Welcome to the Computer Training and Information Technology Readiness Center!


About Us

At the Computer Training and Information Technology Readiness Center, we are dedicated to providing a fast-track, hands-on approach to knowledge transfer and training in the field of information technology.

Our Mission

Our mission is to guide individuals in preparing them so that they can obtain the utmost and recognized industry certifications without the need for a college degree. We believe that practical expertise and real-world experience are the keys to success in the IT industry.

Our Focus

We specialize in offering comprehensive training in various areas of information technology such as, but not limited to Personal Computing, Routers, Switches, Wireless, Network Security, Collaboration, Unified Communications, Data Center Networking, Cloud and Datacenter Services, Network Management Software and Cybersecurity Solutions and Service Provider Networking, Microsoft Operating Systems, Office Suite, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365. Our training is guided to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to excel in the rapidly evolving Information Technology landscape.


We are committed to helping you prepare to obtain recognized industry certifications in the field of Computer Engineering and Information Technology. With our intensive training and knowledge transfer and all hands on labs and guidance, you will have the opportunity to take and obtain certifications from reputable names in the industry, including Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Palo Alto Networks, Hewlett Packard, Dell, EMC, VMware, Amazon.

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The training center will guide you with practical hands on labs to prepare you so that you can schedule and pass your certification exam. Below are just a few list of certifications by from some of the most recognized companies in the industry of information technology Comptia, Cisco Systes and Microsoft.


  1. Core Certifications:
    • CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+): Entry-level certification covering foundational IT concepts and terminology.
    • CompTIA A+: A fundamental certification for IT support and technical roles, focusing on hardware, software, networking, and security.
  2. Infrastructure Certifications:
    • CompTIA Network+: Validates knowledge and skills related to network infrastructure and troubleshooting.
    • CompTIA Security+: Focuses on essential cybersecurity concepts and best practices.


Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) tracks.

  1. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA):
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2012: Focused on Windows Server 2012 and its administration.
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2016: Focused on Windows Server 2016 and its administration.
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2019: Focused on Windows Server 2019 and its administration.
  2. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE):
    • MCSE: Core Infrastructure: Covered various topics related to Windows Server and cloud technologies.

Cisco Systems

  1. Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT):
    • The entry-level certification for networking beginners.
  2. Cisco Certified Technician (CCT):
    • Focuses on the skills required for on-site support and maintenance of Cisco networking devices.
  3. Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate:
    • Designed for individuals seeking knowledge in cybersecurity operations.
  4. Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA):
    • For individuals involved in network design tasks.
  5. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA):
    • CCNA Routing and Switching: Focuses on foundational knowledge of network technologies.
    • CCNA Security: Specializes in network security.
    • CCNA Data Center: Focuses on data center technologies.
    • CCNA Collaboration: Specializes in collaboration technologies like VoIP and video.
    • CCNA Wireless: Concentrates on wireless networking technologies.
    • CCNA Cloud: Specializes in cloud technologies.
  6. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP):
    • CCNP Routing and Switching: Advanced knowledge of enterprise networking technologies.
    • CCNP Security: Focuses on advanced network security.
    • CCNP Data Center: Concentrates on data center technologies.
    • CCNP Collaboration: Advanced knowledge of collaboration technologies.
    • CCNP Wireless: Advanced skills in wireless networking.
    • CCNP Service Provider: Specializes in service provider networking technologies.
  7. Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE):
    • CCIE Routing and Switching: Expert-level certification for network infrastructure.

Our Style

Our center is focused on providing a hands-on approach to learning.

Hands-On Approach

We believe that practical experience is invaluable in understanding and mastering information technology. Through real-world labs and detailed explanations, we make learning not only effective but also enjoyable. Our goal is to ensure that you gain a level of achievement that empowers you to improve your daily life and enhance your career prospects.

No College Degree Required

Not being in possession of a college degree does not hinder your certification or employment eligibility. At our center, we prioritize passion and dedication. We warmly embrace individuals from diverse backgrounds who possess a strong eagerness to learn and succeed in the dynamic IT field. Additionally, the opportunities in Information Technology are vast, with potential earnings over six figures, and the flexibility of working from the comfort of your home.

Excel at Any Role

Our plan is to fast-track your knowledge and prepare you for success in any IT role. By providing you with real-life, hands-on training, you will be well-equipped to excel in your future position. Our training represents the real world, giving you the confidence and skills to handle the challenges and demands of the industry.

Join us at the Computer Training and Information Technology Readiness Center and embark on a journey of transformation and growth. Discover the joy of learning and the empowerment of acquiring industry-recognized certifications. Let us guide you to a future filled with opportunities and success in the dynamic world of information technology. Together, we will capitalize on your achievements, enhance your career, and pave the way for a brighter future.

Meet the Instructor

Allow me to introduce myself as Mr. Jose Morales. I successfully completed my high school education at Bassick High School in a remarkable three years. At the young age of 19, I was fortunate enough to earn a scholarship to Gibbs College class of 2000, where I obtained my Associates in Information Technology. Proficient in both English and Spanish Languages, I am delighted to be your instructor at the Computer Training and Information Technology Readiness Center.

I have spent the last 24 years architecting and implementing large-scale and complex computer systems and networks throughout Connecticut, New York, Long Island, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, covering different industries such as, but not limited to, Health Care, Investment Banking, Security, Entertainment, Education, Government, and Public Sectors. I have garnered extensive expertise in various domains of information technology. My knowledge covers a wide range of subjects, including, but not limited to:

  • Local Area Networking
  • Wide Area Networking
  • Security
  • Wireless
  • VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)
  • Virtualization
  • Server and PC Computing
  • Help Desk
  • Datacenter Technologies and Operations

My dedication to empowering individuals is evident as I generously share my wealth of professional and technical experience. Under my guidance, you will acquire the tools and skills necessary to excel in the field of technology. The learning experience will be enriched by hands-on labs that utilize physical equipment, ensuring a thorough understanding and ease of learning perfectly aligned with real-world practical and corporate settings.

I will guide you on your journey into the world of information technology. Join me at the Computer Training and Information Technology Readiness Center to learn from the best and elevate your IT skills to new heights. With my assistance and your dedication, the possibilities for success in the technology industry are limitless.

Contact Us

Our Address

522 Boston Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06608

Call Us

(475) 282-6220

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