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Get the Skills to Be a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Certificate and Degree Program near Antelope

Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Career Training in as Little as 16 Months*

The Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Certificate and Associate of Applied Science in Cloud and Computer Security Degree Programs at Asher College provide the hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding IT career. We’ve designed our programs to work with your schedule — that’s why we offer day, evening, and weekend classes, and certifications that you earn along the way as you progress.

If you’re detail-oriented, technical-minded, and interested in getting established in a professional IT career, you could be well-suited to succeed as a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist.

The best way to see if Asher College is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities and meet with both students and instructors. Book a Tour Now or Get More Info.

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Becoming a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist

When you train as a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist, you’ll gain the fundamental skills you need to pursue your new IT career. Upon graduation, you’ll enter the professional world with hands-on training in the following: PC Repair, Operating Systems, Networking, Security-and even Amazon Web Services. Learn more below.


1. PC Repair and Maintenance

Train in the fundamentals of PC Repair and Maintenance and learn the skills to troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix PC hardware issues. Employers require well-rounded IT personnel who are able to not only deploy a network and fix software issues but who can also make sure that the basic business hardware is running smoothly.

2. Operating System Fundamentals

Get the skills to work confidently with the Microsoft Operating System. Once you graduate, you’ll be well versed in the fundamentals and nuances of the Microsoft OS. You’ll learn to perform key tasks such as managing devices, operating system maintenance, configuring user accounts, and installing software.

3. Networking Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of network setup, maintenance, and repair. You’ll be able to explain the purpose of a range of networking concepts and implement them appropriately. You’ll also know how to implement proper network policies to ensure stability and business continuity. In addition to other skills, you’ll also get trained in proper cabling and physical network storage techniques.

4. PC and Network Security

Learn the essentials of network and cybersecurity. You’ll get trained in the essential principles of network security and risk management. You’ll also be able to perform network threat analysis, configure network systems to secure applications, and understand the policies and regulations around network security.

5. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

According to LinkedIn 2020 data**, cloud computing is the second most requested hard skill companies need. These courses build skills in cloud computing, global infrastructure, designing and deploying scalable, highly available, secure, and fault-tolerant systems/applications on AWS platforms.

6. CompTIA Stackable certifications

The PC Repair and Maintenance course, paired with the Networking Fundamentals course also prepares students for their CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Together these two courses in the Infrastructure Specialist pathway will help our students earn their CompTIA IT Operations Specialist certification.

Additionally, earning the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications help our students break into the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway by gaining the CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist credential.


Certifications

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Amazon – AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Amazon – AWS Solutions Architect

CompTIA Stackable Certifications

  • Infrastructure Specialist – CCIOS – CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (A+/Network+)*
  • Cybersecurity Specialist – CSIS – CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (A+/Network+/Security+)*

*Successfully passing these certifications will help students with a new designation to showcase the skills they have validated through successfully earning their CompTIA certifications.







Sacramento Campus

Asher College’s Sacramento Campus opened in 2010, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Sacramento region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Sacramento advisory board made up of local Sacramento employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Sacramento for your education and training, you will join the many Asher alumni currently employed in and around the region.

Trade School

As a student at Asher College Sacramento, you will have access to our facilities and resources, personalized instruction from experienced faculty, and the support of staff and fellow students, and as a graduate of Asher College Sacramento, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Program, you may find work in positions including:

  • Help Desk
  • PC Support Specialist
  • Repair Technician
  • IT and Data Coordinator
  • Cloud Support
  • Configuration Technician

 

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Associate Degree Option Available

Want to take your education to the next level? Take these six additional classes (4 weeks each) and earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cloud and Computer Security Specialist:

  • Critical Thinking or Introduction to Psychology
  • Business Communication
  • Business Math
  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Management or Leadership
  • American Government
  • Nevada Constitution (Nevada students only)

By completing an Associate Degree, you’ll demonstrate to employers that you’re ready for supervisory or management responsibilities based on the additional investment that you’ve made in your education. We’re also willing to accept transfer credits from other institutions on a case-by-case basis.

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Asher’s Academy Partnerships

Looking to upgrade your certifications and maximize your earning potential? You’re in luck.

Asher College is proud to partner with many internationally-recognized certifying organizations. We currently offer certifications on behalf of CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, and PearsonVue.

Discover more about these partnerships by visiting our Academy Partnerships page. If you want to specifically learn more about our IT partnerships, then please head over to our CompTIA and Cisco certification pages.

Contact our admissions department today to learn how these certification programs could suit your career goals.

Get the hands-on training you need to transform your career goals into reality. Asher College's courses were designed in consultation with industry professionals so that you get the core skills employers demand

Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

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Get Real-World Experience – PC Repair Clinic

Get first-hand practice and job preparation with our PC clinics. Asher College hosts a PC clinic every week onsite, where free repairs are offered to the community. This gives you a chance to see how you would deal with various situations while on the job. You’ll feel confident and capable when you’re able to successfully make PC repairs by yourself.

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