• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Certified Operating Systems Technician Course  will build on the CHT course by focusing on operating systems, which includes installing, configuring and maintaining devices, PCs and software for end users; understanding the basics of networking and security/forensics from the operating system view.  Virtualization, security, desktop imaging, and deployment is covered in this course.  The student will also learn the security foundations needed for various operating systems.

Learning Objectives


Module 1: Operating Systems

Module 2: Windows

Module 3: Network Basics

Module 4: Network Protocols

Module 5: Wireless Networking

Module 6: Windows Networking

Module 7: Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Module 8: Security Principles

Module 9: Security Technologies

Module 10: Securing Devices and Data

Module 11: SOHO Network Configurations

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.