PC Maintenance & Repair Career Diploma

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Do you want to learn about the field of PC repair and issues that trouble printers and printers? If so, Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program may be right for you. Read on to learn more about the PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

When you enroll in Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program, you have an opportunity to learn about PC troubleshooting and repair techniques, operating systems, data recovery, hardware, and networking protocols and topology. The diploma program is offered entirely online, which allows you to complete the program of study at your own pace. Additionally, you have access to instructors, who are available to help you with issues regarding courses via email and telephone.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you apply to Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program, you should be comfortable work with computers and have a strong desire to learn more about how various hardware components and software programs work. Applicants to Penn Foster Career School's programs should be at least 18 years old.

What are the Course Requirements?

Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program is divided into six courses. The first course in the list below is only delivered online.

Course Code Course Name
PCM 101 Introduction to the Information Age
PCM 103 Introduction to PC Maintenance and Repair
PCM 105 PC Hardware 1
PCM 106 PC Hardware 2
PCM 107 PC Operating Systems
INT 128 Network Protocols and Internetworking

What are my Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

When you have finished Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program, you have the opportunity to pursue a position as a PC repair technicians. Potential employers could include businesses and organizations that rely heavily on computers and networks to conduct daily tasks. Job opportunities may exist with companies that specialize in PC and software repair and troubleshooting.

Advanced Degrees

Once you have completed Penn Foster's PC Maintenance and Repair Career Diploma program, you have the opportunity to pursue an associate's degree in the field. An associate's degree in electronics repair and technology may include courses in network fundamentals, technical troubleshooting, electronic communications, computer servicing, and workstation networking administration. Some possible associate's degrees may include:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Electronics Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Technology