The IT-Desktop Support Technician program will prepare you to provide first-level technical support to resolve software, hardware and system problems for PC users. You will develop skills to install, support, and maintain hardware and software, and to ensure that all customer requests and problems are dealt with quickly and effectively. Courses are presented in a hands-on classroom atmosphere. As a student you will be trained in hardware and software installation, configuration, and troubleshooting, basic network concepts, supporting new technologies, repairing workstations and performing upgrades.
You will gain an understanding of how a help desk functions, and how customer service plays an important role in today’s world of technology. Career opportunities exist in all areas of the country. This program may be used to help prepare for the CompTIA A+ computer troubleshooting certification.
Students in the IT-Desktop Support Technician program can attend classes full or part time.
IT- Desktop Support Technician is on a career pathway that includes this technical diploma, an associate degree in IT-Systems Administration Specialist and one certificate (IT-ComptTIA A+ Computer Essentials Certificate). All will prepare you for a good job and with the associate degree, you can transfer to another college to earn your bachelor’s degree. Learn at your own pace and increase your earning potential with credentials that keep you moving on your career path.
IT-Desktop Support Technician classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison – Truax
- Madison - South
** note that if starting in Spring term, it may take 5 semesters to complete program