ICT Professions


COMPUTER TECHNICIAN Technical Research


Abilities
Numerical ability Organizational ability and discipline
Oral and written communication skills

A Computer Technician uses electronic means (computers mostly) to handle and manage information. He or she analyzes a company's or institution’s needs and determines what programs and systems are the most adequate to serve these needs. His or her job goes from creating complex computer programs to solving small computer conflicts.

What to Study
  • ISCED 3 A,B,C — (LOWER / UPPER) SECONDARY EDUCATION
    • Operation of computer systems
  • ISCED 4 A,B,C — POST-SECONDARY NON TERTIARY EDUCATION:
    • Computer systems management
    • Development of computer applications
  • ISCED 5 A,B,C — FIRST STAGE OF TERTIARY EDUCATION (NOT LEADING DIRECTLY TO AN ADVANCED RESEARCH QUALIFICATION)
    • Technical engineering in Informatics Management
    • Technical Engineering in Informatics Systems
  • ISCED 6 — SECOND STAGE OF TERTIARY EDUCATION (LEADING TO AN ADVANCED RESEARCH QUALIFICATION)
    • Computer Engineering
Employment Opportunities
  • Technician of Internet systems and services
  • ICT sales technician for industrial sectors
  • Computer Department in small and medium companies
  • Program analyst
  • Local area networks administrator
  • Information technician and computer applications and systems adviser Programmer
  • Project manager