Industry Badges

Whitecliffe has initiated agreements with professional bodies, such as Microsoft, Cisco, RedHat, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC Council.

These industry-certified badges complement Whitecliffe’s Information Technology qualifications.

Key dates

July 2022 Intake 11 • 07 • 22
August 2022 Intake 22 • 08 • 22
September 2022 Intake 26 • 09 • 22

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Duration

Short Courses in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch

Qualification

Industry Badges

Costs

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Industry Badges Course Outline

Whitecliffe has initiated agreements with professional bodies, such as Microsoft, Cisco, RedHat, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC Council.

These industry-certified badges complement Whitecliffe’s Information Technology qualifications.

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EC-Council: Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)

EC-Council: Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022, 26th September 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks. 50 hours total, 5 hours a week
  • Open to: All current Whitecliffe students
  • Fees: $1200

CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) certification is one of the most sought-after cybersecurity certifications around the globe. Organizations like the DoD and ANSI have endorsed and/or accredited the CEH course. CEH certification is governed by EC-Council. Whitecliffe is an EC-Council Accredited Training Center.

CEH Certification Training

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Instructor-led Course with:

  • CEH Online Self-Paced Streaming Video Course (2-year access)
  • CEH E-Courseware
  • CEH iLabs
  • CEH Certification Exam

CEH Course Outline

  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Foot-printing and Reconnaissance
  • Scanning Networks
  • Enumeration
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • System Hacking
  • Malware Threats
  • Sniffing
  • Social Engineering
  • Denial-of-Service
  • Session Hijacking
  • Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
  • Hacking Web Servers
  • Hacking Web Applications
  • SQL Injection
  • Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Hacking Mobile Platforms
  • IoT and OT Hacking
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cryptography

Prerequisites

  • There are no official prerequisites for CEH. However, applicants should have a background in IT.


EC Council

Red Hat: Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) (RH124 + RH134)

Red Hat: Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) (RH124 + RH134)

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks. 50 hours total, 5 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $800

Red Hat® Academy is an academic training program designed to help institutions differentiate themselves by providing an enterprise-ready Linux and open-source curriculum. Member institutions receive no-cost instructor training and support, robust lab environments with flexible delivery options and comprehensive, printed, digital or online textbooks. Students will develop the in-demand skills employers need and receive discounted certification exams.

Main Topics

Preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

This exam requires students to take the following courses:

  • Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)
  • Red Hat System Administration II (RH134)

Prerequisites

  • There are no official prerequisites for RH124
  • The prerequisite for RH134 is RH124
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CompTIA: A+

CompTIA: A+

  • Start Dates: 26th September 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks. 50 hours total, 5 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $800

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, they focus the program on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy.

Main Course

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to networking to virtualization and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.

CompTIA A+ is the only industry-recognised credential with performance testing to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks. It is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in endpoint management & technical support roles. CompTIA A+ appears in more tech support job listings than any other IT credential.

The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) covering the following new content, emphasizing the technologies and skills IT pros need to support a hybrid workforce.

  • Increased reliance on SaaS applications for remote work
  • More on troubleshooting and how to remotely diagnose and correct common software, hardware, or connectivity problems
  • Changing core technologies from cloud virtualization and IoT device security to data management and scripting
  • Multiple operating systems now encountered by technicians on a regular basis, including the major systems, their use cases, and how to keep them running properly
  • Reflects the changing nature of the job role, where many tasks are sent to specialized providers as certified personnel need to assess whether it’s best to fix something on-site, or to save time and money by sending proprietary technologies directly to vendors

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
Comptia A

Oracle: Java Foundations

Oracle: Java Foundations

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022, 26th September 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks. 50 hours total, 5 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $800

This course of study engages students with little programming experience. Students are introduced to object-oriented concepts, terminology, and syntax, and the steps required to create basic Java programs using hands-on, engaging activities. Students will learn the concepts of Java programming, design object-oriented applications with Java and create Java programs using hands-on, engaging activities.

Duration

Recommended total course time: 90 hours*

* Course time includes instruction, self-study/homework, practices, projects and assessment

* 50 Hours for lecture sessions and hand-on practice

* 40 hours for self-study/homework, practices, projects and assessment

Target Audiences

Educators

  • Technical, vocational, and 2- and 4-year college and university faculty members who teach computer programming, information communications technology (ICT), or a related subject at a foundational level
  • Secondary and vocational school teachers who teach computer programming

Students

  • Students who wish learn Java programming and build their Object Oriented Programming experience using Java
  • This course is a suitable foundational class for computer science majors, and when taught in sequence with Java Programming may be used to prepare students for the AP Computer Science A exam

Prerequisites

  • Any prior programming experience would be greatly appreciated Otherwise, basic computer literacy skills will suffice
Oracle

Cisco: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

Cisco: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022, 26th September 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks. 50 hours total, 5 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $800

CCNA stands for Cisco Certified Network Associate and this certification is offered by Cisco System. By getting this certification one can get many benefits which are specified with it. Cisco certifications are a sure-fire way to gain maximum benefits by anyone wishing to build a career around Cisco products. This post majorly focuses on CCNA, which prepares IT enthusiasts for entry-level career opportunities in the industry with Cisco Networking.

