Technical Computer Applications

CLUSTER:

STEM and Information Technology


STATE QUALIFYING EVENT:

Required


PARTICIPATION:

Individual


LEVEL:

National Contest


CONTEST TYPE:

Skilled and Technical

Technical Computer Applications

Competitors are expected to demonstrate installation, configuration and use of Windows, Mac OSX and Linux professional Operating systems, as well as one or more integrated Office suite packages. The use of instant messaging, collaboration and social networking software will be required during the contest. Competitors will be expected to perform in teams while demonstrating individual technical skills. The competition will include an oral presentation demonstrating the student’s ability to communicate with others, a hands-on skills demonstration and a written examination.

The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.