Industry Sector

Educational Services

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in conducting computer training (except computer repair), such as computer programming, software packages, computerized business systems, computer electronics technology, computer operations, and local area network management. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment's or client's training facilities, educational institutions, the workplace, or the home, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distancelearning methods. The training provided by these establishments may include the use of simulators and simulation methods.


NAICS Code 611420 - Computer Training is a final level code of the “Educational Services” Sector. There are 1,287 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 12,404 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 611420 - Computer Training are:

  • Computer operator training
  • Computer programming schools
  • Computer software training
  • Computer training (except repair)
  • Local area network (LAN) management training
  • Software application training


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 611420 - Computer Training that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Offering training in the maintenance and repair of computers: classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 611519 - Other Technical and Trade Schools.
  • Computer retailing, wholesaling, or computer system designing that may also provide computer training: are classified in their appropriate industries.