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 TECHNICIAN (COMPTIA A+) PROFESSION
The Computer Technician (CompTIA A+) program from CATEC builds upon students’ existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware in order to present fundamental concepts and techniques that technicians use every day on the job. Upon completing this course, students will gain the essential skills and technical expertise necessary to install, upgrade, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, repair and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ (Core 1 and Core 2) Certification exams. For more information, click here.
THE COMPUTER TECHNICIAN (COMPTIA A+) PROFESSION PROGRAM
This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ (Core 1 and Core 2) Certification exam. Upon completing this course, students will be able to support the IT infrastructure through installing and configuring systems to secure applications, and devices.
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) Certification exams
DETAILED COURSE TOPICS COVERED
Hardware: Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components, devices, and connectors
Windows Operating System: Installing and supporting the Windows OS including command line and client support
Software Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting PC, laptop, and mobile device issues including application security support
Networking: Understanding types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI, and SOHO
Hardware and Network Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting device and network issues
Security: Identifying and protecting against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
Mobile Devices: Installing and configuring laptops and other mobile devices (wearable technology, fitness monitors, etc.) including cloud computing
Other OS and Technologies: Understanding the Mac OS, Linux, and mobile OS
Operational Procedures: Following best practices for safety, environmental impacts, communication, and professionalism
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
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