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Computer Service Technician (CST) | ETA Press

Computer Service Technician (CST)

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 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.

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