Prerequisite: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10.9 and math score of 10.9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
This program is designed to provide students with an introduction to how to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot computers. Students entering this program will learn the fundamentals of PC support and will acquire the necessary skills to ascertain the CompTIA A+ certification. The concepts covered in this program include:
Hardware: In this section of the course, students will learn about the various hardware components found inside of a computer and how they work together using modern operating system software. First, students will learn how microprocessors, DRAM, I/O devices and storage devices work, as well as how to physically install these devices. Subsequently, students will become trained to configure and manage the various different buses and expansion slots found within the computer including PCI-E, QPI, SATA, SAS, USB and Thunderbolt.
Software: Students will learn how to customize and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 so they can ensure the computers will operate seamlessly in a business environment. In addition, students will learn how to support and secure these operating systems. Students will also gain the knowledge needed to configure these operating systems to operate in a small office or home office network environment.
COSY-501 (160 Hours)
Fee: $2,995 (Tuition $2,545, Materials $450)
- Section MW01-Mays Landing East
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Begins April 15