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Certification training classes for the IT professional at ONLC Training Centers

Computer Certification Training Classes

 


In today’s economy, if you are employed, you can increase your job security by achieving professional certification.  The more you know, the more valuable you will be to your employer.  If you are recently unemployed, there's no better time to invest in yourself by updating your technical computer skills. 

Proving your knowledge by means of a current certification can help set you apart from the competition.  In either case, investing in IT certification will pay a return in your income as well as job security. Earning a computer certification validates your skill level with a product, platform or methodology.

Study the many vendor-authorized certifications that you can prepare for with hands-on, instructor-led training classes at ONLC Training Centers.  Then call to speak with one of our Education Advisors toll free at 1-800-288-8221.  Our advisors can answer questions you have about the certification programs, help you select the training path that is right for you and direct you to our course schedule for upcoming class dates.

Attend hands-on, instructor-led training classes that will help prepare you for certification at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from the convenience of your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

 

PRODUCT or TECHNOLOGY VENDOR CERTIFICATION / CREDENTIAL

ONLC Training Centers is a Gold Learning Partner for Microsoft

Microsoft Certification Overview: Get a general overview about Microsoft's technical certifications, or scroll down to select certification choices by Microsoft product.

ONLC is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning. As such we provide authorized technical Microsoft classes taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs).


BizTalk Server certification


MCTS
: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise configuring BizTalk Server.


Microsoft Dynamics CRM certification


Microsoft Certified Business Management Specialist: Achieving this certification demonstrates proficiency in one module of a Microsoft Dynamics or related business product.


Exchange Server certification


MCSE: Messaging
(Exchange Server 2013): The Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer ( MCSE ) Messaging certification validates your ability to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization in Exchange Server 2013.


Microsoft Office certification


MOS Office Applications:
The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS / MOS Expert) certifications help validate your proficiency in using specific Microsoft Office products—including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook and OneNote.

Note: The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification extends to all versions of Microsoft Office including older versions of Office which assigned the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) credential. Previously earned MCAS certifications are still valid. Contact Microsoft directly to have your transcript and certificate updated with the Microsoft Office Specialist credential.

 

Microsoft Office Access Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Access
Microsoft Office Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert: Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office OneNote Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft OneNote
Microsoft Office Outlook Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Office SharePoint Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Word

Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert: Microsoft Word

 


Microsoft Office Project certification


Microsoft Specialist: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013
: For individuals who need to demonstrate their ability to use Microsoft Project 2013 as a tool for managing projects.


Microsoft Technology Associate MTA certification


MTA
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is an entry-level Microsoft certification that validates the fundamental knowledge that new entrants to IT need to start building a career in Microsoft technologies.

MTA is appropriate for individuals who have an interest in starting a career in IT or wish to further their learning. MTA is an excellent stepping stone to MCSA, MCSE and MCSD certifications and provides a certification for those not yet ready to pursue those credentials. Pass a single MTA designated exam and you'll earn MTA certification.


SharePoint 2007 certification


MCSE: SharePoint Server 2013: Earn recognition for your expertise in helping a company organize, sync, collaborate, and share information across the organization by earning MCSE: SharePoint certification.

MCSD: SharePoint Server 2013: This certification demonstrates your expertise at designing and developing collaboration applications with Microsoft SharePoint. Earning an MCSD: SharePoint Applications certification will qualify you for such jobs as software developer or web developer.

MCTS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuration: The MCTS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuration certification exam is retired.

MCTS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development: The MCTS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development certification exam is retired.


SQL Server 2008 certification

MCSA: This certification validates that you have acquired the essential skills and knowledge to develop, run, and maintain the next wave of advanced database and information solutions.

MCSE: Builds on the MCSA prerequisite and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise in using SQL Server 2012 for one of two specific job roles — Data Platform or Business Intelligence.


Microsoft System Center


MCSE Private Cloud: This certification indicates your expertise in managing and implementing Microsoft private cloud computing technologies with System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012.

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their in-depth technical skills in System Center technologies.


Visual Studio 2012


MCSD
: Several options for developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise to design and develop Windows and Web Applications in the cloud and for Windows.

