Is a Career in Technology for You?

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1 HOUR OF TRAINING
1 SKILL
12 VIDEOS
0 VIRTUAL LABS
0 PRACTICE EXAMS
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Jeremy Cioara
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Getting Started in IT FAQs: Cost, Training, Value

What will you learn in this getting started in IT training?

This course will teach you whether or not information technology is the right career for you. Take this course, and you'll learn what the different parts of the job are, what areas of IT are the easiest to start with and how to land your first job in IT.

Who should take this getting started in IT course?

Students, parents of students, and even normal users of technology who don't work in IT should take this course. This course explains who in a company helps fix different problems and why. That can be helpful if you're looking for a job or need to keep your equipment functioning.

Is this training on getting started in IT associated with any certifications?

No, this training isn't tied to any industry certifications. Certifications have their time and place, but this course doesn't want you to feel like you need to memorize anything or to be under the pressure of a test. It's about understanding IT and finding your place in it.

What certification should you consider after taking this course on getting started in IT?

If this course helps you realize that the IT career field might be the right one for you, start looking for generalist, entry-level industry certifications. CompTIA offers the ITF+ for people considering IT, and the A+ (also from CompTIA) is considered a world-class certification for entry-level professionals.

Why should you take this getting started in IT training?

Don't pass up on one of the most interesting and high-paying career fields – take this training in getting started with IT. It's a short course that will help you understand what a job in IT looks like and how long it'd take you to prepare for it.

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