Computer Systems and Information Technology

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Computer Systems & Information Technology
Mr. Robert Dalles, Instructor
DSBPC Vocational Certification, 30+ years In-Field Experience
Building 3, Room 03-011


Program Description

The Computer Systems and Information Technology Program enables students to acquire skills and technical knowledge for entry-level employment as computer electronics technicians, or in related fields.  The program content includes:

  • Knowledge of computer operations
  • Knowledge of operating systems
  • Computer assembly
  • Installation and configuration of different operating systems
  • Installation and configuration of network devices
  • Preparation for the A+ Certification Exams
  • Basic networking theory
  • Basic security practices
  • Basic business practices
  • Customer service
  • Troubleshooting & repair of computer hardware and software

 

Certification

  • A+ Certification, provides a foundation for additional certifications in networking and security

 

Career Information

  • Possible direct entry careers after high school: Computer repair technician, computer parts tester.
  • Possible careers after two years of post-secondary and/or on-the-job training: Computer service technician. Possible careers after a four-year university degree: Network engineer, programmer, teacher, computer security analyst, network and computer system administrator.

Basic Skills Exit Requirements

TABE Math Level 10  TABE Language Level 9  TABE Reading Level 9

In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education.  Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog and/or obtained from the Office for Adult Technical Education.

Additional Information Computer Systems and Information Technology Gainful Employment Disclosure Earn free college credit for technical school programs with “Career Pathways” Pay High School Computer Systems and Information Technology Fees