Hardware and Software is a core module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis.
The Hardware and Software (including Networking and Virtualisation) module is based on the CompTIA A+ certification which is generally classed as the starting point for any career in IT. It covers content ranging from the understanding and management of IT equipment to the maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.
It covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.