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https://perscholas.org/apply/it-engineer-part-time


Overview
This course is tough. So are you.
START A NEW CAREER

This course equips you with the knowledge to fill a wide range of
entry-level technology jobs as an IT Engineer. Based on new models and
curricula developed together with Per Scholas and NYC employers, the NYC
Tech Talent Pipeline=E2=80=99s Series A: IT program was designed for New Yo=
rkers
with no previous tech experience.
A Snapshot

Hands-on instruction that thoroughly cover core competencies:
network, hardware, security, software, server, virtualization,
management, and mobile devices.
Tuition, materials and hardware at no cost
Career counseling & connections to employment
Part-Time classes delivered over 20 weeks
Monday-Thursday, 6:00pm =E2=80=93 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:30am-5:30=
pm

Curriculum
WHAT YOU=E2=80=99LL LEARN

With Series A: IT, you=E2=80=99ll learn each new skill by practicing it you=
rself
because 75% of the coursework is hands on. Classes are small, so your
instructor can always help if you need it. By the time you finish,
you=E2=80=99ll be prepared for an entry-level job as an IT Engineer.
Schedule

Series A: IT will be held Monday through Thursday from 6:00PM to 9:00pm
and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 5:30PM for 20 weeks. The course includes
technical instruction and professional development curriculum. Review
the syllabus for the specifics.
Syllabus
Week 1 of 20
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Hardware

Disassemble and reassemble a computer. Identify integral phases of the
computing process. Explain proper compatibility requirements of
components. Diagnose common hardware errors.
professional development focus
Overview

Overview of Career Development, 6 Values, and expectations of students,
with an emphasis on integrity. Team-building exercise.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Security

Identify and document various assets and techniques to manage them.
Define the ethics of an IT professional. Use SysAid IT management
system. Understand core principles of authentication, authorization, and
accountability.
professional development focus
Goal Setting

Goal setting: Begin goal-setting and career planning. Deepen personal
connections between students with activity.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Operating Systems

Deploy Windows 7/10, Mac OSX El Capitan, and Linux Ubuntu in various
ways. Configure system settings, use tools, and applets to monitor
system performance, perform basic troubleshoots and backups.
professional development focus
Professionalism

Define professionalism and explore both the in-person and online
personal brand. Practice personal pitch.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Operating Systems

Deploy Windows 7/10, Mac OSX El Capitan, and Linux Ubuntu in various
ways. Configure system settings, use tools, and applets to monitor
system performance, perform basic troubleshoots and backups.
professional development focus
Professionalism

Define professionalism and explore both the in-person and online
personal brand. Practice personal pitch.
technical skills focus
Command Line and Basic Scripting

Use Windows command prompt, Windows Powershell, and Mac OS X Terminal to
perform various tasks. Gain fundamentals of batch and VBS files.
professional development focus
Job Search Toolkit

Job search toolkit. Create your job search toolkit: resume, cover
letter, and job application. Practice job search toolkit.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Networks

Compare and contrast various network types (LAN, WAN, PAN, CAN.)
Configure a LAN. Network cable preparation and testing. Network devices
interconnectivity. Apply Net Tools to monitor, optimize, and analyze
network traffic. Troubleshoot network issues on both PC and MAC. Use
TCP/IP utilities, implement IPv4/IPv6 IP addressing, subnetting, and
supernetting.
professional development focus
Resourcefulness

Discuss how to be resourceful in a job search campaign. The importance
of building and using your network. Includes pitch practice.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Networks

Compare and contrast various network types (LAN, WAN, PAN, CAN.)
Configure a LAN. Network cable preparation and testing. Network devices
interconnectivity. Apply Net Tools to monitor, optimize, and analyze
network traffic. Troubleshoot network issues on both PC and MAC. Use
TCP/IP utilities, implement IPv4/IPv6 IP addressing, subnetting, and
supernetting.
professional development focus
Resourcefulness

Discuss how to be resourceful in a job search campaign. The importance
of building and using your network. Includes pitch practice.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Networks

Compare and contrast various network types (LAN, WAN, PAN, CAN.)
Configure a LAN. Network cable preparation and testing. Network devices
interconnectivity. Apply Net Tools to monitor, optimize, and analyze
network traffic. Troubleshoot network issues on both PC and MAC. Use
TCP/IP utilities, implement IPv4/IPv6 IP addressing, subnetting, and
supernetting.
professional development focus
Resourcefulness

Discuss how to be resourceful in a job search campaign. The importance
of building and using your network. Includes pitch practice.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Computer Networks

Compare and contrast various network types (LAN, WAN, PAN, CAN.)
Configure a LAN. Network cable preparation and testing. Network devices
interconnectivity. Apply Net Tools to monitor, optimize, and analyze
network traffic. Troubleshoot network issues on both PC and MAC. Use
TCP/IP utilities, implement IPv4/IPv6 IP addressing, subnetting, and
supernetting.
professional development focus
Resourcefulness

Discuss how to be resourceful in a job search campaign. The importance
of building and using your network. Includes pitch practice.
technical skills focus
Network Security.

