Introduction to Computer Hardware

Foundations of computer hardware fundamentals

This course provides a foundation of computer hardware fundamentals. Students learn the fundamentals of IT/Technical Support including: identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices, troubleshooting device and network issues, installing and configuring operating systems, and expanded security. The program culminates in a student showcase where participants demonstrate a basic foundation of computer hardware and networking skills.

Participants in grades 7-12 have the opportunity to earn .5 high school credit through the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Advanced Coursework Network initiative. Participants will also receive a stipend of $350 for their completion of the program.

This project is funded in whole or in part by funds received from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training/Governor’s Workforce Board RI.