This pathway teaches the skills required for installing and maintaining hardware. It includes objectives in PC hardware, networking, mobile devices and troubleshooting. It prepares you for the CompTIA A+ credential. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
The preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.
- Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve.
- Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
- A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF)
An introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that helps professionals to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.
MTA 98-349: Windows Operating Systems
A certification to validate understanding of operating systems configuration, installing and upgrading client systems, managing applications, files, folders, and devices, and understanding operating system maintenance.
MTA 98-366: Network Fundamentals
A certification to validate understanding network infrastructures, network hardware, and protocols and services.
College and Career Promise
Through local partnerships and classroom curriculum, we are motivating youth to consider careers in manufacturing and preparing them with the skillsets and knowledge to succeed in the workforce industry after high school, and college. The CTE department connects local and regional manufacturers with local high schools to establish or build manufacturing education programs that will grow the workforce in the local communities. Students who experience the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway enter college or move into post-secondary careers with essential advanced manufacturing knowledge and expertise. partner corporations provide grants, scholarships, and apprenticeships for students who continue their education in theAdvanced Manufacturing industry.
What Should I Do Next?
Take the Junior Achievement Career Quiz here.
Talk to the Pathway Development Coordinator or Counselor at your school!
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