APT College Programs

A Global Leader in Technology Education

  (800) 431-8488
  aptc@aptc.edu

Upcoming Online Courses

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the electrical and electronic fundamental concepts at the basis of any technological industry. Upon completion of the course students will be able to determine voltage, current, resistance, and power values for electrical circuits in any configuration, both under DC and AC condition, and will have an understanding of the operation of the main electrical and electronic components. The operation of several electrical and electronic devices such as filters, single and multi-stage amplifiers, rectifiers, voltage regulators, and power supplies is explored. The basic principles of troubleshooting electronic devices are also introduced. This course includes a preparatory review for the AT&T Basic Electricity Test as well as AT&T Basic Electronics Test (District 3).

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides the fundamental knowledge that enables the student to pass the FCC Element 1 Marine Radio Operator’s Permit exam, and the FCC Element 3 General Radio Operator's License (GROL) exam. FCC Element 1 provides basic radio law and operating practice to become familiar with aircraft, ship, and other FCC licensed radio communications equipment. FCC Element 3 provides general electrical and electronic knowledge required to repair and maintain radio transmitters and receivers. The General Radio Operator's License is recognized by several employers as evidence of knowledge in the radio telecommunications field.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

The Network+ (NPP) Preparatory course prepares the student for the vendor-neutral CompTIA N10-006 certification exam. The Network+ exam assesses the minimum network technology knowledge needed to work in network environments. This course provides an intensive curriculum that helps the student navigate and comprehend key exam objectives through a review of principles and concepts, graded assessments, and hands on experience via a number of simulated exercises and lab activities. The course begins with a review of key network fundamentals that are essential in building a strong foundation and continues with a survey of routing, wireless, and wide area network concepts that are crucial in networks today. The course wraps-up a comprehensive review of exam objectives with a look at network management, security, and troubleshooting considerations prevalent in the network.

   

Class Start Time: 6:00PM Class End Time: 10:00PM   Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Garage Location

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of fiber optic systems used in the telecommunications industry. The course begins with a discussion of the optical concepts related to light waves, and an explanation of how light carrying information propagates down the fiber. The course progresses with a description of the optical components used in fiber optic systems including light sources, optical fiber types, connectors, types of cables and their use, and photodetectors. Different splicing techniques are discussed as well as the use of several test instruments to measure fiber optic systems performance. Techniques to develop a fiber optic system link budget considering system losses are also introduced. Students will be engaged in an extensive hands-on lab giving an opportunity to demonstrate and test what they have learned. The course prepares the student for the ETA Fiber Optic Installer (FOI) industry certification.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

Wireless technologies permit two-way communications that are impossible or impractical to implement with the use of wires. Wireless encompasses various types of fixed, mobile, and portable applications, including public safety radios, cellular telephones, smart phones, tablets, and various sensors devices. This course provides students with an introduction to the world of wireless technology that is impacting every sector of our interconnected world today. The course helps the student develop core knowledge centered in wireless standards and a conceptual understanding of the design, communication and components that enable current wireless technologies including 3G and ultimately 4G (LTE).

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This is the first course in a three part series that prepares the student for the CCENT/CCNA ICND1 certification exam. This course begins by discussing the purpose, role, and basic operations of the OSI and TCP/IP models and surveys Ethernet and other key technologies that enable local and wide area networks. The course continues with a detailed review of the classful IPv4 address and the end to end routing process. The course also takes a comprehensive look at the variety of ways the command line interface can be leveraged to navigate common switch configuration modes to manage the internetwork operating system. The course wraps-up with a review of key factors that impact the configuration and management of local area networks, the creation of virtual local area networks, and a methodical process that should be considered when analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving problems in a Layer 2 environment.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the electrical and electronic fundamental concepts at the basis of any technological industry. Upon completion of the course students will be able to determine voltage, current, resistance, and power values for electrical circuits in any configuration, both under DC and AC condition, and will have an understanding of the operation of the main electrical and electronic components. The operation of several electrical and electronic devices such as filters, single and multi-stage amplifiers, rectifiers, voltage regulators, and power supplies is explored. The basic principles of troubleshooting electronic devices are also introduced. This course includes a preparatory review for the AT&T Basic Electricity Test as well as AT&T Basic Electronics Test (District 3).

   

Class Start Time: 5:30PM Class End Time: 9:30PM   Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Garage Location

This course provides a basic understanding of the electrical, electronic, and computer fundamental concepts, and the digital technologies as they apply to the telecommunications industry. Upon completion of the course students will be able to analyze an electrical circuit in any configuration, both under DC and AC condition, and will have an understanding of the operation of the main electrical and electronic components. Digital and analog instruments and the related measuring procedures will be introduced as well as the electrical safety rules to be followed. Numbering systems, logic gates, and principles of computer architecture are illustrated. An overview of telecommunications systems including Digital Signal Processing performed on voice and data signals before being transmitted (A/D conversion, modulation, line encoding, and multiplexing) and the description of transmission media currently in use (copper pair, optical fibers, wireless on air) are provided. T-carrier system and SONET standard and related hierarchies are also introduced. This course includes a preparatory review for the following Employers Internal Tests: • AT&T TKT and CTKT for District 1, 2, 4, and 6 • Century Link MPT for District 7 • AT&T DT-STAT for District 9 • AT&T Basic Electricity for all Districts

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the electrical and electronic fundamental concepts at the basis of any technological industry. Upon completion of the course students will be able to determine voltage, current, resistance, and power values for electrical circuits in any configuration, both under DC and AC condition, and will have an understanding of the operation of the main electrical and electronic components. The operation of several electrical and electronic devices such as filters, single and multi-stage amplifiers, rectifiers, voltage regulators, and power supplies is explored. The basic principles of troubleshooting electronic devices are also introduced. This course includes a preparatory review for the AT&T Basic Electricity Test as well as AT&T Basic Electronics Test (District 3).

