There are many companies that can be considered “technology” companies because their products or services involved directly with computers. Examples of these companies are Microsoft, IBM, Cisco Systems and Dell Computer. But technology careers extend far beyond the high tech industries. Computer Technology is integral in almost every business. Offices, manufactures, and service industries large and small must maintain, utilize and continue to up grade their computer technology creating IT jobs from entry level tech to high level management.
As computers continue to an explosive impact on the life of businesses, companies are incorporating new technologies into their daily operations to remain competitive and to comply with the law. In fact technology has become so integrated into all sized businesses that one in every 14 jobs in America is an IT or IT-related position. US Department of Labor shows an overall continued growth outlook in Computer Technology Careers.
New Jersey Career Center prepares students to fulfill employers’ needs for certified trained personnel IT personnel in 8 Computer Technology Career Tracks. Each NJCC Career Track prepares students for with the skills they need to succeed as they begin their IT career or prepare to take IT career to the next level in reaching their professional goals.
You can begin your career and gain enduring skills that will fuel your success into the future through choosing the NJCC Career Track to match your individual goals.
**Source US Department of Labor Handbook
This course provides a fundamental understanding of the concepts that make using your computer a comfortable and rewarding experience. The course will provide you the knowledge of the components that make up your computer, and help you learn practical tips for using the PC.
This course provides a fundamental understanding of PC hardware and how it works. From power supplies to memory, you'll have a solid understanding of the components inside the case, what they look like, what they do, and how they work together. At the conclusion of this course you will understand the basics of PC operation, maintenance, and connectivity.
This course explains what the Internet really is, how it works, and how you can best use this tool - defining terms, explaining etiquette, and showing you the power of an Internet so huge that most people only experience a fraction of what it has to offer.
This course uses real world scenarios to help you optimize your system with enhanced settings, browser and e-mail options, and much more. You'll learn how to use advanced features including the photo editing suite, digital media library and moviemaker interface. As you become familiar with the Windows XP environment you'll build time-saving skills that help you get the most from your PC and become more productive.
This course will help students optimize their understanding and knowledge of windows vista. Students will learn about navigating within Windows Vista, Vista desktop features, organizing and view files, file protection and restore, multimedia for improved communication, internet security and much more. This course will give the student the knowledge and skills to be comfortable and productive working within the Windows Vista operating system.
This is an instructor led supplemental course that takes our course on Internet Fundamentals to the next level with practical hands on internet research techniques. This supplement provides greater detail on how to use browsers, indexes, and search engines to locate information via the Internet. (Internet Fundamentals is a prerequisite for this course.)
Microsoft Word is one of today's most widely used communication tools. Whether you're a Word novice or you already know the basics of Word and want to learn more, the Word course takes you step-by-step through the features of Word . At the conclusion of this course you'll feel comfortable using Word to accomplish your communication tasks. Students completing the course will be prepared to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word exams.
Nearly every organization today regardless of size uses spreadsheets to analyze data and do "what if" projections of future scenarios. Expert instructors use practical examples to show you Excel fundamentals before moving step-by-step into more advanced topics like graphs, charting, formulas and macros. At the conclusion of this course, you'll feel confident in your ability to use Excel for powerful business applications. Students completing the course will be prepared to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams for Excel.
Relational databases are a critical component of the infrastructure that allows modern society to easily store, index and share information. In the Access course, you'll learn basic and advanced capabilities of this popular database tool. Students taking this course will learn subjects including building databases, querying data, designing forms and generating reports. At the conclusion of this course you'll understand how to use Access to organize, retrieve, and share information. Students completing the course will be prepared to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Access.
The ability to effectively present information to an audience is one of the most useful and valuable business skills you can possess. With the Microsoft PowerPoint course, you'll quickly progress beyond the pick a template and type in some text basics that are so common in PowerPoint presentations. Students will learn how to make PowerPoint presentations connect that with the audience. At the conclusion of this course you'll understand how to create PowerPoint presentations that bring your ideas to life and communicate your message. Students completing the course will be prepared to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for PowerPoint.
In the Outlook course, you'll learn to take full advantage of all the benefits of this latest version of one of the most widely used communication tools. Students will learn about using the powerful personal organization, time management, calendaring, and email capabilities of Outlook to manage communications and schedule. At the conclusion of this course, you'll feel comfortable using all the features of Outlook. Students completing the course will be prepared to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Outlook.