SGTC CIS Student Earns CompTIA A+ Certification

June 28, 2018
A man hands a certificate to another male.
CIS instructor Randy Greene (left) presents Dakota Hall, CIS student on SGTC's Crisp County Center campus, with his A+ certification.

Dakota Hall, a Computer Information Systems student at South Georgia Technical College’s Crisp County Center recently earned his A+ certification, validating him as an Information Technology (IT) professional.

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ (Plus) is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians. The exam is designed to certify the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers. This certification validates the knowledge and skills of computer repair and maintenance IT professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that recognizes a technician’s abilities.

South Georgia Technical College students may qualify for the Hope Scholarship, Hope Grant, and the Hope Career Grant, depending on their major. The Hope Career Grant allows students to earn up to $1000 per semester for enrolling in programs that are in-high demand in Georgia’s workforce (listed here). South Georgia Technical College also offers students job placement assistance.

For more information about South Georgia Technical College’s programs, diplomas, associate degrees and certifications, visit the South Georgia Tech website, or contact the admissions office on the Americus Campus at 229.931.2760 or on the Cordele Campus 229.271.4051.  For specific information about the SGTC CIS and Networking Programs, contact Randy Greene on the Crisp County Center campus at or Andrea Ingram on the Americus campus at

South Georgia Technical College is currently accepting applications for Fall semester. Fall orientation and registration days will be held on July 31 and Aug. 16 with classes beginning on Aug. 20. It is not too late, apply today! Get a jump start on a higher paycheck with a higher education degree!