IT Essentials CISCO Level 2 (CompTIA A+ exam optional)
This course will give you a practical and theoretical insight into computer maintenance and installation and leads on to the CISCO IT Essentials 1 Certificate (on successful completion of an online theory test and practical examination). If you wish to undertake the CompTIA A+ Certificate you will be required to pay for the exam fees prior to taking the exams. CompTIA A+ Certificate is an internationally recognised entry level qualification for IT professionals or PC Service Technicians.
You should have a good understanding of computer hardware and operating systems.
If you are 21 or over you may gain entry to the course, subject to a successful interview, and will be considered individually on your experience rather than your qualifications.
You will study:
- Installing, Configuring & Upgrading Hardware
- Diagnosing & Troubleshooting Hardware
- Preventative Maintenance
- Basic Networking
Operating Systems Technologies
- Operating System Fundamentals
- Installing, Upgrading & Configuring Operating Systems
- Troubleshooting Operating Systems
- Establishing Networks Using Various Operating Systems.
Assessment is through a combination of online training, lectures, discussions and practical work. You will be required to take a final online multiple choice theory assessment and a skills based test to achieve the CISCO IT Essentials 1 Certificate. In addition, those wishing to achieve the A+ Certificate will undertake a further two online multiple choice assessments.