Computer Engineering

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Course Description

Computer technology is an expanding branch of engineering, with roots in both electrical engineering and computer science. It includes the related areas of computer hardware and software; computer interfacing, programming, and networking; analog and digital electronics; and robotics. Computer technicians, technologists, and engineers work in every sector of society, in careers ranging from building and repairing computer systems to designing and installing computer networks, to designing and building prototype robots and electronic devices. Students taking computer technology courses will learn to work safely with computer equipment, electronic circuits, and robotic devices, and will explore the Essential Skills and work habits that are important for success in computer technology. Computer technology courses prepare students for apprenticeship, further study at college or university, or entry into the workplace directly after graduation.

What You Will Do

Students will dissect computer hardware and software to understand the function and limits to the specifications. Programming is also studied in the course through coding and writing programs. Students take this knowledge to apply it to create desired results by solving practical problems through automation and robotics.

Related Trades

Hardware Technician, Network Technician, Contact Centre Support, Programmer, Code Technician

 

 

 

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