Information Technology Program | Certification

River Valley Technical Center

Description

This is intended for high school students attending from within the district. College credits may be available as part of this program. Students from outside the district or adults who are not enrolled in high school can contact the center to apply for this program, as well.

Information Technology at RVTC opens many doors for possible career paths or areas for further study in areas such as computer science and cybersecurity. Students engage in graphic design, web design, programming, and basic information technology literacy. Students build websites and write basic javascript and python programming interacting with microcontrollers. Students take design work straight to production on the 3D printers and laser cutter and fabricate designs.

Students explore hands-on learning in the lab and gain knowledge of computer components and operating systems such as Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. Students build a complete computer system through a combination of lab activities and academic classroom study. Students engage in ordering parts, assembling and configuring a computer, installing software, and troubleshooting both hardware and software problems. Students follow best practices in maintenance, and safety and take full responsibility for maintaining computer equipment in the classroom and lab.

This program includes the following credential(s): Adobe Certified Associate Certifications in Photoshop and Illustrator; CompTia A+ Certification.

Cost For High School Students $0

  • For Adults $13,253

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • CTE funding sources

    For high school students attending from within the district, there is no cost to this program. For students from outside of the district and adults who are not enrolled in high school, local scholarships and other funding sources may be available. Follow the link and contact the CTE center for more information.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

Related Occupations

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Database Architects
  • Software Developers
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Data Scientists

Related Industries

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
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