Starting Your Own Computer Training Center

Do you want to know the requirements for starting your own training center business? Maybe you have heard of a few things but are not sure. Not to worry, for you we have found the business startup guide that you badly needed.

A computer training center is a place where people come to learn how to do things using a computer.

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The lessons offered can range from the very basic to the utterly advanced. With the computer being an everyday item nowadays, it is now a must that everyone knows how to use it. With that fact, one can conclude that a computer training center is a very lucrative business opportunity.

Setting up a computer training center is not a daunting task once you have become aware of what you need to prepare. The requirements for a computer training center are not as complicated as you might think. Here are the important things to consider when starting a computer training center.

Computers and Software

You would need at least 10 personal computer units in order to start a computer training center. The number of computers actually varies according to the space you have available, as well as your budget. Aside from computers, you need to have the necessary software in which your students will come to learn about. The computers should also be up to date, with the latest processors and operating system as much as possible.

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To avoid legal troubles and to protect your reputation as a businessman, make sure to use genuine and licensed software only. It would do you no good to use pirated programs even if they may be cheaper and easier to procure.

Good Teachers

Teaching is a talent, not a skill that is learned at school. Teachers can only be called as such if they get their points across to their audience, and if the students learn enough to acquire new skill. In a computer training center, the knowledge level of your students range from the ignorant to those with background but wish to learn more. Because of this, you need good teachers that have the skill to deal with different kinds of students.

You won’t need to look for a professional degree in a computer training center, although it can be a plus. Anyone can become a teacher in a computer training center, just as long as they have the necessary knowledge in what they will be teaching. When hiring a teacher, make sure to have him or her perform a teaching demo so you can judge the applicant’s actual capability to teach and help the students of your center.

Computer Training Center Business Registration

This is very important. You need to have the business registered into the agency responsible for businesses in your state. Depends on where you live, you might need to have yourself certified by a body to show that your business is qualified to teach the skill of using computers to the public.

