Information Technology

The Non-Credit Computer Education Department delivers basic and advanced technology training leading to employment, and for personal enrichment. 

CompTIA, Cisco, Cybersecurity, Open Technologies Professional Skills Development (1 to 3-day classes)
Office Technology Software Programming
Accounting Technology Web Design and Development
Drafting and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Database Administration

Course Details & Registration Information

Career Seeking Skills for the IT Industry
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 21 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers.
If you want a job in the IT industry, now is the time! Career Seeking Skills for the IT Industry focuses on resume writing, online applications and interview techniques. Learn targeted job-seeking strategies. Examine the use of keywords and phrases for careers in IT. Review the use of social media in the job search, with an emphasis on LinkedIn. You will also learn about personal credit management and government security clearance requirements.
Course Objectives
  1. have learned to write an effective and compatible resume for online applications.
  2. have learned job search strategies.
  3. have learned to leverage social media with an emphasis on the resources available through LinkedIn.
  4. have learned different types of interviews and how to effectively communicate your strengths and skills.
  5. have learned information on personal credit management.
  6. have learned information on the requirements for security clearances.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - Resume writing and compatible resumes for online applications
  2. Module 2 - Use of key words and phrases for the IT industry
  3. Module 3 - Use of social media with an emphasis on leveraging LinkedIn to network and connect with recruiters and employers
  4. Module 4 - Interviewing skills
  5. Module 5 - Understanding personal credit management and its effects on employment
  6. Module 6 - Understanding the security clearance process and its requirements
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 95% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696