The Technology Support Services Program is a 600 hour, intensive, entry level IT program combining both lecture and hands-on training in the areas of computer hardware, operating systems, networking technologies and security. The program has both day and night classes, which run approximately 7 months for day classes and 11 months for night classes. The content includes practical experience in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of computer hardware, operating systems, and networking. Students learn to provide high quality repair, technical assistance, and troubleshooting in an efficient and timely manner. Soft skills are emphasized during training. Students will be prepared to obtain the CompTIA A+ certification.

HOURS

600, approximately one year (18 weeks-AM, 38 weeks-PM)

COST

Tuition is approximately $3,490, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

LOCATION

MTC East Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $25,890 to $70,900*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Marion County Sheriff Office
  • The Centers
  • CNE
  • Sumter County Libraries
  • Nintendo Corporation
  • Tax Pro group
  • Continuing Education
  • TradePMR
  • On Top of the World
  • Marion County School Board
  • Munn’s Air Conditioning
  • McDonald’s
  • CMIT Solutions
  • E-Resource IT on Demand
  • R & L Global Logistics
  • Culligan Water

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Technology Support Services Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Personal computer hardware & troubleshoot operating systems
  • Troubleshoot, repair, & implement maintenance of PCs
  • Installation and maintenance of computer hardware, operating systems, and networking systems

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

CompTIA A+

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Help Desk/Support/Services Management
  • IT Support Technician
  • PC Service Technician
  • PC Support Specialist
  • Computer Repair Technician

OUR NUMBERS

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • AND/OR INTERVIEW WITH INSTRUCTOR
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

WILLIAM KRATZER

Instructor

BS, MS, 43 Years Teaching Experience, Instructor at MTC Since 2013.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

N/A

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $3,681, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes