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NRCC IT Industry Certifications

Last Updated: October 27, 2015

The courses listed below help prepare the student to study for the examination listed. Passing the certification examination cannot be guaranteed.

  • The classes page provides descriptions of individual courses.
  • Most courses have pre-requisites. See the individual course for pre-reqs.
  • Links are provided to the IT industry certification web site.

** Denotes certification exam is given as part of the corresponding course


Certiport Link Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exams

Certification Take this course
** Visual Communication using Photoshop ITD 112 Designing Web Page Graphics
** Web Communication using Dreamweaver ITD 210 Web Page Design II
** Rich Media Communication using Flash ITD 212 Interactive Web Design


Certiport Link Certiport also manages testing for IC3 and Microsoft exams.
Certification Take this course
IC3 Digital Literacy (Internet and Computing Core Certification) CSC 110 Introduction to Computing or
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts


CIW web CIW Associate (Certified Internet Web Associate)

Certification Take this course
     CIW Site Development Associate ITD 110 Web Page Design I
** CIW Internet Business Associate ITN 101 Introduction to Telecommunications


NRCC is a proud Academy Partner of CompTIA.
CompTIA link CompTIA vendor neutral exams
Note: A+ Certification requires 2 exams

Certification Take this course
** A+ Essentials (Exam 220-801) ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems
** A+ IT Technician (Exam 220-802) ITN 107 PC Hardware and Troubleshooting
** Network+ ITN 111 Windows Server Administation
** Security + ITN 260 Network Security Basics + ITN 261

Microsoft Certifications - MOS and MTA

Microsoft link Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Office Specialist certifications are primarily for office workers who use Microsoft Office programs as a vital part of their job functions. These certifications cover the entire Microsoft Office Suite, encompassing Word, PowerPoint®, Excel®, Outlook® and Access®, as well as Windows®.

Microsoft linkMicrosoft Technology Associate (MTA)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is an introductory Microsoft certification for individuals considering a career in technology. MTA certification addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates your core technical knowledge, and enhances your technical credibility.

Certification Take this course
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)
Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing or
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts
** MTA Networking Fundamentals ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts
** MTA Security ITN 261 Network Attacks, Computer Crime and Hacking

Oracle Certifications - Java SE

bullet1 Oracle Certified Associate

Certification Take this course
Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE

ITP 120 Java Programming I and
ITP 220 Java Programming II

CSC 201 Computer Science I and
CSC 202 Computer Science II

CompTIA Academy



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Last Updated: October 27, 2015

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