Get Certified This Summer As A Computer Repair Technician

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Did you know a career as a computer repair technician can lead to a salary of more than $80,0000 a year?

PITCH Program Computer Repair Technician Preparation“Computer repair technicians earn a median salary of $48,620 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,990 and go up to $81,260,” according to the career matching platform Sokanu.

And St. Petersburg College has a FREE program for African-American males ages 18 – 24 that will allow students to get prepared to earn a computer repair certification in one summer.

The college has partnered with the City of St. Petersburg’s Cohort of Champions to design the PITCH Program, which stands for Persistence Incorporated inTo College, Hired. It’s goal is to deliver high-quality educational, career, and character-development training for African-American males in St. Petersburg. SPC will provide future leaders the opportunity to further their education by acquiring an industry-wide certification or college degree in a supportive environment.

SPC’s PITCH Program offers FREE tuition and books, college credit, career opportunities, interactive workshops, and focused end-of-the-course test prep. Upon acceptance in PITCH’s Summer Program, students can specialize in CompTIA A+ Certification (computer repair).

Attend the May 10 orientation at the SPC Midtown Douglas L. Jamerson Center to learn more!

PITCH Summer Term curriculum

CompTIA A+ Certification (Computer Repair):

  • SSC 1101 Smart Start Orientation
  • Intro to CompTIA A+ Session 1&2
  • CompTIA A+ Session 1
  • CompTIA A+ Session 2
  • Test Prep
  • Career readiness Workshops & Seminars
  • Meet Regularly with PITCH Advisors
Important dates and locations

All courses for the program are offered at SPC’s St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus and the SPC Midtown Douglas L. Jamerson Center.

Technology degrees at SPC

Those who successfully complete this program can earn college credit. By enrolling in SPC’s technology programs, students can earn additional certifications as well associate and bachelor’s degrees.

SPC can train students for a long-term Information Technology career. With degrees and certificates in computer programming, cybersecurity, computer networking, web development and technology management, the college offers degrees that prepare students for the best technology jobs.

Get more information

For more information about PITCH, please contact PITCH Advisors Ernest Gant at (727)302-6550 or  or Jerick Daniels at (727)302-6550 or

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