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2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Servicing Certificate

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The Computer Servicing Certificate Program is designed for students seeking entry level technical skills for the information technology (IT) industry. The Program consists of three courses. Each course focuses on specific skills in computer applications, computer system hardware and PC operating systems. Successful mastery of the material should prepare the student for CompTIA’s A+ Certification exams ( www.comptia.org ). A+ Certification is an internationally recognized standard in the IT field. Students who desire to continue their education can use the Computer Servicing Certificate Program as a stepping stone to more advanced studies in the Computer Engineering Technology Program at Gateway Community College. For more information, contact Interim Department Chair Eric Flynn at (203) 285-2371 or e-mail eflynn@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Use industry-standard computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, email and internet access to effectively communicate and research topics in computer servicing
  • Demonstrate safety and standards in the workplace
  • Install, configure and upgrade computer hardware and software
  • Use diagnostic software and test equipment to troubleshoot problems
  • Recognize the need for continuous learning

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