IT Training Courses

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Brandman University brings you accessible, easy and affordable ways to gain the technical knowledge necessary in today’s educational environment.

As a learning solutions provider for the industry's top vendors, such as Microsoft and Cisco, Brandman is positioned to offer the latest authorized curriculum delivered by certified instructors to keep you on the cutting edge of information technology.

We are offering online and on-ground courses in some locations in the following categories:

  • Office & Windows
  • Applications
  • Technical Training
  • Certification

Join one of the fastest growing career paths and distinguish yourself by earning an industry recognized certification. Certification credits may be transferable towards Brandman University's Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology degree.


NHCU 8074 - Crystal Reports 2008 - Level 1
This course concentrates on formatting; sorting and distributing record; grouping and summarizing; also, formulas and functions.
NHCU 8201 - Acrobat 9.0 - Level 1
This course involves creating, modifying and accessing PDF documents along with document navigation tools, security, and review techniques.
NHCU 8210 - Photoshop CS6 - Part 1
Adobe Photoshop CS6: Part 1 focuses on basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use the Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs, and anyone interested in working toward the Adobe Visual Communications using Photoshop certification.
NHCU 8211 - Photoshop CS6 - Part 2
This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how Photoshop techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects. This course targets professional or amateur graphic designers and illustrators who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to create visual media. In addition, anyone interested in working toward the Adobe Visual Communications using Photoshop certification will find this course helpful.
NHCU 8214 - Dreamweaver CS4 - Level 1
This course will focus on Dreamweaver CS4 aspects such as structure, style, tables, links, image formats, attributes, and publishing.
NHCU 8219 - Illustrator CS4 - Level 1
The course will enable participants to create a simple illustration, apply basic color, draw paths, adjust typography, also, work with text, layers, fills and colors.
NHCU 8231 - Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS - Level 1
In this course students examine the basics of foundational web technology and create your own functional web pages using markup languages Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
NHCU 8232 - Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS - Level 2
This course encompasses learning to create web page layouts, manage CSS, test the validity of a website, develop advanced navigation, and incorporate meta-content along with multimedia.
NHCU 9111 - Time Management
In this course, students will learn how to effectively manage their time by identifying goals, creating daily plans and recognizing obstacles.
NHCU 9112 - Six Sigma Lean Belt Green Belt with Project Management
This project oriented program includes Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training. Microsoft Excel, which is a necessary tool for Project Management and Six Sigma Professionals, will be taught to the advanced level. The student will learn the basics of Lean Six Sigma and by the end will be able to apply Lean Six Sigma methodologies into a project. Students will be awarded their belt from the instructor upon approval of the project along with the Six Sigma Lean Green Belt Exam. Students will learn the PMBOK methods of Project Management.

