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COURSE: IT ESSENTIALS

This course is an International Recognised Computer Hardware Course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Define Information Technology (IT) and describe the components of a personal computer.
  • Describe how to protect oneself, equipment and environment from accidents, damage, and contamination.
  • Perform a step by step assembly of a desktop computer and install and navigate an operating system.
  • Explain and perform preventative maintenance.
  • Explain the steps of the troubleshooting process and perform basic troubleshooting.
  • Install and navigate an operating system.
  • Upgrade or replace components of laptop, printer, or scanner based on customer needs.
  • Configure computers to attach to an existing network.
  • Implement basic physical and software security principles.
  • Apply good communication skills and professional behaviour while working with customers.
  • Assess customer needs, analyze possible configurations and provide solutions or recommendations for hardware, operating systems, networking and security.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO THE PROGRAMME:

Students with Grade 12 Certificate

DURATION:

1 Semester of 2 hours twice a week OR

10 days of 7 hours per day

FEES:

Enquire at College or alternatively visit the website: www.flaviusmareka.net

PROGRAMME OFFERED AT:

Kroonstad Campus

INSTRUCTORS:

Qualified CISCO instructors to offer IT Essentials

FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR TRAINING:

Computer laboratory

Computers with internet connection and also old computers for practical training

Tools to work with computer components

POD ? hubs and switches according to CICSO Specifications

TEXTBOOKS:

CISCO is supplying registered students with an on-line manual.  The manual may be made available on the College intranet (Kroonstad campus only).  Textbooks can be procured from bookstores selling academic books.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

IT Technician

Network Administrator

IT Essentials will lead to CCNA 1 ? CCNA 3 Qualification

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ENQUIRIES:

Ms Matau Manye
Marketing officer Kroonstad and Mphohadi
Tel: 056 212 5157/8
Fax: 056 212 7815
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OR

Ms L Lourens
Campus Manager
Tel: 056 2125157
Fax: 056 212 7815
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