Information Technology Principles

The Mile2® Certified Information Technology Principles – C)ITP certification course, is intended for anyone interested in learning computer fundamentals and IT Security. The C)ITP provides essential technology competencies and enhances foundational IT skills to improve students’ job performance. Students will learn competencies such as how to Utilize a computer, its hardware, database, and network. In addition, introductory computer security concepts are taught, such as access controls and best practices.


The C)ITP certification course is excellent for secondary or post-secondary students wanting to have a career in IT or professionals considering a career change or simply looking for a broader understanding of IT. The C)ITP curriculum is an excellent foundational program that can be included in academic two-year/four-year degree programs.


Statistics: The IT job space is predicted to double its demand in the next ten years. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT jobs are expected to outpace available IT engineers and are considered the fastest-growing field in engineering. There is no better time than now to get certified with Mile2!

Certified IT Principles
Key Course Information

Live Class Duration: 40 Hours


Language: English


Class Formats:

*  Instructor-led

*  Self-Study

*  Live Virtual Training


Suggested Prior Knowledge: None


Applicable Exams:

*  Mile2 C)ITP


CPEs:  40

Certified IT Principles

Module 01 – Utilizing Computers

  • Widely used computing devices
  • Utilizing a workstation
  • Utilizing an operating system (OS)
  • Operating system administration
  • Troubleshooting and supporting


Module 02 – Utilizing Databases and Applications

  • Utilizing applications
  • Utilizing databases
  • Utilizing data types and units
  • Application development and programming
  • Utilizing databases and applications


Module 03 – Utilizing Computer Hardware

  • Components of the system
  • Utilizing device interfaces
  • Utilizing peripheral devices
  • Utilizing storage devices
  • Utilizing file systems
  • Utilizing computer hardware


Module 04 – Utilizing Networks

  • Concepts of the network
  • Connecting to a network
  • Utilizing mobile devices
  • Utilizing shared storage
  • Secure web browsing
  • Utilizing networks


Module 05 – Introduction to Security Concepts

  • Concerns about security
  • Behavioral security concepts
  • Managing access controls
  • Security best practices
  • Managing security

Who Should Attend

• Everyone
• Employees
• IT Starters
• Career Changers
• Secondary Students
• Post-secondary Students


Upon Completion

Upon completion, the Certified Internet Technology Principles (CITP) candidate will be able to competently take the C)ITP exams as well as be able to understand basic IT principles to provide individuals with the fundamentals of computer and network security concepts.

Re-Certification Requirements

All  Mile2 certifications will be awarded a 3-year expiration date.


There are two requirements to maintain Mile2 certification: 


1)  Pass the most current version of the exam for your respective existing certification


2)  Earn 20 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per year. You may submit your CEUs to your Mile2 account. These CEUs must fall under “Qualify Continuing Educational Activities).


Visit our certification renewal page for more information.

C)ITP Exam Information

The Certified IT Principles exam is taken online through Mile2’s Learning Management System and is accessible from your account.


A minimum grade of 70% is required for certification.

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Course FAQ's

Do I have to purchase a course to buy a certification exam?

NO.  You do not have to purchase a course to purchase a certification exam.  

Do all Mile2 courses map to a role-based career path?

All of our courses can be taken independently.  In order to help guide our students on their cybersecurity career journey we have developed the Mile2 Certification Roadmap.

This helpful resource maps specific courses to Role-based career tracks.

How to I Access My Exam?

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2. Select the “Courses” tab
3. Choose the course name that matches the exam you want to take

4. In the course materials, scroll to the bottom of the page to find the certifiation exam.
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