Cisco Academy


Students in a Cisco Academy class sessionThe CISCO 1 Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) certification is designed for IT workers or those that are interested in becoming Network Administrators. The course covers foundational networking topics required for anyone working with IP4 and IPV6 networks. This series cover configuring and maintaining CISCO routers and switches in small to medium-sized networks. Topics covered in this series include routing protocols, VLAN, device security, routing fundamentals, infrastructure and maintenance service and more. 

The CISCO 2 course is the second half of the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. In this section, students will work in small groups, self-study and lectures. Virtual and physical labs will be available to simulate real-life scenarios and deployment strategies for networking. The goal of this course is to provide students with the key skills needed to successfully deploy and troubleshoot routers and switches in a medium-sized network. The ICND2 course focuses on the configuration and troubleshooting of Layer 2 technologies such as VLANs, STP, Ether channel, and PPP, as well as Laver 3 technologies such as HSRP, EIGRP and OSPF for 1Pv4 and IPv6, and BGP. It also includes coverage of GRE tunnels, SON, and QoS.


Workforce CISCO Orientation, minimum 7.0 tested reading level


CISCO 1: Basic computer literacy, internet usage skills, PC operating system navigation skills and address knowledge.
CISCO 2: Completion of CISCO 1.

Certification Eligibility

Completing CISCO 1 allows testing for CISCO CCENT entry-level certification. Completing CISCO 2 prepares participants to take industry-recognized CISCO Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam leading to certification. SWBOCES Certificate of Completion.

AutoCAD 1

AutoCAD Registration

Get introduced to the essential concepts, commands and tools necessary to design projects in AutoCAD, the industry standard in computer assisted design.

Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic computer operations and Windows, and drafting or blueprint reading experience
Materials Provided:Textbook 
Certification Eligibility: SWBOCES Completion Certificate

AutoCAD 2

AutoCAD Registration

This course is designed for students who have completed AutoCAD 1 and looks at additional features available in the software, including advanced editing and organizing, making ‘smart’ drawings with parametric tools, using advanced 3D features, surface modeling and more.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD 1.
Recommended: Drafting or blueprint reading experience
Materials Provided: Textbook used in AutoCAD 1.
Certification Eligibility: SWBOCES Completion Certificate


Quickbooks Pro Registration

In the first course, students will learn how Quickbooks Pro maintains account receivables and payables, tracks inventory and prepares payroll. They will learn to integrate financial statements and produce reports. Course 2 topics include: setting up employees, creating purchase orders, setting lists to track specific revenue and payable accounts and creating reports and exporting them to Excel to create advanced spreadsheets. Standard accounting transactions will be reviewed to create invoices, apply cash, issue purchase orders, and write and issue checks.

Materials Provided: Textbook
Certification Eligibility: SWBOCES Completion Certificate

Microsoft Office programs

Microsoft Office Programs Registration

Microsoft Word and Excel are widely used, both professionally and personally. Learn word processing or advance your skills so you can create and edit all types of documents. Learn about the many pre-configured templates that will make your documents look their best. In Excel you will learn the many uses of electronic spreadsheets to assist in storing, organizing and manipulating information and digital data.

Mandatory: Knowledge of Windows.
Materials Provided: Textbook.
Certification Eligibility: SWBOCES Completion Certificate