This micro-credential recognizes and validates the learner’s successful completion of the University of Maine System (UMS) Computer Support Specialist pathway (Levels 1, 2 and 3). Learners completed training and applied their learning within a computer support work-based setting or equivalent. They earned the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification, the CompTIA A+ Certification and met standards in academics and employability. These learners are able to provide technical assistance and advice to computer users and organizations. They demonstrated skills and competency in digital literacy, foundational computer installation, preventive maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. Evidence was verified and assessed, using rubrics, certification exams and performance feedback, by authorized Adult Education staff and instructors to ensure quality standards were met.

Contact Information:

Maine Department of Education/Adult Education: Meghan Dichter (


  • Industry Skills (Entry Level Job)

Who is Eligible:

Badgr Pages for the Levels of the Micro-Credential:

Visit the Badgr Pathway for Computer Support Specialist (External Site).

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