Preparation for the A+ Certification exam, an industry-sponsored test that establishes a benchmark level of knowledge and competence expected of computer service technicians in entry-level positions. A+ Certification also serves as the foundation for computer service professionals who are pursuing other valuable industry certifications such as the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Network+, and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge base in computer hardware, DOS and Windows operating systems, networking basics, printers, and customer service. Hands-on labs using the latest computer components and operating systems provide an opportunity for students to enhance their skills in assembling, disassembling, servicing, troubleshooting, and upgrading advanced computer and networking systems.
Recommended Preparation: Basic computer skills (basic knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, applications software)
3 UNITS: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory