System Administration Training
Under System Administration Training, fresh graduates and unemployed Information Technology & Communication engineers are provided with training at Hidaya Institute of Science & Technology (HIST) www.histpk.org, a division of Hidaya Trust, Pakistan. Interns learn advanced concepts of installing, supporting, and maintaining servers or other computer systems, planning for and responding to service outages and other problems, scripting or light programming, project management for systems related projects, supervising or training computer operators, and being the consultant for computer problems beyond the knowledge of technical support staff.
Interns learn theoretical concepts of cutting edge Open Source & Microsoft server technologies. In addition they work hands-on in Open Source on Linux and MY SQL and in Microsoft on XP, Windows 7, Server 2003, 2008 & SQLservers. In addition interns are trained in VM Ware - Virtualization Technology.
Interns from rural area, and those who are facing financial difficulties, are supported by stipend for their day-to-day living expenses and four months Internship is offered to them on no-tuition basis. Less than 5% Interns coming from strong financial background do not receive stipend and they pay for their tuition. Currently Hidaya has a capacity of training 20 to 40 system administrators every two months or (120 to 240) system administrators each year.
It costs Approximately $150-$250 for a training of 400+ class hours (four months) to train a economically weak Information Technology & Communication engineers who is capable to start his free lance or join an employer successfully.