Project Description

Students are then taught the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals. Students will learn to perform tasks such as installation, building, upgrading, repairing, troubleshooting, configuration, diagnosing and preventative maintenance.

Build Your Future With ATTI Education

A computer technician is an individual who identifies, troubleshoots and resolves computer problems. Computer technicians possess skilled knowledge, hands-on experience and different tools to repair and maintain computer hardware, software and network/Internet issues. A computer technician is also known as a PC technician or PC repair technician.

  • International Focus – Our courses offer what is taught world wide
  • Residential Courses – Have a edge in South Africa
  • Focus On People – Make your work speak to the people
  • Student Dedication – Give your all and practice daily
  • Career Placement – Work hard and have no worries


  • 1 Year
  • Additional 2 years to upgrade qualification to System Administrator Skills Programme

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 11

Subjects / learning areas:

PC Technician
First Semester Second Semester
Windows Hardware and Software Technologies
MS Outlook
MS Word
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
MS Access
Year 2: Computer Professional (Optional)
Networking Technician Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Year 3: Computer Administrator (Optional)
Networking with Windows Server 2016 Identity with Windows Server 2016

Possible Careers

  • Entry-level service technician
  • Enterprise technician
  • IT Administrator
  • Field Service Technician
  • PC Technician
  • Call Center Technician
  • Depot Technician
  • Bench Technician
  • IT System Consultant
  • Desktop User
  • Technical Sales Roles
  • Remote Support Technician
  • IT Support Desktop
  • Technical trainer
  • Network Technician
  • System Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician


  • Lecturer-based classes
  • Practical application of programs / technical tasks

Course Price:

  • Contact the Academic Councilor


  • ATTI PC Technician Skills Certificate / Computer Professional Skills Certificate / System Administrator Skills Certificate
  • Individual unit standards based on NQF level 3 to 5
  • Credits depending on years completed
  • External International exams at own cost.

Up To Date Curriculum

Windows is a series of operating systems developed by Microsoft. Each version of Windows includes a graphical user interface, with a desktop that allows users to view files and folders in windows. For the past two decades, Windows has been the most widely used operating system for personal computers PCs.
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices. Internal hardware devices include motherboards, hard drives, and RAM. … Together, they all fall under the category of computer hardware. Software, on the other hand, consists of the programs and applications that run on computers.
A global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
A Computer Network Technician is an information technology professional engaged in various businesses to build and troubleshoot computer networks. These individuals focus on setup, repair, and troubleshooting of both hardware and software products that are incorporated in a business’s operations.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing.
Microsoft Word or MSWORD (often called Word) is a graphical word processing program that users can type with. It is made by the computer company Microsoft. Its purpose is to allow users to type and save documents. Similar to other word processors, it has helpful tools to make documents.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program included in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions.[/fusion_toggle


Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software developed by Microsoft. It is a standard component of the company’s Microsoft Office suite software, and is bundled together with Word, Excel and other Office productivity tools. The program uses slides to convey information rich in multimedia.
MS Access is defined as a database computer program by Microsoft used to organize and use information for home or business. An example of MS Access is a program for keeping detailed notes about all your business contacts.
Primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) provides a method to centrally configure and manage physical and virtual network devices such as routers, switches, and gateways in your data-center. Virtual network elements such as Hyper-V Virtual Switch, Hyper-V Network Virtualization, and RAS Gateway are designed to be integral elements of your SDN infrastructure.
Identify using the functionalities in Windows Server 2016. Candidates install, configure, manage, and maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) as well as implement Group Policy Objects (GPOs).


Thys Lourens
Thys Lourens Senior Technical Lecturer