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959 Comments

  • asuquo said on May 25, 2009
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  • shamelle martin said on October 28, 2009
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  • poonam saini said on November 11, 2009
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  • Spokes Shange said on February 1, 2010
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  • Bimal Chandra Jha said on February 25, 2010
    I am running computer training centre in Madhubani, Bihar, India. I want to expand this centre. Suggest how to improve the no. of students.
  • N.Nirmal said on February 28, 2010
    I want to start a Computer training Center. Please tell me how to Register.
  • sajjan said on March 2, 2010
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  • thando madolo said on March 3, 2010
    hi, i am an IT graduate currently unemployed so i want to start my own computer training center. Plz help me i want to know on how to register. Thanx
  • eliyaz said on March 21, 2010
    Hi, i am a graduate. I wanna start a computer training center. This is my dream. Please help me how can i register my training center and how can i provide certificates to my students to the related course. i am staying in india, anantapur district it is located in Andhrapradesh.
  • Sandip Mitra said on March 28, 2010
    Hi, i am pursuing bca. and want to start a computer school at barrackpore(kolkata, wb). plz help me how can i start the school and how can i provide certificate to the students.
  • Dipak Patel said on April 7, 2010
    Hi, I want to start CISCO technology (CCNA, CCNP etc) coaching class in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, can you please help me out. What are basic requirements to start training classes (institute).
  • eliyaz said on April 10, 2010
    I got all the information what you have explained above. But i am not getting information about how to register it. someone told me to go through the IRS website. It is very confusing me. I am not understanding which link i have click in that. Please provide details about registration step by step. My address is: eliyaz p, Gorantla-515231, anantapur (District), Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Nancy said on April 12, 2010
    I want to start a computer training center but i'm unemployed, where should i get fund to start this, its been my dream since i was twelve to become a businesswoman. I'm from Mthatha, Eastern cape, South Africa.
  • sampath said on April 13, 2010
    Hi, my name is sampath and i have completed mca. i want to start a computer training center. so pls tell registration process.
  • nayan said on April 14, 2010
    Hello. I have completed Diploma in computer science & engg and want to start a computer training center. so pls tell registration process.
  • dumisane Charles said on April 15, 2010
    Hi It Dumisane Here. I would like to start a Computer Training Center but i have two problems one is Capital money to start the business and two register. I'm in KZN midlands Greytown. Pls note that i dont wanna make money but to uplift my rural community.
  • Kulwinder Singh said on April 18, 2010
    Hi, I am Kulwinder Singh. I would like to start a Computer Training Center, but i have a problem about my qualification. I have done only 10th class from k.v chennai and then.
    1. I have done 2 years of I.S.C in electronics ie (industrial school certificate) certified by Tamil nadu Govt.
    2. Computer hardware (6 months course)
    3. Diploma in Multimedia (1 year course)
    I have Knowledge of many more software which i learned during by jobs. i want to know if i can open a training center and issue certificates to the students. regards, Kulwinder Singh
  • Sharon Cox said on April 20, 2010
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  • anand said on April 20, 2010
    hi, this is anand from hyderabad, andhrapradesh, india basically i am a television technician with 15 years experience to repair television, music system and lcd tv now i want to start a institute of computer hardware and chip level servicing of desktop and laptop as well as lcd tv and lcd monitor. please give me the right suggestion
  • CHUKWUNTA ISAAC ONYEKACHI said on May 1, 2010
    i want to start up a computer training centre and a cyber cafe. i need guide line
  • DESHNEE said on May 4, 2010
    Hi there! I would like to start a computer training centre. I need assistance as to where to register. Thanx.
  • Rohit Pandey said on May 4, 2010
    I want to open computer institute in Lucknow, UP, India. How i can open, please give me response as soon as possible.
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  • Rohit Pandey said on May 9, 2010
    I want to start a Computer training Center in Lucknow, UP. I have done MCA. Please tell me how to Register.
  • ritu raj saxena said on May 9, 2010
