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A+ Certification

Learn the nuts and bolts of PC computer assembly, installation, support, upgrade, maintenance and repair in this 26-week course. Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of hands-on PC and laptop repair skills, and the knowledge they need to pass the A+ Certification examination. (The A+ Certification is administered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (Comp TIA) which certifies the competency of entry-level computer service technicians in the computer industry).

Successful graduates will have the technical “know how” to apply for positions such as computer support specialist , desktop support technician, network support technicians, computer technicians, computer repair /maintenance technician, bench technician, hardware technicians, Satellite Installation technicians, technical support technician, Information technology technician, and cable technician . After graduation, our students receive job placement assistance through our network of employers, highly proficient alumni, and employment agencies.

Program objectives: The graduate will be able to demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in PC Hardware Assembly
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Troubleshooting Hardware and Software problems.
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic laboratory practices.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic electronic fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in wireless network security.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic network Installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in network equipment and physical site requirements and considerations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in advanced computer concepts.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in various Microsoft operating systems.

Course Descriptions

CodeClass TitleLectureLabClock Hours
CT101Computer Terminology5914
CA101Computer Assembly102030
OS104Operating Systems: DOS, Linux,WinXP, Vista, Win74065105
AD101Troubleshooting Techniques5085135
TS101Hardware/Software Upgrades and Configurations435598
PT102Printers: Installation and Maintenance202848
TS103Introduction to Computer Networks/Wireless Networks304070
TS105Preventative Maintenance101020
TOTAL208312520

Course Length: 26 weeks, 520 clock hours
Completion requirements: Students must have received a minimum of 70% GPA and 70% attendance. In addition, all financial arrangement must be met.

Program Flyer

A+ Computer Tech Flyer (download)