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides a basic understanding of the electrical, electronic, and computer fundamental concepts, and the digital technologies as they apply to the telecommunications industry. Upon completion of the course students will be able to analyze an electrical circuit in any configuration, both under DC and AC condition, and will have an understanding of the operation of the main electrical and electronic components. Digital and analog instruments and the related measuring procedures will be introduced as well as the electrical safety rules to be followed. Numbering systems, logic gates, and principles of computer architecture are illustrated. An overview of telecommunications systems including Digital Signal Processing performed on voice and data signals before being transmitted (A/D conversion, modulation, line encoding, and multiplexing) and the description of transmission media currently in use (copper pair, optical fibers, wireless on air) are provided. T-carrier system and SONET standard and related hierarchies are also introduced. This course includes a preparatory review for the following Employers Internal Tests: • AT&T TKT and CTKT for District 1, 2, 4, and 6 • Century Link MPT for District 7 • AT&T DT-STAT for District 9 • AT&T Basic Electricity for all Districts

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

In this course students will gain the skills needed to create, customize, and organize professional looking documents in Microsoft Office Word 2013 by using formatting tools and appropriate visual content.The course starts by illustrating how to create, manage and print word documents, and use editing and formatting tools to format text, paragraphs, and entire documents. The course then explains how to insert and work with tables and other objects such as SmartArt, ClipArt, shapes, and pictures to improve the readability of the Word document and bring it to a professional level. Building blocks and Quick Parts are then introduced as well as bookmarks and hyperlinks. At the end of the course, advanced tools to apply references, add captions and footnotes, and record macros are also introduced. This course prepares for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Office Word 2013 (77-418) certification.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of mathematics. Students will gain an understanding of whole numbers and the arithmetic operations, the order of operation rules, fractions and decimals, and percentages. The metric system and the customary system are explained and basic geometry concepts introduced. At the end of the course,basic algebra concepts such as the use of variables and linear equations to solve word problems by means are discussed.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides the fundamental knowledge that enables the student to pass the FCC Element 1 Marine Radio Operator’s Permit exam, and the FCC Element 3 General Radio Operator's License (GROL) exam. FCC Element 1 provides basic radio law and operating practice to become familiar with aircraft, ship, and other FCC licensed radio communications equipment. FCC Element 3 provides general electrical and electronic knowledge required to repair and maintain radio transmitters and receivers. The General Radio Operator's License is recognized by several employers as evidence of knowledge in the radio telecommunications field.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course provides a survey of the fundamentals of data communications and networks. It begins with a look at important aspects of data communications, data networks, and the Internet along with key facets of protocol architectures, TCP/IP, and Internet-Based applications. The concepts and terminology centered on data transmission, transmission media, signaling encoding techniques, and error detection/correction are also covered. The course wraps-up with a look at the value of data link control protocols and multiplexing in data communications and networks today. Multimedia content and interactive simulations are used throughout to reinforce course concepts.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This is the first course in a two part series that prepares the student for the CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 certification exam. This course begins with a review of virtual LAN (VLAN) switching concepts, explains the underpinning need for, configuration, and verification of the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), and introduces a methodical process to predict normal behaviors to enhance Layer 2 LAN and VLAN analysis, troubleshooting, and problem resolution. This part continues with a survey of OSPF and EIGRP protocol operation in IPv4 environments and offers a methodical process that can be employed to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve dynamic routing problems. The course wraps-up with a comprehensive look at point to point, Ethernet, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and virtual private networks (VPNs) as private wide area network (WAN) service alternatives.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course explores sociological processes that underlie everyday life, focusing on cultural diversity, processes of socialization, and social factors that shape and drive the U.S. culture.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This is the second course in a three part series that prepares the student for the CCENT/CCNA ICND1 certification exam. This course begins with a subnetting definition, differentiates the five IPv4 address classes, and explains Class A, B, and C address formats. Conversion of binary, prefix, and dotted decimal formatted subnet masks and the classless and classful views of IP addressing are also discussed. The course also takes a look at the rules that enable efficient subnet deployment and offers binary and dotted decimal approaches to identify subnet identifiers, host ranges, and broadcast addresses. Physical router installation factors are discussed along with the steps needed to enable IPv4 support on Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices. The course further reviews the end to end routing process, how connected, static, and interVLAN routing is enabled, and key features of interior, exterior, and Routing Information Protocol version 2 (RIPv2) routing protocols. The course wraps-up with a look at the role Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name Service (DNS), and the default router plays in the local area network and offers tips on analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving host connectivity problems in the network.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course explores the relationship between man and the environment, examining the balance between natural resources and the needs of an expanding population. Students engage scientific, political, economic, and social implications of managing the physical environment.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course presents the fundamental elements of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, with an emphasis on the workplace and small groups. Primary focus is placed on critical thinking, perception, conflict, verbal and nonverbal components, strategies for listening and responding, the dynamics of relationship, and adjustments for cultural differences. Students evaluate these in light of ethics, context, and communication styles.

   

Class Start Time: Asynchronous Class End Time:    Time Zone: 
Class Delivery Type: Asynchronous

This course develops fundamental written communication skills with an emphasis on understanding the writing process, analyzing standard English mechanics, and practicing writing for personal and professional applications.

   

© 2014 APT College LLC, all rights reserved. Privacy Policy

1939 Palomar Oaks Way Suite A, Carlsbad, CA 92011 | Phone (800) 431-8488, Fax (888) 431-8588