Welcome to the North Dakota Citizens Skills for All Resource Page
Designed for learner success, Skills for All provides free, quality, self-paced online learning aligned to industry jobs and connects learners to in-demand entry-level IT jobs, industry certifications, and valuable career resources. Skills for All from Cisco Networking Academy gives learners everywhere — from all backgrounds and experiences — a pathway to a career in technology.
Updated Skills for All Courses Spring 2023
The basic entry level courses to begin exploring Cybersecurity.
- Introduction to Cybersecurity
- Computer Hardware Basics
- Operating System Basics
- Introduction to IoT and Digital Transformation
- Getting Started with Cisco Packet Tracer
- Exploring Networking with Cisco Packet Tracer
- Exploring Internet of Things With Cisco Packet Tracer
- Introduction to Packet Tracer Exam
More in-depth course content to begin possible career exploration.
A deeper exploration of Networking.
- Networking Basics
- Networking Devices and Initial Configuration
- Network Addressing and Basic Troubleshooting
The programming languages courses have industry certifications available.
Programming Languages Certifications
The full cybersecurity pathway that with an option for an industry certification.
- Introduction to Cybersecurity (course)
- A Future-Proof Career (video)
- The Cybersecurity Threat Landscape (video)
- The Anatomy of an Attacker (video)
- Networking Basics (course)
- Networking Devices and Initial Configuration (course)
- Endpoint Security (course)
- Network Defense (course)
- Cyber Threat Management (course)
- Cybersecurity Pathway Exam
- Certification: IT Specialist – Cybersecurity (resource)
- A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional (video)
- Connecting to Jobs (video)
- The Bridge Between Talent and Employment (resource)
Explore the ND Start Engineering Cybersecurity Career Guide to learn more about the Cybersecurity landscape and opportunities for your future.
Thank you to our Cisco Network Academies in North Dakota who support the efforts of this Cisco Skills for All Citizens Initiative:
- Bismarck Career Academy
- Bismarck State College
- Fargo South High School
- Grand Forks Public Schools
- Grand Forks Red River
- Hankinson Public School
- Lake Region State College/Lake Area Vo-Tech
- Minot Public Schools
- New Rockford-Sheyenne School District #2
- New Salem-Almont High School
- North Dakota Career and Technical Education
- North Dakota State College of Science
- Sheyenne Valley Area CTC
- Sitting Bull College
- Turtle Mountain Community College
- University of Mary
- West Fargo Public Schools
- Williston State College