Pitman Training

IT Technician Plus Diploma

Diploma Outline

The IT Technician Plus Diploma is a course highly regarded by employers and arms you for a job as a network or system administrator. It helps you prove that you understand why computers behave like they do, and teaches you their language, equipping you with techniques for when they go wrong!

The IT department is one of the most valuable teams in any large business and ensuring you have the very best skills, and are armed with the very best training, will stand your career in good stead.  

This course enables you to get the best out of PCs, and as a result you’ll learn how to install, repair, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain PCs, operating systems as well as basic network infrastructures.

Broken down into clear segments the format of this course means you get to grips with one skill before starting on the next, and the practical exercises mean you get hands on experience during the course. You’ll be able to put what you learn into practice immediately.

IT Technician Plus Diploma could be your route to a job as a network or system administrator. It’s intended for anyone in an IT role who has a responsibility for network maintenance and management, whether you’re part of an in-house IT department or work within an IT consultancy.

Many IT professionals take this Diploma to help further progress their careers and prove to employers that they have the qualifications necessary to make a real impact on the business they work in. We have many students who after having taken this course, have achieved a promotion.

IT Technician Plus Diploma takes you through the essentials you need to be up to speed with to operate effectively as an IT technician, adding value to the company you work for.

With IT Technician Plus Diploma you’ll cover:-

  • Network + – This training program prepares you to become Network+ certified. Additional to the above you’ll also learn how to describe networking technologies, and basic design principles.
  • Security +  – This course will help you progress your IT and network administration knowledge and help you understand systems security, network infrastructure, assessments, access control and audits. Successful completion of this course means you would be well placed to go on and gain the CompTIA Security+ qualification.

You’ll then also choose an additional elective course from a list to suit your specific requirements. Please discuss the options with your Course Advisor.

This Diploma iis anticipated to take about 5 weeks, based on full time study of 20 – 30 hours per week, but it’s up to you how long you take to work through it. Broken down into modules, you can do the course at your own pace, fitting it into your life where possible. Working your way through the course on your own PC, you can fit training in around your life, learning from home or work, or you can choose to take the course at one of our local centres – it’s totally up to you.

Our IT Support Technician Plus Diploma is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our IT Support Technician Plus Diploma:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online IT Support Technician Plus Diploma training, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.