IT Support Technician Diploma with CompTIA | Pitman Training

IT Support Technician Diploma with CompTIA

This diploma will teach you how to install, repair, upgrade, and maintain PCs and operating systems. This is an excellent choice if you’re looking to start a career in IT support.

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Is this for you?

Our IT Support Technician diploma is ideal if you’re looking for a position within an organisation’s IT department. Upon completion of the diploma, you will be well positioned to gain CompTIA certification.

Optional Qualifications and Certification*

Awarded 210 CPD points upon successful completion

* not available to those on funded or TSG-supported programmes

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

210 hours flexi study or 9 weeks full-time

This course has given me the knowledge and skills that will improve my employment prospects. I really enjoyed my time studying with Pitman Training. Although I found parts of the course challenging, I liked being able study from home. I found it very flexible, allowing me to study while working full time.

- Cherise

About this diploma

Our IT Support Technician diploma is ideal if you’re looking for a position within an organisation’s IT department. Upon completion of the diploma, you will be well positioned to gain CompTIA certification.

Get highly valued IT skills that are in demand 

IT employees hold some of the most important jobs in any organisation. As an IT Support Technician, it will be your responsibility to help keep the computers and related systems running smoothly and efficiently.

Your job could involve responding to help-desk requests from colleagues who are experiencing problems with their computers, need help installing software, or have questions about how to use some of the hardware or software available to them.

The role of IT Support Technician is vital within any organisation. With this diploma, you’ll be able to start your career in IT, and your skills will be in demand. Following this diploma and experience in the role, you may opt for further training, which could lead to positions of greater seniority and responsibility, such as Network Administrator, Systems Administrator, and IT Support Manager.

Aims and Objectives

You’ll learn how to install, repair, upgrade, and maintain PCs and operating systems to ensure you’re providing your future colleagues the support they need to accomplish their work.

Courses Included

A+ Series 2016

CompTIA  A+ provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. This course is designed to help you learn the skills required to gain an internationally recognised and endorsed IT accreditation.

Communication Skills for IT Specialists

The Communication Skills for IT Specialists course is designed to help you effectively engage with your audience and is specifically geared toward working in a technical environment.

 

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses you will also select two elective courses of your own choice. Below are some recommendations but there is a wider list of courses available. Speak to a Course Advisor for more information.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials

The online Cloud Essentials course will teach you essential knowledge about Cloud computing from a technical and business perspective, giving you a great foundation of Cloud Computing knowledge.

 

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals is the first step on the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator or Database Developer.

Introduction to Programming Concepts

If you’re interested in a career in programming, and want to learn from the very beginning, this online course will quickly help you learn the initial concepts.

Network+

The Network+ course will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to get a job as a Network or System Administrator. You will also gain necessary skills needed to gain Network + certification.

 

Pre-Requisites

A strong interest in computers and basic computer literacy.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

CompTIA certifications are a recognisable IT industry qualification that can help you get a rewarding career as an IT Technician, Support Technician, or Helpdesk Specialist.

With further training in more specialised areas, you could look toward a career in network support or administration, cloud computing, or security. You could also bolster your skills to move into more senior roles within IT support.

Additional Information

IT Support Technician Diploma with CompTIA Training Centres

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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow R93 K409
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Kildare
Pitman Training Kildare, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Dublin-Swords
Pitman Training Dublin-Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 X7FV
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT
Clare
Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare V95 F3C5
Wicklow
Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow A63 TP65

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