Computer Repair Technician (A+ Certification)
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of operating systems, ability to keyboard, edit and save files. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
The Computer Repair Technician program prepares you for the challenges you will face as a computer support technician. This 100-hour program is designed not only to lead you through the steps of managing computers, but will also provide you with the requisite knowledge to achieve the CompTIA A+ certification. Earning the CompTIA A+ certification proves a candidate has a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies, including performing installations, managing configurations, monitoring performance and implementing security.
Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to work with the latest of hardware technologies, including RAID, Serial Attached SCSI, USB and Peripheral Component Interconnect Express. You will also learn how to install and configure these devices along with how to upgrade components such as processors, RAM and hard drives. You will also learn how to install and configure operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Security technologies, such as encryption, firewalls and virus-removal, will also be covered.
At the end of this course, students will be prepared to take the following exams, which lead to CompTIA A+ certification: Exam 220-701: CompTIA A+ Essentials and Exam 220-702: CompTIA A+ Practical Application.
Students enrolling in this program will receive a pair of A+ vouchers and access to two Transcender practice exams for these tests.
COSY-503 (100 Hours)
Fee: $2,050 (Tuition $1,700, Materials $350)