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            DOT. 209-562-010

           480 Clock Hours

     (Equipment Required for Enrollment in the Program)

                          Textbook: “Up Grading and Repairing PCs – 20th Edition” by Scoot Mueller


Occupational Objective


The Computer Set-Up and Maintenance Operator is a program designed for students with or without any previous training and/or knowledge in the computer field.  At the completion of this program, the student will be able to demonstrate entry level employable skills in performance of set-up, maintenance, service and repair techniques of computers, specifically in microprocessor systems (PC’s), LAN Networks, Computer Operating Systems and Windows.  In addition, the graduate will be able to install and configure applications, and be able to use the Troubleshooting Method to diagnose, repair and correct software and hardware problems.


The student will be trained to have the skills and ability to gain entry-level employment in computer manufacturers, computer dealerships, service companies, and/or independent employment. An assessment/test is given to the student after the completion of each module. The Student must get a grade of 71-80 (C) or better to pass the module.


COURSE OUTLINE                                                                                             CLASS HOURS


Computer's fundamentals and Environment of Windows 60
Microsoft Office 2013 Word Basic 60
Internet Fundamentals 30
Introduction to the computer 30
Assembling Computers 30
BIOS Configuration and Boot options 15
Partition utilities and Information backup 15
Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10, installation and drivers configuration 60
Servicing Computers and Maintenance 60
Servicing LAN network 30
Setup own computer and general review 90




Total Clock Hours                                                                                                                               480


Schedule: Monday – Friday

8:30 a.m. – 3:00  p.m. (18 Weeks)


Evening Classes: Monday - Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (32 weeks)

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (80 weeks)