IT Certification

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Why Choose KCC?
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Excellent Choices

You'll use official CompTIA training materials. CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (ITF+), A+ and Network+ are offered in-person or online/self-paced. 12-month content access included with each class.

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A Great Start

Becoming certified will position you to begin a tech professional career. It proves you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.

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Certification Options

Credit and non-credit options available. Credit students get a reduced price certifying exam. The exam voucher is included in all non-credit option packages.

Courses with credit/non-credit option:
  • IT Fundamentals (ITF+)
  • IT Systems and Hardware (A+ Core 1)
  • IT Systems and Management (A+ Core2)
  • Networking Technologies (Network+)
Credit courses:
  • Programming Logic
  • JAVA I Software Development
  • Java II
  • Web Development-HTML5 & CSS
  • Web Principles & User Experience
  • Web Development-JavaScript
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Mobile Application Fundamentals
  • Cyber Security Fundamentals
  • Modern Operating Systems

A.A.S. in Information Technology coming in Fall 2024
Pending approval by the Illinois Community College Board

KCC offers everything from beginning to expert level IT Training
  • Evening options available.
  • Choose to earn college credits toward a degree or use the non-credit option.
  • KCC is a CompTIA Authorized Partner.
  • Reduced price exam vouchers/CompTIA training.
  • Options to receive industry-recognized certification.
CompTIA® A+ — The Industry standard
  • CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT.
  • CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.
  • Since CompTIA A+ does not focus on vendor-specific hardware and software, you can focus on building your foundation of tech knowledge no matter what career direction you take.
  • The CompTIA A+ certification is built and continuously updated by a group of IT industry experts in various industries and professions.
  • When you earn your CompTIA A+ certification, you join more than 1 million other IT professionals who have built their IT career on this certification.

Information adapted from 10 Reasons Why You Should Get CompTIA A+ Certified .

Recognized & Accredited
KCC is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
2023-24 Gold Military Friendly® School award
CompTIA® Authorized Partner
About John Siergiej — Director of Computer Science Training
John Siergiej

John Siergiej has over 30 years of experience in the computer industry. John's work goes back to the Internet boom era when everyone wanted a network and to experience the world wide web for the first time. Over time, John has developed a diverse tool-chest of knowledge in computer systems and support. He learned early on that to be successful in IT, you should diversify your training to expand your areas of expertise. John's philosophy falls easily in-line with the CompTIA certifications methodologies.

John has been at the forefront in creating the new, soon to be offered A.A.S. degree in Information Technology at KCC. This degree will offer classes in diverse technologies giving its students the expertise needed to excel in the dynamic and rapidly evolving IT industry.

He holds a master's degree in cyber forensics and security from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and also a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Lewis University in Romeoville. He strongly believes you should not teach a certification unless you also hold it, and so John also has CompTIA ITF+, CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications. Additionally, John still remembers the basics of DOS, how to flip switches and install jumpers.

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