What does a Computer Technician do?
Some say we over-train our computer technicians. We’ll take that as a compliment. You can take it as an assurance that you’re getting the best training in the business. Our online Computer Technician training is reverse engineered from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) certification. That’s the most prestigious recognition of real-world expertise you can get as a new computer technician. But our program is way more than fancy training, it’s a career jump-starter (with expert job-hunting assistance built in). So, you walk away with a shiny new skill set, certification in hand and hot job prospects on the horizon. Simply put, if you’re looking for your best career retraining or up-skilling option and wondering how to become a computer technician … you just found what you were looking for.
Tasks to include but not limited to, as responsibilities will vary depending on place of employment
- Installing hardware and software systems
- Maintaining and repairing equipment
- Troubleshooting computer issues
- Setting up computer security measures
- Configuring computer networks
- Providing technical support on-site or via phone or email
Requirements Before Starting:
- High School Diploma
- 18 Years of Age
About this Program
Computer technicians help develop and maintain network technology, debug issues, resolve server problems, and identify viruses that cause trouble for users. In healthcare, where these complications can wreak havoc on a provider’s ability to serve their patients, the role of computer tech is absolutely essential.
If you’re super tech-savvy, you might love being a computer technician.
Computer Technician training covers the knowledge and skills you need to successfully sit for industry-recognized certification. We want to support our learners in securing the certification that fits based upon your career goals and current job requirements. Your training includes two exam vouchers for the CompTIA A+ certifications – a significant value adds of several hundred dollars.
*Classes are currently being updated, if you don’t see a specific course call the Continuing Ed office at 712-325-3256 or view the list here
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Find out how Iowa Western Community College and Career Step can meet your career training needs today
- 158 Online Training Hours
- 4 Months of Full Access
- 34,220-91,060 Average Salary
- 6% predicted 10-year job growth
- Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- Completely Self-Paced Study
- 1:1 Live Support