Building Your Own Computer Course!

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Building Your Own Computer Course
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  • Calling all tech aficionados, super users and computer newbies!
  • In our modern digital age, it’s no longer considered “nerdy” to be fascinated by computers and technology; in fact, nerd culture is considered the height of cool, and techies are lauded and highly sought out for their knowledge and expertise
  • In this course, we’ll peel back the layers and show you what’s behind the scenes of your machine
  • Learning how to build a computer not only gives you the steps to physically build a unit, but it will also give you a better understanding and appreciation for how your computer functions
  • This course will give you a grasp of computer lingo and explain all the terms you’ve always heard about – RAM, CPU, Graphics Card, etc. and show you why they’re important; it will also advise you on the parts and accessories you should be using to get the most from your machine
  • Buying the course and planning to move? No problem! You can access the course from anywhere in the world
  • You’ll be assessed as you progress throughout the course and you can easily track your progress and marks in your user area 


What You’ll Learn:

In this course, you will learn:

  • The mechanics behind your computer screen – how all the parts come together to make your computer work
  • An intro to operating systems and computer peripherals (keyboard, mouse, speakers, etc.)
  • The components and parts inside AND outside a computer, and what function they service
  • A crash course in Motherboards, CPU, Memory, Storage and Graphics
  • How to select components and parts to meet your needs and budget
  • How to build your own computer, including tools, supplies, and safety tips
  • To test your new machine and get it ready to use
See below for course outline!

Enter the tech world!


Course Modules:

Module 1: Say Hello To The Modern Computer

  • Evolution of the PC
  • What Makes a Computer Tick
  • Design Overview
  • Need vs. Want: Practical & Budget Considerations
  • Operating Systems
  • Peripherals

Module 2: The Component Challenge, Part 1

  • Quick Advice
  • Motherboard
  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Storage & Optical Drives
  • Graphics

Module 3: The Component Challenge, Part 2

  • Sound
  • WIFI and Bluetooth Adapters
  • Power Supply
  • Case
  • Cooling & Ventilation

Module 4: Let’s Build A Computer!

  • A Word on Safety
  • Tools, Location, and Comfort
  • Putting it all Together, Part 1
  • Putting it all Together, Part 2
  • Cable Management
  • Closing Up

Module 5: Getting Your Computer Ready For Action

  • Review of Our Computer Build
  • BIOS Updates
  • Installing an Operating System
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Downloading & Installing Updates
  • Happy Computer, Happy User


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