    i m running a computer center from last month now i need to register it to provide the certificate to students please give me the right suggestion that where I should register and process of registration. thanks center location : Pilibhit (U.P.)262 001
  • Melbashri said on May 15, 2010
    Hi, I want to start a Training Institute. Please help me with the legal procedure involved. Thanks and Regards, Melbashri
  • Vipin said on May 17, 2010
    I am on my way to start a computer institute in Kannur, Kerala. I have gone through your descriptions. But can you provide some more information about the registration. Waiting for your suggestions. Regards, Vipin
  • shweta said on May 19, 2010
    i stay in thane and willing to start a computer institute in my city including some basic and advanced courses. please provide me some details about registration and capital requirement. eagerly waiting for ur suggestions...
  • Felix said on May 20, 2010
    Hi, Am planning to start a computer training center, where i can teach Graphic skills to students. Am located in Bangalore (sub-urban), Karnataka, India. Please help me to build a good training institute, where i can share my knowledge with other. Thank you, Regards, Felix.
  • AYAN said on May 20, 2010
    I want to make a training centre in future. Please tell me how I can register my training center . What is the procedure of registering a training center ? Please advise .
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  • arman rahman said on May 24, 2010
    i want to make a project on computer training business . please tell me what to do ? tell me quickly.
  • Harish said on May 24, 2010
    Hi, I want to start a Computer Training Centre. Can you guide me with the legal procedures involved in running computer centre. Thanks and Regards, Harish, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.
  • Chandrakant Khare said on May 24, 2010
    Hi, i am running a computer account coaching. but i want to give certificate for my students those completed course. so what should i do. please tell me. thanks and regards. Chandrakant khare, Tikamgarh (m.p.)
  • kavitha said on May 25, 2010
    I am running One Computer Training Institute for the past 7 years, I want any Project to provide free training to unemployed students & house wives, I need financial for that or any other fund.
  • Amit Chakraborty said on May 26, 2010
    Hi, I am running a cafe on a rural area and i want to start a computer training center here at low price because many students are interested in computer but they cant afford it and those who can afford are going out. So, please help me out. Thanking you, Amit Chakraborty, Vill- Jemari, Po-Basudevpur Jemari Dist-Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Mahesh said on May 28, 2010
    I am a B tech engineer who did CCNA and MCSE. I would like to start a hardware training institute at vellore - katpadi road at vellore near to chennai. Please tell me what all should i need to do to start the business. I am a native of kerala and did my b tech in kerala and MCSE and ccna too over there. I am been in vellore for a three months and i would like to start of the business. Please advise. Mahesh
  • Khalid Mohammed said on May 30, 2010
    I have my own institute in Tanuku, Andhra Pradesh, India. I want to start new institute anywhere in the world & union territories of India. I got 15 years experience. I can teach all the subjects. If anybody is ready to start a computer institute with me i will share with them. You can mail ur decision.
  • subham mukherjee said on June 1, 2010
    I want to register my Computer Institute in West bengal, plz help me, I want wb registered, contact 9832299983
  • raj said on June 5, 2010
    hi sir i want to register my computer education & training center in rajasthan. please tell me how to register? pls help me
  • anil said on June 6, 2010
    i want register my computer centre in govt. for ccc certification pl tell the procedure
  • zuko said on June 7, 2010
    hi there i'm interested in opening a computer training center together with internet cafe in mthatha, i registered business in all aspects at cipro, i would like to know if i have to register again for this specific business or i can use this business cert. i already has.
  • jeetender meghnani said on June 9, 2010
    Hi, i am running a computer account coaching in rajasthan . but i want to give certificate for my students those completed course. so what should i do. please tell me. and my computer center also registered from district industrial center (registration office) thanks and regards
  • NIKHIL GARG said on June 11, 2010
    Hi I have done B.Tech(I.T.) and certificate courses on CCNA, Network security and Ethical Hacking, SCJP. Now I want to start my own computer education center. I also want to give certificates to my students. Please guide me how and from where to start. Thanks and Regards NIKHIL GARG
  • Ramakrishna shetty said on June 12, 2010
    i want to start computer training class and cyber centre in bailoor, karkala, udupi district in karnataka state. please guide me about registration, authority to grant license etc.
