ECCC offers A+ Essentials Certification

From press reports


The ECCC Workforce Development Center is offering CompTIA A+ Essentials/IT Technician Certification. This certification validates the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals and confirms a technician’s ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and basic networking.

Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning on September 24, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for eight consecutive weeks in the Bradford J. Tucker Applied Technologies Center on the Decatur campus.

Thomas Fortenberry will be serving as instructor.

Total cost of the class is $400 which includes the class fee, the book, and two A+ test vouchers.  Grant funds, made possible through the Department of Labor, may be available to those applicants that qualify.  To see if you’re eligible, contact Candy Anderson at 601-635-6430, or email,

For more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator; Phone 601-635-6245; email address is