Feb 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Patrick Henry Community College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Patrick Henry Community College Catalog

Computer Service Technician, CSC


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Career Information

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Length: 17 credits

Purpose: This program is designed to provide skills and knowledge needed for employment as a computer service technician and certification for the CompTIA A+ exam.

Employment Objectives: Employment opportunities include repair and maintenance of computers and servers. Responsibilities may also include building or configuring new hardware, installing and updating software packages, and creating and maintaining computer networks.

Potential Certification: A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:

  • CompTIA - A+.

Program Learning Outcomes: A student will be able to:

  • demonstrate skills in computer hardware knowledge related to installation, configuration, and upgrading, diagnosing and troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, printers, and basic networking; and
  • demonstrate skills in computer operating system knowledge related to operating system fundamentals, installation, configuration, and upgrading, diagnosing and troubleshooting, and networks.

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