This program is for the entry level student who has limited IT support skills. The program begins with the basics of computer and builds to mid-level IT knowledge. The program is comprised of eleven courses covering such topics as PC fundamentals, Networking fundamentals, Cisco Network Administration and Microsoft System Administration.
The A+ course introduces the student to computer hardware and software. The students will learn about the installation/repair of computers and peripherals, as well as build their own computer.
The Network+ course allows the student to build a networking foundation gaining hands-on networking experience. The objectives are in two distinct groups: knowledge of networking technology and knowledge of networking practices.
Microsoft 7 MCTS: Covers installing, deployment, and upgrade to Windows 7. The course also covers new Windows 7 features such as BranchCache and HomeGroup networking. Additionally, you will master configuration pre-installation and post-installation system settings, Windows security features, network connectivity applications included with Windows 7, and mobile computing
Achieving CompTIA A+, Network+ and MCTS certifications designates that the student has a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services and the ability to successfully install, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate Microsoft Windows XP and Windows 7 operating system.
The technology community identifies the CompTIA A+, Network + and MCTS certifications as a perfect entry point into an Information Technology career.
- CompTIA A+ Exam: 220-601 A+ Essentials
- Comptia Network+
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7 Configuration