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Advanced IT Support Technician Diploma with CompTIA

The Advanced IT Support Technician Diploma could be your route to a job as a network or system administrator. It’s intended for anyone already in an IT role who has a responsibility for network maintenance and management.

 

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Is this for you?

Do you want to work in IT? This diploma can help you gain the skills and certifications required to work in roles such as IT Technician or IT Support Technican.

 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 250 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

Around 250 hours or 10 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

Build up your career with specialist training: Let’s get technical

The IT profession is one with many levels of expertise - if you’re one of the best, prove it to employers. Build your Diploma to suit your needs with a bespoke training plan and take control of your career

Get a job as a highly trained IT Technician

Our Advanced IT Support Technician Diploma is recognised by employers nationally and internationally. As we build your Diploma around your experience and career goals, you’re guaranteed to get real value out of your training, as you build up skills that will help you progress.

What will you get in return?

This diploma paves the way for new doors to open within the IT industry, for those with a real passion for IT. Many of our students have used their Diplomas as a stepping stone to a promotion, having proved to employers the scope of their skills. This has increased their earning potential and allowed them to work doing something they love. Our training is valued due to its practical nature and flexible format and it puts you in control. Our team is here to help you establish the skills that you’d like to focus on, with your end goal in mind. Then, work your way through the course, at home, from work, or in a local centre, at a pace to suit you. We’re here to help, whichever way you choose to do it.

Aims and Objectives

Our Advanced IT Support Technician Diploma takes you through the essential skills to work as an effective IT Technician and help set you up to take a professional CompTIA IT certification if desired. 

Courses Included

A+ Series 2016

CompTIA A+ provides the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. This course is designed to help you learn the skills required to gain an internationally recognised and endorsed IT accreditation.

 

Network+

The Network+ course will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to get a job as a Network or System Administrator. You will also gain necessary skills needed to gain a Network + certification.

 

Security+

This course will help you progress your IT and network administration knowledge and help you understand systems security. Successful completion of this course means you would be well placed to go on and gain the CompTIA Security+ qualification.

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose one additional elective course. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

CompTIA Cloud+

The CompTIA Cloud+ course is designed for those that already have experience in the IT industry and who now wish to work in a Cloud Computing environment and need technical understanding of cloud infrastructure and environment. 

 

MTA Security Fundamentals

If you’re working towards a career as an IT security specialist working with Microsoft Windows servers and network operating systems, the MTA Security Fundamentals course from Pitman Training is the perfect choice.

Communication Skills for IT Specialists

The Communication Skills for IT Specialists course is designed to help you effectively engage with your audience and is specifically geared toward working in a technical environment.

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. 

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals is the first step on the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator or Database Developer.

Pre-Requisites

Basic IT awareness would be preferred before starting this course. Speak to your course advisor for more information. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

With the study of this Diploma you'll be setting yourself up for a rewarding career in a fast-paced and ever changing industry. You will be able to apply for roles such as IT Support Engineer, IT Support Officer, Systems Engineer, IT Manager and more. 

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