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The Cybercrime/ Cyber Security training course will focus on preparing students for the in-demand Security Plus certification from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). CompTIA is a non-profit trade association that issues professional certifications for the IT industry.

The cybersecurity training program is divided into two main parts:

1. Train students to fill in-demand cybersecurity jobs in the following areas:

  •     Incident response
  •     Ethical Hacking
  •     Federal Information Security Management Act(FISMA) compliance
  •     CompTIA Security+ certification training

2. Career/mentorship Counseling

  •     Provide cybersecurity Mentors to coach students about cyber jobs
  •     Lifelong access to cyber resources including labs
  •     Assist students with the development of professional cyber-related resumes
  •     Conduct mock job interviews to ensure students are prepared for actual interviews
  •     Lifelong reach back capabilities

Instruction format will be conducted as such:

Twelve (12) weeks

Course Duration

Every Saturday(10am – 1pm)

(10am – 1pm)

3 hours a day

(10:00 AM EST – 1:00 PM)

Every Wednesday

1:30 hour refresher to discuss lessons from Saturday.

The training will cover:
• Introduction to Cybersecurity
• Networking
• Ethical Hacking
• Risk Management Framework
• Incident Response
• CompTIA Security plus training

Program Endstate:

  •  Students are trained in In-demand cybersecurity skills
  • Students attained baseline certification including CompTIA Security+
  • Employers have access to technically savvy cybersecurity workforce
  • Provide employment matching to those students seeking cybersecurity careers

Potential Earnings and Wages:

  • Certified Fiber Optic Technician nation-wide is $59,870 or $23.13 per hour.
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  • The average salary for a Real Estate Appraiser is $60,414.
  • The average salary for a Cyber Security Analyst is $76,410 / yr.
  • The average salary for a Welder is $17.86 per hour.
  • The average hourly pay for a Construction Worker is $16 an hour.