Learn Your Future Here – Become a  PC Technician

Overview

Our PC Technician Certificate program will help you get a foothold in the IT industry – and prepare you for an exciting new career in installing, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting desktop systems and applications for a wide range of employers.

Program:  PCT
Duration:40-hours (10 weeks)
Type:Certificate
Campus:  Scarborough
Format:  Classroom Learning, Internships
Cost:$995.00 (includes PC tool kit)
Early Bird Cost:$595.00 (includes PC tool kit)
Start Date:TBA
* Limited Seats available at early bird pricing, conditions apply.
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What You Will Learn

  • Identify the tools and test equipment associated with PC repair and maintenance activity, know how hardware and software work together in the operation of a PC, and outline the process for assembling a personal computer
  • Identify different types of removable media devices, name the physical components of a hard drive and know the function of each, as well as know how to maintain disks and systems
  • Identify electrical terms and symbols, and describe how to recognize a failed power supply and how to replace it, as well as describe a multimeter and its functions
  • Identify various operating systems along with their characteristics, features, discuss the processes required to install hardware and software using Windows 7, Windows 8 and 10, and Mac operating systems
  • Identify different types of system boards, list the physical components of memory, and describe how memory is accessed
  • Describe how to solve basic computer problems, define the differences between a virus, worm, and a Trojan horse, and identify the types of threats against a computer system
  • Describe how PCs communicate with each other, identify the typical input/output devices encountered in a computer system, and describe the process of configuring routers, switches, as well as static and dynamic routing schemes

 

 

Your Potential Jobs

Potential careers include Computer Technician, Computer Hardware Repair Technician, IT Helpdesk Agent, IT Support Technician, IT Support Specialist, On-site IT Technician, PC Support Technician, Service Desk Technician, and more.

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Please note that some career and education options may require advanced degrees, further training or experience.

Start Today! Want to learn more about how our PC Technician Certificate may help you achieve your career goals? Please fill out the form and one of our admissions officers will be in touch to discuss your options.

 

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