The course covers all aspects of building, repairing and upgrading older and newer models of personal computers. This course will cover system and expansion boards, processors, video, power, BIOS/CMOS, SCSI, and Windows and Linux operating systems. Successful completion of the course prepares the student for the Comp TIA A+ Certification exam, which is the nationally recognized “license” for pc repair technicians, and the first step towards a career in computer technology. The course will cover the basics of internet networking. Topics include OSI and TCP/IP models, subnetting, and basic networking equipment. After the successful completion of this course, students should be able to create cabling of a standard Ethernet network and subnet (a private address space), and test the connectivity of the network. This course will also explore innovative developments in robotics and dynamic web design. Students that participate in this program have the opportunity to assist with a community computer help desk.
Certification possible: CompTIA A+
This course is held at FTC .