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IntelliTec is Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

IntelliTec College is excited to announce we have been honored by CompTIA, a leading IT industry association, for our commitment to helping people realize their career goals. IntelliTec is a CompTIA partner institution, and our Computer Network Systems Technician (CNST) program has been designed to prepare students with the most current and relevant training in order to prepare them for successful entry into the IT job market. If you are interested in a career in IT, learn more about IntelliTec’s CNST program, and how you can enter the IT field, with training from IntelliTec College, a CompTIA Transformation Award winner!

IntelliTec College is a certificate- and degree-granting institution with campus locations in Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, and Pueblo, Colorado, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and programs at IntelliTec are dedicated to preparing students for the realities of future employment in the field. IntelliTec’s goal is to prepare students for the job market, and the Computer Network Systems Technician (CNST) certificate and degree programs at IntelliTec teach practical theory and provide hands-on skills training. IntelliTec is honored to be recognized by CompTIA for “outstanding leadership in preparing individuals for employment in the IT field.”

IntelliTec College was one of just five organizations to receive a 2021 CompTIA Transformation Award for demonstrating the ability to change, evolve, shift and transform its operations and practices to incorporate new ways of instruction, diversify and expand the audiences they serve and deliver other positive impacts. “Partners such as IntelliTec Colleges remained resolute and strong through more than a year of unprecedented challenges and disruptions,” said John McGlinchey, CompTIA’s executive vice president for global certification. “Their creativity and adaptability allowed them to provide high-quality education and training to individuals pursuing opportunities to work in IT. CompTIA is grateful for their effort and proud to call them a partner.”

IntelliTec is proud to have received this award from CompTIA, our valued partner in IT education and training. Rick Butler, MSM-IT/PM, CySA+, IntelliTec’s Corporate Director of Information Technology, said of the partnership, “IntelliTec has been increasing involvement with CompTIA in the last couple years, through the CompTIA Instructor’s Network and providing instruction through the CIN’s Train-the-Trainer series.  We believe the more involvement we can have with CompTIA, the more improvements we can make to our programs to help our students be successful when they go for certification.” 

IntelliTec’s Computer Network and Systems Technician (CNST) program is offered at the Albuquerque and Colorado Springs campus locations. Students may enroll in either the 12-month CNST certificate program, or the 19-month CNST Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree program. Students in IntelliTec’s CNST program learn the essentials of computer and network repair skills, including how to build and repair computers; install, configure, and maintain a variety of Windows operating systems in a stand-alone, workgroup, and domain environment; set up internet connections and establish different types of networks like LAN (local area network) or WAN (wide area network); establish and maintain functioning routers and servers and prevent and repair malfunctions when they occur; and maintain network security fundamentals with Cloud technology. Additionally, students learn the important “soft skills” for providing help and support to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. 

The CNST program is designed to prepare graduates to test for professional certifications including: 

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+ Certified Technician (two exams: Hardware and Software),
  • CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional
  • CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional
  • Microsoft Technology Associate — Server and Linux Essentials

These certifications are recognized throughout the industry and are highly valued by employers. Graduates of IntelliTec’s CNST program will be prepared to enter the workforce as a computer systems administrator, network technician, end user support specialist, computer systems support technician, information technology associate, mobile device specialist (A+), or information security/assurance analyst. 

If you are ready to launch your career in the IT sector, come to IntelliTec, a 2021 CompTIA Transformation Award winner, for your training! IntelliTec has been recognized by IT industry leader CompTIA for outstanding leadership in preparing individuals for employment in the IT field. At IntelliTec, our mission is to help people realize their career goals, and we are so honored to have been recognized by CompTIA for our efforts. This last year has been challenging for everyone, and we are proud of our staff and our students for rising to the occasion. To learn more about how you can join the IntelliTec family, and pursue your IT career with training from a CompTIA Transformation award-winning institution, visit You can make your career goals a reality, with training from IntelliTec! Contact us today!