Desktop Support Course

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Desktop Support Course

Desktop Support offers the opportunity to earn the CompTIA A+ certification, equipping you with the knowledge to fill a wide range of early career technology jobs such as Infrastructure Management, Desktop Support, Driver Technician, among others.


Tuition-Free CompTIA IT Support Training

Begin your Desktop Support career learning the fundamentals through hands-on instruction covering core concepts and technologies.

Industry Recognized Certifications At No Cost

Unlock your career potential and showcase your job readiness to employers by earning the CompTIA A+ certification for free.

Free Technical Training in Only 14 Weeks

Learn 2 years of Desktop Support topics such as troubleshooting, hard drive technologies, and system administration in a fraction of a time.

Professional Development Growth Opportunities

Our Career Coaches prepare you with the tools to secure a role in the tech sector. Beyond your resume and LinkedIn profile, the curriculum tunes into your Performance Index to develop your professional and leadership strengths.

Learner Profile:


You may qualify to become an ActivateWork IT Learner if you:

  • Are aged 18 or older
  • Have a High School diploma, equivalent, or higher
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Live within commutable distance of the advertised Per Scholas Site
  • Can read, write and speak in English
  • Can attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course
  • Are able to start a full-time job after course completion
  • Are ready to make an important commitment to building your future
  • Are fully vaccinated In-person courses only

*Women, youth, unemployed, underemployed and U.S. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply

Course Details:

Dates: March 14- June 24

Length: 14 Weeks

Schedule: M-F 9am-4pm

Location: Hybrid; Online instruction + hands on training at PC’s for People

Tuition free!

Cost of Living Scholarship

So, you love the idea of this training program and love that it is tuition-free, but maybe you’re unsure how you’ll be able to support yourself or your family while you’re enrolled in this rigorous full-time bootcamp. You may qualify for the ActivateWork Cost of Living Scholarship to cover some of your expenses during the program (up to $3,000). *Amounts may vary depending on eligibility factors.


Q: What kind of jobs can I get after completing the Desktop Support course?

A: This course will prepare learners for early-career roles as a Tech Support Representative, Help Desk Associate, IT Specialist, and more! Average base salaries start at $40,000+

Q: How can this course be free?

A: Most people who learn about us think: “Too good to be true.” We know it seems that way, but it’s true. Our services are provided at no cost to you, using funds we raise from foundations, corporations, government and generous individuals.

The costs you can prepare for include transportation or childcare—expenses that take care of you so you can focus on your studies.

Q: What are job placement rates for graduates?

A: Over 70% of ActivateWork IT graduates are hired within 4 months of graduation. We have opportunities for job placement with a network of over 20 employer partners, but you're not obligated to work with an employer partner.