 45 post-secondary credits in information technology.

2023 Schedule

April 4 – May 12

July 11 – August 11

Oct 3 – November 10

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