  • waseem ahmad said on June 12, 2010
    our training centre in graphic designing & Print media industry. please help me. where register my centre?
  • jayee said on June 14, 2010
    i want to start a computer training center at my home town sheoraphuly or the next station at shrirampore in west bengal, india so, i need some advise that how to register. plz help me with ur advice
  • SANAT MAHATA said on June 16, 2010
    I want to start a Computer Institute and want to launch different types of courses like DCA, ADCA, Accounting, Multimedia, Hardware & Networking etc in Purulia District under West Bengal. Please help me how do I registered my institute with Govt. or Other Body.
  • shallumaggo said on June 20, 2010
    hello i am shallu i want to start a computer institute and want to launch different types of courses like accounts, dca, adca, dit, dtp, cit, short term courses like. basic, abasic, c, c++, java, oracle, autocad, micromedia drictor, etc.
  • shallumaggo said on June 20, 2010
    i want to start a computer center in ludhiana plz tell me how am i register my center
  • sodiq said on June 20, 2010
    hi, i'm an I.T. Prof.(MCSE) i need a guide or requirement on how to run a computer training institute
  • Ranjit Karmi said on June 25, 2010
    hi i want to open a computer institute in my local area which is not a big city. but it is District Headquarter. now it is grown up. i want to install a new course for below 10th standard or 10th standard, please suggest me by mail.
  • GOPU.S said on June 26, 2010
    How to register my computer training institute near Chengalpet, Tamil nadu. Pls tell me who is the authority to give government approval for the same. Thanks.
  • Petrose Mokoena said on June 27, 2010
    Hi i want to start a computer training center, in Bethlehem, Free State, can you please give me advice regarding the legal requirements for registering such a Business.
  • Dinesh said on June 28, 2010
    How can i register my computer center -under govt. of india? my computer center in chennai?
  • vasanth said on June 29, 2010
    I am running a computer education center in pasupathikoil, thanjor, tamilnadu, india. I want to start a computer training center in additional to it. I am also looking for a financial funding to expand this project please assist me. Thanks
  • Anil Kumar Singh said on June 29, 2010
    I have a registered computer institute with permanent registration (1990) in Orissa by Dept Of Industries. But due to financial crisis I had to close it. I want to restart the same only to provide franchisee all over India. I am also planning to start online computer examination to provide job oriented certificates. It will be an excellent profitable business. I need a strong financial partner who can support me financially with 50% profit share. Please contact me at eplsofindia@yahoo.co.in / cell- +919492786760 to discuss the project.
  • amin_pattani said on July 1, 2010
    Hi, I have my own computer firm, name is GITECH EDUCATION PVT. LTD. We are working in saurashtra and trying to expand our business in Gujarat. We have to provide franchisees in Ahmedabad center free of cost. All advertise expenses are given by us. I want to get permission of CCC course because I want to start CCC courses and want provide own certificates but dont know the procedure of permission. So, if anyone knows then please send me details at AMIN_PATTANI@YAHOO.CO.IN, For franchisee inquiry call us at 9898832395 or 9904971004 or visit us at www.gitecheducation.org Thanking you friends.
  • abhishek said on July 2, 2010
    hi, i want to know the process to registration with gov. my computer center in saharanpur (U.P.) nd i want to give certificate of under gov. so guide me what should i do?
  • lebo said on July 2, 2010
    I am looking into opening a computer training centre and I am looking for a partner who can either inject financial assistance into the project or a partner who is hardworking with the right vision to assist with this project. I am looking at areas like roodepoort, krugersdorp or randfontein because this is where the business can boom. Should you be interested, please can you send me an email to lebo.koloi@gmail.com
  • Success said on July 5, 2010
    My Name is Eziuka Success, I want to start a Computer School Imo State, Nigeria. Am looking for a brand Name
  • AKAPO ADEKUNLE. said on July 6, 2010
    I want to set up a computer training centre at Badagry, Lagos state, Nigeria. i will want to do a joint venture with an expert. in computer training.
  • gurdeep suhag said on July 9, 2010
    I WANT TO REGISTER A COMPUTER CENTRE UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA HOW CAN I APPLY AND WHERE. I'M OPENING THIS SHORTLY AT DELHI NCR (BAHADURGARH)HARYANA. MY CONT NO. IS 09990763838
  • vishal said on July 9, 2010
    i'm running computer center in a small town. i want to upgrade the total center and have the computer ISO certificate
  • karthiga said on July 12, 2010
