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Computer Systems Repair Technology

Mrs. Keathley
Mrs. Keathley

Instructor: Becky Keathley

Concentration: ET 1680 Computer Systems Repair Technology

Program Brochure 

Program Syllabus

Courses:
1705 Fundamentals of Computer Systems
1664 A+ Essentials
1665 A+ Practical Applications
1694 Networking Essentials

Concentration Description:
The Computer Systems Repair Technology concentration validates foundation-level knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. It is the starting point for a career. The CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications are both international and vendor-neutral and prove competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting.

Course Descriptions:

1705 Fundamentals of Computer Systems
This course introduces the student to the knowledge and technical skills for all courses in the Computer Systems Repair Technology pathway. Areas of study include computer hardware, data representation, operating system, utility, productivity software, communications and networks, and the Internet. Emphasis will be placed on personal and professional ethics, and students will explore a variety of career opportunities. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1664 A+ Essentials
This courses introduces the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security, and will have the skills required to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives. 15

1665 A+ Practical Applications
This course introduces the competencies for an entry-level IT professional who has hands-on experience in the lab or the field. Successful candidates will have the skills required to install, configure, upgrade, and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS and SOHO networks. The successful candidate will utilize troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices. Job titles in some organizations which are descriptive of the role of this individual may be: Enterprise technician, IT administrator, field service technician, PC or Support technician, etc. Ideally, the CompTIA A+ Practical Application candidate has already passed the CompTIA A+ Essentials examination. Content standards and objectives are based on testing objectives for the CompTIA A+ Practical Applications certification. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1694 Networking Essentials
This course introduces the student to the knowledge base and technical skills related to networking. Areas of study include media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. Content standards and objectives are based on testing objectives for the CompTIA Network+ certification. Emphasis will be placed on personal and professional ethics, and students will explore a variety of career opportunities. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

Available Certifications
• CompTia Certifications:

◦ 220-701 - A+ Essentials
◦ 220-702 - A+ Practical Application

• Microsoft Office 2007 Certifications:

◦ Word
◦ PowerPoint
◦ Access
◦ Excel
◦ Outlook

 

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