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    Default So To Be A PC Fixing Person...

    I just need to complete an A+ course???

    Is that it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pooky View Post
    I just need to complete an A+ course???

    Is that it?
    what is it exactly u want to achieve? IE build computers from scratch and do basic troubleshooting? then a+ should cover it

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    Quote Originally Posted by tau1z View Post
    what is it exactly u want to achieve? IE build computers from scratch and do basic troubleshooting? then a+ should cover it
    Yeah I'm thinking fix people's computers and get paid.
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    How old are you? Are you doing grade 12 or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pooky View Post
    Yeah I'm thinking fix people's computers and get paid.
    its not a bad start, maybe look at n+ as well, maybe some microsoft certs..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pooky View Post
    I just need to complete an A+ course???

    Is that it?
    That, and a strong wrist to wield your trusty screwdriver
    There's no regulations or licenses required. You can simply advertise yourself as a PC Tech and off you go.

    Unfortunately, (because it's so easy to get started) - just about anyone can call himself an IT Specialist and screw alot of people over who loses any and all trust in the industry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pooky View Post
    Yeah I'm thinking fix people's computers and get paid.
    its not a bad start, maybe look at n+ as well, maybe some microsoft certs..
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    A+ is your starter... Got to be a problem solver though.
    Best place to get experiance in techy work is Retail Computer stores.... sucks but experiance is what counts.

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    Very very (very) competitive market... I started off with friends and family (for free) and grew the business by word of mouth...

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    a friend of mine started with a+, and worked part time at IC and he gained a lot on the job training to go with all the a+ knowledge...so i reckon it's a good start, and then as time goes on, do some more courses
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    Well you could always follow Postman Pot around

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    What a horrible job... No pooky rather find yourself a real honest to goodness career.

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    N+ and then do your CCNA.

    But you have to do your comptia certification before December 2010!!

    Current certificate holders will still have valid certs for life, but any new certifications earned after December 31st, 2010 will expire every three years.
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    Pooky unless you plan on going into a high paying IT job find another path dude.

    Pc tech's are a dime a dozen and get paid kuk dude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by killadoob View Post
    Pooky unless you plan on going into a high paying IT job find another path dude.

    Pc tech's are a dime a dozen and get paid kuk dude.
    No no I'm looking to do that as a way to make a bit more money while I study... Definitely don't want to do it as a career.
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