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Provide expert IT support to your customers

The Computer Support Technician diploma program at Robertson College is designed to provide the tech support skills needed to assist customers, clients or members of a firm or organization that depend on information technology. You will gain general knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, software and network operation, and specific skills in troubleshooting, problem solving and customer service. 

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

The online Computer Support Technician diploma program offers you the opportunity to become a skilled member of the IT profession.  

As part of the diploma program, you will learn how to effectively field phone and email requests from customers seeking guidance on technical problems, diagnose the problem and patiently walk the customer through the problem-solving process.  

You will have the option to write a limited number of certification exams pending course outcomes.

  • Learn the basic concepts of computer troubleshooting and repair, hardware components, operation concepts of computers
  • Learn to install, configure and troubleshoot computer hardware components
  • Learn to install common operating systems including Windows, Linux, and Mac and perform essential administration tasks
  • Explore the Linux operation system from the perspective of a system power user and administrator
  • Develop your knowledge in Windows Client Configuration including how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 10 and working within the Windows 10 operating system
  • Gain an overview of security essentials on computers and networks and learn to troubleshoot and resolve any identified security issues
  • Includes a course that prepares you to write the ITIL Foundation certification exam



Computer Support Technician Practicum

This program includes a compulsory 3-week full-time practicum where you will be able to apply firsthand the concepts and skills learned during the program.

what you could be earning in less than one year$39,998 - $65,000wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration23 Weeks
  • Access course materials 24/7 so you have the flexibility to study when and where you want
  • This program is delivered 100% online
  • Learn from industry-experienced instructors with years of experience in the IT industry
  • We have an online Student Services team that is dedicated to helping our online students succeed
  • We offer flexible program schedule with classes starting all year
  • Career Services and Graduate Employment Services are provided


Career Opportunities

Career opportunities exist for Computer Support Technicians in organizations of all sizes and industries as:

  • User Support Technicians
  • Technical Help Desk Agents
  • Help Desk Analysts
  • System Support Representatives
  • Help Desk Technicians
  • Computer Help Desk Representatives
  • Installation Technicians
  • PC Support Analysts

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