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Computer Installation and Repair


Computer installation and repair programs prepare people to install, maintain, and repair computers. These are sometimes called computer support programs.

Computer installation and repair programs include topics such as:


Many community colleges and two-year schools offer associate degree programs in computer installation and repair. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

See schools that offer this program.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

For this program, you should be comfortable using computers and the Internet. You should also be familiar with different operating systems.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

Things to Know

Many computer installation and repair technicians decide to become certified. There are different types of certification, but usually you must complete course work in computer installation and repair and have at least six months work experience.


King-Snohomish Area

Green River College

Highline College

Spokane Area

Spokane Community College

Tacoma Area

Bates Technical College

West Side Area

Bellingham Technical College

Northwest Indian College

Yakima Area

Perry Technical Institute