Information Technology Specialist Program

Training Program to Begin a Career as an IT Professional

The Information Technology Specialist Program is designed to fulfill the growing requirement for trained IT professionals in IT infrastructure, security, and network technology. Students will learn the core competencies required to install, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair: computers, computer networks, and safeguard networks against cyber threats.

Ayers IT Specialist Program Information:

Program Length: The Information Technology Specialist program is taught over the course of 36-weeks during the day.

Class Schedule: Day classes meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM – 1:50 PM.

Students also have the opportunity to earn their CompTIA IT Fundamentals, A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications during the program culminating in becoming an IT Specialist professional. Upon completion of this program, a diploma is awarded to signify successful completion of training.

Ayers Information Technology Staff

  • Victor Phares – Program Coordinator/Instructor
       Harding University-B.A. in Speech
       CompTIA A+ Certification
       CompTIA Net+ Certification
       CompTIA Security+ Certification
       29 Years Experience
  • Daffodel Todd – Computer Applications Instructor
       University of San Carlos – B.S. Accounting
       Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Certified
       13 Years Experience

Skills Covered Through Information Technology Training

Throughout the 36-week long program, students within the Information Technology Specialist program will learn basic and advanced technology skills. Examples of basic skills may include using features and functions of standard operating systems and establishing network connectivity, identifying common software applications and their purpose, connecting hardware components and devices such as Microprocessors, RAM, Power Supplies, and Motherboards, and much more. More advanced skills taught could include learning to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices, perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques, and participate in risk mitigation activities, to name a few.

I love Ayers Career College and all of the staff here!! Everyone is so friendly and helpful! Great place to start on a new career!

– Michele Wilson, Ayers Graduate

Throughout the Information Technology Specialist program, the skills taught will provide the trainee education and experience to enter the IT industry. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects computer and information technology occupations are expected to grow by 11% between 2019-2029. This growth is at a much faster average than other occupations within the United States. The IT industry is ever-evolving, and getting the right training through an accredited institution such as Ayers Career College could be an excellent choice for a brighter future.

Ayers Career College Assist IT Students

If it seems difficult to come up with the funds to finance the education you’re looking for, the Ayers Career College in Shreveport, LA, provides various financial aid programs for those who qualify. Don’t let finances prevent you from learning an in-demand skill. As mentioned before, the need for IT professionals is only expected to continue to grow in the coming years, and students of this program will only reap the benefits!

Ayers also offers graduates of the Information Technology Specialist program job placement assistance to help them find jobs to apply for after completing their training. There’s never been a better time to get started in an IT school in Louisiana than right now.

We are ready to help you begin a successful career in Information Technology. Learn more about our IT program by calling us at 1-800-317-0131.

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