The Information Technology (IT) program begins with the IC3 GS5 (Internet and computing Core Certification). IC3 certification includes three separate exams that can all be taken at a Certiport Authorized Testing Center. To learn more about the IC3 program, click here.
GS5 objective domains
- Computer Hardware
- Peripherals and Troubleshooting
- Computer Software (Windows, Macintosh OS, Linux, Ubuntu)
- Using an Operating System.
- Key Applications: Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher
- Communication Networks and the Internet
- Electronic Communication and Collaboration
- Using the Internet and the World Wide Web
- The Impact of Computing and the Internet on Society
The recommended preparation time for this certification is 75 hours, or 25 hours per exam. The students have the opportunity to be able to move through this program by traditional classes or their own pace.
After earning the IC3 Certification, students in the IT pathway continue in the program by earning the CompTIA A+ Technician credential. This includes a series of two tests, the recommended experience is between 6 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field.
In order to receive the CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams.
A+ 90X objective domains
CompTIA A+ 220-901
- 1.0 Hardware 34%
- 2.0 Networking 21%
- 3.0 Mobile Devices 17%
- 4.0 Hardware & Network Troubleshooting 28%
CompTIA A+ 220-902
- 1.0 Windows Operating Systems 29%
- 2.0 Other Operating Systems & Technologies 12%
- 3.0 Security 22%
- 4.0 Software Troubleshooting 24%
- 5.0 Operational Procedures 13%
To learn more about the A+ Certification program, click here.
Microsoft Office Training
Our courses for Microsoft Office 2013 – 2016 are designed to the needs of beginners, advanced users and upgraders. The course content is highly interactive and uses realistic simulations of the Office applications. Courses can be delivered through our online Learning Cloud service or traditional classes).
Microsoft Office is a requirement to enter the Medical and College Pathway.
To learn more about the MOS Certifications, click here.
Learn More About the LAYCCA – CTLC
CTLC is available to the LAYCCA students, faculty, and staff.
The LAYCCA computer labs offer hardware running Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.
The LAYCCA computer lab offers standard software packages such as Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016, etc.
General Use Labs
The LAYCCA computer lab is open to all enrolled students. 30 devices total.
The LAYCCA computer lab Rules
The LAYCCA computer lab is equipped with a B/W laser printer and color printers.
Students and Faculty:
If you have problems registering for an exam, interested in scheduling an exam, or If you have questions about IT exams, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.319.2228.