The IT job market is more crowded than ever. Even with a networking degree, it can become difficult to stand out in the crowd with the majority of the people with the same credentials. Obtaining a CCNA certification can help you establish your mark and stand out in the crowd. There are several benefits of acquiring CCNA certifications, and we will highlight the most important ones to help you make up your mind.

Career growth

If you are an experienced candidate, CCNA certification will help you increase your chances of promotion. Also, if you want to change careers or a beginner, the networking industry offers a wide range of professional development opportunities.

Better Salary and Perks

If you are looking for a company with a higher position firm and expecting an appraisal soon, then this may be your chance to hit it correctly. With completing CCNA course, you will get a better position, a more excellent salary, and other benefits. CCNA is a brilliant achievement in your CV.

Global recognition

Countries all over the world have accepted Cisco certification. Networking professionals who have been certified by CCNA are more suitable for charging higher service fees than professionals who have not been certified by CCNA. The CCNA certificate is the standard for securing a job.

Target Audiences

Educators

  • Technical, vocational, and 2- and 4-year college and university faculty members who teach Networking, information communications technology (ICT), or a related subject at a foundational level
  • Secondary and vocational schoolteachers who teach Networking courses

Students

  • Students who wish learn Networking and earn prestigious Networking Certification from Industry leader (Cisco networks)

CCNA Course Outline

  • Introduction to Networks
  • Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials
  • Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy skills will suffice
Cisco

Microsoft: Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft: Azure Fundamentals

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022, 22nd August 2022
  • Duration: 5 weeks. 20 hours total, 4 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $500

Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, mastering the basics in Microsoft Azure can help you jump-start your career and prepare you to dive deeper into the many technical opportunities Azure offers.

The certification validates your basic knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Azure. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts, along with Azure services, workloads, security, privacy, pricing, and support.

Benefits

It proves your knowledge of cloud computing concepts, models, and services, such as public, private, and hybrid cloud, in addition to infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS).

It also shows your expertise on how Azure supports security, privacy, compliance, and trust.

Target Audiences

Educators

  • Technical, vocational, and 2- and 4-year college and university faculty members who teach Cloud related /Networking, information communications technology (ICT), or a related subject at a foundational level.
  • Secondary and vocational schoolteachers who teach Cloud/Networking courses

Students

  • Students who wish learn Microsoft cloud technologies and earn prestigious Certification from Industry leader (Microsoft)

Prerequisite

  • It is recommended to have familiarity with concepts of networking, storage, computing, application support, and application development.
Microsoft

Cisco: Internet of Things (IoT) Security

Cisco: Internet of Things (IoT) Security

  • Start Dates: 11th July 2022, 22nd August 2022
  • Duration: 5 weeks. 20 hours total, 4 hours a week
  • Open to: Open Entry
  • Fees: $500

The IoT Security certification program for IoT devices establishes an industry baseline for device security on wireless networks. The program protects consumers and wireless infrastructure while also creating a more secure foundation for smart cities, connected cars, and other IoT applications.

Benefits

By the end of the course, attendees will:

  • Understand the foundations of how to secure a connected IoT product.
  • Be able to discuss the main threats and attacks on IoT products and services
  • Understand the viewpoint of an adversary, as well as the tools and techniques they use
  • Know how to research and assess IoT threats and risks as they arise
  • Be able to work effectively with security researchers on reported IoT security issues and concerns
  • Understand how to implement and run a Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) scheme
  • Have the knowledge to be able to develop a security patching strategy and product update life cycle
  • Have a good working understanding of the best practices and assurance framework laid down by the IoT Security Foundation

Target Audiences

Educators

  • Technical, vocational, and 2- and 4-year college and university faculty members who teach Cloud related /Networking, information communications technology (ICT), or a related subject at a foundational level.
  • Secondary and vocational schoolteachers who teach IOT security courses

Students

  • Students who wish learn IOT Security and earn prestigious Certification from Industry leader (Cisco Systems)

Prerequisite

  • There are no course prerequisites
Cisco

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