Work Training Classes

  • Computer Skills for the Office Assistant 

    This class introduces Basic Computer Literacy Skills: Windows 11, MS Office 2019 Mini Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet and Email. Learn and transfer these skills directly into the workplace or for lifelong learning opportunities. Leave with a desire to continue learning with the tools necessary to succeed. 

    ESL students should be at the Intermediate- Advanced level.

     

    In-Person Class

    Days: Monday-Thursday

    Time: 3:15pm - 5:15pm

    Instructor: Mike Brust

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    Jefferson Adult Career and Education is a Pearson Vue testing center. We offer certification exams in many of the career areas listed above. Once you have completed the course and externship requirements, you may take your certification exam at our testing center. Check with Pearson Vue  and search for Jefferson Adult Education testing center. 

     


  • CompTia ITF+

    Certification Course

    This course and the ITF+ certification are designed as the starting point for a career in IT support. Obtaining ITF+ certification will show that you have the aptitude to pursue a professional-level certification, such as CompTIA A+. Completing this course will also help you acquire the knowledge and skills to set up and use a computer at home securely and keep it in good working order and to provide informal support for PCs and simple computer networks to your colleagues in a small business. 

    In-Person Class

    Spring Semester: January 9 - May 16, 2024

    Days: Tuesday and Thursday

    Time: 4:00-6:00pm

    Location: Westmoor High School, Portable #17 (near the WSH parking lot)

                    131 Westmoor Ave, Daly City, CA 94015 

    Instructor: J. Solanoy

    Fee: $49 

     

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  • Intermediate Computing I

    This course is for learners who have either taken Computer Basics or know how to use a computer.

    Cost: $49.00

    Begins Fall 2024

     

    Certificates available:

    Fall Google IT Support Professional Certificate

    Spring (Intermediate computing II) Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals 

     

    This course is designed for adults who have a solid grasp of computer fundamentals and are ready to further enhance their skills with a focus on cybersecurity principles. In our Intermediate Computing with Cybersecurity class, we will delve deeper into how computer components function and interact, while also integrating key cybersecurity concepts to ensure safe and secure computing. You will advance your proficiency in essential software applications like Microsoft Word and Google Docs, and learn to manage more complex document tasks with an emphasis on data protection and privacy. Additionally, we will explore more sophisticated email management techniques, including security best practices to defend against phishing and other threats. We will also enhance your internet research skills, teaching you to identify secure and reliable sources and protect yourself online. By the end of this course, you will not only feel more confident in your computing capabilities but will also be equipped to utilize technology securely and effectively in your daily activities. This course is an excellent next step for those looking to build on their basic technology skills and gain a foundational understanding of cybersecurity.


  • ISC2 CC Cybersecurity

    This course is for learners who have intermediate level computing skills and are interested in a career in cybersecurity. It is a one year course: September 2024-May 2025. 

    Cost: $49

    Begins Fall 2024

    Throughout this course, we'll cover five crucial domains of cybersecurity. Let's break them down:

    1. Security Principles: We'll start with the basics, understanding the core principles that underpin secure operations and the ethical considerations that guide our profession.
    2. Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR): You'll learn how organizations prepare for and respond to events that disrupt normal operations. We'll explore strategies to ensure continuous operation and rapid recovery in the event of a disaster.
    3. Incident Response Concepts: Next, we'll delve into the steps required to effectively manage and mitigate security incidents. You'll understand the phases of incident response, from preparation to recovery, and how to apply these principles in real-world scenarios.
    4. Access Control Concepts: We'll examine the mechanisms and policies that control access to information resources, learning how to implement robust access controls that protect information integrity and confidentiality.
    5. Network Security: You'll gain insights into securing network infrastructures, learning about various network security controls, and how to defend against network threats and vulnerabilities.
    6. Security Operations: Finally, we'll focus on the day-to-day operations that keep our digital environments secure. This includes monitoring, detecting, and responding to security threats.

    Completing this training will not only demonstrate your capability in these areas but also prepare you for the Certified Cybersecurity (CC) exam, setting you on a path to numerous career opportunities in this fast-growing field. This initiative is not just about building skills—it's about creating a community of cybersecurity professionals equipped to face the challenges of the digital age. Let's embark on this journey together and make a significant impact in the world of cybersecurity.