This 420 hour 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 four courses covering such topics as PC fundamentals, Network fundamentals, Configuring and Installing a Windows 7 client.
The A+ Managing and Maintaining Your PC course introduces the student to computer hardware and software support and while preparing the student for the CompTIA A+ certification. The students will learn about the installation/repair of computers and peripherals, as well as build their own computer.
The Network+ course covers the topics necessary for the student to build a networking foundation, and gain hands-on networking experience. The objectives are in two distinct groups: knowledge of networking technology and knowledge of networking practices.
The Windows 7 course 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
Achieving CompTIA A+, Network+ and MCTS Windows 7 certifications designates that the student has a broad base of IT 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 Windows 7.
The technology community identifies the CompTIA A+, Network + and Windows 7 MCTS certifications as a perfect entry point into an Information Technology career.