PC Repair & Network Cabling


  • Program Highlights:

    Students perform live customer work through a student-operated simulated computer repair business. This program gives students the knowledge, abilities, and customer relations skills needed for entry-level employment in the field. Students develop individual and team skills as they troubleshoot and solve networking issues. Course expectations require online participation. Networking experience prior to program admission would benefit students.

EMCC PC Repair and Network Cabling student works on a computer

Units of Study

  • Network Technician

    Stand alone 1 year course and highly recommended prior to CISCO Academy

    PC Core Service (A+ Certification)

    • Installation, Repair & Upgrading
    • Safety & Preventive Maintenance
    • Customer Satisfaction

    Operating Systems (A+ Certification)

    • Function, Structure, Operation and File Management
    • Memory Management
    • Basic Networking
    • Networking for PC Repair

    Networking Overview (Network+ and CCNA Certifications)

    • OSI Model and Industry Standards
    • Network Topologies
    • Basic Wireless Networking
    • IP Addressing, Including Subnet Masks
    • Basic Network Design/Installation

    Work Experience

Credit

  • High School Credit

    • 3.5 CTE a.m./3.0 CTE p.m. (max)
      Includes:
      1.0 English 12 (for seniors)


    College—Dual Enrollment

     

Connections

  • Career Connections

    • Computer Repair Specialist
    • Help Desk Technician
    • Program Analyst
    • System Analyst/Computer Scientist Trainee


    College Programs

    • Computer Information Systems
    • Computer Repair Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Programming and Systems

Items to Consider

  • Successful students:

    • Have a solid foundation in networking prior to program admission
    • Work online to learn content
    • Organize/plan for large-scale projects
    • Work independently and in small and large groups
    • See a project through from concept development to completion