What is IT?
IT or Information Technology is the use of computer systems, software, and networks in managing information. IT professionals can be responsible for building networks, troubleshooting computer problems, storing data and information, and creating and updating databases. IT is now a crucial part of our world as technology has changed the way businesses operate.
Explore our Information Technology programs in British Columbia
Computer Service Technician
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.
Computer Software Support
This program offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills in the most popular computer software applications used in today’s business environment. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge necessary to function effectively in an office.
Customer Service Help Desk
This program provides students with the necessary skill and knowledge to support users of computer systems and software applications. It provides in-depth knowledge on evaluating, configuring, and troubleshooting communications hardware, software, and operating systems.
This program provides students with the necessary skill and knowledge to plan, install, and provide routine control over and manage exceptional situations in relation to quality communications network services in an information system.
PC Support Specialist
This program prepares students to deal with the problems they may encounter when supporting Personal Computers in an office environment. It provides in-depth knowledge of both computer hardware and software, and prepares students to take the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification exams.
What will I learn in an IT training course with AOLCC?
AOLCC IT training courses will prepare students for the workforce by equipping them with fundamental IT knowledge. Students will learn skills such as how to troubleshoot computer issues, deliver quality tech support, create tech reports, and communicate with clients and business coworkers.
We prepare our graduates for careers in IT by training students with the same top-notch systems used in major tech organizations. Students will gain hands-on experience so they are familiar with the technology.
Students graduate from our programs prepared for industry certification tests such as the Comp TIA A+ certification and Microsoft Windows certifications. Courses put them in a great position to further their education, for example – to become a Microsoft Certified Engineer.
What to expect from a career in Canada’s IT industry
In an IT career, you will work with technology and assist others in its use. Most of the time this work will be for a company or organization. You might analyze technical problems and identify the required computer solutions, install workstations and equipment for the company, or implement and manage computer hardware and software applications.
The need for IT workers continues to grow in Canada’s tech sector. There are many opportunities for jobs and higher than average salaries.
Because the need for IT jobs is so high, workers in this industry have more flexibility. They can find work in remote positions, in person, or even as self-employed workers.
Careers after completing our IT training programs in British Columbia
Qualified IT professionals can find work as a:
- Customer Service Help Desk
- User Support Technician
- Computer Help Desk Representative
- Software Technical Support Analyst
- Network Administrator
- Network Operator
- Local Area Network Administrator
Salary range for careers in IT
Employees working in information technology can expect to earn between $55,000 and $150,000. This number can vary based on the company, job title, and career experience.
Why choose an information technology training course with AOLCC?
If you seek a job in information technology, AOLCC courses will prepare you with key skills. Our specialized integrated learning system (ILS) teaches a comprehensive curriculum at your own pace.
With locations in areas from coast to coast, we are Canada’s largest career college network. Finding a location near you has never been easier!
We emphasize job-hunting and resume-building techniques in our courses so you feel prepared. This job placement assistance will help you find job opportunities in your chosen career path.
How can you get started?
Studying at AOLCC can lead you to a successful career in information technology! Contact an admission advisor today for a free consultation and learn more about our IT training programs.
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