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Information Computing Technology (ICT) support technicians provide technical support, advice and maintenance of computer infrastructure, web technology and the diagnosis and resolution of IT related issues.

Where ICT support technicians are employed

ICT support technicians work in a wide range of sectors and industries such as professional, scientific and technical services, information media and telecommunications and financial and insurance services.

Pay

Full-time ICT support technicians in South Australia generally earn between $1,000 and $1,249 per week.

Graph of pay scales for ICT Support Technicians

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 2,218 people employed full-time as ICT support technicians in South Australia compared with 1,812 in 2006.

How to become one

To become an ICT support technician you usually have to complete a vocational education and training (VET) qualification in information technology, programming or software development. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information.

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