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Repairing a computer

The A+ certification by CompTIA is the place to start if you’re interested in a career in computer repair. Unique as a vendor-neutral certification, the A+ demonstrates to employers that you have the technical, customer service, and communication skills needed to perform as a service technician. Miami Dade College can prepare you for the examination in just two courses.

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Program Details

You will learn from experienced instructors in state-of-the-art classrooms. Courses in this comprehensive program offer extensive hands-on learning opportunities. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared for theĀ CompTIA A+ examination, a certification that is required by many of the computer industry’s top employers. In addition to fundamental computer skills, you will learn how to install, configure, upgrade and replace computer system components; how to troubleshoot operating systems, laptops, portable devices, printers, scanners, network devices and security measures; and how to provide professional IT support and customer service. Course materials covers:

  • Intro to Electronics
  • Intro to Computer Services and Maintenance
  • Server + Service Maintenance
  • Network +
  • A+ Computer Hardware Service

Career Prospects

In addition to fundamental computer skills, you will learn how to install, configure, upgrade and replace computer system components; how to troubleshoot operating systems, laptops, portable devices, printers, scanners, network devices and security measures; and how to provide professional IT support and customer service. Graduates of this program may find employment in a number of areas such as:

  • Cisco Network Administrator
  • Computer Repair
  • Microsoft Database Administrator
  • Oracle Database Administrator

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