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Computer Systems Technician Courses

A Computer Systems Technician performs repairs and maintenance on large computer networks. You might check that systems are running effectively and identify problem issues or faults. Computer Systems Technicians resolve computer issues and may also design and install new computer systems when required.

Computer Systems Technicians should have strong technical abilities and must be able to adapt their skills to a range of circumstances. It’s important you can work as part of a team and communicate well with colleagues and clients. Computer Systems Technicians need good observational skills and keen attention to detail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Computer Systems Technician earn?

In Australia, a full time Computer Systems Technician generally earns $1,350 per week ($70,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Computer Systems Technician?

This industry has seen strong employment growth over the last five years. There are currently 84,800 people working in this area in Australia, and this number is expected to reach 101,000 by 2025. Computer Systems Technicians may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly in larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Computer Systems Technician?

If you’re planning a career as a Computer Systems Technician, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Computer Systems. This course covers a range of topics including using engineering software applications, configuring operation system software, setting up LANs and fabricating electronic components. A Certificate II in Integrated Technologies (Pre-vocational) may also be appropriate.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within it networks and system administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.