PC Technology

Brandman University and partners are able to provide a wide variety of certifications and courses in technology and modern telecommunications with online and on-ground classes offered in various locations throughout the country.

The courses in this section have been designed for anyone interested in a "real-world," hands-on approach to Data Networking Technologies.

Brandman University and partners are able to provide a wide variety of certifications and courses in technology and modern telecommunications with online and on-ground classes offered in various locations throughout the country.The courses in this section have been designed for Fiber-to-the-Premises Passive Optical Network Professionals.

TECU 0050: Computer Service Technician – Intro
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

This course provides an introduction to Windows 7, Intel based PCs, and network service, installation, and maintenance. Basic PC and networking concepts and functions will be demonstrated and discussed. The student will have the opportunity to build proficiency with Windows 7 and install and configure a variety of adapters and peripherals in LAN environment.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify, describe, explain, and/or perform:

  • Computer assembly and disassembly
  • Motherboards/mainboard and buses/system resources
  • Processor characteristics
  • Memory characteristics
  • Secondary storage devices
TECU 0051: Computer Service Technician – Applied
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student

This course discusses and demonstrates PC and Network service, installation, and maintenance. A variety of hands-on labs demonstrating Windows 7 and Intermediate networking tasks will be performed. This course will teach students to install and configure personal computer components and networking equipment.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify, describe and explain:

  • Peripheral Devices
  • Input/Output Ports
  • Power Concepts and Power Supplies
  • Basic Networking Concepts
  • Networking Technologies
TECU 0053: Computer Network Technician - Introduction
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student

This course discusses and demonstrates PC and network service, installation, and maintenance. A variety of hands-on labs demonstrating Windows 7 and Intermediate networking tasks will be performed. Students will build proficiency with Windows 7 Client, Windows Server 2008, and a variety of networking and PC equipment.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of:

  • Network Services
  • Network Operations
  • Network Standards
TECU 0054: Computer Network Technician - Applied
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Numerous Instructor-led, hands-on labs and lectures will provide an introduction to networking equipment, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, Intel based PCs, Apple, and Linux systems. The student will have the opportunity to build proficiency with Windows 7 Client, Windows Server 2008, and a variety of networking and PC equipment.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of these subjects:

  • Computer network technology
  • Network administration
  • Wide area networks and devices used to extend networks
  • Network architectures
TECU 0056: Cisco Network Administrator - Introduction
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Numerous Instructor-led, hands-on labs and lectures will provide an introduction to networking equipment including Cisco Routers and Switches. This course will discuss Wi-Fi, VLANs, TCP and UDP protocols, IPV4 and IPV6 addresses. The student will have the opportunity to build proficiency with general networking, network addressing and network cabling. Prerequisite: Computer Network Technician Courses TECU 0053, TECU 0054 and TECU 0055 or equivalent past training or experience.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of:

  • General networking
  • Network addressing
  • Network cabling
TECU 0057: Cisco Network Administrator - Applied
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Numerous Instructor-led, hands-on labs and lectures will provide an introduction to Wi-Fi, VLANs, TCP and UDP protocols. This course will discuss 802.11x Wi-Fi functions, Broadband (satellite, cable modem, DSL, T-1), programming of network routers, switches, and hubs, public and private IP addresses, DDNS service, SNMP for NTP servers, and DHCP services. The student will have the opportunity to build proficiency with network devices, Internet connections, and network services. Prerequisite: TECU 0056: Cisco Network Administrator - Intro or equivalent past training or experience.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of:

  • Network devices
  • Internet connections
  • Network services
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TECU 0058: Cisco Network Administrator - Advanced
  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Numerous Instructor-led, hands-on labs and lectures will provide examples and demonstrations of TCP/IP ports, Unicast, Broadcast and Multicast messaging, network firewalls, "strong" passwords, network device auditing, secure Wi-Fi communications, ACLs, OTDRs, and Command Line tools (Ping, arp, tracert, nslookup). The student will have the opportunity to build proficiency with IP-enabled physical security devices, network security, and network testing and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: TECU 0056: Cisco Network Administrator - Intro and TECU 0057: Applied or equivalent past training or experience.

This course was designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning personal computers, networks, and related technology. This course is 16 hours, equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have a clear understanding of:

  • IP-Enabled Physical Security Devices
  • Network security
  • Common network testing and troubleshooting