Google IT Support Professional Certificate

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Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Get on the fast track to a career in IT. In this certificate program, you'll learn in-demand skills at your own pace, no degree or experience required. Enroll today and get access to Google AI Essentials at no cost. Offer ends 8/5*

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6 months, 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Gain skills required to succeed in an entry-level IT job

  • Learn to perform day-to-day IT support tasks including computer assembly, wireless networking, installing programs, and customer service

  • Learn how to provide end-to-end customer support, ranging from identifying problems to troubleshooting and debugging

  • Learn to use systems including Linux, Domain Name Systems, Command-Line Interface, and Binary Code

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Prepare for a career in IT Support

  • Receive professional-level training from Google
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: IT Specialist, Tech Support Specialist, IT Support Specialist
median U.S. salary for IT Support
U.S. job openings in IT Support
of certificate graduates report positive career outcome

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    Practice your skills with interactive tools and mock interviews

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¹Lightcast™ US Job Postings (median U.S. salary with 0-5 years experience), Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022). ²Positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion. Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022. *Claim this limited-time offer by August 5, 11:59 PM PT. Valid for new Google Professional Certificate purchase only, limited to one per person. Offer only valid on English and Spanish certificate versions. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coursera reserves the right to modify or cancel the promotion at any time. Free enrollment into Google AI Essentials triggered upon purchase of Google Professional Certificate subscription. Access to Google AI Essentials is 180 days from purchase date of Google Professional Certificate. Coursera reserves the right to revoke Google AI Essentials access if the learner does not pay for Google Professional Certificate. Offer value may differ based on location. Terms for promotional offers apply.


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Professional Certificate - 5 course series

Technical Support Fundamentals

Course 126 hours4.8 (151,172 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cybersecurity
Category: Wireless Security
Category: Cryptography
Category: Network Security

The Bits and Bytes of Computer Networking

Course 225 hours4.7 (48,278 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Powershell
Category: Linux File Systems
Category: Command-Line Interface
Category: Linux

Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Power User

Course 334 hours4.7 (27,597 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Binary Code
Category: Customer Support
Category: Linux
Category: Troubleshooting

System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services

Course 428 hours4.7 (24,776 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Domain Name System (DNS)
Category: Ipv4
Category: Network Model
Category: Troubleshooting

IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

Course 535 hours4.8 (22,470 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Directory Service
Category: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Category: Backup


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Get a head start on your degree

When you complete this Professional Certificate, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in one of the following online degree programs.¹


Degree credit eligible

This Professional Certificate has ACE® recommendation. It is eligible for college credit at participating U.S. colleges and universities. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution.

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