Computer Maintenance Technology


Aries Computer Technology
PC Maintenance, Repair, Operating Systems, Servers, & Networking

Instructor: Derrick B. Adkins

 The Aries Certified projessional computer Technician curriculum offers four semesters of dynamic, professional information technology (IT) training.

The course material is delivered over the web including the lessons, practice quizzes, and exams. Lessons and practice quizzes can be reviewed at home over the internet.

Practical application is provided via hands-on labs, computer assembly, and hardware and software installation. In addition to the IT training, the computer technology program offers students the opportunity to do individual projects which would include studying web design, wireless networking, advanced hardware, servers, and security.
Sequence of Courses are as follows:
  • A+ Certification: Hardware
  • Fundamentals of Computer Systems
  • A+ Certification: Operating Systems
  • Linux Essentials
  • Networking Essentials
  • Wireless Networking Essentials
  • Server Essentials
  • Secure Network Essentials


  • History of computers
  • Safety
  • Number system
  • Power Supply
  • Basic Electronics
  • ChipSets
  • Motherboards
Curriculum Continued...
  • Processors
  • Interfaces
  • Disk drives
  • Video and sound cards
  • Windows 9x
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Mac OS, Unix, Linux
  • Basic Networking
  • The Internet
  • Troubleshooting
  • Windows NT Server
  • Windows 2000 Server
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • TCP/IP
  • Introduction to telecommunications
  • Network and Enterprise
  • Internet Explorer
  • Server Security
  • System Administration
Various Aries Certifications earned at different levels of completion:


  • Aries PC Maintenance & Repair
  • Aries Networking Essentials
  • Aries Server Essentials


    Coursework prepares students for:

  • CompTIA A+
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Microsoft Certified system Engineer (MCSE)