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PC SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:AM/PM
DURATION:13 Weeks
INTERNSHIP:Available
CAMPUSES:SpecificINQUIRE
NOC CODE:2282
PROGRAM OUTLINE

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The triOS industry-leading PC Support Technician (PST) Diploma Program is designed for the individual seeking knowledge and certification in computer-related technologies. In addition to support training, students receive training on computer hardware and the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. Moreover, students learn how to automate Windows tasks using PowerShell scripts.

Students receive:

  • Training on computer hardware, the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems and how to automate Windows tasks using PowerShell scripts
  • 2 certification exam vouchers available for an extra fee
  • Free Microsoft Office and Microsoft Imagine Premium

INCLUDED COURSES

A+

This course introduces the essential operating system skills required of a software and microcomputer hardware support technician, and covers the skills necessary to achieve the Comptia A+ Certification (exams 220-901 and 220-902). More specifically, students learn how to use, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain the Windows Vista, 7 and 8 family of operating systems as well as basic configuration of Linux and MacOS. Students also learn the features of various hardware devices, as well as their configuration and maintenance. In addition, students learn how to upgrade, troubleshoot and repair microcomputer systems.

Career Management

Our Career Management program introduces students to the strategies and components of an effective job search, including self-marketing and awareness, skills inventory, job search tools and the job market. The Career Management course is delivered by our on-campus Career Services Team who are there throughout the job search to assist and mentor students towards achieving their ultimate goal of employment in their field of study. Our Team of Career Services Professionals maintain relationships in their communities with key employers and organizations that recognize the value triOS graduates have to offer. The skills learned throughout Career Management at triOS will continue to serve students in their job search as they navigate their new careers.

Windows 10 Administration

This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, administer, and support Microsoft Windows 10. In addition, you will learn about the various tools for administering, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows 10, as well as how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, configure disks, users, drivers, printers, network interfaces and security. This course is a prerequisite for all other Microsoft courses and covers the material tested on the Configuring Windows 10 Devices Certification Exam (70-697) and the Installing & Configuring Windows 10 Certification Exam (70-698) needed to obtain the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 10 designation.

Windows PowerShell Scripting

This course introduces students to the structure, function, and usage of Windows PowerShell for Windows administration. Students will learn how to use PowerShell to perform key system tasks as well as how to create and modify existing PowerShell scripts to automate system administration and provide reports.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Careers include Deskside Support Technician, Hardware Installation Technician, Help Desk Technician, Software Installation Technician, and User Support Technician. Note: Some career and education options may require advanced degrees, further training or experience.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED triOS GRADS

  • Sentex Communications
  • Hydro One
  • ING Direct
  • Geek Squad
  • KPMG
  • Province of Ontario
  • Acer America Corporation
  • And more!

SALARY INFORMATION

Average Wage ($/hr)  - $26.00
High Wage ($/hr)        - $46.15

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

CERTIFICATIONS

Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to write certification exams leading to the following designations: CompTIA A+ and MCSA Windows 10. Students have the option to purchase 2 certification exam vouchers to write the certifications they wish to pursue.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age academic achievement assessment passed).

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