Self-paced eLearning course includes 6-months access to online content, all eBooks, supplemental content, and related course materials, as applicable.
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THE COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST (COMPTIA A+ AND NETWORK+) PROFESSION
The Computer Support Specialist program from CATEC prepares students for a role in supporting computer users by installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and managing computers, hardware, wired and wireless networks. For more information, click here.
THE COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST (COMPTIA A+ AND NETWORK+) PROFESSION PROGRAM
This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ (Core 1 and Core 2) and CompTIA Network+ Certification exams. Upon completing this course, students will be able to support the IT infrastructure through installing and configuring systems to secure applications, networks, and devices as well as perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques allowing end users to connect to the data they need in order to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
National certification is available for students who complete this course including CompTIA A+ (Core 1 and Core 2) and CompTIA Network+ Certification exams
DETAILED COURSE TOPICS COVERED
Hardware: Identify, use, and connect hardware components and devices
Software Troubleshooting: Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support
Networking: Understand types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI, and SOHO
Mobile Devices: Install and configure laptops and other mobile devices
Other OS and Technologies: Understand the Mac OS, Linux, and mobile OS
Networking Concepts: Understand the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately
Infrastructure: Determine the appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies for a given situation
Network Operations: Use best practices to manage the network
Network Security: Understand the common network attacks and securing wired and wireless networks
Network Troubleshooting: Effectively implement network troubleshooting methodologies
EACH COURSE INCLUDES
24/7 instructor support and course mentoring
Student and instructor collaboration
Engaging labs, student exercises, course videos and animated simulations
Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking
National and state certification opportunities
A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources
HOW TO ENROLL
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For inquiries about our Adult Education and Apprenticeship programs, contact:
Shannon Tomlin, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Program Manager, by email or call (434) 973-1945