/  PROGRAMS
 

/  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT PROGRAM

This program provides instruction on the fundamentals of Microsoft Office and Workforce Readiness.  Utilizing the Microsoft applications will enable the user to create numerous types of business documents; enabling students to perform many of the technical aspects effectively as executive or administrative assistants.  Also, workforce readiness skills are important for gainful employment.  As a result, the Workforce Readiness course will prepare students for the work place.  The program focuses on business communications, office procedures, book keeping and records management are a few topics covered in this program. Upon completion, students will be prepared for the workplace to be employed in administrative capacities.

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED, Typing speed of 25 WPM or higher

/  DOCUMENTS

2020-2021 Course Catalog

Admissions Application

Academic Reinstatement Contract

Enrollment Agreement

Grievance

Special Circumstances Withdrawal

Student Agreement Form

/  PROGRAMS

Web Design & Development Program

Web Design Program

Sharepoint Program

Administrative Assistant Program

Word Processing Program

Workforce Readiness Program

CompTIA A+

CompTIA Network + 

CompTIA Security + 

 

/  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSIONS TO QSIT PROGRAMS

  1. Complete a QSIT admissions application.

  2. Participate in an interview with the QSIT selection committee. Questions are asked to assess the student’s ability to communicate effectively, work as a team, as well as their analytical and problem-solving skills.

  3. Each candidate is required to pass a basic math test with a minimum score of 65%.  Almost all jobs require the ability to perform basic math.

  4. Each candidate is required to pass a basic reading comprehension test with a minimum score of 65%. Academic competence in reading is essential to comprehend instructions.

  5. Each candidate is required to take a typing test. Applicants that type less than 25 words per minute will be required to complete the Word Processing program. Although employers expect to provide training on job-specific software, they also expect employees to be proficient with basic computer skills.

/  SHAREPOINT PROGRAM

The SharePoint program focuses on teaching a web-based collaborative tool that allows individuals to interact with groups as well as create, manage and edit a wide range of shared information, such as documents, lists and calendars.  Data in SharePoint can be created either in a temporary or permanent content capacity.  This program uses easy, concise steps; straightforward instruction to show the most expedient ways to learn about document repositories and collaboration.

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED, Typing speed of 25 WPM or higher

/  WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

This program focuses on teaching front end web design skills. You will acquire technical skills to design a website with focus on your development as a Front-end Designer.  Your knowledge will be enhanced with Graphics applications to design and edit images.  All applications learned are essential in creating images, publishing, graphics, sound, and multimedia products using the internet. Also, you will learn how to use HTML, XML, JavaScript and Dreamweaver.  Upon completion of this program, students will have the ability to be Front End Web Designers.

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED, Typing speed of 25 WPM or higher

 
 
 

/  WEB DESIGN PROGRAM

This program focuses on teaching front end web design skills. You will acquire technical skills to design a website with focus on your development as a Front-end Designer.  Your knowledge will be enhanced with Graphics applications to design and edit images.  All applications learned are essential in creating images, publishing, graphics, sound, and multimedia products using the internet. Also, you will learn how to use HTML, XML, JavaScript and Dreamweaver.  Upon completion of this program, students will have the ability to be Front End Web Designers.

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED, Typing speed of 25 WPM or higher

/  WORD PROCESSING PROGRAM

This program prepares individuals to perform text typing, recognize common symbol keys by touch and not sight.  Students will learn table construction, and document formatting tasks on personal computers while aiming to achieve a high rate of accuracy and proficiency.  This program also includes instruction in word processor operation to create memos, letter, reports, textual draft interpretation, using both audio and tape dictation, and word processing program software.

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED

 

/  WORKFORCE READINESS PROGRAM

This program focuses on topics that will assist a student in transitioning from classroom to a job in a professional environment through the introduction of 21st Century job readiness skills.  Acquiring workforce readiness skills will raise the awareness of the student by introducing him/her to the expectations of employers and colleagues. This program teaches skills that the National Association of College and Employers (NACE) have defined as a priority to employers.  Students will learn financial literacy, career planning that will focus on personal goal setting, create a resume and cover letter, understand the importance of effective communication with peers, employer, and customers; as well as understand professionalism, work ethics and professional networking.  Students will learn time and task management along with team work techniques.

 

Prerequisite: HS Diploma or GED, Typing speed of 25 WPM or higher

 
 

/  CompTIA PROGRAMS

CompTIA A+ Training & Certification

Trying to break into the IT industry? Our CompTIA A Plus training is the ideal entry-level qualification for jobs in the DC Metro area.  Whether you are looking for a first job out of school or college or looking to switch industries mid-career, this foundational certification will give you what you need to show your knowledge at your interview or change to a more lucrative and rewarding career. You will learn how to perform duties related to Help-Desk and Computer support roles including installing, configuring and managing desktop computers and basic network administration.

 

CompTIA Network+ Training & Certification

Looking to move your Network Administration career to the next level? CompTIA Network Plus training is a foundational, entry-level course that uses your basic computer knowledge or your CompTIA A+ certification, to build out your understanding and ability to set up and maintain computer networks. CompTIA Network+ certification assures employers in the DC Metro area that you have the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices.   

 

CompTIA Security+ Training & Certification

Is a career in cybersecurity your goal? CompTIA Security Plus training is the ideal starting point. This certificate program is known for its vendor-neutral technology approach, Security Plus training provides entry-level infosec knowledge applicable across operating systems and platforms and gives prospective cybersecurity pros the edge when it comes to landing their new IT roles in the DC Metro area and beyond.

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Alexandria, VA  22313

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