The Online Computer Technician Program

Quickly become a top-shelf tech—well paid and in demand.

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A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success

You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment in our Computer Technician certification program, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. And guess what? You could have it all in just a few short months.

  • 182 Hours of Study

  • 3 Month Program Completion Time

  • $53,000 Average Annual Salary*

  • 10% Predicted Job-Growth Through 2028*

This Could Be the Perfect Job for You

Do you love technology? (And being the person everyone asks to figure out the TV remote?) Then you’ll love being a computer technician.

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6 Reasons to Complete Your Computer Technician Training With CareerStep

Make more money.

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of professionals in the field earn between $37,000 and $63,000 a year. Many qualify for great benefits too.

Enjoy job security.

There’s a nationwide shortage of computer technicians. And employment opportunities are expected to increase 10% by 2028.* That means you can take your pick of nearly 89,000 new jobs.

Get in and out quickly.

You can complete your training and be working in as little as three months of full-time study. (Imagine life 90 days from today with a better job and bigger paycheck.)

Be the best.

Our super-relevant and industry-leading curriculum prepares you to ace the CompTIA A+ Core Series certification exam. (And shine brighter than other job candidates.)

Get hands-on help.

Our computer technician training is online, but you’re never alone. Real people help you every step of the way via phone, live chat, and email.

Pay a small price.

You don’t have to take out big loans and be saddled with massive debt to prepare yourself for a great-paying new career. Our training costs little relative to what you can quickly start earning.

Our Happy Learners Say It Best

"CareerStep has been a good opportunity for me to learn from my own home on my own time. The content is very detailed and in depth. I’m pleased with the program."

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1. Start today.

Begin your training (and transformation) right now.


2. Finish fast.

Complete your training in record-time.


3. Get hired.

With community support and interview training.

Ready to Dive In?

Register online now to enroll in the Computer Technician program.

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Program Details

Get trained and certified on a timeline that works for you, and quickly get started providing oral care and crucial office support in your shiny new career.

  • 24/7 Online Access
  • 1:1 (Human) Support
  • 3-Month Completion
  • 2 Free Certification Tests
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What You'll Learn

Our online computer technician certification program is the most comprehensive in the industry. You’ll learn everything you need to succeed:

Manage Hardware & Software

Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computers and the business-critical applications they run.

Configure Operating Systems

Configure and manage all popular OSs, including Windows, macOS, Linux, and others.

Support Networks

Keep computer networks running smoothly and manage all types of internet connections.

Implement Security

Ensure computer security with best practices for passwords, incident response, and more.

Your Questions—Answered

Computer technicians provide both onsite and remote technical and customer support services. They install, configure, manage, and repair computers, servers, and software. And, at the end of the day, they keep computer users happy.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual computer technician salary is $53,470 per year. That works out to about $25.70 per hour. Median salary means that half the workers in an occupation earned more than this amount and half earned less. So there’s lots of headroom to move up and make more.

Pretty easy. No specific skills or experience are required. Just be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate. Alternately, you can pass the CareerStep Pre-Training Assessment Test. Then sign up for and successfully complete our computer technician training online, take the certification exam (FREE!), and let us help you merchandise your new skills to land that first job!

Good question! Computer technician certification isn’t always a requirement for employment, but passing the CompTIA A+ Core Series exam after completing your training will help you stand out from other job seekers and open up more job opportunities for you. We make getting certified easier with practice exams and free test vouchers.

Really strong! The U.S. Department of Labor projects 10-percent growth in the field between 2018 and 2028. That’s faster than the average for all occupations. That’s 83,000 new jobs you can take your pick of.

Training People Trust

Get Trained. Get Hired.

This program includes unparalleled training, career support, and coaching. It’s a faster, cheaper alternative to traditional schooling.

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Make Small, Easy Payments

We’re flexible and totally committed to working with you to find affordable down and monthly payments.

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Let the Government Pay Your Way

My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funds for military spouses are available now and may cover up to 100% of your program cost!

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