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PC Network Technician

Information Technology career cluster

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 4
    • 16 weeks
  • Total hours: 464
    • Classes meet Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    • Independent study on Friday
  • Length of program:
    • Day class:
      • A+: 8 weeks
      • Network +: 8 weeks
    • Night class: 32 weeks
  • Times offered:
    • Fall: day class
    • Spring: day class & night class
  • Cost: $2,560, which includes:
    • Tuition
    • Books
    • Vouchers for both the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exams (administered by PearsonVUE)
    • Tools
    • Academic software
    • Access to test preparation software
  • Financial aid: TPEG, TCC Foundation, DARS, Texas Workforce
  • Campus: Northwest
  • Types of instruction: classroom, hands-on training, lab drills
  • Certificate: PC Network Technician portable certificate

Program Description

PC Network Technician (PCNT) is an intensive certification program designed to prepare you to be an entry-level Information Technology professional.

Plus, you will be prepared to sit for the A+ and Network+ certification exams after successfully completing PCNT.

We are a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)-certified academy with a proven track record for preparing students to succeed on their certification tests. We graduate students who are work-ready and prepared to hit the ground running in the information technology field.

What is CompTIA?

CompTIA is a non-profit trade association that serves as the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.


Graduates of our PCNT program have gone on to careers in corporate IT departments and major networking facilities in companies such as:

  • Lockheed Martin
  • American Airlines
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Tarrant County College District
  • Various insurance companies

Other graduates choose to start their own businesses.

Do I need computer experience?

No, you do not need to have PC knowledge or experience.

Our program is specifically structured to start by establishing a strong foundation in basic functionality. Then you build on those basics to reach the technician level.

Credentials in Detail

After successfully completing our program, you will receive a PC Network Technician portable certificate.

CompTIA Certification Exams

You will also be prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exams.

You can use the vouchers included in your tuition to take the CompTIA certification tests at these locations:

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Register for the PC Network Technician Program courses.


Contact us with questions or for a personal tour

Information Technology Certification Academy
Northwest Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Wahiba Belakhoua
Andrew Castelano

Updated December 11, 2017