Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. Programs

Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. Programs

Credits Available with Dates Valid

Microsoft Courses
  • Networking Essentials (1 credit, upper division level) July 1997 through 2001
  • Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (2 credits, upper division level) May 1997 through 2001
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0-Enterprise Technologies (2 credits, upper division level) February 1997 through 2001
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 95 (2 credits, upper division level) July 1997 through 2001
  • Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (1 credit, upper division level) December 1996 through 2001
  • Deploying and Supporting Microsoft SMS 2.0 (2 credits, upper division level) April 1998 through 2004
  • System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) September 1998 through 2004
  • Implementing a Database in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) November 1998 through 2004
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Core Technologies (2 credits, upper division level) August 1997 through 2001
  • Creating and Managing a Web Server Using Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) (1 credit, upper division level) January 1998 through 2001
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 98 (2 credits, upper division level) November 1998 through 2001
  • Microsoft Exchanger Server 5.5 Series Design and Implementation (2 credits, upper division level) February 1998 through 2004
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series- Concepts and Administration (1.5 credits, upper division level) August 1998 through 2004
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows Terminal Server (1 credit, upper division level) January 1999 through 2001
  • Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse Using Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) November 2000 through 2004
  • Updating Support Skills from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000 (2 credits, upper division level) April 2000 through 2004
  • Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure (1 credit, lower division level) May 2000 through 2004
  • Desiging a Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking Services Infrastructure (1.5 credits, lower division level) November 2000 through 2004
  • Implementing and Managing a Microsoft Exchange 2000 (2 credits, lower division level) June 2001 through 2004
  • Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise (1 credit, upper division level) July 2001 through 2004
  • Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database (2 credits, upper division level) May 2001 through 2004
  • Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database (2 credits, upper division level) July 2001 through 2004
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Network and Operating Systems Essentials (1 credit, lower division level) May 2000 through 2004
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server (2 credits, lower division level) July 2000 through 2004
  • Supporting a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure (2 credits, lower division level) September 2000 through 2004
  • Implementing and Administrating Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services (2 credits, lower division level) October 2000 through 2004
  • iNet+ (2 credits, lower division level) November 2000 through 2004
Computer Technology Industry Association Courses (CompTIA)
  • A+ Certification Program (2 credits, upper division level) November 1997 through 2004
  • Network+ (2 credits, upper division level) August 1999 through 2004

Source of Records

Connecticut Computer Service, Inc.; 101 East Summer Street; Plantsville, CT 06479

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

About the Training Sponsor

Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. (CCS) is dedicated to high quality education, sales and service. CCS is a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC), a Novell Authorized Education Center (NAEC), an Authorized Prometric Testing Center, Cisco Systems Reseller, Novell Platinum Partner and Microsoft Solutions Provider Partner. The mission of the CCS Education Department is to enable students to reach their highest potential, both personally and professionally. Classes are offered in CCS facilities located in Plantsville (Southington), Milford and New London. Students in the courses are corporate employees and career people. Each course ends with an optional certification examination. The credit recommendations apply only when individuals complete courses and achieve passing scores on the certification examinations administered at the three CCS facilities.

Course Descriptions

Microsoft Courses

Networking Essentials (1 credit, upper division level) July 1997 through 2001
This self-study course is intended for computer support professionals who wish to study computer-networking basics, and non-support personnel who are interested in computer networks. This courses as a general introduction for students who needs a foundation in current networking technology for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the Internet.

Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (2 credits, upper division level) May 1997 through 2001
This course is intended for network integrators, system engineers, and support professionals who implement and support TCP/IP in local and wide-area network environments. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to setup, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0-Enterprise Technologies (2 credits, upper division level) February 1997 through 2001
This course provides a training solution for support professionals working in a Windows NT Server 4.0-based enterprise environment. The goal of this course is for support professionals to be able to design, implement, and support the Windows NT Server network operating system in a multi-domain enterprise environment. The course content is organized in four units, each covering support in different areas of a Windows NT Server-based enterprise environment.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 95 (2 credits, upper division level) July 1997 through 2001
This course helps students gain the knowledge and skills to install, configure, customize, optimize, maintain, and troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system.

Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (1 credit, upper division level) December 1996 through 2001
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform post-installation and day-to-day administration tasks in a single-domain or multiple-domain Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 based network. This course provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 922 (Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 - Core Technologies). This course, combined with Course 922, gives students the skills necessary to pass both the Windows NT Server and Windows NT Workstations exams.

Deploying and Supporting Microsoft SMS 2.0 (2 credits, upper division level) April 1998 through 2004
This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to deploy and support Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0. The course provides students with expanded knowledge beyond administering Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0. These include installing a primary site server, setting up multiple sites, configuring site systems and securing and SMS site.

System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) September 1998 through 2004
This course provides students with knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server client/server database management system version 7.0.

Implementing a Database in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) November 1998 through 2004
This course provides students with the technical skills required to implement a database solution with the Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 client/server database management system.

Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Core Technologies (2 credits, upper division level) August 1997 through 2001
This course is intended for support professionals who install, customize, configure and support Microsoft Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server version 4.0. This course provides the core foundation for supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. Content primarily of interest in a complex environment-such as capacity planning on a server and a network, multiple domain management, and trust relationships-is covered in depth. Content specific to administration of the Windows NT Server network operating system can be found in the administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

Creating and Managing a Web Server Using Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) (1 credit, upper division level) January 1998 through 2001
This course teaches students how to support the various features of Microsoft Internet Information Server. Students will learn how to install, configure and implement all components that comprise IIS. They will also have hands-on experience setting up a Web site.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 98 (2 credits, upper division level) November 1998 through 2001
Course provides the skills and knowledge required to install, configure, support and troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows 98 operating system in both a stand-alone and network environment.

