Computer Systems Technology


44 Weeks

880 Hours

Be Ready for a High-impact Technology Career!

Can you imagine a world without computer systems?  With technological advancements, the need for IT specialists is in demand more than ever. The objective of the Computer Systems Technology diploma is to train the students who have completed their school education and want to advance their career in the IT industry.

The students will get the basic knowledge of Programming, Virtualization, Networking, Cloud Concepts, Linux Operating System and can make the decision to advance their career in their favorite path in the IT industry. This diploma will also give essential knowledge and skills to start a successful career in the Information Technology Industry.

  • Prepare yourself for an emerging career in Information technology.
  • Equip yourself with in-depth know-how of Information technology infrastructure and latest technologies.
  • Learn from industry practitioners and earn certifications for enhanced career opportunities.

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Computer systems technicians are in-demand in Ontario. The job description of a systems technician includes implementing and troubleshooting computer & network technologies and provide technical assistance and support to system users.

According to Payscale, the average salary for a Computer Systems Technician in Canada is $47,897, with a high of $62,000 annually.  The job outlook for computer systems technology graduates is fair in Ontario, especially with networking skills. For detailed job outlook for a computer systems technicians, visit Job Bank Canada.

Apart from self-employment opportunities, BizTech College graduates in computer systems technology qualify for the following positions:

  • Linux administrator,
  • Network Support Analyst,
  • Technical Support Analyst,
  • IT Helpdesk Technician,

Computer systems technology graduates work in a variety of business settings. Private, government, industrial, financial and service sectors seek a specialist in the field. Technology consulting firms, armed forces, and law enforcement agencies hire graduates with network and security specializations.

To be a successful computer system technician, you will need hands-on training on computer systems and peripheral devices.

Following attributes are a must to be a successful computer systems technician:


  • Passion for technology – System technicians need to be up to date with the latest technologies. Passion for advancing knowledge and desire to better himself or herself as an employee.
  • Communication Skills– Computer technicians are intermediary between users and the IT department; thus, effective communication is a must. Additionally, they should be willing and able to share technical knowledge with the team and management.
  • Problem-solving Skills– Technical support is all about tackling issues and providing quick and practical solutions. Analytical skills are required to ensure all systems are operating smoothly. System tech should be able to diagnose the issue and provide innovative solutions.
  • Able to handle Stress– Computer systems are required in every business settings. An excellent computer systems technician should know how to work under stressful situations. Able to handle angry-users and explain the solution in simple terms to the user with limited tech knowledge.

Other than the attributes mentioned above, a self-disciplined technician is both dependable and reliable.


Duties & Responsibilities of Computer Systems Technology Professional: 


Responsible for adequate IT infrastructure of the organization, computer systems technician perform the following responsibilities:

  • Setting up hardware and configure software and drivers.
  • Repair and maintenance of equipment such as routers, modems, and other devices.
  • Install well-functioning LAN/WAN and manage servers, IPs, etc.
  • Manage security software in computers and networks and take preventive measures.
  • Troubleshoot system failures, restore functionality and provide solutions.
  • Maintenance sessions to ensure adequate system working.
  • Timely technical support to users and help them understand essential functions.

The Computer Systems Technology program is comprised of practical courses and focuses specifically on hands-on training along with project-based learning. Our graduates are trained in both hard and soft skills for a smooth transition into the workforce.


Along with earning your computer systems technology diploma, you will be prepared for industry-standard certifications such as Linux,  CompTIA and  ITIL Foundation


BizTech College graduates will acquire the knowledge of Linux, Microsoft Windows, Networking, Database, Programming, PC hardware, and software. Students will also learn the core disciplines of Information Technology Infrastructure (ITIL) life cycle, life cycle stages link and best practices to apply.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Certifications: Training and preparation for certifications such as Linux, CompTIA and ITIL Foundation during the course.
  • Industry- Centric: Computer Systems technology diploma is designed as per the latest industry trends and evaluated periodically for effective on-job implementation.
  • Versatile Skill-set: Emphasis on all domains, help students have in-depth knowledge of computer systems. Our Technology programs graduates are job-ready and have opportunities in varied fields.

Upon graduating as a computer system technician, you will be able to perform the following functions successfully:

  • Analyze, plan, design, and implement computer systems.
  • Install, configure, optimize, monitor, troubleshoot and upgrade computer systems.
  • Successfully install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot wireless systems.
  • Upgrade the software installed on to the server, including upgrading virus software.

Certification Opportunities

  • CompTIA A+: This certification will validate you understand common hardware and software technologies in business, and certifies you have the necessary skills to support complex IT infrastructures.
  • Linux Administration: A Linux administrator is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Linux servers.
  • ITIL Foundation: This certification will validate that you have knowledge of IT Service Management through an end-to-end operating model for the creation, delivery and continual improvement of tech-enabled products and services.

Students looking to enroll in BizTech College’s Computer Systems Technology program must first meet the following prerequisites:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent OR
  • Mature Student Status (18 years of age or older) AND
  • Successful completion of Entry Assessment Test

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