IT Career Pathways

IT Career Pathways Open Lab

  • Dates: June 13 - July 28, 2022 (No classs July 4 - July 8)
    Days: Monday/Wednesday
    In-person classes: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



  • Essential Computer Skills Training:  Want to learn how to use a computer for work and fun?


    • Computer Basics: where students learn fundamental computer skills
    • Internet Basics: where students learn how to effectively and safely use the internet
    • Using Email: where students learn how to use email clients to compose emails
    • Windows: where students learn about special features Windows computers have in common
    • Microsoft Word: where students learn about word processing
    • Microsoft Excel: where students will learn how to use an Excel spreadsheet
    • Microsoft PowerPoint: where students will learn about PowerPoint presentations

    All classes are free!  For more information or to register, call 651-621-6250 or email

    Class schedule:

    Dates: July 5 - July 28, 2022
    Days: Monday - Thursday
    In-person evening classes: 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

CompTIA Security

  • This course covers:

    • Attacks, threats and vulnerabilities
    • Architecture and design
    • Implementation
    • Operations and incident response
    • Governance, risk and compliance

    Careers that use this certification

    • Security administrator
    • IT Project manager
    • Systems administrator
    • Helpdesk manager/analyst
    • Network/cloud engineer
    • Security engineer/analyst
    • DevOps/software developer
    • IT Auditors

    For more information or to register, call 651-621-6250 or email

    Class schedule:

    Dates: June 20 - August 19 (no class July 4 - July 8)
    Days: Monday - Friday
    Online classes: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


CompTIA A Certification

  • Looking for a solid, growing career field?

    In this course, you will:

    • Learn how to install and upgrade an operating system
    • Install and image virtual machines
    • Manage data storage
    • Learn about and manage peripheral devices
    • Learn about safety and maintenance
    • Learn about assembly and disassembly of hardware
    • Learn about computer networks Learn about internet security
    • Learn to troubleshoot

    For more information or to register, call (651) 621-6250 or email

CompTIA Network

  • Get involved in a great career opportunity! 

    CompTIA Network+ Curriculum includes:

    • Design and implement functional networks
    • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
    • Use devices (IE switches and routers) to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
    • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
    • Implement network security, standards, and protocols
    • Troubleshoot network problems
    • Support creation of virtual networks

    Potential Careers:

    • Junior Network
    • Administrator
    • Computer Technician
    • Network Field Technician
    • Help Desk Technician
    • Junior System Engineer
    • System Engineer
    • IS Consultant
    • Network Support
    • Specialist
    • Network Field Engineer
    • Network Analyst

    For more information or to register, call (651)-621-6250 or email