MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Career Center and Microsoft Corporation have recognized 15 students who have earned their Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Windows Operating certification.
The MTA certification is for individuals intending to build a career in desktop infrastructure, server infrastructure, or private cloud computing. Candidates that successfully pass this exam will have knowledge of fundamental Windows operating system concepts in a Windows 10 environment.
The MTA certification addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates core technical knowledge, and enhances technical credibility.
The MTA Windows Operating System exam measures the following skills: Understanding operating system configurations, installing and upgrading client systems, managing applications, managing files and folders, managing devices, and understanding operating system maintenance.
In order to earn the certification, each student has to pass a proctored exam with no access to learning materials or the Internet. This certification is recognized by the Ohio Department of Education and the IT industry as a recognized credential.
All of these students plan to earn additional industry certifications. The Computer Network Technology program offers training towards the following certifications: Cisco CCT: Routing and Switching, Cisco CCNA: Routing and Switching, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Net+, CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals, and Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals.