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Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance

Operating Systems Technologies

You May Be Interested If:

You enjoy working with computers and would like to explore a career in the computer service area - and there's no better place to start than Sheridan. You can get a good head start by taking this one-course dual credit program which will offer a great opportunity to learn more about this exciting field.

What Students Are Saying About This Program

“Yes, the dual credit course has made me excited to start college. The dual credit program has made me surer about what I’m taking in college.”

“I took the course to get college experience. I liked the material being taught as well as the way it was taught.”

What Will I Learn/Do?

Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance was chosen as a dual credit course because it is a core component of the Information Technologies (IT) Operations Diploma program. As such, this course will be utilized throughout the entire program, and links with other courses in software and hardware to develop an advanced level of skill in using current technology and solving computer-related problems. It offers you a great preview of the ITO program and a chance to gain some knowledge and experience in the computer technology service field.

Secondary Credits 
Days/Wk 1
# wks 14
Hrs/Day 3
Term Winter 2017
Starts Wk of: Feb13, 2017
Ends Wk ending: May 26, 2017
Campus/City Davis Campus Brampton
Courses Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance
Dual Credit Codes DUB4X3
College Codes INFO70036

Course Descriptions:

Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance

This course will expand your technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills in the configuration, operation and maintenance of PC systems. Topics encompassed in this course will include: computer architecture, backup procedures, virus detection and control, system configuration and set-up, installation of software and hardware, and troubleshooting DOS/Unix and windows operating systems. Principle delivery method will be through lab exercises, case studies and in class research and exercises.

Pathways to Full Time Sheridan Programs:

Your dual credit program offers you the chance to get a head start on the full time Information Technologies Operations Diploma program. If you apply and are offered admission to this full time program, the Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance course you complete successfully in your dual credit program will be counted as already completed. Sheridan's Information Technologies Operations program has an in-class component but also emphasizes hands-on learning via labs, simulators and projects.

Further Academic/Career Pathways:

Sheridan is recognized for excellence in technology training. In Sheridan's IT Operations diploma program, you will develop a specialized skill set that combines technological expertise with critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. The program includes a paid co-op component to provide you with valuable on-the-job learning and experience that will help you to get a job. There are many options open to you upon graduation: you’ll be prepared to enter a wide range of careers in information technology and IT support, including customer support, technical writing, project management, corporate training, help desk supervision, database administration, web design and more.