This program prepares students to understand and accomplish tasks that are related to hardware maintenance and software troubleshooting. The practical and theoretical fundamentals of designing, implementing and maintaining a network system enhances the capability to attain current certifications based on industry standards.
Students will also learn to use commonly-used business applications. Credits can be transferred to the Associate Degree in Computer Networking program.
Getting a Technical Diploma as a Computer Repair Technician helps our students launch their careers in the IT Industry along with solid base for the Associate Degree in Computer Networking Program at CBT College. A Computer Repair Technician would cater phone calls and emails for people who are having difficulty with a particular piece of computer hardware or software. Also, they provide support to people in the information processing department of a company. All support positions require strong analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Most employers require that support specialists have at least some college education, typically in math and sciences.
Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS): This credential feature Web-based pretests, application-specific certification exams, and a series of Microsoft Press step-by-step books that help you demonstrate expertise in accomplishing essential job tasks across multiple applications. Additionally, professionals who earn the MCAS certification gain access to a unique certification logo that they can display on their resume and other business materials.
CompTIA A+ certification: This Certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting.
CompTIA Network+ certification: This certification is the sign of a competent networking professional. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves a technician’s competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing and configuring basic network infrastructure. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP): The MCP program offers multiple certifications, based on different areas of technical expertise. To attain these certifications, a candidate must pass a series of exams within the program. The current sets of certifications are Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), the Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Why get certified? By earning a certification credential, you can prove your expertise in using the latest office programs and legacy operating systems. Certifications can help you differentiate yourself in today's competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities by displaying your advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential. Certification can also lead to increased job satisfaction. Research indicates that certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients.
For employers, the certification program provides skill-verification tools that not only help assess a person's skills in using the latest business programs but also the ability to quickly complete on-the-job tasks across multiple applications.
English Composition I
Principles of College Algebra
Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Technical Support Software
Administering Windows Professional
A+ Certification Preparation
Network+ Certification Preparation
(Linux+ 101) Fundamentals of Linux Operating Systems
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CBT College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Credits may be transferable to other colleges and Universities using the Florida State Course Numbering System at the discretion of the receiving institution.
1CBT College’s programs are designed to prepare students for employment in their selected field of study or in related fields. CBT College does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job, be eligible for job advancement opportunities or be employed at all. Additional training or certifications may be required to compete in current job market conditions.
2Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.