IT Essentials – 9800

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12 Credit: 1 Type: Practical Art or this class can count toward your third math or science credit 

School: CACC

The computer use explosion has created a high demand for computer support professionals to provide users with technical assistance, support, and advice. Take advantage of this tremendous opportunity and get in-depth exposure to computer hardware and operating systems. You will assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. This course helps prepare you for the CompTIA A+ Certification exams, which validate the latest skills needed by computer support professionals. Upon passing, students will also receive the Cisco Student Certification. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in SkillsUSA.

Related: Keyboarding skills

College dual credit: may be available

Articulated college credit: may be available

Enrollment Note: Course enrollment will begin with the 9th, followed by the 10th, 11th and 12th grades, respectively.