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Computer Service Technician - Prince Edward Island

Computer Service Technician

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

This program prepares students to deal with the problems they may encounter when servicing Personal Computers. It provides in-depth knowledge of computer hardware. Students will have practical hands-on experience in troubleshooting computer problems and assembling a computer. This program prepares students to write the current exams for A+ certification.


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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will find opportunities working as bench technicians for small- to medium-sized PC or electronics companies as well as large PC-related manufacturing operations. They may also find positions in computer sales and service. After gaining some experience, they may wish to open their own computer repair service.

CORE COURSES

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM).
  • Operating Systems
    Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Office Skills
    Microsoft Outlook Level 1
  • Business Skills
    Customer Service Essentials, Management Fundamentals, and Business English/Grammar
  • Employability Skills
    Job Search & On the Job Training
  • PC Troubleshooting
    CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-801 and CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-802
  • Computer Networking
    CompTIA Network+
  • Program Type:Diploma
  • Anticipated salary:C$25,150 - C$55,476  
  • (Information from PayScale Canada)
  • Program Duration:24 Weeks
  • Program Notes:Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
  • Program Category:I.T
  • Program Syllabus:Click to Download
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