As a computer service and repair technician you would install, maintain and repair computer systems and equipment.
You could work as a member of an IT support team in a large organisation, on commercial contracts for an IT servicing company, or as a field technician for a computer manufacturer. You might also run your own PC repair and upgrade business.
Special Skills or Requirements needed from the Part-Timer
installing new IT systems
upgrading existing hardware and software
visiting home users to set up their PCs or fix faulty equipment
testing systems to make sure that they are working properly
servicing printers, scanners and other office equipment (known as peripherals)
preparing cost estimates for new installations
carrying out routine administration, like organising staff rotas.
In a larger organisation, you may also be responsible for training staff to use equipment correctly and safely.