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Performance Training Institute

Harford Community College is pleased to announce their partnership with SURV-TEC to bring workforce training to Water’s Edge. 


SURV-TEC's training facility is flexible, scalable, and fully equipped to make your course run as smoothly as possible. Its close proximity to I-95, Aberdeen Proving Ground, and the Baltimore metro area, along with state-of-the-art computers and technical equipment, provide an accessible and convenient venue to get your class up and running.  



Harford Community College offers a wide range of training that can be delivered to meet employer(s) needs with a minimum of only 10 students. Feel free to join with other employers to meet the minimum and share ideas, as these classes are created on demand.  Below is only a sampling. Fill out the form below and let us know how we can help. Our competitive pricing, customizable classes and flexible scheduling are designed to fit all of your training needs. 

Courses offered through Harford's Performance Training Institute at Water's Edge

AWS Cloud Foundations

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.  Prerequisite: Basic IT and business knowledge.

Certified Authorized Professional

Students will review and explore the process and tasks required to authorize and maintain information systems within the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Specifically, students will review how to formalize the processes to assess risk and establish security documentation throughout the entire lifecycle of a system and then will use in class exercises to practice some of the key tasks involved in the identification, analysis, mitigation planning, mitigation plan implementation, and tracking associated with the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) role, as the security practitioner, who advocates for security risk management in pursuit of maintaining the organization’s mission systems and networks in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and organizational implementation guidance. 

Certified Ethical Hacker

To beat a hacker you have to think like one! Ethical hacking is the process of penetrating computers, networks, and applications that you have official authorization to access in order to determine if vulnerabilities exist. Once the vulnerabilities are discovered, what should be done to undertake preventative, corrective, and protective countermeasures before an actual compromise to the system takes place? This course will teach you how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems. You will use the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner, to assess the security of a target system. Students will complete the exam in class.


This course is designed to prepare students to pass CompTIA’s Linux+ exam.  In this class students learn to configure, monitor, and support servers running in the Linux operating environment.  Students are introduced to shell programming with BASH including the advanced automation of certain system administration tasks. Advanced details including the boot process and system initialization are covered including system resource management of running processes for better system performance.


Advance from an A+ certified (or equivalent) technician to a network support technician. This hands-on course covers every aspect of PC networks from basic trouble shooting through advanced system configuration.
Prerequisite: A+ Certified or Fundamentals of PC Repair, PC Repair Technician Level 1 and 2, or equivalent experience.


Benefit from an in-depth discussion of the current risks and threats to an organization's data as well as the strategies for safeguarding critical electronic assets. This course provides a foundation for those responsible for protecting network services, devices, traffic, and data. Gain the information necessary to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.  

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook

We provide end-user training for all levels of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

BitBucket and Git

This course will allow students to emerge with an understanding of the primary features of Bitbucket.  The course will cover an overview of a modern agile organization practicing CI/CD/DevOps and the role of version control; Git basic usage from both the command line and using Sourcetree; Branching strategies; Users and permissions; Using pull requests to facilitate code reviews; JIRA and 3rd party integrations; and Pipelines for automated testing and CI/CD.

Introduction to Jenkins

This course will allow students to emerge with an understanding of the primary features of Jenkins and be able to set up automated CI/CD tasks. The course will cover CI/CD overview and benefits; Jenkins overview; Hosting options; Running from Docker; Plugins; Pulling from Git; Building; Testing; and Deploying.

The course will focus on individual completion of tasks running Jenkins locally in a Docker container. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of problem solving in the constantly evolving space of CI/CD solutions.

Jira and Confluence

This 5-day course presents an understanding of how Jira and Confluence can help with effective team project planning and communication.  It will also show how modern Agile and Scrum practices can work in conjunction with Jira and Confluence.  Additionally, it will demonstrate how code can be integrated with tasks, stories, and issues.  Reporting on progress will also be covered.

PMI-Agile Cert Practitioner

The Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) program creates an industry-standard for applying agile principles and practices to project management. The PMI-ACP® certification is a comprehensive evaluation of the applicant’s knowledge and experience. This course will provide you with classroom learning and practice tests to prepare you for the exam. Guidance on completing the application and a study plan are provided.

Project Management: PMP Prep

Attending this 35-hour comprehensive course will provide you with the knowledge you need to pass the Project Management Institutes PMP® or CAPM® Certification Exam. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to understand the concepts and vocabulary of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition. The course is taught by a PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) The provider has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for the course. 

PMP Executive Overview

The objective of Project Management Executive Overview is to introduce the student to project management best practices involved in properly initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project. This course is designed demonstrate the business value of project management and stresses the need for proper initiating and planning of projects to minimize rework, meet expectations, and execute and manage projects using a standardized approach.

Risk Management

This course introduces the students to basic risk assessment and management concepts that can be applied directly to their projects. Using a discussion and exercise format, the students will learn risk management following the foundation provided in the Guide to the Project Management Body of knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Student will perform a risk assessment using project data from a project of their choosing. Upon completing the class students will understand all aspects of risk assessment including risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, and implementing and monitoring risks.

We offer a wide range of soft skills training that can be customized to meet your needs. Below is only a sampling. Fill out the form below and let us know how we can help.


This course will help participants better understand the concepts behind accountability and learn how to suspend the “Blame Game” in order to use their energy to achieve the benefits that shared accountability delivers in the workplace.

Dealing with Change

This course focuses on dealing with change in the workforce.  Tools include Who Move My Cheese which speaks to your role in change and guiding others through changing times.

Generations in the Workplace

Generations in the workplace brings eye-opening studies to light in this interactive program.  Find details on what the Millennial generation expects to have and do in the workplace, and how Boomers and X'ers can ease the mixing.

Mentoring Prep for Success

The mentoring process is a semi-public business/personnel development process under which a senior or more experienced individual (the mentor) acts as an advisor, counselor, or guide to a junior individual or learner (mentee or protégé) for a deliberate, sanctioned period of time.

Positive Workplace Communications

Positive workplace communication is one of the keys to success in any business.  In this course we first evaluate who you are and how do you communicate.  Skills covered include managing thought, body language and listening skills to help improve and make changes to the communication climate in your office setting.

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