ROC is an authorized training facility for the Computer Technology Computer Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification. CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.
What does the A+ certification offer:
ROC’s Computer Repair Program is a high-level, intensive one year course that prepares students with entry-level IT skills focusing on computer maintenance, diagnostics, and repair. The course is delivered through the CompTIA approved TestOut Curriculum. (The TestOut PCPro Certification voucher is included with enrollment in the ROC Computer Repair program).
Instruction is provided for computer hardware, operating systems and peripherals, networking essentials, mobile devices, basic test equipment, diagnostic methods, and the electronic fundamentals necessary to understand and service basic computer systems. Students who qualify will be offered the opportunity to participate in the Community Classroom program during the second semester. This externship will give students real-world, outside-the-classroom learning experience with local business partners.
COMPUTER REPAIR STUDENTS LEARN:
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Certifications offered to students completing the ROC Computer Repair program include:
Computer Repair students should have a “C” or better in Algebra and solid reading comprehension skills.
HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE
Students earn 15 units each semester toward their high school graduation (10 elective units and 5 general math units).
Students successfully completing the Computer Repair course receive A-G credit toward admission to postsecondary schools within the University of California system.
BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE CREDIT AVAILABLE
COMP B34 – CompTIA A+ COMP (4 units)
Students meeting BC’s established criteria can earn up to 4 units of BC credit in addition to the above high school credit.
CAREER PATHWAYS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
This is a career awareness class that instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Computer Repair students often pursue careers in the following:
• Service Desk Analyst
• Data Support Technician