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series Design and Implementation (2 credits, upper division level) February 1998 through 2004
This course provides Microsoft Exchange Server support professionals with in-depth product information on planning and installing Exchange Server, Architecture of Exchange Server, supporting Exchange Server in a single site or multi-site enterprise environment, establishing messaging connectivity over the Internet and supporting Web access to Exchange Server computers through Microsoft Outlook Web Access. This course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment: includes hands-on training, lab work and lectures.

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series- Concepts and Administration (1.5 credits, upper division level) August 1998 through 2004
This course provides Microsoft Exchange Server administrators with the skills required to perform day-to-day management of an established Exchange Server Organization.

Supporting Microsoft Windows Terminal Server (1 credit, upper division level) January 1999 through 2001
This support-level course introduces Microsoft Windows Terminal Server version 4.0 to network support professionals. This course provides network support professionals with the knowledge, skills, and experience to plan, implement, and support Microsoft Windows Terminal Server.

Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse Using Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 (2 credits, upper division level) November 2000 through 2004
This course provides students with the technical skills required to plan, implement, and maintain a data warehouse using Microsoft SQL Server client/server database management system version 7.0.

Updating Support Skills from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000 (2 credits, upper division level) April 2000 through 2004
This course is designed to provide Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 support professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to support Microsoft Windows 2000 based networks. This is a performance-based course designed around the job-related tasks a support professional must perform using new or modified features in the Windows 2000 operating system.

Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure (1 credit, lower division level) May 2000 through 2004
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows 2000 directory services infrastructure in an enterprise network. Strategies are presented to assist the student in identifying the information technology needs of an organization, and then designing an Active Directory structure that meets those needs.

Desiging a Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking Services Infrastructure (1.5 credits, lower division level) November 2000 through 2004
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a Windows 2000 networking services solution for enterprise networks.

Implementing and Managing a Microsoft Exchange 2000 (2 credits, lower division level) June 2001 through 2004
The goal of this course is to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administer Microsoft Exchange 2000. This course also provides prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 1573, "Designing Microsoft Exchange for the Enterprise" and Course 2355, "Upgrading Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2000".

Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise (1 credit, upper division level) July 2001 through 2004
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Exchange 2000 organization for an enterprise environment. It is designed to complement course 1572, "Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000". This course does not discuss the migration or upgrade processes needed to implement a design. It focuses on designing an environment that is based on the business needs of an organization that requires multiple routing and administrative groups

Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database (2 credits, upper division level) May 2001 through 2004
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Course 2072 is a revision of 832: System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0.

Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database (2 credits, upper division level) July 2001 through 2004
This course provides students with the technical skills required to program a database solution by using Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Upon completion, students will be able to describe the elements of SQL Server 2000; design an SQL Server enterprise application architecture; describe the conceptual basis of programming in Transact-SQL; create and manage databases and their related components; implement data integrity by using the IDENTITY column property, constraints, defaults, rules and unique identifiers; plan for the use of indexes; create and maintain indexes; create, use, and maintain data views; implement user-defined functions; design, create, and use stored procedures; create and implement triggers; program across multiple servers by using distributed queries, distributed transaction and partitioned views; optimize query performance; analyze queries; and manage trans-actions and locks to ensure data concurrency and recoverability.

Microsoft Windows 2000 Network and Operating Systems Essentials (1 credit, lower division level) May 2000 through 2004
This course provides individual who are new to Microsoft Windows 2000 with the knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in supporting Windows 2000 networks. This is an introductory course designed to provide an overview of networking concepts and how they are implemented in Windows 2000.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server (2 credits, lower division level) July 2000 through 2004
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a work group or a domain. In addition, this course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 Server to create, file, and print Terminal servers.

Supporting a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure (2 credits, lower division level) September 2000 through 2004
This course is for new-to-product support professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring, managing and supporting a network infrastructure that uses the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Products. It also provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for course 2154, Implementing and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services.

Implementing and Administrating Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services (2 credits, lower division level) October 2000 through 2004
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administer Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory services. The course also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to centrally manage users and computers.

iNet+ (2 credits, lower division level) November 2000 through 2004
This course provides basic Internet skills for an Internet professional who needs to understand Internet/Intranet/Extranet infrastructure, tools, and resources. Learning objectives and domains examined include Internet basics, Internet clients, development, networking, security and business concepts.

Computer Technology Industry Association Courses (CompTIA)

A+ Certification Program (2 credits, upper division level) November 1997 through 2004
This program covers PC hardware, including systems boards, bus structures, PC memory and power suppliers, as well as disassembly, installation and re-assembly. Overview of both local and wide area networks and introduction to the Internet are also discussed. DOS and Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 will be studied along with issues regarding printers.

Network+ (2 credits, upper division level) August 1999 through 2004
This course will certify the knowledge of net-working technicians who have worked in the IT industry for 18-24 months. Completion of this course and passing the corresponding exam means that the candidate possesses the knowledge needed to configure the TCP/IP client.