    hai, i am interested to start computer centre get approved under government of India, so kindly give some centres to get approved.
  • Lokendra Rai said on July 12, 2010
    Hi my name is Lokendra Rai. I am all the way from Khandbari Municipality-3, manebhanjyang, Sankhuwa-Sabha, Nepal. I have a government registered computer institute in Nepal. But my problem is that I need a well experienced teacher with sufficient software collections for all types of programming courses plus other required materials. If anyone from anywhere else interests for partnership also, mail me season_loken@yahoo.com.
  • MOHAMMAD FIROZ said on July 12, 2010
    I want to know how a computer centre can be registered under govt.of Orissa. Kindly suggest me.
  • P. Hari Prasad said on July 13, 2010
    Sir, I am running a Computer Centre at Srikalahasti Town, Chittoor District by giving Basics, MS-Office, DTP, Tally etc., courses to the students. Now I would like to register my Institute to provide valuable certificates with recognition of government. Hence I request you to kindly suggest me to take necessary steps to do the above process. Thanking you Sir.
  • Vinod Kumar said on July 14, 2010
    We are going to start a computer training center in Allahabd district (U.P.). Please tel me about rules and regulation of registration. thanks
  • N. Satyanarayana said on July 16, 2010
    Sir, I am running a Computer Centre at VIJAYAWADA Town, Krishna District by giving Basics, DCA, DTP, PHOTOSHOP, CORELDRAW etc., How can i register my computer center -under govt. of india? Thanking you Sir.
  • Neil said on July 17, 2010
    Hi my name is neil from south africa kzn durban. I will like to find out how do I register my computer training centre that I am operating from home thank you
  • Lalit Shukla said on July 18, 2010
    Dear Sir, I would like to know the procedure and forms to be filed for registration of a Computer Institute. I also want to know the office address of the registration office in Uttar Pradesh, India Plz do the needful help. Thanking You, Yours faithfully, Lalit Shukla, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • usha said on July 19, 2010
    Dear sir, I am rajendran usha. I am Living in Sri Lanka. I would like to start a Computer Training Center, but i have a problem about my qualification. I have done only ordinary level in sri lanka then.
    1. I have done 1 years of Diploma in master multimedia certified by csc computer education in Tamil nadu.
    2. Computer hardware knowledge.
    3. Computer Basic knowledge.
    4. Web development knowledge.
    5. Graphic Designing knowledge.
    6. Computer Programming knowledge.
    7. 2D & 3D Cartoon creative knowledge.
    8. Doing 3D Interior Designing Projects.
    I have Knowledge of many more software which i learned during by jobs. i want to know if i can open a Computer training center and issue certificates to the students. regards, rajendran usha. How can I get registered computer centre in Sri Lanka? (Pvt Ltd). & I want Pvt Company Rules & Regulations.
  • Chris Badin said on July 19, 2010
    Wish to set up a computer training centre in Cape Town South Africa. I would like to find out how to register a computer training centre.
  • babbu said on July 20, 2010
    i m living in chandigarh i have my own house of five rooms and i want to start my computer centre i have industrial training institute diploma of one year Basics, i can teach MS-Office, DTP, Tally etc., Now I would like to register my Institute to provide valuable certificates with recognition of government. Hence I request you to kindly suggest me to take necessary steps to do the above process. Thanking you Sir.
  • Meraj said on July 21, 2010
    Hi, i'm located in andheri west mumbai and want to start a computer classes. please let me know the registering process, where to register and other requirements.
  • Gaurav Shah said on July 23, 2010
    Hi. I am have around 5+ years of IT and ERP experience and I am planning to open an ERP training centre. What would be the required things for opening an ERP training centre?
  • sush said on July 25, 2010
    i want to open an computer institute in khammam that is in andra pradesh india,can you help me on how to open one there and what are the courses that can be required there by those people?
  • Ramchandra Samal said on July 27, 2010
    Hi, We are looking for Business Partner to conduct training for our software in various place in India. Our software is used in construction industry. Interested person please contact me samal@rgsrebar.com
  • Zaheer said on July 27, 2010
    Hi i am graduate i wanna start computer education & training pls help me how can i register my training center, how can i provide certificate to my students. And i want to provide free training to unemployed students, house wives, i need financial for that or any fund.
  • Devi prasad pattanaik said on July 28, 2010
    Hi, I have a computer training institute. i want to registered it to govt of india. How can i do this & what is the benefits of franchise to a leading institute. plz replay me soon.
