Institute of Business & Technology (IBT)


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Basic Hardware and Network (A+)

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Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Personal Computer Components Topics:
  • Personal Computer Components
  • System Unit Components
  • Storage Devices
  • Personal Computer Connection Methods
Lesson 2: Operating System Fundamentals Topics:
• Personal Computer Operating Systems • Windows User Interface Components • Windows File System Management • Windows System Management Tools
Lesson 3: PC Technician Professional Best Practices Topics:
• Tools of the Trade • Electrical Safety • Environmental Safety and Materials Handling • Perform Preventative Maintenance • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting • Professionalism and Communication
Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Peripheral Components Topics:
• Install and Configure Display Devices • Install and Configure Input Devices • Install and Configure Adapter Cards • Install and Configure Multimedia Devices
Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring System Components Topics:
• Install and Configure Storage Devices • Install and Configure Power Supplies • Install and Configure Memory • Install and Configure CPUs • Install and Configure System Boards
Lesson 6: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Peripheral Components Topics:
• Troubleshoot Display Devices • Maintain and Troubleshoot Input Devices • Troubleshoot Adapter Cards Troubleshoot Multimedia Devices
Lesson 7: Troubleshooting System Components Topics:
• Troubleshoot Storage Devices • Troubleshoot Power Supplies • Troubleshoot Memory • Troubleshoot CPUs • Troubleshoot System Boards
Lesson 8: Installing and Configuring Operating Systems Topics:
• Install Microsoft Windows • Upgrade Windows • Add Devices to Windows • Optimize Windows
Lesson 9: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Topics:
• Operating System Utilities • Maintain Microsoft Windows • Troubleshoot Microsoft Windows • Recover Microsoft Windows
Lesson 10: Network Technologies Topics:
• Network Concepts • Network Communications • Network Connectivity • Internet Technologies
Lesson 11: Installing and Managing Network Connections Topics:
• Create Network Connections • Install and Configure Web Browsers • Maintain and Troubleshoot Network Connections
Lesson 12: Supporting Laptops and Portable Computing Devices Topics:
• Laptop and Portable Computing Device Components • Install and Configure Laptops and Portable Computing Devices • Maintain and Troubleshoot Laptops and Portable Computing Devices
Lesson 13: Supporting Printers and Scanners Topics:
• Printer and Scanner Technologies • Printer and Scanner Components • Printer and Scanner Processes • Install and Configure Printers and Scanners • Maintain and Troubleshoot Printers and Scanners
Lesson 14: Personal Computer Security Concepts Topics:
• Security Fundamentals • Security Protection Measures • Data and Physical Security • Wireless Security • Social Engineering

COURSE LENGTH: 6 weeks (42 Hours)

CLASS SIZE: Average 6 - 8 students, max 15