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Students will gain a solid foundation of theory on how a computer and other connective devices work.  Students receive instruction and hands-on experience in repairing or replacing faulty mechanical and electronic parts. They will develop communication skills in order to give technical advice on ways to keep equipment in good operating condition.

A+ LabSim Test Out online software is also used for simulating PC building and repair (This same software is utilized by most colleges). 

Students also receive instruction in the area of installing basic networks.

Dual Credit Opportunities

KACC’s Computer Technology  curriculum has been designed to include college-level material. The
dual credit curriculum is embedded throughout the entire school year.  Students who successfully
complete this program may have an opportunity to earn dual college credit at Prairie State College: 

¨ Course  ITNET160 Computer Repair 4 Credits

 Industry Standard Certifications

A+ and PC Pro Certifications: Students will have an opportunity to earn this international, vendor-neutral certification which proves competence in areas such as installation and preventative maintenance and validates foundation-level knowledge and skills
necessary for a career in IT. 

 Next Year:

Computer Technology will focus on Networking and the World Wide Web with college level curriculum and more opportunities for both dual college credit and industry standard certification - Comptia Network+ and Network Pro Certification. 

 REQUIRED/RECOMMENDED TOOLS AND SUPPLIES:

PC repair toolkit or Phillips-head screw driver, small mag light or other mini light, home internet access. 

Additional Costs/Fees:  USB Memory/Flash drive $10 to $15

 

 

 

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Kankakee Area Career Center4083 N 1000 W Road

PO Box 570Bourbonnais, IL 60914

815-939-4971Fax: 815-939-7598

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