Computer Support Technician

Computer Support Technician

Jobs in the Information Technology field are in high-demand. Training for the Computer Support Technician program will include classes related to CompTIA and soft skills classes to prepare you for a job in the technology industry. Individuals with CompTIA certifications typically can start their career as a helpdesk technician, IT technician, helpdesk analyst and similar roles. 

Start your Someday! Attend an In-Person Information Session

Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Auburn Hills campus, 2900 Featherstone
MTEC Building, rooms 241/242 (park in lot #9)

During this one-hour session, you'll discover what the workforce looks like, hear more about course curriculum, learn about industry certifications you can earn, hear about student success stories, how you might qualify for funding, and the application process. You'll have an opportunity to meet representatives from OCC, Oakland County Michigan Works, and more.

Limited number of seats. Don't delay. Register now!

Can't make it on November 8? Register for a virtual information session held on Zoom.

Free Training Available to Qualified Candidates 

We have partnered with Oakland County Michigan Works! to offer this no-cost training to qualified workers. Attend a training program information session. 

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Program Information

  • Cohort 5:  January 22, 2024 – March 29, 2024
  • Application Deadline:  January 8, 2024
  • Days/Times:  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location:  Auburn Hills Campus

What to expect

  • Focus: CompTIA, Customer Service, Business & Technical Writing, Mike Rowe Work Ethic and Workplace Skills
  • Certifications: CompTIA ITF+, CompTIA A+, Certified Customer Service Professional and Mike Rowe Work Ethic
  • Employer Partners:  Awecomm, Blue Chip Talent, Branex Group, Entech Staffing Solutions, Huntington Technology, IZT Technologies, Keno Kozie Services, Logicalis, Michigan State Police - Cyber Command Unit

Application Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • 17 years of age or older
  • Non currently registered in school within a local educational agency
  • Registered with the Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Other eligibility factors may apply

100% pass rate on the CompTIA I T Fundamentals for cohort 3

Career Pathway

Jobs in the IT industry are in high demand and several opportunities are available for IT professionals. Your personal career pathway will depend on training, education, and on-the-job experience.

Entry level 

  • Education:  OCC short-term training certificate
  • Sample occupations:  Helpdesk Analyst, Network Technician, IT Support Technician, etc.


  • Education:  OCC certificate or associate's degree
  • Sample occupations:  Network Administrator, Systems Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Technical Business Analyst, etc.  


  • Education:  Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, professional experience, etc.
  • Sample occupations:  Cyber Security Engineer, Chief Technology Officer, Network Engineer, etc.

Career Pathway Pyramid