Become a Pro with PC Maintenance Courses

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Why take up a course in PC Maintenance?
Technology has become a part of everyday life. We now have a device of some sort with us at almost all times during the day. However, when something goes wrong it’s very rare we all know what to do. Courses in PC Maintenance are great tools to help you understand what to do when computers act up. You can take it with you into your current career, or even go into IT.

Whatever you’re preference is, check out our database on to find the perfect course for you.

What will you learn?
There are many different part-time courses in PC Maintenance courses to take up.

PC Repair courses will teach you how to locate and repair faults in PC systems. You will be able to do this with any system, regardless of manufacture. All you need is access to an IBM compatible computer, also known as a PC.

Topics such as configuration techniques and software solutions, installation procedures, prevention, maintenance and viruses and networking will be taught. As well as this, you will learn how to use multimeters and tools, practical troubleshooting and portable computing and about hard discs.

PC Repair courses are taught through distance learning, which means that you will be able to work at a pace that suits you. At the end of each unit, you will need to complete an assignment which your tutor will correct and send back to you. You can also pick up this course at any stage throughout the year.

Other part-time courses in PC Repair take place over three days.

PC Maintenance courses such as Computing In Information Technology Support will help you develop your technical and practical computer skills. You will be able to work as part of a team maintaining ICT infrastructure and helping out with others’ queries in your organisation.

You will also have the opportunity to study basic programming.

Professional Diploma in Networking Technologies will teach students how to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventative maintenance on personal computers, digital devices and operating systems.

You will be able to build computer networks and physically install and commission networks and connections to the internet. Maintaining networks including redesigning and upgrading them using CISCO network systems will be taught during the course as well.

Modules include an introduction to networks configuring a network operating system, network protocols, network access and ethernet, network layer, IP addressing and subnetting, application of transport layer and building small networks.
These evening classes run for 11 weeks and take place on Mondays at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This means that they can easily fit around pre-existing work commitments.

What career paths are available to me?
There are many different paths available to you in PC Maintenance.

With some of these courses, you will be qualified to become a network service technician, network administrator, network system engineer, network programmer or analyst, network systems manager or a network service technician.

You will also be able to work in a technical support capacity in a company. These courses will help you understand all things PC, which means that even in your current career, you will be able to apply the skills you learned when things go wrong in terms of PCs.

You can go on to further study information technology and develop your skills in PC Maintenance. You will also be able to build on the knowledge you already have in terms of programming.

Rebecca Daly

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