Program Type

Training Program

Delivery Method

On Campus

Course Length

Approximately 2 Months

What is a Computer Support Specialist?

What could you do with extensive training in IT technology and equipment? A Computer Support Specialist uses their knowledge to maintain computer networks and provide IT solutions for their employers. They may work across organizations and industries, including the healthcare field.

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Program Objective

Earn the knowledge you need to work as a computer support specialist in the healthcare field when you engage with this Careers Unlimited Program. Get hands-on experience with the role, as well as intermediate and advanced knowledge, and instruction in the configuration and installation of operating systems.

A computer support specialist is an information technology (IT) professional who provides technical assistance, advice, and troubleshooting services to computer users. They handle both software and hardware issues across organizations.

This program will equip graduates in intermediate to advanced PC repair and maintenance. Students will also perform advanced PC software repairs while providing excellent customer service and industry-aligned service to employers. Additional knowledge that students gain includes advanced configuration and installation of operating systems and troubleshooting personal computers.

A computer support specialist completes the day-to-day tasks of maintaining an organization's computers. They can troubleshoot hardware and software issues, involve technicians for large problems, and complete installations and configurations of computers as needed.

Once you complete this course, you may need to gain certain vendor certifications in order to improve your employability or to satisfy requirements from potential employers. Once you have the appropriate certifications and gain experience, you may be able to move up in your role to gain more responsibility or take new roles in the IT field.

In order to enroll, you must Pass a criminal background check. Be at least 17 years of age. Have proof of a GED or high school diploma. Pass the Ability to Benefit Test in lieu of a high school diploma. Pass the employee misconduct registry check (EMR). Pass a drug screening.

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