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IT 2100

PC Computer Technician

Online Certification Training

Learn to manage, diagnose and repair personal computers in this all-encompassing IT program. Watch our program sneak peek below!

Earn your CompTIA A+ certification in 6 Weeks!

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6  Weeks
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Certification
$34,000
Avg. Starting Salary*
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This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AR, LA, ND, NV, OK, PA, RI, WI

Please review our State Restriction page to view what restrictions there may be in your state/region of residence or employment and ensure you are eligible for enrollment. These restrictions may not apply to students taking programs through an employer, academic or government-sponsored model - including MyCAA and Army, Air Force or Coast Guard Credentialing Assistance. To determine eligibility, please confirm with your sponsor or review our military spouse MyCAA-approved or Military Credentialing Assistance-approved programs.

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We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options as low as $268 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-12%.

Total Tuition $3,100 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options

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The pricing listed above for a monthly payment plan is an estimate for the cost of an 12-month payment plan including down payment. Final pricing is given at time of purchase and may vary from both pricing examples above.

*Students in Maryland are not eligible for MedCerts payment plans but may be eligible for other tuition options. Speak to an Education Consultant for further information.

The pricing listed above for a monthly payment plan is an estimate for the cost of an 12-month payment plan including down payment. Final pricing is given at time of purchase and may vary from both pricing examples above.

MyCAA, Department of Defense Credentialing Assistance/COOL and Workforce Grants

MedCerts offers financial aid options through these government grant-funded programs – MyCAA, Workforce Funding (including WIOA), and Department of Defense Credentialing Assistance or COOL funding for the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard. Those eligible include Military Spouses; active duty Army, Reserves, and National Guard members; active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air Force National Guard, and US Space Force; active duty Coast Guard and SELRES members (enlisted and officers); or workforce-funded qualifying job seekers. Speak to an Education Consultant to see if you qualify.

What does a PC Technician do?

PC Technicians possess the know-how of installation, PC building, system upgrades, repair, system configuration, troubleshooting, problem diagnosis and preventative maintenance on personal computers. There are a variety of opportunities available to computer technicians ranging from retail repair shops to corporate IT departments and centralized call center environments.

8,535
Entry Level Jobs in the US
PC Technician will see available jobs grow 11.3% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 2100
PC Technician

With MedCerts PC Technician certification program you gain the knowledge and expertise to gain one of the most broadly recognized and respected certifications in the IT industry – CompTIA A+.

A+ comprehensive course provides you with the skills and knowledge for performing crucial tasks on personal computer hardware and operating systems including the ability to build PCs, as well as diagnosing problems and making needed repairs.

When your program is complete, MedCerts covers your registration costs for the A+ Certification exam.

* We recommend all students who take this course have 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

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  1. Understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and IT security
  2. Understand operating system (OS) functionality and troubleshooting methodology
  3. Identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components
  4. Know how to perform proper computer safety procedures and best practices
  5. Install, configure, upgrade and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS, and SOHO networks
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment
  4. 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field (recommended)

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Competency assessments

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 2012

A+ Comprehensive

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

A+ Comprehensive is a complete and thorough review of all A+ learning objectives. In this module, students receive a blended learning approach that combines Security, Networking, Operating Systems, IT Operations, Troubleshooting, and Technical Support into one singular course. Students gain the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional. This course provides training focused on the fundamentals of computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism now required of all entry-level IT professionals. This course focusses on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be utilized to resolve problems. Students gain critical hands-on experience through a comprehensive series of Performance Based Exam Prep Simulations. These simulations are a mixture of Operating System and Application Training Demonstrations, Interactive Graphic Windows Exercises, Interactive Command-Line Windows Exercises, and Interactive Configuration and Identification Exercises. The simulations are blended into the training, to provide reinforcement of topics, as well as to provide the critical “hands-on” learning experience necessary to gain competency.

    • Understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and IT security
    • Understand operating system (OS) functionality and troubleshooting methodology
    • Identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components
    • Know how to perform proper computer safety procedures and best practices
    • Install, configure, upgrade and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS, and SOHO networks
Code Course Duration
IT 2012 6 Weeks
Total Program Duration 6 Weeks

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Job Opportunities

Technical Support

$26,000 – $54,000*
Estimated Salary
Entry-Level

Help Desk Technician

$31,000 – $62,000*
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Technology Specialist

$37,000 – $79,000*
Estimated Salary

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What is a PC Technician?

A PC Technician is a professional skilled in the management, diagnosis, and repair of personal computers. They handle installation, PC building, system upgrades, repair, system configuration, troubleshooting, problem diagnosis, and preventative maintenance.


What is the career outlook for a PC Technician?

The career outlook for PC Technicians is positive, with available jobs expected to grow by 11.3% over the next ten years. This growth is indicative of the increasing reliance on technology and the need for skilled professionals to maintain and repair computer systems.


What is the salary for a PC Technician?

The median salary for a PC Technician is $59,660 per year. Salaries can vary based on experience, location, and the specific sector within which one works.


How do I become a PC Technician?

To become a PC Technician, you can enroll in the MedCerts PC Technician Online Training program, which prepares you for the CompTIA A+ certification, a key credential for IT professionals in this field.


What skills will I learn in your online PC Technician certification training course?

In the online PC Technician certification training course, you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of computer technology

  • Networking

  • IT security

  • Operating system functionality and troubleshooting

  • Hardware and peripheral components

  • Computer safety procedures

  • Best practices for installing, configuring, upgrading and maintaining PC workstations and networks.

What are the enrollment requirements for your online PC Technician certification training course?

The enrollment requirements are a High School Diploma or GED, web browser with internet connection, course registration & payment, and 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field is recommended.


How much does your online PC Technician training course cost?

The cost of the course is $3,100.


Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, MedCerts offers flexible payment options as low as $268 per month.


Does MedCerts offer scholarships?

MedCerts provides financial aid through government grant-funded programs like:

How long is your online PC Technician certification class?

The online PC Technician certification class lasts 6 weeks.


How is your online PC Technician certification course structured and taught?

The course is structured around expert-led video training and competency assessments. It utilizes interactive simulations, game-based learning, and interviews with real-world experts to cater to various learning styles.


Do you offer certification exam prep or help for the A+ exam?

Yes, the program includes preparation for the CompTIA A+ certification exam, and MedCerts covers the registration costs for the exam.


What is included in your online PC Technician certification course?

The course includes expert-led video training, competency assessments, and covers the registration costs for the A+ Certification exam. Students also receive dedicated support from Student Success Advisors.


Is your PC Technician certification training course valid nationwide?

This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AR, LA, ND, NV, PA, RI, WI.


Is your PC Technician certification program accredited?

MedCerts programs are designed to align with industry standards and prepare candidates for nationally-accredited certification exams.


Disclaimers

  1. We recommend all students who take this course have 9 to 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.
  2. This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
  3. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.

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