Supports and maintains computer systems and peripherals by installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware.
Skill Level 2
Caveats No caveats
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
3294-11 Computing Support Technician
Group: 3131 ICT Support Technicians
provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolution of technical problems.
determining software and hardware requirements to provide solutions to problems
responding to inquiries about software and hardware problems
adapting existing programs to meet users' requirements
installing and downloading appropriate software
ensuring efficient use of applications and equipment
implementing computer networks
designing and maintaining websites
repairing and replacing peripheral equipment such as terminals, printers and modems
may work in a call centre
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.