Computer Systems Repair Technology

Instructor: Chad McKisic

Chad McKisic

Computer technicians are people specializing in pc repair, troubleshooting, and internet communications. Computer technicians may be employed in the installation of new computer systems or the maintenance, repair, and support of existing computer systems. Computer technicians may also specialize in help desk support, website design, video surveillance, and telephony support.

In this course students have an opportunity to gain knowledge and develop technical skills in all aspects of the field of Information Technology.

The program consists of 600 Clock Hours and may be completed as follows:

  • Full-time—1 year

Certifications Available

  • Network+

  • ComTIA A+ Certification

Course Objectives

CompTIA A+-220-901

  • TestOut Online Learning Center

  • Computer Systems Classification

  • Steps of Information Processing

  • Functions of the System Unit

  • Input Devices

  • Display Devices

  • Storage Devices

  • Storage Media

  • Number Systems

  • Operating Systems

  • Network Classification

  • Internet Communication

  • Security

CompTIA A+-220-902

  • Configure and Apply BIOS Settings

  • Differentiate between Motherboard Components

  • Compare and Contrast RAM types and features

  • Install and configure expansion cards

  • Differentiate among various CPU types

  • Compare and contrast various connections

  • Install power supplies

  • Evaluate and select components

  • Identify connector types and cables

  • Install and configure various peripheral devices

  • Identify types of network cables and connectors

  • Explain TCP/IP properties

  • Communication Protocols

  • Wireless Networking

  • Internet Connections

  • Mobile PC Repair and Troubleshooting

  • Printer Installation and maintenance

  • Safety Procedures


  • Compare various Microsoft Operating Systems

  • Operating System Installation

  • Command Line Tools

  • Windows Networking

  • Preventive Maintenance

  • OS Security

  • Virtualization

  • Physical and Digital Security

  • Security Threats

  • Secure SOHO Networks

  • Mobile Device Operations

  • Troubleshooting Theory

  • Tools


  • OSI and TCP/IP Models

  • IP Addressing

  • Routing and Switching

  • TCP and UDP default ports

  • Networking Protocols

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • NAT Configuration

  • VLAN Trunking

  • PoE Standards

  • Wireless Networking

  • DHCP Configuration

  • Standard media types and properties

  • Connector types based on media

  • WAN Technologies

  • Network Management

  • Network Security


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