Computer Systems Institute Announces Four-Part Computer Hardware and Software Repair/Maintenance Class Series
CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Computer Systems Institute (CSI), a post-secondary education provider committed to quality, career-focused learning led by enthusiastic professionals, announced today a four-part class series designed to coincide with the State of Illinois’ on-going initiatives to reduce the digital divide in the state by releasing technology grant funds to increase access to high-speed internet service.
Interested students are encouraged to apply with the Gail Borden Public Library District at one of its two Elgin, Illinois locations. CSI is partnering with the library district in order to promote efficient and safe computer usage amongst the members of the community.
The four-part series are taught by CompTIA certified Computer Systems Institute instructors and are located at the company’s main location.
Class dates and weekly topic:
Class #1: Thursday, September 20(th), 6:00 – 9:00 pm, covers computer hardware basics including the different types of computers, peripherals, and operating systems.
Class #2: Thursday, September 27(th), 6:00 – 9:00 pm, covers basic email practices, how to create and manipulate documents in a Windows environment and how to install software.
Class #3: Thursday, October 4(th), 6:00 – 9:00 pm, covers security basics such as Wi-Fi management, password creation best practices, and antivirus software. Also covered is how to manage notifications, pop-ups and error messages and operation of the OS search function.
Class #4: Thursday, October 11(th), 6:00 – 9:00 pm, covers basic PC maintenance including cleaning and hard drive defragmentation.
All classes are located at Computer Systems Institute’s Elgin campus located at 400 Airport Road, Elgin, IL 60123.
“We are very pleased to work with the Gail Borden Public Library District to encourage students to learn about computer infrastructure,” said Ella Zibitsker, CSI President and CEO. “Our four-part series is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge to comfortably use and maintain a personal computer. These skills can help them in both their professional career and social communication.”
The Gail Borden Public Library District’s main location is the third-largest library in Illinois and the recipient of the Recipient of the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Services. For more information, visit www.gailborden.info.
CSI has served more than 10,000 Chicago-area graduates since 1989. In addition to the career programs offered at campuses in the Chicago Loop, Elgin and Gurnee, the school offers English-as-a-Second-Language programs in Skokie, Wheeling and Lombard. CSI is accredited by the North Central Association, licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to accept the GI bill, and a Microsoft IT Academy. For more information, call 888-451-5155 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.csinow.edu.
SOURCE Computer Systems Institute