Though you may see courses for earlier versions of Visual Studio on our schedule, please note that all Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2008 exams are retired.

 


Windows 10

Specialist: Windows 10 Specialist certification is for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users, and associated network and security resources, as well as those specializing in Windows 10 desktop and application deployments and managing the cloud-based application and data service environments for medium-to-large enterprise organizations.

MCSA: The MCSA Windows 10 certification demonstrates expertise to configure, manage, and maintain a Windows 10 enterprise system. Earning an MCSA: Windows 10 certification qualifies you for a position as a computer support specialist.

 


Windows 8

MCSA: MCSA Windows 8 certification shows that you have the primary set of operating system skills that are relevant for Windows desktops and devices. This certification is for you if you work with businesses and individuals to manage and support computers and devices which are typically set up in a peer-to-peer or remote environment.

IMPORTANT NOTE
: Microsoft has extended the retirement deadline of the MCSA: Windows 8 certification to December 2016.

 


Windows 7

Specialist: Windows 7 Specialist certification proves you have the expertise to configure and support a Windows 7 enterprise system.

(MCSA Windows 7 MCSA certification was retired November 30, 2015. Exams 680, 685 and 686 will remain available. Passing one of those exams after the retirement of MCSA: Windows 7 will earn the student a Microsoft Specialist certification.)


Windows Server 2008

MCSA: The Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment.

MCSE: Builds on the MCSA certification and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical skills in one of two job focuses: Desktop Infrastructure or Server Infrastructure.

Specialist: Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based technology that is a key feature of Windows Server. If you‘re already experienced with virtualization technologies, you can expand your skills to meet future business needs with a virtualization certification on Windows Server and Microsoft System Center technologies.

 


Windows Server 2008

MCSA: This credential is a newer addition for version 2008. It shows that you have the minimum set of skills needed to hit the ground running, and differentiates you as able to work with Windows Server 2008 in a real-world business context.

SPECIAL NOTE: If you are already certified as a MCITP: Enterprise Administrator OR MCITP: Server Administrator, you have already earned MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification.

 


BizTalk Server 2008


Adobe Certification Overview
: Learn about certifications from Adobe for Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.


Cisco certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


Cisco® offers four certification levels starting with Entry and/or Associate (CCNA), followed by Professional (CCNP), then Expert (CCIE) which is the highest level of achievement. There are seven different paths or areas of focus for each credential...

Routing and Switching: This path is for professionals who install and support Cisco technology-based networks in which LAN and WAN routers and switches reside.

Design: This path is aimed at professionals who design Cisco technology-based networks in which LAN and WAN routers and switches reside. Network

Security: This path is directed toward network professionals who design and implement Cisco Secure networks.

Service Provider: This path is aimed at professionals working with infrastructure or access solutions in a Cisco end-to-end environment primarily within the telecommunications arena.

Storage Networking: This path is for professionals who implement storage solutions over extended network infrastructure using multiple transport options.

Voice: This path is directed toward network professionals who install and maintain Voice solutions over IP networks.

Specialist: A variety of Specialist focused certifications are available to show knowledge in specific technologies, solutions, or job role. New certifications are added to this list regularly.

See Cisco training.


Citrix certification at ONLC - a Citrix Authorized Learning Center


Citrix certifications (version 7.0) are solutions-based and available within three focuses. As a Citrix Certified Associate (CCA), Citrix Certified Professional (CCP) and Citrix Certified Expert (CCE) you can prove that you have the real-world skills and experience required to deliver successful Citrix solutions.

Apps & Desktop: The Apps & Desktop certifications focus on the design, deployment, and management of XenDesktop 7 solutions. Comprehensive requirements provide a streamlined, efficient path for validating your skills.

Networking: Networking certifications validate the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the full capabilities of Citrix NetScaler, including implementation for app and desktop delivery, networking performance and optimization.

Mobility The Mobility certification validates the skills required to design, deploy and manage a Citrix XenMobile Enterprise solution that includes mobile device management, mobile application management and secure productivity.

