Computer engineers install, repair and service computers and other associated equipment.
They are experts at working out what isn’t working, what might work better, how computers
can be designed differently and how to fix them when they aren’t working.
Some of the activities computer engineers do include:
make sure computers work properly
analyse problems and find solutions
assist with the installation of computer systems
join computers together so they share data
manage projects and supervise staff
design and build new computers and systems
research and develop totally new computer technology
You can get more information at:
Australian Computer Society: www.acs.org.au
Education & Training
You will usually require year 12 with passes in
English, a high math level, a high science level.
These will enable you to enter a degree in
computer science at university.
You will be….
an excellent communicator
great team player
able to think through problems and solve them
enjoy electronics, computers and
good customer service skills
able to work independently
motivated to learn more about computers
You might also explore careers including:
Works with the hardware side of the computer.
Gets computers sharing information effectively.
Works with the software side of the computer.