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IT Essentials

Learn how to build and set up a computer and connect it securely to a network, your first step to an IT career.

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Course Summary

IT Essentials covers fundamental computer and career skills for entry-level IT jobs. The IT Essentials curriculum includes hands-on labs that provide practical experience. Virtual tools help you hone your troubleshooting skills and practice what you learn.

  • Develop working knowledge of how computers operate
  • Develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills using hands-on labs and virtual learning tools
  • Apply skills and procedures to install and upgrade hardware and software and troubleshoot systems
  • Practice what you learn on real equipment and using the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation tool
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community

Below are details of courses to be treated in each level

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IT Essentials
Chap No Chapter Title
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Personal Computer
Chapter 2: Lab Procedures and Tool Use
Chapter 3: Computer Assembly
Chapter 4: Overview of Preventive Maintenance
Chapter 5: Operating Systems
IT Essentials cont..
Chap No Chapter Title
Chapter 6: Networks
Chapter 7: Laptops
Chapter 8: Mobile Devices
Chapter 9: Printers
Chapter 10: Security
Chapter 11: The IT Professional