The wide range of skills used as a computer technician means there are a variety of ways to work your way into a position. In most cases, a bachelor's degree is required, but an associate degree with the right training is also acceptable. Follow these steps to become a desktop support technician:
- Get a college degree. The education requirements for a technician vary depending on the company. A college degree with some computer-related coursework will often be enough for companies that provide on-the-job training, while some require a degree in computer science.
- Get your c** ertification.** Most certifications come right from the software developers, and most are essential for career advancement.
- Find an entry-level position and advance from within the company.