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Electronics/IT Support

Electronics & IT Support

This program is designed to introduce students to the world of information technology-computer hardware, software and terminology.  Students will rotate through the four programs in the pathway during Level1 & Level 2, and then work toward the certifications needed in the industry during their final two years.

The four programs are:

  • Computer Programming & Interactive Media
  • Computer Networking & Cyber Security
  • Information Systems Management
  • Electronics & IT Support

Support for personal computers and mobile devices has evolved into one of the largest service industries in the world. This program is designed to prepare students to help maintain, support, and upgrade PC’s and mobile devices. In order to be a marketable computer support technician, you need to learn how the components of a computer work with the operating system software so you can apply that knowledge in troubleshooting a faulty computer system.

Acquire the knowledge and hands-on skills to become an IT technician.  Perform  repairs and upgrades to hardware, software, and other IT related devices.  Learn more about electronics and how circuits make IT equipment function.  Maintain and troubleshoot computers so they operate effectively and are virus free.

Certifications Offered:  PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI), A+

Expectations of students in the program: 

  • Be a good role model throughout the school
  • Practice safe habits at all times
  • Demonstrate self-discipline
  • Display a positive attitude and give your best effort
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to work independently
  • Use appropriate language

What will I learn? 

Students will master competencies in the Electronics/IT Support curriculum, which will include:

  • Personal & Environmental Safety
  • Computing Fundamentals
  • Computer Software
  • Demonstrate Internet Applications
  • Digital Electronics
  • Computer Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Logic Circuits
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Customer Service

Contact the Instructor: Mr. Stephen Paduhovich

Opportunities after High School

Careers with a high school diploma – Help Desk Technician, Computer Sales

Careers with 2 years of post-secondary training – Help Desk Technician, Computer Operator

Careers with 4 years of post-secondary training: -     Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Security Specialist, Network Systems, and Data Communications Analyst


There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

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Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

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