16-Week Google IT Support Professional Certificate at Carl Sandburg College

  Aaron Frey
  Monday, June 1, 2020 3:09 PM
  Campus News

Galesburg, IL

Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is offering a noncredit Google IT support professional certificate program to prepare individuals in 16 weeks for an entry-level job in informational technology support.

Classes begin Aug. 3 and conclude Nov. 20. Students should average 10-20 hours of study time per week. Students must enroll in all five classes, totaling $375. Courses are offered in partnership with google.org, Coursera and JFF.

The entire certificate will be completed through a dynamic mix of video lectures, readings, practice exercises and quizzes. Classes needed to complete the certificate are:

  • Technical Support Fundamentals
  • The Bits & Bytes of Computing Network
  • Operating Systems & You: Become a Power User
  • System Administration & IT Infrastructure Services
  • IT Security: Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts

No experience is necessary, but basic computer skills are helpful. There were 150,000 unfilled IT support jobs across the United States as of April 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median annual wage for computer user support specialists is $52,000, according to BLS.

For additional information or to register, call 309.345.3501 or community@sandburg.edu.

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