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Computer Network & Cybersecurity Technician (CNCT)

Quick Program Facts

  • Continuing Education Certificate: 464 certificate hours
    • CompTIA A+ (Core 1 & 2): 16 weeks
    • CompTIA Network +: 8 weeks
  • Cost: $2,236
    • Due when you register
  • Number of courses: 7
    • Day classes meet Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    • Night classes meet Monday–Thursday, 6–10 p.m.
  • Financial aid:
  • Certifications:
    • A+
    • Network+
    • Security+
  • Campus: All Campuses

Program Description

Computer Network & Cybersecurity Technician (CNCT) is an intensive set of certification preparation courses designed to prepare you to earn industry-recognized certification.

You will be ready to work in tech support and entry-level cybersecurity.

Industry-Recognized Certifications

After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared to test and earn CompTIA-sponsored certifications for: 

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+

What is CompTIA?

CompTIA is a non-profit trade association that serves as the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.

See FAQs: CompTIA Exams below for details.

Do I need computer experience?

No, you do not need to have computer knowledge or experience.

Our courses are specifically structured to start by establishing a strong foundation in the basics. After you master the basics, you build on those skill sets to reach the technician level. 

Class Format

We teach our CNCT Program in a hybrid format—combining online and face-to-face activities.

This flexibility makes it easier to balance class work with your schedule.

After Finishing Our Program

You will be able to:

  • Configure, troubleshoot, and support devices and their operating systems
  • Design and implement functional networks
  • Demonstrate basic security skills
  • Implement basic data backup and recovery processes
  • Configure wireless security settings

Careers

After earning your certification(s), you will be prepared to work in a variety of growing IT specialties.

Computer Support

  • Help Desk Technician/Analyst
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer Repair Technician

Network+ Certification

  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Technical Support Engineer/Analyst
  • Help Desk Technician/Analyst

Security+ Certification

  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst

Want to continue your studies?

You can apply the credits you earn in this CNCT program toward one of our credit certificates or degrees.

FAQs: CompTIA Exams

What are the CompTIA Certification exams?

Certification exams are tests where you demonstrate that you mastered the skills associated with each of the certificates.

Pass the certification exam, and you are awarded the certificate.

Where do I take the CompTIA certification exams?

How long are the certification exams?

90 minutes & no more than 90 questions

Are the certification exams hands-on?

No.

You will take the exams on a computer at the TCC Professional Certification Testing Center or a PearsonVUE location.

Course List

Check course availability

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply & Register

Get started: Apply & register for class

Note: You will register for all 7 courses.

 

Contact

Northwest Campus

Samuel F. Moultrie III (Tripp), BFA, BSTM, CCENT, CCNA (R&S, Wireless, Sec), CCNP

Call 817-515-7293

Email samuel.moultrie@tccd.edu

Updated June 07, 2022