Training Camp Offers Industry-First Accelerated Learning Course for Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist (ACHDS)

September 22, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News

Philadelphia, PA — Training Camp, an award-winning developer and provider of IT training programs, announced today that it has introduced a 3-day Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist (ACHDS) Training Camp. The course is the first in the industry to be offered in an accelerated learning format, and its graduates will fill the demand for certified professionals within the important Apple IT space.

The course will help students verify their understanding of Mac OS X core functionality and their ability to configure key services, perform basic troubleshooting, and assist end users with essential Mac OS X capabilities. It is intended as a good first step on a career path to system administration for help desk personnel, service technicians and technical coordinators.

¡°As Mac OS X continues to evolve, we continue to be at the forefront of providing training and certification for individuals looking to expand their careers in the Apple space,¡± said Steve Gaudino, Chief Operating Officer at Training Camp. ¡°The course also allows us to respond to the demand for these certified professionals as Apple continues to represent a key player in the industry.¡±

Attendees of the ACHDS Training Camp instructor-led, blended-learning program will receive a robust set of course materials that cater to each of the primary individual learning-intake styles (auditory, visual, and kinesthetic-tactual) proven to be critical for a successful accelerated learning experience.

In addition to daily lectures, labs and review sessions led by expert instructors, the course will cover the following materials:


The ability to navigate, configure, and troubleshoot Mac OS X operating system
Basics on networking including Ethernet, wireless, VPN, 802.1X, Firewall and Internet Sharing
How to connect and use peripherals such as USB, FireWire, and Bluetooth
Managing the User environment and login options
How to add, configure, and manage printers

Included in the ACHDS Training Camp package is intensive hands-on training by expert instructors utilizing Training Camps unique Lecture¦¢Lab¦¢Review¢â delivery, blended-learning instruction comprised of comprehensive study materials and pre-class mentoring, customized curriculum, comprehensive lab manuals, and Practice Testing Software. The package also includes 24-hour lab and instructor access, examination vouchers, on-site certification testing, and 3 days of hotel accommodations, breakfast, lunch, unlimited beverages, snacks and coffee.

For more information on the ACHDS Training Camp, please visit

About Training Camp
Training Camp is the recognized leader for providing accelerated learning courses that offer information technology professionals rapid skills transfer and accelerated time to competency. Training Camp's programs cover the industry¡¯s most in-demand vendor and vendor-neutral certifications for information technology. Training Camp, founded in 1998, is a privately held company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.