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CITX 1110 - A+ Hardware Technician

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,200.64

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 32993

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Dec 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 14 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 123
Sep 14 - Dec 14 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 122

Instructor

Rouzbeh Keshavarz

Course Outline

Cost

$1,200.64

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, October 12th (Thanksgiving Weekend), and Saturday, November 9th (Remembrance Day Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to the online study materials. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to: soepts@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 32992

Tue Sep 17 - Tue Dec 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 10 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 123
Sep 17 - Dec 10 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 122

Instructor

Richard Morency

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,200.64

Notes

  1. No class on Tuesday, September 24th. To make up for this, the final day of class will take place on Tuesday, December 10th. This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to the online study materials. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to: soepts@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 47335

Sat Jan 04 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 28 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 123
Jan 04 - Mar 28 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 122

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,200.64

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 15th (Family Day Weekend). Students must go to Room 123 on the first day of class. 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 soepts@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 23 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 79147

Tue Jan 07 - Thu Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 26 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 122
Jan 07 - Mar 26 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,200.64

Notes

  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. Students must go to Room 123 on the first day of class. For any inquiries regarding this course, please contact soepts@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 23 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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

CITX 1110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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