Computer Technician 1


  • Prerequisite Course(s): Teacher Approval
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Information Support and Services
  • Career Cluster Area: Information Technology
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: National Business Education Association (NBEA)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course is designed to provide students an opportunity to troubleshoot, maintain, and manage the computer hardware in his/her school. Students will be able to serve as computer network system operators.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Software management
    2. Hardware maintenance
    3. Computer networking
    4. Troubleshooting/problem solving
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate an ability to manage computer software: identify, select, evaluate, use, install, upgrade, and customize application software; diagnose and solve problems occurring from an application software’s installation and use.NBEA 2,3,5,9R3.6Tech A 1,2,4,5A1 A2 A6D6TechnicalObservation / Demonstration
2. Correctly maintain computer hardware: configure, install, and upgrade hardware systems; and diagnose and repair hardware problems.NBEA ISS.2R3.6Tech A 1,2,4,5A1 A2 A6D6TechnicalObservation / Demonstration
3. Maintain a computer network: identify, select, evaluate, use, install, upgrade, customize, diagnose, and solve problems with various types of operating systems, environments, and utilities.NBEA ISS.6 NBEA 5R3.6Tech A 1,5C1E5D6TechnicalObservation / Demonstration
4. Demonstrate an ability to work independently when troubleshooting and problem solving.R3.6Tech DA.2D6TechnicalObservation / Demonstration

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