IT Essentials

Duration:70 hours
Course Level:Intermediate


IT Essentials

The fundamentals of connecting computers to networks.

Imagine building a computer then connecting it securely to a network. This exciting first step could lead to a rewarding IT career. Because a sure way to excel—no matter which area of IT you choose—is to learn the right computer fundamentals. IT Essentials covers this as well as shares the career skills needed for entry-level IT jobs. You will also enjoy working with Cisco’s Networking Academy’s advanced simulation tools with multiple hands-on labs to hone your troubleshooting skills and immediately practice what you learn!

The IT Essentials course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. The latest release includes mobile devices, Linux, and client side virtualization, as well as expanded information about Microsoft Windows operating systems, security, networking, and troubleshooting.

You will learn:

  • To describe the internal components of a computer and assemble a computer system;
  • How to install and understand operating systems on computers and mobile devices;
  • How to connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment;
  • Troubleshooting using system tools and diagnostic software;

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