IT Bootcamp


Every growing industry relies on technology, and that means IT specialists are in high demand across the board. Innovate Birmingham’s IT specialist workshops will prepare you for the job in just a matter of months.

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Generation is a 12-week program designed to prepare students to earn either a CompTIA A+ Certification by passing both the 901 and 902 exams or the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification by passing one IT Fundamentals exam. Classes are held at Innovation Depot, home to more than 100 companies, allowing students the ability to interact daily with potential employers.

  • 12-week program
  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon-Fri
  • Deadline to apply: August 3rd

Curriculum Overview

Weeks 1-6
Preparation for the 901 exam, which covers Hardware (34%), Networking (21%), Mobile Devices (17%), and Hardware and Network Troubleshooting (28%).

Weeks 7
Testing for 901 exam. [Students must score 675/900 or higher to pass]. 

Weeks 8-11
Preparation for the 902 exam, which covers Windows Operating Systems (29%), Other Operating Systems and Technologies (12%), Security (22%), Software Troubleshooting (24%), and Operational Procedures (13%).

Weeks 12
Testing for 902 exam or IT Fundamentals exam. [Students must score 700/900 or higher to pass].

Minimum Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • Between the age of 17-29
  • Legally able to work in the United States
  • In possession of a high school diploma or GED
  • Proficient in basic math and reading skills

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