This program is designed to provide students with the basic skills to repair, maintain, design, and set up computer and basic home/small office network systems. The skills taught include diagnosing issues with PCs and upgrading personal computers, printers and other system components. Students completing this course will be prepared to test for certification in the A+ classification.
To complement and increase rigor, students will also be expected to take part in a software coding curriculum. Students will use a variety of materials and methods to learn how to program computer software, including basic video games and animations. Students will be exposed to Java, HTML5, CSS, and iOS coding and they will use curriculum materials and applications to create their own original games.
Outcomes: Competency Certificate, Skill Profile, NOCTI Competency Exam, Certificate, A+ Certification, various badges and exposure/competency levels in coding.