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Basic PC Maintenance & Networking (CompTIA Strata exam optional)

Higher Education Computing students Bedford College


Basic PC Maintenance & Networking (CompTIA Strata exam optional)

Our industry experienced teaching staff will provide you with a comprehensive instructor led, classroom-based delivery. Each session will comprise of theory and practical based delivery and activities.  

 Whether you are new to IT or want to brush up on your skills, this course will allow you to gain an extensive introduction to all major areas of IT and IT Support.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 22/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 16 weeks
Fees: £350.00
Bedford College
Starts: 01/02/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 16 weeks
Fees: £350.00

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

How to enrol

To enrol onto this course please call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.



Course Information

Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications or experience to start.

Course content

You will study:

  • IT Concepts and Terminology  
  • IT Hardware Infrastructure  
  • Networking 
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Applications and Software  
  • Software Development 
  • Database Fundamentals 
  • IT Security 
  • IT Professionalism and Soft Skills 
Assessment methods

This course will be assessed by: 

  • In class question and answer 
  • Holistic practical skills assessment  
  • Optional CompTIA ITF+ (FC0-U61) multiple choice exam 
Qualification gained

You will gain: 

  • Bedford College Basic PC Maintenance & Networking Certificate of Completion 
  • Optional CompTIA ITF+ (FC0-U61) Certificate 
Further study and career options

Course progression:

Cisco IT Essentials 

CompTIA A+  

CompTIA Security+  

Cisco CCNA 1 

Cisco CCNA 2 

Cisco CCNA 3 


Career progression: 

IT Support 

Helpdesk analyst  

Desktop Technician  

IT Technician  

Network Engineer 

Database Administrator  

Software Developer  

Data Architect 

System Support

Funding Information

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.