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Tying Certifications to Career Paths Webinar Series


In this series, we will explore some of the Cisco Networking Academy course certifications in relation to the importance and benefits of becoming certified.

Join us as we take a deep dive into certifications such as IT Essentials, CCNA R&S, CCENT, CCNA Security, Linux and Programming. We will discuss the purpose, possible job roles and responsibilities, as well as career pathways for each. Our speakers will also discuss the differences between certifications and degrees and how they complement one another rather than cancel the other out.

This series will be five sessions total covering the following certifications and topics:

  • Session 1: IT Essentials and the Comp TIA A+ Cert
  • Session 2: CCNA Routing and Switching
  • Session 3: Linux: Linux Essentials Certificate, LPIC-1, Linux+
  • *Session 4: CCNA Security and Cyber Ops
  • *Session 5: Certifications and Degrees

*Order of sessions 4 and 5 are subject to change

Session 1: IT Essentials Certification/CompTIA A+ certification

Join this session to learn about the IT Essentials certification & the 4 building blocks of IT. Explore the CompTIA A+/IT Essentials certification and the associated job roles & career paths that are available with this certification. Josh Clough, an IT Pro, will also join to share how he got started in his career, his current job role, responsibilities, & other important aspects of his job. This is a great opportunity to learn the importance of the IT Essentials certification and the career options that are available to you if you obtain this certification.

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Session 2: CCNA R&S

We will talk about the associated job roles and career paths to the CCNA R&S and CCENT certifications. Discover the importance of getting certified, the benefits of obtaining these certs, and how the CCNA curriculum is a gateway to entry-level networking jobs and IT careers.

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More sessions and details will be added to this webinar series in the future. Please check this blog for updates.