Get Your CompTIA Network+ Certification in Milwaukee

Professional certifications have obvious benefits in real world applications. This is a guide to becoming certified in CompTIA Net+ in Milwaukee, WI. There is more than one way accomplish this. Here, I will outline the long route. One can essentially do the minimum and possibly ace the exam by accident with few resources used or time dedicated. That plan is not logical. Follow this plan for best results. Stakeholders: You are the most important person in this project. Some may claim their peers or parents are stakeholders. Countless movies and television shows exist only to explain the drawbacks of this. Consider Cameron in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Don’t be like Cameron. Do things for yourself. Objective: “Either you’re slingin’ crack rock or you got a wicked jump shot” -Notorious BIG. This Net+ certification should help you in your career as an IT professional. This can be the wicked jump shot on your resume. Cost: Expect to fork out about $900 using this plan. The bulk of this expense is the class at MATC. There may be financial aid to be utilized. One could also get creative and put together a crowd fund. Tasks:  Find your motivation and commit to the plan. A wise man once said, “There is no try. Only do or do not”.  Register for CompTIA Net+ class at MATC. This will aid in gaining the required knowledge and confidence to  pass the CompTIA Net+ exam. See link below.  Obtain the required resources. The comprehensive online resource Testout for the Net+ class is an important  resource here. It is required for the class and has practice exams...

Writing-English Help for MATC IT Computer Support Specialist Students

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
Vadim Mikhailenko
  Below options are available to get assistance with writing: IN PERSON HELP WITH WRITING Writing Center, C270, Downtown—Open Monday-Thursday, 7:45am-8:00pm and Fridays, 7:45-4:00pm. Personal, in-person help with papers. Google:  “MATC Writing Center” or click:  http://guides.matc.edu/ASC/DowntownWriting   Academic Support Centers in Mequon, West Allis, and Oak Creek. Google:  “MATC ASC” or click:  http://guides.matc.edu/ASC/overview   For Specific Times and Locations of English Tutors in the Academic Support Centers, Google:  “MATC Tutoring Schedules” or click:  http://tutor.matc.edu/tutorsearch.php? Under “Find Tutoring Sessions,”  search by “Subject-English”   Workshops on Request—Writing Skills—specific consultations or workshops for individuals, small groups, or an entire classroom! Google: “MATC Workshops on Request”  or click: http://guides.matc.edu/Tutoring_Services/workshops/overview     ONLINE HELP IN WRITING Online Writing Lab (OWL)—Submit papers online for help from MATC staff Downtown Google:  “MATC OWL” or click:  http://guides.matc.edu/ASC/DowntownWriting   NetTutor—24/7 online help for English and Paper Writing from a national tutoring company—free to MATC college students. Google:  “MATC online writing help” or click:  http://guides.matc.edu/Tutoring_Services/types/Online...

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How to obtain the COMPTIA Network+ Certification in the Milwaukee Area

Like any certification in any field, preparation is the key to success. MATC provides a pretty solid opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the Network aspect of IT. There are several steps that need to be taken beforehand to guarantee a passing grade. With that being said, certifications should be considered a necessity for any IT student, and should not be taken lightly. Certifications will set you apart from the saturated workforce of entry level positions. Having a few certifications under your belt shows ambition and passion to possible employers, they are truly invaluable. So let’s delve into the first step required to solidifying success. Introduction to the Network+ Certification The first step towards taking the actual certification itself is to gain a firm understanding as to what is covered. Going into the exam blind is definitely counter-productive. A simple google search shows exactly what you should expect. 1. Physical installation of a network Cable management Activation and licensing Deployment methods Software distribution 2. Network maintenance Consistent software updates Replacing defective hardware Data back-up Daily monitoring and diagnostics 3. Consistent troubleshooting and preventative measures Command Prompt is your best friend Verifying network connectivity Enforcing company-wide technology policies 4. TCP/IP and the OSI Model Must be familiar with technical jargon and terminology OSI Model is crucial 5. Basic understand of all network components Firm understanding of how networks are set up Hubs, switches, bridges, routers, gateways etc. Why is it so important to pass this certification? As previously mentioned, obtaining certifications within your field of study sets you apart from the crowd. Employers will immediately gain a better first impression when...