IT Technician Career Programme

  • For adaptable, methodical, and problem-solving professionals
  • Prepare to become the ideal candidate for a rewarding career in IT
  • Join millions of professionals certified by CompTIA and attain leading global and UK certifications
  • Guarantee your success and enjoy support from expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors
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    IT Technician Career Programme

    Imagine yourself as the keeper of an organisation’s valuable data, computer systems, and networks, responsible for ensuring that they operate smoothly and efficiently: you have the power to maintain the hardware and software that keep an organisation running.

    You will learn a broad range of skills essential for IT operations. This includes a thorough grounding in basic IT hardware and software, troubleshooting, and customer support, as well as specialized knowledge in designing, configuring, and managing both wired and wireless networks. As a holder of the CIOS qualification, you demonstrate well-rounded competence in key IT operational roles, encompassing support, maintenance, and network management. This makes it particularly suitable for those aiming to establish or advance their careers in various IT support and network operations roles.

    Our career program is centered on the prestigious CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS) stackable certification. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will earn an accredited specialist-level CompTIA qualification. This certification not only signifies a high level of expertise in IT operations but also enhances your desirability in the competitive job market, opening doors to numerous career opportunities.

    Why you should join us

    • Your job and money-back guarantee make sure you get the results you deserve from your career journey – because we’re sincerely committed to seeing you succeed
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs
    • Your Student Community Forums give you the opportunity to share questions, ideas, and knowledge with other professionals studying these certification
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right route, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your career
    • 1 year access to TOTUM Pro Membership

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey; have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    From the moment you register with us, you will have the guidance and advice you need to successfully qualify and find work in your new career. Your package includes:

    • A consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to 2 official CompTIA Courses
    • 2 official CompTIA Exams
    • CompTIA CertMaster Labs allow you to gain practical experience on live equipment using a cutting-edge lab environment
    • Certified Tutor to provide support with course questions and study habits
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • A collection of revision questions and quizzes
    • Extensive examination support
    • Recruitment support from our specialist Recruitment Team
    • A professional, industry-oriented CV rewrite
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise networking opportunities
    • Refined interview and job-seeking support
    • A job/money-back guarantee to protect your return on investment

    Certification details

    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
    As the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the go-to for individuals looking to enhance their skills and take their career to the next level. With a range of certifications covering everything from cyber security and cloud computing to networking, CompTIA has something for everyone! With over 2.5 million certifications awarded to date, you can trust that you’re in good hands with CompTIA.

    But CompTIA is more than just certifications – they’re a community of experts and professionals, passionate about advancing IT and promoting excellence. That’s why they offer a range of resources and support for their members, including training and development opportunities, networking events, and research and policy work.

    In The Past 12 Months…


    of our graduates become Junior Technician, IT Administrator, or IT Consultant 


    of our graduates become Service Desk Analysts or First Line Support Technicians 


    of our graduates are Technical or Support Engineers


    of our graduates are in IT Management and Cyber Security

    IT Technician Career Programme

    What You Will Learn

    Your package includes the following courses, all of which are the gold standard for their respective areas of expertise.

      CompTIA A+ Core 1

      Info & Overview

      This course focuses on a wide array of valuable subjects, such as mobile devices, networking, hardware, virtualisation and cloud computing, and hardware & network troubleshooting.

      CompTIA A+ Core 2

      Info & Overview

      This course focuses on a wide array of valuable subjects, such as operating systems, security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures.

      CompTIA Network+

      Info & Overview

      Here you will expand on not only how to design networks, but also how to configure, manage and troubleshoot them and the software and hardware that go along with networking.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £23.4K /

      per year

      Junior IT Technician

      £26.9K /

      per year

      IT Technician

      £32.4K /

      per year

      Senior IT Technician

      View Our Success Stories

      Our TrustScore maintains a steady rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars for excellent service, but don’t take our word for it.

      Your Study Journey with ITonlinelearning

      We make your learning experience personal to you
      but holistically, you can expect the following pathway.

      STEP 1

      Consult with an Expert

      Your Career Consultant will help you decide which route is best for you based on your skills and experience

      STEP 3

      Start Your Journey

      Access your courses & community forums, and connect with your Tutors, Support Administrators, and Study Coaches

      STEP 5

      Secure Your Job

      Your Recruitment Advisor will add your new qualifications to your CV and provide you with support to secure your first job in the field

      STEP 2


      Secure your place within the study programme by finalising the details of your qualification and support requirements

      STEP 4


      Once you have completed the prerequisite qualifications, you are certified in your field – congratulations!

      There are currently 13,357 IT Support jobs in the UK.
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      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS) Career Programme Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      We ensure you secure a new job opportunity within 12 months of completing your last qualification, however, most students secure a role within 4 months (on average) of passing their last exam.

      • The CompTIA A+ comprises of roughly 25 to 35 hours of content per Core (Core 1 and Core 2) including time to work through your LiveLabs, and complete quizzes or tests to prepare for your exam
      • The CompTIA Network+ comprises of roughly 30 to 40 hours including time to work through your LiveLabs, and complete quizzes or tests to prepare for your exam

      As an IT Technician, your responsibility would be to ensure the proper functioning of an organisation’s computer systems, networks, and devices. You would use various tools and techniques to troubleshoot technical issues and provide solutions to ensure the smooth operation of the IT infrastructure. IT Technicians play a critical role in maintaining the integrity of data and ensuring the availability of resources to end-users. In addition to technical skills, IT Technicians need to have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to non-technical stakeholders. The role of an IT Technician is highly valued and in-demand, as businesses rely heavily on technology to operate efficiently in today’s digital landscape.