Older Citrix certifications are listed below and are product-based. Some may still be available though are subject to future discontinuation and expiration announcements by Citrix without notice to ONLC. Check Citrix's Legacy Certifications listing if you have an older certification.

 

Application Virtualization:

Citrix XenApp (Presentation Server)

Citrix Password Manager


 

Desktop Virtualization:

Citrix XenDesktop


 

Server Virtualization:

Citrix XenServer

Citrix Provisioning Server


 

Application Networking:

Citrix NetScaler

Citrix Access Gateway

Citrix WanScaler


CompTIA certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


IT Fundamentals: This certification focuses on essential IT skills and knowledge. It is ideal for those looking to start a career in IT or who work in an allied field that requires a broad understanding of IT, such as a sales role at an IT company. IT Fundamentals can be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

A+: A+ certified technicians have a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. A+ certification confirms a technician's ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking.

Network+: Validates the knowledge and skills of networking professionals—ability to describe the features and functions of networking components and to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure.

Server+: This intermediate level certification proves that IT workers know how to implement server-based hardware and software in a data center environment. Jobs that use CompTIA Server+ may include IT Solution Specialists, Software developers, Systems Engineers and authorized service technician for servers.

Security+: Validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts.

CASP: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is vendor-neutral and proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; incident response; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, business disciplines and enterprise-level cybersecurity threats.

Linux+: This certification offers a framework for acquiring working knowledge of Linux for IT professionals working as junior-level system administrators, as well as those working in Web and software development.

Project+: Validates that project managers and team members have the classic project management skills to help them complete projects on time and within budget.


iiBA Business Analyst certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


Certified Business Analysis Professional is an expert in identifying the business needs of an organization in order to determine the best solutions—a role that is increasingly seen as a vital component of any successful project.


ITIL certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


ITIL® Foundations: The ITIL Foundation certification training program provides IT professionals and managers with the essential skills needed to deliver customer-centric, cost-justified, and business-driven IT services.


Security certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
by Oracle ensures that an individual has fundamental skills and a strong foundation for supporting Oracle products. This certification is generally a first level credential and may be a prerequisite for advanced level certifications.

 


Security certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
by EC Council: Designed to provide the foundation needed by every Electronic Commerce and Security Professional.

CISSP by ISC provides information security professionals with not only an objective measure of competence but a globally recognized standard of achievement. This credential is ideal for mid- and senior-level managers who are working toward or have already attained positions as CISOs, CSOs or Senior Security Engineers

Security+ by CompTIA: Validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts.

CASP by CompTIA: The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification is vendor-neutral and proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; incident response; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, business disciplines and enterprise-level cybersecurity threats.

 


Tableau certification classes at ONLC Training Centers


Tableau Desktop 9 Qualified Associate
by Tableau ensures that an individual has fundamental skills and a strong foundation for using Tableau software. This certification is generally a first level credential and may be a prerequisite for advanced level certifications.

 

 


 

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Microsoft Software Assurance vouchers accepted hereMicrosoft Software Assurance Vouchers Accepted Here
ONLC gladly accepts Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) Vouchers on approved classes. These vouchers can be redeemed for any official Microsoft instructor-led training course that was created for the IT professional or developer audience. Learn more and view approved classes.

 

 

Save on technical training for your entire company with our CEA Tech Saver

Save on Company-wide Technical Training
Our Corporate Education Account (CEA) Tech Saver can give an entire company a set discount on technical classes for a full year. The greater your purchase the higher your discount. Find out more

 

 

 

Cisco Learning Credits Accepted at ONLC Training CentersCisco Learning Credits Accepted Here
ONLC can redeem Cisco Learning Credits through our partnership with Skyline ATS (a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner). Each credit pays for $100 (US) worth of training. We can accept credits for full or partial payments. Cisco Learning Credits are valid for one year and may be redeemed individually.

 

 

Call our Education Advisors for certification and course selection assistanceEducation Advisors to Help You
Our advisors can answer questions you may have about classes and vendor certification programs to help you select the training that is right for you. For assistance, contact our Education Advisors toll free in the USA at 1.800.288.8221 (8am-5pm Eastern).

 

 

 

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