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A+ Hardware Technician CITX 1110

Computer Information Technology Electronics Course

Course details

A+ Certified Technicians possess knowledge and skills essential for employment as computer service technicians. This course utilizes the hardware and software technologies used in today's workplace and aligns with the topics examined in the A+ certification exam. The course includes lab activities in which students work with computer hardware and operating systems software to develop troubleshooting skills, assemble and configure computers, add peripherals, connect to networks and customize the operation of the computer. Students are expected to have working knowledge of computers. Students must have access to a Windows based multi-media computer.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,277.52

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of CITX 1110 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 47335

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Apr 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47335
  • $1277.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Jan 21 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1915
Jan 28 - Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 122
Jan 28 - Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 123
Instructor

Rouzbeh Keshavarz

Course outline

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Cost

$1277.52

Important information
  1. No class on Saturday, February 18th (Family Day Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician program. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to online study materials. CITX 1110 provides instruction for A+ certification but does not include the exam for certification. Students are expected to be functionally literate using both hardware and software applications. For any inquiries regarding this course, please contact khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

In Progress

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CRN 79147

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 79147
  • $1277.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 30 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 105
Instructor

Tracy Willcock

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1277.52

Important information
  1. This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician program. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to online study materials. CITX 1110 provides instruction for A+ certification but does not include the exam for certification. Students are expected to be functionally literate using both hardware and software applications. For any inquiries regarding this course, please contact khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the functions of the hardware components of a computer.
  • Replace components to repair and upgrade computers.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues on a personal computer.
  • Configure networking parameters to establish network connectivity.
  • Install and provide basic configuration of a Windows operating system.
  • Troubleshoot computer problems within a Windows environment.
  • Describe procedures for adding and removing peripheral devices in a Windows environment.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

A+ Hardware Technician (CITX 1110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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