As a Cisco Networking Academy, Cabrillo teaches technology skills and career building to students using the Networking Academy Curriculum and tools, in order to improve career and economic opportunities.
Netacad Courses Offered
Partner: PCAP - Programming Essentials in Python
CCNP SWITCH: Implementing IP Switching
CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials
CCNA R&S: Introduction to Networks
Partner: NDG Linux Essentials
CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks
CCNA R&S: Connecting Networks
BayICT Tech talks https://bayict.org/bayict-tech-talk
Bay Area Cyber League coordinates Summer CyberCamps and Fall & Spring Cybersecurity Competitions for high school and community college students in the greater Bay Area region.
Western Academy Support and Training Center (WASTC) has been serving Cisco Networking Academy Programs in Arizona, California, Nevada, and beyond.
As a college student you are eligible to participate in several discount programs. Student discounts are often 80-90% off retail pricing. Software may be available in several versions or subscriptions. Be sure to verify the version you purchase meets the requirements of your class.
Access to VMWare IT Academy is for one year. Credentials are provided for students who are enrolled in certain CIS courses. Ask your instructor
Azure access does not expire. Credentials are provided for students who are enrolled in certain CIS courses. Ask your instructor
College Buys for software and hardware discounts
Our courses prepare students for the following industry certification exams:
Linux Professional Institute Certification 1 (LPIC-1)
Linux Professional Institute Certification 1- 2 (LPIC-2)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Microsoft 70-680, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-412
Certified Ethical Hacker
Google IT Support Certs
Google IT Support Certificate course is available to Cabrillo students in our Canvas platform. This is the same course offered for a fee on Coursera. The course compliments what we teach in CIS 71, 81 and 75. And it is a good review and prep for the CompTIA A+ exam.
There are 5 courses with 6 weeks of modules in each course. Suggested completion time is 5 to 8 months. Certification Discounts available.
The California Community College ICT-Digital Media Sector has partnered with Genuine Genius Technologies to provide a way for students to save money on the high cost of IT certification exams.
Community College students can save 15-50% off the cost of IT Certification Exams by purchasing discounted exam vouchers through the California Community College XVoucher website
Professional / Industry Associations
HDI Local Chapters is a membership-based organization for technical support professionals to connect, share and collaborate with like-minded professionals.
itSMF (Connect, Learn, Grow) itSMF USA is a volunteer-led, vendor-neutral community dedicated to the promotion, adoption, and advancement of service management best practices and standards that help your organization run more effectively and efficiently to deliver bottom-line results.
Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners.