• Emily Daluz - Instructor

    Grade 11 -12. AM and PM sessions offered

     

    Why take this course?

    • Assemble a computer from scratch
    • Install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware, software, operating systems, peripherals, networks and servers
    • Employ a multifaceted approach to cybersecurity
    • Demonstrate the communication and employability skills to obtain employment and thrive in a professional environment

     

    From building a computer from scratch to ethically hacking into a network to reveal cybersecurity vulnerabilities, the Information Technology pathway will demystify this rapidly evolving industry.  With a continual focus on safety, cybersecurity, and ethical work practices, students will learn the foundation for ensuring an organization’s technological equipment is running smoothly, including the maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware, operating systems, software, peripherals, networks and servers.  High level customer service, communication, and real-world problem solving skills will be challenged in an immersive work-based environment with increasingly technical and collaborative projects that challenge students to think critically and design solutions to meet customer needs.  The pathway culminates in a practicum, allowing students the opportunity to work within industry or on a student-led capstone project.

     

    Credits and certifications

    .5 Math

    .5 Physical science

    .5 Elective

    ETA - Customer Service Specialist

    A+

    Net +

    Cisco CCENT

    College credit available

     

    The Career Tree strategy and classroom tool is a game-changing approach to spark student dialogue about what's possible in their careers and how to get there. King Tech uses this tool to help ensure a positive outcome and make a difference for students and community.

     

    Picture of IT career tree