Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
This program provides students with an introduction to how to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot computers. Students entering this program will learn the fundamentals of PC support and will acquire the necessary skills to obtain the newest 800 series CompTIA A+ certification. The concepts covered in this program include:
Hardware: In this section of the course, students will learn about the various hardware components found inside of a computer and how they work together using modern operating system software. First, students will learn how microprocessors, DRAM, I/O devices and storage devices work, as well as how to install these devices. Subsequently, students will learn to configure and manage the various different buses and expansion slots found within the computer including PCI-E, QPI, SATA, SAS, USB and Thunderbolt.
Software: Students will learn how to customize and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 so they can ensure the computers will operate seamlessly in a business environment. In addition, students will learn how to support and secure these operating systems. Students will also gain the knowledge needed to configure these operating systems to work in a small office or home office network environment.
Students enrolling for this program will be provided with a pair of A+ vouchers along with access to two Transcender practice exams for these tests.
COSY-501 (160 Hours)
Fee: $2,995 (Tuition $2,545, Books $450)
Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
Monday-Thursday beginning July 22 (No class Sept. 2)
9 a.m.-3 p.m.