Is Information Technology Technician the career for me?
The demand for skilled individuals capable of entering the swiftly growing information Technology sector is currently out-pacing supply in our region. This program will prepare graduates to enter the Information Technology industry in several different types of positions.
You’ll need an interest in computer technology and a desire to work in the customer service
sector of the Information Technology industry. You’ll need great people skills, a strong work ethic and a willingness to keep learning throughout your career.
How much do IT Technicians make?
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $46,780 – $55,550. Once established in their career, IT Technicians could make up to $120,000+.
What will I learn?
Students will earn the industry association standardized certificates known as IC3-GS4 (Introduction to Technology—Global Standard) and Comp TIA A+ (Computer & Technology Industry Association A+) along with MTA (Microsoft IT Academy) certification.
While providing certification as digitally aware individuals and computer technicians, along with foundational courses for web
development, this program will also set students on the pathway to additional IT training and careers including System Technician, System Administrator, Web and Windows Developer and Server Administrator.
What are my Career Options?
IT job categories are endless, but here are a few, fast growing occupations that might pique your interest:
Information Security Analysts
Software Developers, Applications
Computer System Analysts
Computer User Support Specialists
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Where can I go from here?
Many students pursue further training through post-secondary programs or other Comp TIA Certifications. Riverside College, in partnership with CompTIA will be offering numerous streams at the post-secondary level.
Information Technology Technician
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Program Start Date:
Under 19* - $TBD
Over 19 - $TBD
Any Math 11
Socials Studies 11/BCFN 12
Com 11/English 11
MTA (Microsoft IT Academy) Certification
Emergency First Aid