PC Repair & Troubleshooting
The PC Building and Repair workshop is a hands-on lab-based program that is designed to teach one how to build a computer piece by piece and know the function and purpose of each and every component. Personal computer (PC) support has evolved into one of the largest service industries in the world. The demand for skilled technicians to maintain, support, and upgrade PC’s is ever-growing. It is a rewarding and challenging career that can take you anywhere in the world. If you enjoy tinkering with PCs or have ever wondered how they work and what it takes to repair them, this is the class for you.
The CompTIA A course will prepare students for the A core certification exams. Students will learn the skills and knowledge necessary to install, build, maintain, and configure personal computers, laptops, and printers. Students will learn to support mobile devices and small networks in a business setting, including hardware and software troubleshooting, Windows installations, and configuration. The course also covers areas such as security, safety, environmental issues, communication, and professionalism.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals
The CompTIA® IT Fundamentals certification program is designed to provide students with a standardized foundation in Information Technology support skills. Students will learn how to perform tasks commonly required or requested of advanced end-users and beginning IT professionals while preparing to achieve their first industry certification exam from the global leader in entry-level IT industry certification – CompTIA. This program and the certification associated with it is universally recommended as the first step to more advanced information technology training and certifications including other CompTIA courses, Microsoft, CISCO, etc. Course delivery will include a healthy amount of practical, hands-on training that will include each student learning how to build, repair and troubleshoot computers, install and configure software and perform basic networking tasks common in the industry.
The CompTIA Network certification is an internationally recognized credential that validates the technical knowledge required of foundation-level IT network practitioners. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and describe all the major networking technologies, systems, and tools in use in modern PC-based computer networks and learn information and skills that will be helpful as they prepare for the CompTIA Network certification examination.
The CompTIA Security course allows students to gain knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, ensure that security personnel is anticipating security risks and guarding against them. After taking this course, students will have a better understanding of the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology.
This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.
Information Technology Support Services
This diploma programme incorporates all of the major training requirements and certifications needed for students seeking to establish credibility and sound technical skills for a career in the Information Technology Industry. Students successfully completing this programme and the associated external exams will have achieved up to seven international certifications from the indisputably top IT certification bodies known in the world.
Introduction to Computers & Business Applications
This course is for students who have little or no experience with personal computers and who want to learn the basics. Students will learn about the main components of a typical computer system and the basic elements of the Windows interface. Students will learn how to navigate in Windows Explorer, organize files and folders, search for items on their computers, and personalize Windows. Students will also learn how to browse the Web with Internet Explorer and how to protect their computers from malware. This course will also provide students with a hands-on, interactive introduction to the most popular Office processing software in the world.
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
Microsoft Office — including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook — is one of the most popular sets of business software used worldwide. Microsoft (the company) offers the ability to become professionally recognized and certified in these applications through the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification. A recent study by CompTIA showed that two-thirds of hiring managers in IT placed a high value on software certifications when choosing new hires. Beyond the hiring process, a study conducted by Microsoft and the International Data Corp. showed that employees in certain fields with Microsoft certification earned up to $16,000 more annually than uncertified workers in the same industry.
MTA Networking Fundamentals
The MTA Networking course is the newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience. This course also builds an understanding of the following topics: Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, and Protocols and Services.
Software Development Fundamentals
This course is designed to help persons who work in technical environments, learn the fundamentals and gain a better understanding of software development and application life cycle management. In this course, you will learn how desktop and web applications are developed and the programming logic behind them.