Identify common network attacks and network security devices. Administer
firewalls, explain encryption fundamentals, scan networks for
vulnerabilities. Traffic analysis and shaping. Web filtering and QoS.
professional development focus
Time Management

Guest speaker on job search strategies. Time management practices. How
to properly prepare for an interview. Includes peer-to-peer mock
interview practice.
technical skills focus
Network Security.

Identify common network attacks and network security devices. Administer
firewalls, explain encryption fundamentals, scan networks for
vulnerabilities. Traffic analysis and shaping. Web filtering and QoS.
professional development focus
Time Management

Guest speaker on job search strategies. Time management practices. How
to properly prepare for an interview. Includes peer-to-peer mock
interview practice.
technical skills focus
Introduction to Wireless Networks

Compare the barriers and benefits to wireless communications. Identify
WiFi standards and modes. Troubleshoot both hardware and software
wireless network issues.
professional development focus
Perseverance

Perseverance in job search and on the job. Site visit to a networking
event OR video documentation of your personal pitch.
technical skills focus
Mobile OS and Devices

Compare and contrast mobile networking standards. Navigate both Android
and iOS. Administer mobile device management systems. Use Apple TV,
Chromecast, and Cisco Meraki. Setup email, tethering, Bluetooth, WiFi
calling, and NFC.
professional development focus
Prepare for Mock Interviews

In-class time to ensure you have a final job search toolkit and have
begun job search. Prepare for mock interviews, practice personal pitch.
technical skills focus
Mobile OS and Devices

Compare and contrast mobile networking standards. Navigate both Android
and iOS. Administer mobile device management systems. Use Apple TV,
Chromecast, and Cisco Meraki. Setup email, tethering, Bluetooth, WiFi
calling, and NFC.
professional development focus
Prepare for Mock Interviews

In-class time to ensure you have a final job search toolkit and have
begun job search. Prepare for mock interviews, practice personal pitch.
technical skills focus
Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Implement virtual desktops, remote networking, NAT. Compare and contrast
SaaS, IaaS, PaaS. Google Apps, Dropbox, Box, iCloud, Skydrive, and AWS.
Safely Backup data to the cloud.
professional development focus
Mock Interviews

Discuss fears associated with interviewing. Participate in three mock
interviews with professional volunteers with debrief of performance and
set goals to improve. Includes review of steps to take to properly
follow up after an interview.
technical skills focus
Servers (Windows and Linux Based)

Implement Windows 2012 R2 and Ubuntu Domain Controllers, Active
Directory, DHCP, DNS, Forest, Disk Management, Group Policy, IIS, WDS.
professional development focus
Customer Service

The importance of customer service in the 21st century. How to develop
excellent customer service skills. Includes peer-to-peer pitch practice.
technical skills focus
Servers (Windows and Linux Based)

Implement Windows 2012 R2 and Ubuntu Domain Controllers, Active
Directory, DHCP, DNS, Forest, Disk Management, Group Policy, IIS, WDS.
professional development focus
Customer Service

Implement Windows 2012 R2 and Ubuntu Domain Controllers, Active
Directory, DHCP, DNS, Forest, Disk Management, Group Policy, IIS, WDS.
technical skills focus
IT Service Management

Identify frameworks of the ITIL Service Lifecycle. Service operation,
service transition, and change management.
professional development focus
Balance

How to balance customer and business needs, work with dissatisfied
customers, and effectively handle complaints. How to negotiate and
accept an offer. How to prepare for success in the first day, week,
month, and year on the job, including practices for long-term career
success.
technical skills focus
Final Project/Shadowing

Complete a final project including job shadowing to review all course work.
professional development focus
Workplace Success

The importance of understanding sexual harassment, embracing diversity,
and managing anger for job success. Final personal pitch presentations.
Students present on the six core values and reflect on own development
of the values. Closing activity and evaluations.
technical skills focus
Final Project/Shadowing

Complete a final project including job shadowing to review all course work.
professional development focus
Workplace Success

The importance of understanding sexual harassment, embracing diversity,
and managing anger for job success. Final personal pitch presentations.
Students present on the six core values and reflect on own development
of the values. Closing activity and evaluations.
Instructors
Learn from the best

Learn from certified teachers with years of real-world training
experience. Our instructors don=E2=80=99t just teach you what you need to k=
now,
but how to learn it.
...
Vishal (Syed) Ali
Director, Technical Instruction and Operations
Career Development
Building Your Career

You need more than just technical skills to get a good job. Excellent
people skills are just as important. We=E2=80=99ve got you covered.
Start Out Right

Construct a professional resume and practice your interview skills. Find
out exactly what employers are looking for and how you can impress them.
Get your foot in the door

Get customized referrals to open jobs at our hundreds of employer
partners. Call on dedicated career developers for personalized advocacy,
coaching and support.

Connect to our network

Meet and learn from working IT professionals. Visit employer sites and
see their operations firsthand. Attend industry networking events and
start making professional contacts.
Key to Success

Our students don't just land the job. They keep the job. Employers say
customer service skills matter most. So you can guarantee it will be
re-emphasized and applied with every piece of tech you learn.

...

=E2=80=9CLife after Per Scholas is wonderful. I=E2=80=99ve been present=
ed with many
opportunities and have been able to apply everything I learned at Per
Scholas to my daily life, whether from my technical training to my
professional training.=E2=80=9D
Lidio Rodriguez
Specialist Technical I, Montefiore Medical Center

Student Life
A Community of Support
You'll work hard. There's no doubt about it.

But if you=E2=80=99re like most students, you=E2=80=99ll look forward to ea=
ch new day.
And you=E2=80=99ll marvel at all the changes you see in yourself. Prepare
yourself to spend your days in class and your evenings studying. Many
students have children and hold part-time jobs and, despite those
demands, they find a way to succeed. You will, too.
Buckle up

We'll be moving quickly. There=E2=80=99s a lot to pack in, and the standard=
s are
set high. But we also structure your training experience so that you
have plenty of time to learn and practice each new skill.
Meet your new family

Your classmates will come from all walks of life and range in age from
18 to 65 (or older). It won=E2=80=99t take long before you see them as a se=
cond
family=E2=80=94a community dedicated to everyone=E2=80=99s success. Study g=
roups form
somewhat naturally in and out of the classroom. Potluck dinners optional.

The staff are also some of the most dedicated and positive sources of
encouragement you will ever encounter. Even on the days when some
challenges might feel impossible, they will do everything in their power
to help you continue to advance forward.

...

=E2=80=9CEvery day I am excited to go to work =E2=80=94 and at my age, =
to start a
new career like this, and at this level =E2=80=94 I feel like the sky=E2=80=
=99s the
limit and I am soaring.=E2=80=9D
Michelle Harper-vanRabenswaay
Per Scholas graduate, Barclays

Facilities
Modern Facilities

Our facilities always include modern classrooms; well-equipped training
labs; and places to relax, socialize and study.
Your own workstation

You will work from your own lab-based computer workstation for the
entire course. There, you=E2=80=99ll follow along in lectures and
demonstrations, practice new skills, review course materials and measure
how much you=E2=80=99ve learned.
Admissions
Discover how to take advantage of our free courses.
Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, you must:

Be at least 18 years of age
Be a New York City resident
Have never been employed (full-time or part-time) as an IT Engineer
Currently earn less than $30,000 a year (or be unemployed)
Meet all federal selective service requirements (see www.sss.gov)
Be committed to pursuing a career in information technology
Be authorized to work in the United States

Because of its content, this course has additional entry requirements.
These include:

You have an interest in technology.
You have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.
You can read, write and speak in English.
You can pass a basic academic assessment test.
You can attend classes during the entire 20 weeks.
You are ready to make an important commitment to building your future.

Other factors that may affect your eligibility are addressed in the FAQs.
Process

Joining us takes just 5 easy steps.
1. Online Application

Complete our online application.
2. Information Session

Choose a day to attend an on-site info session, where you can ask
questions, see our facilities and meet staff and students. At the
session, you=E2=80=99ll learn about all our courses, not just this one.
3. Entrance exam

If you decide that any Per Scholas course is right for you, you can take
our general entrance exam at your info session. Or you can return to
take it at a later time.
We use the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) as our entrance exam. To
be admitted to Per Scholas, you must pass this test at a 10th grade
level or higher.

Find out more about the test and view sample questions here and here. We
strongly encourage you study and practice in advance. If you don=E2=80=99t =
pass
the TABE on your first try, you may be invited to retest depending on
your score and other factors of your application.
4. Interviews

If you pass the TABE and meet other eligibility requirements, we=E2=80=99ll
schedule one or two interviews to determine your fit and any special
needs. During the interview, we=E2=80=99ll ask you about your education,
life/work experience and plans for the future.
5. Enrollment

If we agree that you=E2=80=99re ready for the course, we=E2=80=99ll let you=
know right
away and enroll you in the next class to start. If we decide not to
admit you for this course, but you meet other general requirements, then
we may offer you a spot in one of our other courses instead.
Costs
It=E2=80=99s free.

No cost. No catch. We invest in your success. All we ask in return is
that you take the course seriously and work as hard as you can.

We are a national nonprofit organization. Our courses, job placement and
other services are funded by generous donors and are 100% free to
students and graduates.

Because our services are free, we can=E2=80=99t offer any other kind of
financial support. But if you=E2=80=99re worried about making ends meet at =
Per
Scholas, talk to one of our admissions specialists. We may be able to
find other ways to help.
FAQs
Curious? Let=E2=80=99s break it down.

What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this training?

Do you offer weekend or night classes?

When is the next class?

How can the course be free? Are there hidden fees?

What is the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline?

What professional certifications can I earn?

I receive unemployment insurance benefits or other benefits that require
me to spend time working or looking for work. Can I still enroll?

I meet other requirements, but I am not a U.S. citizen and haven=E2=80=99t
received my work authorization yet. Can I still apply?

I have a disability. Can you accommodate me?

I have childcare responsibilities. Can you accommodate me?

Does Per Scholas have a Non-Discrimination policy?

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