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Computer IT Certifications

Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft Windows 7 Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7™, Configuring, students will live, learn, and take the Microsoft exams at one of our state-of-the-art education centers. This blended-learning course employs outcome-based delivery that focuses on preparing you with the real-world skills required to pass the certification exams (and to hit the ground running in your career). The program is a highly interactive class designed to teach installing and migrating to the Windows 7 operating system as well as configuring the systems settings, security features, network connectivity, communications and media applications.

Is this course right for you?

This course is intended for students with at least two years of networking experience and possess a thorough knowledge of TCP/IP. Relevant job titles include:
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • E-Commerce Specialist
  • Network Specialist

What's Included:

We take care of all logistics for you, so you can concentrate on learning, acquiring skills and getting certified. We provide instructors, books, computer equipment and software in a comfortable learning environment for most training

  • Instructor-led Training -- Learn from expert instructors who are themselves certified and have years of experience in the real world as well as in teaching. A large majority of our instructors are part-time consultants and provide solutions to a wide variety of companies.
  • High Quality Courseware -- Learn using courseware. In addition you will get pre-study material when you sign up, so you are well prepared for the course.
  • Test Vouchers -- test voucher for no additional cost.
  • Certification -- We are confident of the quality
  • The best test preparation software -- Software from leading test-prep provider is included
  • Skills Assessment
  • Convenient evening classes training and Day Classes -- Includes 30 hours of lectures, hands on labs, topic reviews, test preparation and testing.  (Based on availability and student enrollment)
  • Testing at Training Site -- Convenience is the key. You don't have to find and schedule your test with an authorized testing center. Calhoun is an authorized testing center and you can take the test as soon as you are ready. This feature may not be available at all locations. Please confirm with us if the location you selected has testing available.

Benefits of Certification

For IT professionals, certification is a third party validation of your skills, that helps distinguish you from your peers. Beyond demonstrating a level of competency and proficiency, certification proves that you are committed to your cause and that you've invested the time and money to prove it. Holding a certification also makes you a more valuable employee, and often results in raises, promotions, and a better career.

For organizations, certifications identify the credentials that can be used to hire the right employee. Having certified employees also increases sales for the organization by proving to prospective clients that the organization has the skill

DoD Directive 8570 compliant

For Government agencies, know that their best line of defense for securing and protecting their vital information and information systems is a well-trained and aware user. That's why DoD Directive 8570.1 was put into place. This enterprise-wide mandate requires that any personnel conducting Information Assurance (IA) functions be trained and certified in a commercial certification on the concepts, principles, and applications to enhance protection of the Department of Defense's (DoD) information, information systems, and networks.

Cost and Hours

  • One Course of 30 hours
  • Tuesday and Thursday 6-9:30pm
    Course Cost - $1698
    (Includes Exam Vouchers, Books, Practice Exam Software)
    Classroom: 225 - Huntsville Campus

For additional information, contact Dr. W. T. Washington at or 256-890-4734.