  • Sudhakar koli said on July 30, 2010
    I am computer System Administrator in Mumbai. I want open a computer training institute at my district (not big city) & i plan to teach only basic at the start up So where can i get the reg.to my office So Please tell me what to do ?
  • Dipankar Saha said on August 1, 2010
    Sir, I am running a Computer Centre at Kanchrapara Town, near Kolkara. by giving Basics, MS-Office, DTP, Photoshop, Tally etc., courses to the students. Now I would like to register my Institute under Indian Government to provide valuable certificates with recognition of government and our certificate grant Employment exchange. Hence I request you to kindly suggest me to take necessary steps to do the above process.
  • SUNNY said on August 2, 2010
    hello sir/mam, i am running a computer institute from last 2 year in Patiala (punjab)india. and our centre is Iso 9001-2008 certified and we want to expand our business so plz tell me about the rules and regulations for giving a franchise to any other centre. we want to give a franchisee of our center .
  • Ghana Shyam Rai said on August 4, 2010
    I am computer System Administrator Nepal. I want open a computer training institute at my Place & i plan to teach only basic at the start up So where can i get the reg.to my office So Please tell me what to do ?
  • supu said on August 8, 2010
    shimoga city state karnataka country India. our institution is under loss. As fees is high no one coming to institute. what to do? earlier who was here in this institute has done something like wrong commitment now we are suffering. what to do?
  • SITHAMALAI said on August 10, 2010
    Hello, i am in Madurai (TamilNadu), i am running computer centre, now i would like to register my Institute under Indian Government to provide valuable certificates with recognition of government and our certificate grant Employment exchange. And also i want financial fund from government. Hence i request you to kindly suggest me to take necessary steps to the above process. Mob: 9894699461
  • mukesh kumar said on August 11, 2010
    NAV BHARAT INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER EDUCATION one of the fastest growing IT education provider offer you to register you computer center with us. we will provide you global certificate to your student and recognition to you center.
  • Gabriel said on August 11, 2010
    Hello, read your broad info. I am a US veteran, I want to open either a non-profit or for profit business (Computer Training Center) in L.A., CA. I have a BA. Liberal Arts (Strong concentration in fine arts).
    1# what kind of license do i need?
    2# Do I need anything else (Documentation)?
    3# I was given a free place to start / about 5-600 square feet, (Its commercial). What can you advice me as a businessman?
    4# can you give me a few tips getting government grants as a non-profit.
  • MD AJIJ said on August 12, 2010
    My BUSINESS LOCATION NTPC MORE, FARAKKA, MURSHIDABAD (W.B.). I WANT TO FRANCHISE YOUR CENTER. My Mob - 09614780800/9733527460.
  • Farah said on August 15, 2010
    Hi, i would like to set up a training centre in south africa, durban! please can u help with how to register business! also in need of finance! maybe even a business partner!
  • sanjeev said on August 16, 2010
    we have a computer education center. we are running from more than 10 years. but we want to get recognition from government of india or may be government of state. we don't know the procedure. Is it expensive or is it very difficult to get the recognition. please provide detailed information.
  • Gurushant Upase said on August 17, 2010
    I have Cyber cafe with 10 No. of PC and now I want to start the CCC Course in addition to this. My Cafe is located in Hadapsar, Pune, Maharashtra. Please tell me the procedure how I can start this course.
  • Bhupinder Singh said on August 17, 2010
    Sir, I am running a Computer Centre at v.p.o Mubarikpur, Mohali District,Teh.Dera Bassi by giving Basics, MS-Office, DTP, Tally etc., courses to the students. Now I would like to register my Institute to provide valuable certificates with recognition of government. Hence I request you to kindly suggest me to take necessary steps to do the above process. Thanking you Sir.
  • Nandhini Kumari K said on August 19, 2010
    Hi, I want to start a computer training center but do not know how to register it. Also as it is just the beginning I would like to start with Basics, Tally, MS-Office etc... I live in whitefield, Bangalore, India. Could you please help me?
  • pranita said on August 20, 2010
    Hi Nandhini Kumari, Have you started your business or not, if not can you contact me to pranita0203@gmail.com regards, Pranita
  • muthuselvan said on August 22, 2010
    i want to start and register computer training center. And i want to provide computer education to very poor student .

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