Students will learn about PC hardware and system maintenance procedures and gain all the skills needed to perform all basic computer hardware tasks. As well students will gain the credentials to become a certified Computer Service Technician. The course shows you how to identify proper procedures for installing and configuring system components and devices, diagnosing and troubleshooting system problems and whether they’re hardware or software related.
Participants will also learn how to identify popular motherboards, types of memory, bus structures, networking fundamentals, system maintenance, troubleshooting and how to define the print process and identify procedures for servicing printers. This course is highly recommended in conjunction with the A+ Certification Operating System course to enhance the student’s skills in the basic system administration of MS-DOS,Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000 XP and 2003.
Hard Disk Management for DOS 6.22 and Introduction to Personal Computers Using Windows 95/98 or equivalent knowledge. No prior technical experience required.
IT aspirants, Microcomputer Technicians, PC Support Professionals responsible for the day-to-day operation and support of computers and any individuals looking to become a certified computer service technician or improve their knowledge of PCs. A+ is the recommended starting point for nearly all other IT certification paths.
13th Feb, 27th Feb, 20th March, 18th April
- Computer Fundamentals.
- Overview of computer terms, system modules and boot process.
- System Power, voltage and safety concerns.
- Motherboards, processors and memory.
- Installation and configuration.
- Fixed disk drives, removable media disk drives, backup systems.
- Ports, connectors and cables.
- Drive controllers, video cards, sound cards, modem cards.
- Primary Input/Output devices.
- Portable computer systems.
- Basic network connectivity.
- Practical trouble shooting.
- Customer Satisfaction.