This course is designed for professionals with a MBA degree or has 10 years equivalent experience. Following the course combined with assigned projects can lead to Black Belt Certification. The accelerated lean Six Sigma Black Belt program and methodology allows students to complete certification requirements faster than traditional Six Sigma and Lean training programs.
NHCU 9117 - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
In this course, students will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.
NHCU 9118 - Project Management Fundamentals
This course concentrates on aspects of project management such as: planning for project risks, communication and change control; managing and initiating a project; planning for time and cost; and executing the Project Closeout Phase.
NHCU 0042 - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
The CISA designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. This globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems (IS) audit, control and security professionals. More than 103,000 professional have earned the CISA designation since inception. The CISA certification is designed for those who audit, control, monitor and assess an enterprise’s information technology and business systems. CISA’s are recognized internationally as professional with the assurance knowledge, skills, experience and credibility to leverage standards, message vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to the enterprise. Often, the CISA credential is a mandatory qualification for an information systems auditor.
NHCU 0051 - CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Students will acquire the skills needed to install and support one or more distributions of the Linux operating system and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams. This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills to prepare for a career in Linux support or administration, or to prepare for CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0–101 and LX0–102). A typical student in the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course should have at least 6 to 12 months of Linux experience.
NHCU 8307 - 2278 Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
Participants of this course will be introduced to Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure planning, tools and documentation. The course requires designing and optimizing a TCP/IP physical network, logical network, and WINS. The focus of this course will be planning and troubleshooting route and IPSec; optimizing and troubleshooting DHCP, DNS and network access; devising a DNS strategy and network access.
NHCU 8326 - 6421 Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot a Windows Sever 2008 network infrastructure. Students will learn to implement and configure secure network access and implement fault tolerant storage technologies.
NHCU 8347 - 10135 Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
This course will focus on configuring mailbox servers, messaging policy and compliance; managing recipient objects, client access, and message transport; implementing messaging security, high availability, backup, recovery, and unified messaging. Concentration will be placed securing, maintaining and deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Finally, participants of the course will be able to perform an upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Server 2010.
NHCU 8508 - 10174 Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010
The course will concentrate on concepts such as creating intranet, administering, automating, managing customization's, configuring and securing services, applications, utilizing search, installing, updating, also, monitoring and optimizing performance within SharePoint 2010. Participants will review configuring content management, authorization, user profiles and social networking.
NHCU 9000 - Network+ Security+ Certification
This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ 2009 Certification Exam. The course certification proves competence in managing, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring a basic network infrastructure.
NHCU 9006 - CompTIA A+ (2012 Objectives)
In this course, students will install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification.
NHCU 9116 - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
This class will immerse the student into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. Students then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. This course will significantly benefit security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.
CSCU 0050 - Certified Professional Ethical Hacker (CPEH)
The Certified Professional Ethical Hacker course is the introductory training to mile2’s line of penetration testing courses and certifications. This course is approved by the FBI Cyber Security Certification Requirement list (Tier 1-3). The course training helps students gain a valuable skill-set in penetration testing by understand the importance of vulnerability assessments and ethical hacking through: Learning the knowledge and skills behind a vulnerability assessment, preparation to apply this knowledge and exercise these skills in the interest of others and understand the importance of a Vulnerability Assessment and how it can help you prevent serious break-ins to your organization. This course is delivered in conjunction with mile2 which is accredited by the NSA CNSS 4011-4016 and is mapped to NIST/Homeland Security NICCS’s Cyber Security Workforce Framework. The CPEH course includes both CPEH and CEH exams.
NHCU 9201 - Cisco CCNA Program
The Cisco CCNA network associate certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. This new curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.
NHCU 9207 - Cisco Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.
NHCU 9028 - Cisco Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)
This course focuses on skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.
NHCU 8003 - Office 2007 New Features
Students will learn how to use the most commonly used features of the applications in Microsoft Office 2007.
NHCU 8008 - Outlook 2007 - Level 1
This course will concentrate the principles of Outlook 2007 including e-mail and contact management; creating tasks, appointments and events; meeting requests and responses.
NHCU 8009 - Outlook 2007 - Level 2
This course will concentrate on the aspects of Outlook 2007 involving messages, creation of folders, program customization, organization of items and mail.
NHCU 8015 - Access 2003 - Level 1
This course will concentrate on establishing table relationships, designing forms, producing reports, controlling data entry, creating flexible queries, improving your forms, and customizing your reports. Participants of the course will focus on querying, planning, and building the structure of a database; also, finding, joining, and managing data.
NHCU 8018 - Access 2007 - Level 1
The course will build knowledge of Access 2007 consisting of designing, building and querying a database; managing data in a table and sharing across applications. The course will also cover topics such as generating reports, controlling data entry, joining tables, creating flexible queries, customizing reports, designing and improving forms.
