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CITX 1110 - A+ Hardware Technician

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$1,251.24

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 32993

Sat Sep 11 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 04 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

Rouzbeh Keshavarz

Course Outline

Cost

$1,251.24

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, October 9th (Thanksgiving Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to online study materials. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 32992

Tue Sep 14 - Thu Dec 16 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 16 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

Ray Massoud

Course Outline

Cost

$1,251.24

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday, September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) or on Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program. No textbooks are required. Students will have access to online study materials. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 47335

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

Rouzbeh Keshavarz

Course Outline

Cost

$1,251.24

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 19th (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 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.

CRN 79147

Tue Jan 11 - Thu Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 31 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

Richard Morency

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,251.24

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. For any inquiries regarding this course, please contact khoward18@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.

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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