Introduction to Computer Hardware

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course introduces the fundamentals of a computer system and will expose you to such topics as: the instruction/execution cycle, CPU, Memory types, Input/Output. We will discuss basic constructs and concepts of computer hardware and software including binary and hexadecimal number systems and arithmetic; Boolean algebra, gates, Truth tables, circuit diagrams. This is a foundation course which provides the skills for subsequent computer science courses. It provides an overview of Information Technology and how it relates to the way we work, play, study and live.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants seeking admissions to this programme must be sixteen (16) years and over.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE, download, complete and email the application form to professionaled@costaatt.edu.tt.

FOR FURTHER INFO:
Email: professionaled@costaatt.edu.tt
Call: (868) 625-5030 ext. 5415

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    DURATION
    15 weeks

    CAMPUS / DELIVERY MODE

    Online with some live sessions

    Tuesdays
    11:00am – 2:00pm

    OR

    Mondays
    5:00pm – 8:00pm

    COURSE FEE
    1,500

                         

    The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.

    Fees Citizens Caricom International Per
    Applications: Paper-based $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 Application
    Applications: Online Free Free Free Application
    Registration $80.00 $80.00 $80.00 Semester
    Tuition $300.00 $400.00 $750.00 Credit
    Administrative Fee $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
    Technology $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Semester
    Student Insurance $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 Annum
    Student Guild $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 Annum

    Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.

    All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.

    The College accepts the following methods of payment:

    • Cash
    • LINX
    • Visa/Master card
    • Certified/Manager’s cheque

    Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.

     

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at:  www.moe.gov.tt

    Important:
    Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.

    The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.

    For further information on the GATE programme please visit the website of the Ministry of Education.

    The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.

     

    Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)

    The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:

    • tuition fees
    • accommodation
    • airfare and other transportation costs
    • personal maintenance costs and living expenses
    • books and related materials
    • special equipment
    • other related tertiary expenses

    For further information on the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) students can visit the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt

     

    Payment Plans

    Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: registrar@costaatt.edu.tt

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