NHCU 8019 - Access 2007 - Level 2
The course will build knowledge of Access 2007 consisting of structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, simplifying tasks with macros, effectively using forms, making reports more efficient, and maintaining an Access database.
NHCU 8020 - Access 2007 - Level 3
The course will build knowledge of Access 2007 consisting of integrating access into your business, automating a business process with VBA, managing switchboards, distributing and securing databases, and sharing a database using a SharePoint list.
NHCU 8021 - Access 2010 Part 1
In this course, students will learn how to use Access 2010 to manage your data, including creating a new database, constructing tables, designing forms and reports, and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data. This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access 2010, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.
NHCU 8022 - Access 2010 Part 2
Students will expand their knowledge of Microsoft Access 2010 to include relational database design, writing advanced queries, structuring existing data, sharing data across applications, and customizing reports. This course is designed for students wishing to gain intermediate-level skills or individuals whose job responsibilities include constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports, or integrating Access with other programs.
NHCU 8028 - Excel - Business Data Analysis (Pivot Tables)
The focus of this course will be to develop knowledge of data lists and drilldowns, creating and formatting a pivot table, using calculations and formulas, also, generating groups and pivot chart.
NHCU 8029 - Excel 2003 - Level 1
The objective of this course is to teach participants to modify and format a worksheet, use of the functions, print, create charts, understand web features, enter and edit data.
NHCU 8030 - Excel 2003 - Level 2
This course will concentrate on working and using multiple worksheets, customizing excel, advanced formatting, list management, charting, using templates, documenting and auditing.
NHCU 8031 - Excel 2003 - Level 3
The course will prepare participants to work with advanced formulas, lookups and data tables, advanced list management, PivotTables and PivotCharts, macros, interactive web pages, and SharePoint services. Another focus of the course will be using analytic options, also, exporting and importing.
NHCU 8032 - Excel 2007 - Level 1
The course will focus on modifying a worksheet, using functions, formatting, printing, creating charts, managing large workbooks, also, entering and editing data.
NHCU 8033 - Excel 2007 - Level 2
The focus of the course will be using multiple worksheets and workbooks, lists, tables, internet features, templates, settings, cell and range names, and subtotals. Participants will experience advanced charting, formatting, documenting, and auditing outlining.
NHCU 8034 - Excel 2007 - Level 3
The course emphasis will be lookups and data tables, advanced list management, interactive web pages, exporting and importing, furthermore, using analytic options and SharePoint services. The course will also call for working with advanced formulas, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and macros.
NHCU 8035 - Excel 2010 - Level 1
Level 1 - In this course, students will use Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010 to create spreadsheets and workbooks that they can use to store, manipulate, and share data.
NHCU 8037 - Excel 2010 - Level 3
Students will work with advanced formulas, as well as look-up functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX; will learn about data validation and database functions such as DSUM; will learn how to import and export data, and how to query external data bases.
NHCU 8040 - PowerPoint 2007 - Level 1
This course will teach the principles of creating new presentations and formatting slides; drawing objects, graphics, tables and charts; modifying, proofing and delivering presentations.
NHCU 8041 - PowerPoint 2007 - Level 2
The course will prepare participants to use custom presentation options, graphic and multimedia content, also, to personalize SmartArt graphics and tables. Additionally, participants will focus on distributing a presentation, integrating Microsoft Office files, action buttons and custom slide shows.
NHCU 8043 - PowerPoint 2010 - Level 1
Participants of this course will create new presentations, format slides, use drawing objects, work with graphics, produce tables and charts, modify presentations, proof and deliver presentations within PowerPoint 2010.
NHCU 8046 - Project 2007 - Level 1
The course will focus on Project 2007 duties such as scheduling, working, and finalizing tasks; managing resources; using views and tables; employing filtering, grouping, and sorting.
NHCU 8047 - Project 2007 - Level 2
This course will place emphasis on tracking project work, analyzing and adjusting the plan, formatting and reporting, customizing the project environment, managing multiple projects, project communications, and exchanging project data.
NHCU 8048 - Project 2010 - Level 1
The course concentrates on task scheduling, resource management, views and tables, finalizing task plans, principles of filters, also, groups and sorting.
NHCU 8053 - Word 2007 - Level 1
This course will focus on topics within Microsoft ®Word 2007 inclusive of getting started, navigation and selection techniques, editing and formatting text, tables, page layout, proofing and printing documents, and graphics.
NHCU 8054 - Word 2007 - Level 2
This course will focus on topics within Microsoft Word 2007 inclusive of styles, sections and columns, formatting tables, printing labels and envelopes, templates and building blocks, graphics, managing document revisions, and web features.
NHCU 8055 - Word 2007 - Level 3
This course will focus on topics within Microsoft Word 2007 inclusive of mail merge, objects and backgrounds, forms, macros, toolbar and keyboard customization, long documents, and XML features.
NHCU 8101 - Windows 7 - Level 1
Students will log on to Windows 7, explore its interface, identify the different components in the interface, customize the Windows 7 desktop, manage files and folders, use the common tools, and browse the internet.
NHCU 8112 - 6292 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client
This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. with wireless network connections, and secure Windows 7 desktops. Concentration will be placed on actions in Windows 7 including installing, updating and migrating; configuring disks, device drivers, file access, printers, mobile computing and remote access; also, optimizing maintaining client computers.
NHCU 0033 - Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell 3.0
Students will learn how to remotely manage single or multiple Windows-based servers and automate day-to-day management and administration tasks. This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experienced in administering and supporting Application servers and services including Exchange, SharePoint, SQL etc. It is broadly intended for students who want to use Windows PowerShell to automate administrative tasks from the command line, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability.
