What You'll Learn
As a professional computer technician, you’ll be responsible for repairing and servicing computers, servers, and other hardware for organizations and individuals. In our Computer Technician Certification program, you will essentially learn how to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain efficient running computer systems for professional environments. Some of the major topics you will cover include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, and security. With our program, you’ll not only get hands-on technical training, but you’ll obtain problem solving skills which are critical for professional computer technicians. Since computer technicians are exposed to a wide range of issues, our program makes sure you are able to walk away feeling prepared to perform any tasks and solve any issues. Upon completion of this certification program, successful graduates will be able to do the following:
- Discuss computer operating systems and hardware fundamentals.
- Perform essential steps in PC installation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair.
- Discuss network infrastructure, cryptography, assessments and audits within networks and networking environments.
- Perform installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various operating systems and network operating systems.
Certifications We Offer
Whether you’re just entering the workforce or trying to take your career to the next level, CIAT offers the certifications needed to prove your expertise to current and future employers.
Careers in Computer Technology
With a certification, you’ll not only make yourself stand out from the competition, but you’ll also increase your employment opportunities. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 11 percent from in the next ten years, which is faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. More support services will be needed as organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software. The median annual wage for computer network support specialists was $52,810 in April 2017.
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