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Computer Systems Technician

Computer Systems Technician Training

Prepare for a Career in Information Technology with Hands-On Training

Become the backbone of today’s companies through computer technology. Combine your people skills with your interest of computer technology to become a successful Computer Systems Technician.  You will learn how to problem-solve, evaluate the network or system performance, and communicate clearly with other administrators and co-workers.

Our Computer Systems Technician program is offered in:

Program Overview

Computer Systems Technician

Classes Start April 8th

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What will I learn?

Computer Systems Technician Program

Prepare for a Career in Information Technology with Hands-On Training. Become the backbone of today’s companies through computer technology. Combine your people skills with your interest of computer technology to become a successful Computer Systems Technician.

Some of the courses you will take:
CN-100 Introduction to IT Fundamentals
CN-102 Computer Systems Software
CN-110 Networking Principles
CN-115 Microsoft Server Fundamentals
CN-101 Computer Systems Hardware

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Skills and Training

Through your course work at IntelliTec College, you will grow many vital skills that will help you thrive in the computer technology field:

  • Take advantage of hands-on IT training in a computer lab from a CompTIA Authorized Academy. 
  • Receive entry level IT skills and training to become part of an IT problem-solving department – or work individually for a smaller business. 
  • Complete courses aligned to industry-recognized certification objectives. 
  • Receive personalized instruction from qualified instructors centered on your success. 
  • Prepare to sit for CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA A+ Certified Technician, CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional, CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional, Microsoft Technology Associate – Server, and Linux Essentials while also earning your certificate.

Computer Systems Technician Program Gainful Employment Disclosures: Colorado Springs | Albuquerque

Careers

Computer Systems Technicians (CST) are responsible for setting up Internet connections, establishing different types of networks like LAN (local area network) or WAN (wide area network) for bigger organizations and connecting them. CST’s are also responsible for establishing and keeping routers and servers functioning and continuing to provide support for the company. They ensure systems are functioning and when systems malfunction, they have to find solutions quickly without paralyzing the other computers and equipment in the network. They may also provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment.

What are job opportunities in this field?

  • Information Technology Associate
  • Help Desk Support Specialist
  • PC Support Technician or Specialist
  • Technical Field Support Specialist
  • Network Systems Administrator (junior level)
  • Computer Systems Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • Networking Administrator
  • Mobile Device Specialist
  • Information Security/Assurance Analyst (entry-level)

What is the salary potential in this career?

IntelliTec College provides career-training programs for entry-level positions. Salaries vary depending on geographic location, economic conditions, and willingness to relocate. Salaries by occupation and specific location can be found at www.onetonline.org. National figures for labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy are available at www.bls.gov/ooh/ or visit the campus career services department to learn where IntelliTec College graduates work and the beginning salaries in their respective careers.

What is the job outlook for the next 10 years?

According to the US Department of Labor, job opportunities for qualified applicants with the right skills and education should be very good and those who complete formal postsecondary training programs or achieve ASE certification should enjoy the best job prospects.

What are the typical working hours for this career?

Most workers have full-time work schedules; however, many do not work typical 9-to-5 jobs. Because computer support is important for businesses, many employees must be available 24 hours a day. As a result, working nights or weekends is likely.

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