Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction. Full time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
This program prepares students to deal with the problems they may encounter when servicing Personal Computers. It provides in-depth knowledge of computer hardware. Students will have practical hands-on experience in troubleshooting computer problems and assembling a computer. This program prepares students to pass the current exams for A+ certification.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
Graduates of this program will find opportunities working as bench technicians for small to medium sized PC or electronics companies as well as large PC related manufacturing operations. They may also find positions in computer sales and service. After some experience, they may wish to open their own computer repair service.
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
Introduction to Keyboarding and a minimum of 25 words per minute.
- OPERATING SYSTEMS
Basic level of proficiency in two operating systems, and intermediate proficiency in one Windows operating system.
Basic level of proficiency in one word processing application.
Basic level of proficiency in one spreadsheet application.
- OFFICE SKILLS
Basic level of proficiency in conventional office procedures
- BUSINESS SKILLS
Complete customer service and workplace success/intrapreneurship or management fundamentals.
- PC TROUBLESHOOTING
Complete the specified courses.
- COMPUTER NETWORKING
Complete the specified course in Networking.
- JOB SEARCH & RÉSUMÉ PREPARATION
- OFFICE SIMULATIONS
One set of drills as needed.(A+ drills recommended).