Security, Maintenance, & Troubleshooting

Please refer to the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes for upcoming dates and times.

Introduction to Computer Security

Protect your computer and the information contained on your PC from outside attack! Upon completion of this course students will be able to install and configure both antivirus programs and firewalls to protect their computer from outside threats. Students will be able to backup critical files and folders and then restore them to their computers. Students will be shown how to protect their privacy and personal information while online. Students will view and run working anti-spyware programs and monitor the effects of viruses with real time virus simulators.

Course length: 24 hours

Intermediate Computer Security (NEW)

The Intermediate level Computer Security class is a follow-up to the Introduction to Computer Security class. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install and configure both antivirus and firewalls to protect the PC. Also, learn how to protect Smart phones and Mobile devices from outside threats. Students will be able to choose and implement wireless (Wi-Fi) security options, understand Bluetooth security, view and run programs to erase, destroy and recover data, and how to protect their privacy and personal information while using Social media such as: Facebook and Twitter.

Prerequisites: Basic Computer and Internet Skills. Also, should have completed the Introduction to Computer Security class.
Course length: 24 hours

How to Repair the PC: Basic Computer Maintenance

Learn how easy it is to assemble personal computers from new and used components. Avoid expensive service calls by performing maintenance and upgrades for yourself. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment, upgrade and maintain existing equipment, and troubleshoot and repair non-working personal computers.

Course length: 24 hours

Intermediate PC Troubleshooting

This course is intended for individuals who want to hone their skills with the latest advanced troubleshooting tips and techniques. This course will explain how to use advanced problem–solving skills through hands–on, real–world situations.

Course length: 24 hours

PC and Laptop Troubleshooting Basics

More and more people are using laptops in the workplace now that they have gotten a lot more powerful and a lot more affordable. Increased laptop usage has resulted in an increase in the number of laptops requiring repairs. Learn some basic laptop troubleshooting techniques that could possibly save you time and money. Topics covered in the course include: basic PC and laptop repair techniques, replacing hard drives, increasing laptop memory and much more.

Course length: 24 hours