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Course Overview

First Year

This course prepares students for the TestOut’s PC Pro exam and CompTIA’s Exam 220-901 and Exam 220-902. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures.

 

Module 1 - Computing Overview

Module 2 - PC Technician

Module 3 - System Components

Module 4 - Peripheral Devices

Module 5 - Storage

Module 6 - Networking

Module 7 - Printing

Module 8 - Mobile Devices

Module 9 - System Management

Module 10 - System Implementation

Module 11 - File Management

Module 12 - Security

 

 

Second Year

This course prepares students for TestOut’s LabSim Client Pro, and Microsoft’s 70-680 and 70-687 certification exams. Candidates for this exam operate in computing environments that use Microsoft Windows 7 as a desktop operating system in an enterprise environment. Candidates should have at least one year of experience in the IT field, as well as experience implementing and administering any Windows client operating system in a networked environment.

 

Module 1 - Course Introduction

Module 2 - Hardware Management

Module 3 - Network Configuration

Module 4 - Application Management

Module 5 - System Access

Module 6 - Windows Installation

Module 7 - System Images

Module 8 - Mobile Computing

Module 9 - System Monitoring and Maintenance

Module 10 - System Protection

Module 11 - Security

 

 

Third Year

This course prepares students for TestOut’s Network Pro and CompTIA’s Network+ Exams N10-006. It focuses on configuring, managing and troubleshooting the elements of a basic network infrastructure. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks.

 

Module 0 - Introduction

Module 1 - Networking Basics

Module 2 - Cables and Connectors

Module 3 - Networking Devices

Module 4 - Ethernet

Module 5 - IP Configuration

Module 6 - Switch Management

Module 7 - Routing

Module 8 - Firewalls

Module 9 - Network Customization

Module 10 - Wireless Networking

Module 11 - Wide Area Networks (WANs)

Module 12 - Network Policies and Procedures

Module 13 - Network Security

Module 14 - Network Hardening

Module 15 - Network Management

Module 16 - Network Optimization