Running Start for Tech & Coding Careers

Requirements

Must have transportation to class and internship location(s)

Computers and technology encompass every aspect of our lives.

This course focuses on the demand for a hi-tech workforce. Through this two-course program, students learn how devices are increasingly connected to, visible through and controlled via web technologies.

Registration Information

IT Essentials 1: Hardware & Software

CIS 1410-901
CRN: 84259

More Information:

  • Learn the skills necessary to build PCs.
  • Provides training for CompTIA A+ hardware certification.
  • Opportunity for paid internship following successful completion of program.
  • No textbooks required for this class.

Dates and Time

  • January 17 – April 30
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Location

Career Enrichment Center
807 Mountain Road NE
Albuquerque, NM


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IT Essentials 1: The Internet of Things

CIS 1096-901
CRN: 84259

More Information:

  • Learn hands-on, project-based coding skills on a Raspberry Pi Top Ceed device, which you keep with successful completion of the course
  • This second course in the series provides training necessary to obtain CompTIA A+ hardware certification
  • Opportunity for paid internship following successful completion of the two course program
  • No textbooks required for this class.

Dates and Time

  • February 6 – April 30
  • Monday and Wednesday, 3:00 – 5:20 p.m.

Location

Career Enrichment Center
807 Mountain Road NE
Albuquerque, NM


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Career Pathways Covered

Computer Support Specialist Web Developer Systems Administrator Computer Hardware Engineer
Entry Level Salary $30,846 $36,441 $25,620 $72,450
Average Salary $42,515 $52,881 $31,240 $94,520
Education Required Certificate Certificate or Degree Degree Advanced Degree

Source: New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Contacts

Andrew Mathis

Executive Director Running Start For Careers

505-768-3000
amathis@cabq.gov

Amanda Glennon

Outreach Services Office Central New Mexico Community College

(505)224-4764
aglennon@cnm.edu

Nyika Allen

Industry Partner| NM Tech Council

505-250-2551
nyikaallen@gmail.com

 

Complete the online admissions process by going to cnm.edu/dualcredit. Be sure to select Dual Credit as your application type and you won’t be charged for tuition or registration fees.