The course focuses on the basics of computer hardware, software, mobile computing, networking, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies. Students learn about configuring operating systems, file and folder management, networks, and network configuration, and the role of the OSI model in networking and troubleshooting. A fundamental understanding of computer hardware, operating systems, computer application software, networking technologies and protocols, web browsers, identifying security risks, troubleshooting errors, and system maintenance is gained. The course also includes an exploration of cutting-edge technologies such as cloud computing and virtualization.
Students who successfully complete the course will receive 2 college credits. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification.
You may be eligible for Grant funding to cover the program cost.
To be eligible you must fit all three categories:
- Your age is between 14-18 or 18-24
- You reside in one of the following 8 counties (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lebanon, Perry or York)
- Your student ONLY Income is between $0-$30,268
If you feel you are eligible, please follow this Grant Funded Link. You will be directed to a site that will provide further instructions to determine eligibility.
If you are ineligible but still want to participate in the enrichment programs, please view the enrichment program options below.