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Applied Information Technology


The mission of the Applied Information Technology program at Withlacoochee Technical College is to provide the students with the instruction, training, atmosphere, and facilities needed to become employed as competent IT technicians and related occupations. Each student’s ability and effort will determine his/her individual success in this program.


This course was designed for students who are interested in Information Technology but have limited technical knowledge of computing systems. Students learn foundational concepts related to computer hardware and software, networking, databases, programming, Information Systems, and data security. In addition to instructional videos and textual content, the course includes over 100 hands-on labs to reinforce the concepts students are learning. Students also learn to code HTML 5 and CSS3 using interactive lessons. The course is finalized with python 3 and the availability of the Python PCS certification.

Industry Certification:

Python Coding Specialist Exam

Unique Requirements:

The State of Florida requires students to meet a basic skills requirement prior to program completion. The basic skills grade levels for this program are: Computation (Mathematics) 9.0, Communications (Reading Language Arts) 9.0.
Completion time depends on the progress of the individual. The typical length of this program for the average achieving student is 600 hours.

Completion Levels: Applied Information Technology

  • Information Technology Assistant
  • IT & Web Systems
  • Programming Fundamentals

Certificate Requirements:

A student must meet ALL the following conditions to earn a Certificate of Program Completion from WTC:

  • Pass all courses and OCPs in the program
  • Complete the required curriculum
  • Settle all school debt including returning textbooks for high school students
  • Meet Florida Basic Skills requirements for the program.
  • Receive the instructor's recommendation

Program Information

New classes begin in August and January
Typical class times are 7:30am to 3:00pm M-F

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Contact the College About This Program - 726-2430 Ext. 4301



Articulation Agreement

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