All learners will be expected to have a Level 1 English qualification and be confident using a computer. Previous knowledge of ICT systems is desirable, however, no prior knowledge of coding is necessary.
This course is aimed at individuals who want to develop an understanding of the benefits and implications of installing and maintaining hardware in technology systems.
You will develop new skills and knowledge in the following areas:
- Select and connect up a personal computer safely with associated hardware and storage media to meet needs
- Select and connect an IT system to a communication service to meet needs, Install and configure software to use
- Check that the IT system and communication service are working successfully. (This will involve finding and repairing faults with the internal hardware components of a computer, such as the processor or internal bus, and upgrading other internal components, such as adding a network card or additional memory. You will also learn how to install a new external hardware device, such as a printer or barcode scanner.)