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1 Apie PC Essentials IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software

2 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Course Description The IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software course covers the fundamentals of PC hardware and software as well as advanced concepts. It is designed for students who want to pursue careers in ICT and students who want to gain practical knowledge of how a computer works.

3 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment. Additional topics covered include laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity and basic implementation skills, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), security, safety and environmental issues, applied network configuration and troubleshooting skills, and communication skills.

4 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas PC Hardware and Software v4.0 Features and Benefits Offers an excellent introduction to the IT industry Provides interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems Learn by doing – hands-on activities and lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practices in maintenance and safety Helps develop greater skills and confidence in working with desktop and laptop computers Prepares students for entry-level IT positions within various environments New topics covered: – Laptops and portable devices – Wireless connectivity – Security – Safety and environmental issues – Communication skills

5 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas

6 Industry-Recognized Certification As a CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum, IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification (www.comptia.org). The fundamentals part of the course, chapters 1–10, helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam ( ), which covers the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security, and validates the communication skills and professionalism required of all entrylevel IT professionals. The advanced part of the course, chapters 11–16, helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ Practical Application exam ( ), which builds on the CompTIA A+ Essentials knowledge and skills, with more of a hands-on orientation and scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems. Students must pass both exams to earn the CompTIA A+ certification. This course also aligns with the objectives in the first two modules of the European Certification of Informatics Professionals (EUCIP) IT Administrator certification (www.eucip.org): Module 1 PC Hardware, and Module 2 Operating Systems. Careers The IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software curriculum supports students who want to prepare for entry-level positions in the ICT field. Job titles include enterprise technician, IT administrator, field service technician, call center technician, help desk technician, and PC or support technician.

7 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Solution The Cisco Networking Academy® IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software curriculum provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC computer technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts.

8 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Description Provides comprehensive overview of computer hardware and software and an introduction to advanced concepts – Describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system – Install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software – Connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment Integrates virtual learning tools to supplement classroom learning and provide an interactive hands-on experience Intended for students pursuing careers in IT and want practical knowledge of how a computer works Aligns and prepares students for – CompTIA A+ certification exams – EUCIP IT Administrator exams – Modules 1 and 2 Note: Recommend using additional resources such as books provided by local EUCIP licenses Approved as CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum

9 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas PC Hardware and Software Course Design Sixteen (16) chapters Five (5) new chapters on: Laptops and Portable Devices Security Communication Skills Prepares students to take: – All exams associated with the new CompTIA A+ certification – EUCIP IT Administrator – Modules 1 and 2 exams (Module 3 is out of scope) Note: Recommend using additional resources such as books provided by local EUCIP licenses

10 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas PC Hardware and Software One course divided into two (2) parts: Core competencies in latest hardware and software technologies Greater emphasis on: – information security skills – safety and environmental issues – soft skills Maps to CompTIA A+ Essentials exam required for all A+ candidates More hands-on and lab-based Greater depth with more practical application and troubleshooting Maps to three CompTIA job environment certification exams: – IT Technician (602) – Remote Support Technician (603) – Bench Technician (604) Flexibility for instructors to teach based on any or all of the certification exams Part 1: Fundamentals Chapters 1-10 Part 2: Advanced Chapters 11-16

11 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas A+ Certification Two exams must still be passed to obtain certification: 1.A+ Essentials ( ) 2.Any of the three job-skills exams: – IT Technician (Field Service Technician) – Remote Support (Help Desk Technician) – Depot Technician (Bench Technician)

12 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Define information technology (IT) and describe the components of a personal computer Protect the student against accidents and injury, protect equipment from damage, protect data from loss, and protect the environment from contamination Perform a step by step assembly of a desktop computer tower Explain the purpose of preventive maintenance and identify the elements of the troubleshooting process Explain, install, and navigate an operating system; upgrade components based on customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Describe, remove, and replace select components of a laptop; upgrade components based on customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Describe, remove, and replace select components of a printer/scanner; perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Describe and install a network; upgrade components based on customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Perform advanced installation of a desktop computer tower; select components based on customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Upgrade security components based on customer needs and perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting Apply good communication skills and professional behavior while working with customers PC Hardware and Software Course Objectives

13 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Virtual Learning Tools Virtual Laptop Tutorial

14 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Tutorial Click on the arrow to view the brief tutorial. Or click the Skip button to go directly to using Virtual Laptop.

15 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas The Three Modes Learn ModeExplore ModeTest Mode Step-by-step instructions for removing and installing components Self-check for understanding Information about many laptop features and components

16 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Learn Mode: Underside Layer Components in the Underside Layer

17 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Learn Mode: Show Instructions For step-by-step instructions

18 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Antistatic Mat

19 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Aligning and Installing Components

20 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Completing a Layer in Learn Mode

21 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Learn Mode: Top & Sides Layer Optical DrivePC Card

22 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Learn Mode: Docking Station Layer

23 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Learn Mode: External Cables Layer

24 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Test Mode

25 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Explore Mode

26 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas The Learn More Option

27 Vilniaus universitetas, Fizikos fakultetas Virtual Laptop Demo


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