Computer Repair

WHAT DOES A COMPUTER SERVICE PROFESSIONAL DO?

A career as a computer service professional supports the rapidly changing ways people and businesses communicate. You may work at a company’s help desk or repair, maintain and install the PCs at a small-to medium sized company. The world relies on computers and it is up to service professionals to keep them working.

LEARNING AT WASHBURN TECH 

The program in computer repair training provides a hands-on introduction to the inner workings of computers. Instruction covers computer hardware, Microsoft and Linux network operating systems, directory services, cyber security, Web service, LAN/WAN technologies and messaging services. You can complete this part-time program in two semesters. Upon completion, you will earn a 24 credit hour technical certificate. These core classes also count toward a certificate in our more advanced program, computer networking. 

JOB AND SALARY OUTLOOK 

The Kansas Department of Labor expects this occupation to grow faster than the average, with prospects even better for those with advanced skills. It reports the average entry-level wage for a network and computer systems administrator in 2015 spanned from $21.78 an hour or $45,312 annually to a mid-range of $38.57 an hour or $59,432 annually.

Annual wage / salary

Hourly wage

Entry $45,312 $21.78
Average $59,432 $38.57

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Microsoft Certificate Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  • HIT-001-Heathcare IT Technician
  • OSHA-10

SCHEDULE

This program begins every August.

Daytime Options:
M-F 8:00a—11:10a (2 year pathway)
M-F 11:45a—2:55p (2 year pathway)
 
Evening Option:
M-TH 5:30-9:30 (2 year pathway)