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Computer Service Technician (CST)

The Computer Service Technician performs hardware servicing and provides systems software skills for personal computers. The knowledge used includes Computer Assembly/Disassembly; Motherboards; Buses; System Resources, Processor Characteristics; Physical and Electronic Memory Characteristics; Secondary Storage Devices; Peripheral Devices; Ports; Power Concepts and Supplies; Basic Networking; Portables; Digital Concepts; Troubleshooting/Preventive Maintenance; Operating Systems; File Management; Safety, Security and Workplace Practices.


If you hold a valid CompTIA A+ (ce) certification, then you are eligible for a rollover to an ETA Computer Service Technician certification! To apply, you will need to send a copy of your A+ (ce) certificate to ETA via fax (765) 653-4287 or email. You may also attach when filling out the online form. A+ rollovers are $75. Lifetime CompTIA A+ certifications are not eligible for rollover.

If you hold a Standalone CST and later complete the Associate CET (CETa), then you are eligible to upgrade to a Journeyman CET! To apply for the Journeyman CET, you must have two or more years of combined work and electronics training. To upgrade, please fill out the Journeyman CET upgrade form. Journeyman upgrades are $50.


Additional Information


eITprep LogoETA is proud to partner with eITprep to offer anprovigil online study resource for this ETA certification - only $59.95! You will have 6 months to complete the content. These courses are for self-study or certification maintenance purposes only, and do not lead to certification. You will need to sit for the appropriate exam by contacting an ETA Certification Administrator and/or ETA-Approved School.

CST Exam Info

Price: $75
Type of Certification: or
Stand-Alone
Maintenance Required:
Certification Term: 4 Yrs
Hands-On Required: No
Questions on Exam: 75
Passing Score: 75%
Time Allowed to Test: 2 hours

Network Computer Technician (NCT)

Network Computer Technicians are expected to obtain knowledge of computer electronics basic concepts, Internet and networking technology applicable to various areas of the computer industry. More specifically, NCTs must be able to function, structure, operate, file manage, install, configure/upgrade, manage memory, diagnose and troubleshoot operating systems and hardware (including motherboard and processors and printers).

If you hold a Standalone NCT and later complete the Associate CET (CETa), then you are eligible to upgrade to a Journeyman CET! To apply for the Journeyman CET, you must have two or more years of combined work and electronics training. To upgrade, please fill out the Journeyman CET upgrade form. Journeyman upgrades are $50.


Additional Information

NCT Exam Info

Price: $75
Type of Certification: or
Stand-Alone
Maintenance Required:
Certification Term: 4 Yrs
Hands-On Required: No
Questions on Exam: 75
Passing Score: 75%
Time Allowed to Test: 2 hours

Network Systems Technician (NST)

A Network Systems Technician is a network professional who is expected to obtain knowledge of computer network basic concepts, which are applicable to the various specialty areas of the computer industry. The NST must be familiar with the following: Computer Network Terminology, Network Administration, Wide Area Networks and Devices Used to Extend Networks, Network Architectures, Computer Network Topologies and Classifications, Network Services, Network Operations, Network Standards, Troubleshooting LAN/WAN Test Equipment, Network Server and Workstation Computer System Hardware, Network Operating Systems, and Disaster and Security Planning for Networks.

If you hold a valid CompTIA Network+ (ce) certification, then you are eligible for a rollover to an ETA Network Systems Technician certification! To apply, you will need to send a copy of your Network+ (ce) certificate to ETA via fax (765) 653-4287 or email. You may also attach when filling out the online form. Network + rollovers are $100. Lifetime CompTIA Network+ certifications are not eligible for rollover.

If you hold a Standalone NST and later complete the Associate CET (CETa), then you are eligible to upgrade to a Journeyman CET! To apply for the Journeyman CET, you must have two or more years of combined work and electronics training. To upgrade, please fill out the Journeyman CET upgrade form. Journeyman upgrades are $50.


Additional Information


eITprep LogoETA is proud to partner with eITprep to offer an online study resource for this ETA certification - only $59.95! You will have 6 months to complete the content. These courses are for self-study or certification maintenance purposes only, and do not lead to certification. You will need to sit for the appropriate exam by contacting an ETA Certification Administrator and/or ETA-Approved School.

NST Exam Info

Price: $100
Type of Certification: or
Stand-Alone
Maintenance Required:
Certification Term: 4 Yrs
Hands-On Required: No
Questions on Exam: 100
Passing Score: 75%
Time Allowed to Test: 2 hours

Wireless Networking Technician (WNT)

The Wireless Network Technician is a network professional who is expected to obtain knowledge of the operation and maintenance of wireless networking concepts, RF and IR propagation and modulation technologies, which are applicable to all the various specialty areas of the wireless networking industry. Once the WNT has acquired these skills and knowledge, the technician will be able to enter employment in any part of the networking industry. With minimal training in areas unique to the specific products, the WNT should become a productivemember of computer industry workforce.


Additional Information


eITprep LogoETA is proud to partner with eITprep to offer an online study resource for this ETA certification - only $59.95! You will have 6 months to complete the content. These courses are for self-study or certification maintenance purposes only, and do not lead to certification. You will need to sit for the appropriate exam by contacting an ETA Certification Administrator and/or ETA-Approved School.

WNT Exam Info

Price: $75
Type of Certification: or
Stand-Alone
Maintenance Required:
Certification Term: 4 Yrs
Hands-On Required: No
Questions on Exam: 50
Passing Score: 75%
Time Allowed to Test: 2 hours