NHCU 0005 - 10774 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Students will learn technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines:Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence.
NHCU 0009 - 10775 Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
Students will gain the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.
NHCU 0011 - 10777 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Students will learn how to create a data warehouse with SQL Server 2012, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services.
NHCU 0027 - 20483 Programming in C#
This training course teaches developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language. This training course teaches developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language.
NHCU 0029 - 20486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
Students will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework 4.5 tools and technologies. Candidates for this course are interested in developing advanced web applications and want to manage the rendered HTML comprehensively. They want to create websites that separate the user interface, data access, and application logic.
NHCU 0036 - 40364 Database Administration Fundamentals
This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Exam 98-364, and build an understanding of these topics: Core Database Concepts, Creating Database Objects, Manipulating Data, Data Storage, and Administering a Database. The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
NHCU 0056 - Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
In this course, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources and how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure. This course is intended for both novice and experienced .NET developers who have a minimum of six months programming experience, and want to learn how to develop services and deploy them to hybrid environments..
NHCU 8413 - 6231 Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database
This course will be an introduction to the necessary actions used to understand SQL server 2008 R2 such as: repairing systems, installing and configuring, working with databases, understanding recovering models and backup, importing and exporting data, auditing, automating management, configuring security, monitoring alert and notifications, performing on going database maintenance, tracing access, and troubleshooting common administrative issues. In addition, participants will learn to authenticate and authorize users while providing access resources, also, will assign server and database roles.
NHCU 8420 - Oracle Database 11g - SQL Fundamentals
This course will prepare students for the Oracle certification exams (OCP). The target audience for this training course is as follows: All Oracle professionals, both business and systems professionals, who wish to pass the Oracle certification exams and need a "how to" guide to acquire the knowledge of SQL. For non-Oracle professionals already experienced in the SQL but who wish to become acquainted with the unique and advanced features of Oracle SQL. Among the specific groups for whom this course will be helpful are application developers and database administrators.
NHCU 9003 - CompTIA Project+ Certification (2009 Objectives)
This course will have participants exploring project responsibilities such as management fundamentals, initiation, planning strategy, developing a schedule, managing execution and project procurement, performing pre-project setup and closure processes. Other aspects of the course will revolve around planning human resource, communication, quality, project risk management, project costs, and project procurement; arranging for change management and transitions; controlling project performance, monitoring and controlling the triple constraints; overlooking project risks and procurement's.
NHCU 9004 - CompTIA Security+ Certification (2008 Objectives)
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. This course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields.
NHCU 9017 - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
This is a very in-depth, comprehensive class designed for security professionals. You will get to understand the “Common Body of Knowledge” which contains a common framework of security terms and principles used by security professions worldwide. You will learn about the core information security triad and assurance tenets: confidentiality, integrity and availability Access control systems and methodology.
NHCU 9104 - Computer Hackers Forensics Investigator (CHFI)
This course will provide participants the necessary skills to identify an intruder’s footprints and to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute in the court of law. Computer forensics is simply the application of computer investigation and analysis techniques in the interests of determining potential legal evidence. Evidence might be sought in a wide range of computer crime or misuse, including but not limited to theft of trade secrets, theft of or destruction of intellectual property, and fraud. CHFI investigators can draw on an array of methods for discovering data that resides in a computer system, or recovering deleted, encrypted, or damaged file information known as computer data recovery.
NHCU 9122 - ITIL v3 Foundations
The intent of this course is to teach the ITSM concepts and service desk. Additionally, there will be a focus on the six forms of management inclusive of incident, problem, configuration, change, release, and service level management.
CSCU 0048 - Certified Security Sentinel (CSS)
The Certified Security Sentinel certification course is intended for anyone that uses a computer on the internet. Attendees will fully understand the security threats that attack daily and countermeasures associated with these attacks. The weakest link in any companies' security program is a poorly trained employee. Don’t let this be you. Once a student understands what can happen, they will know what to look for. And with that understanding, be able to keep the information they have been entrusted with as safe as possible. This course is delivered in conjunction with mile2 which is accredited by the NSA CNSS 4011-4016 and is mapped to NIST/Homeland Security NICCS’s Cyber Security Workforce Framework.
CSCU0049 - Certified Digital Forensics Examiner (CDFE)
Digital Forensics is the investigation and recovery of data contained in digital devices. This data is often the subject of investigations in litigation, proof of guilt, and corrective action in an organization. When the time comes that you need to investigate your organization, will you have the skill set necessary to gather the digital data that you need? The Certified Digital Forensics Examiner course will benefit organizations, individuals, government offices, and law enforcement agencies in performing these investigations and reporting their findings. This course is delivered in conjunction with mile2 which is accredited by the NSA CNSS 4011-4016 and is mapped to NIST/Homeland Security NICCS’s Cyber Security Workforce Framework. The CDFE course includes both CDFE and CHFI certification exams.


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