Begin your career as a Computer Support Specialist in just 10 weeks!
Looking to begin your career in the technology field? Sign up for our Computer Support Tech Job Training and provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Program includes a guaranteed job interview upon successful completion!
Cost: FREE for veterans & spouses
Duration: 10 weeks (140 hours)
Introduction to IT Concepts will be a short module to assist with gaining the basic fundamental knowledge to be successful in this program.
The CompTIA A+ Certification course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. You will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.
The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-005) portion of the course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career
This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ Certification examinations (220-901 and 220-902) and Comp TIA N+ examination (N10-005).
Income & Job Outlook
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for computer user support specialists was $52,810 in 2017.
Employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. More support services will be needed as organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software.
- Basic knowledge of computing concepts, including the difference between hardware and software.
- Basic knowledge of the functions of software components, such as the operating system, applications, and file systems; and the function of a computer network.
- Browse and search for information on the Internet; start up, shut down, and log on to a computer and network; run programs.
- A good understanding in a Windows operating system, or equivalent skills and knowledge, is highly recommended.
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