Network Specialist Diploma

Program Description

The NETPLUS College Networking program was designed for people who have little or no computer knowledge or experience who want to embark on an exciting new career in the computer networking IT Sector. Successful graduates from the program will have specialization in the implementation, administration and support of Microsoft Networking and Server Systems with state-of-the-art training in Voice Over IP (VOIP) Communications Technology.

This is an expanded and more advanced version of the basic computer networking training program that SPECIALISES IN MICROSOFT-BASED NETWORKING AND SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES. It designed to quickly prepare students to enter the emerging field of computer networking and VOIP Technology with a focus on Windows-based networking technology and software. Self-employment and full-time job opportunities are available for this profession throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. Canadian citizens who are receiving Federal Employment Insurance, Provincial Social Assistance or other forms of government income assistance may qualify for full or partial funding for this program.

Competitive Advantages

  • State-of-the-art facilities, technology and computer equipment. Learn what is in demand in the market today to prepare for your       future employment tomorrow.
  • Job placement assistance and support. After you graduate, our professional Counselors help you create your resume prepare       for interviews and find employment.
  • Industry experienced training instructors. We provide 100% hands-on training by persons that have real-world job experience in       the industry. Internationally recognized. If you are a Foreign Student
  • searching for Canadian education, prestigious diploma which will be fully recognized anywhere in the world.

Course Objectives

  • To provide the knowledge and skills required for the installation LAN ’s, network hardware, software and VOIP phone systems.
  • To enable students to implement and maintain Internet, Intranet and extranet networks.
  • To provide an educational foundation for a range of service, installation and management careers in computer networking.
  • To provide specialized studies directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students are working or intend       to seek full time employment.
  • To enable students to make an immediate contribution to any new employer.
  • To provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for career development and as a basis for progression to       graduate and post-graduate studies programs.
  • To prepare students for the internationally recognized Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) examination.
  • To prepare students for the internationally recognized Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination.
  • To prepare students for the internationally recognized Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) examination.

Career Opportunities

Network Administration, Network Support Technician, LAN Administrator, User Support Technician,Technical Support Analyst, VOIP Phone Systems Installer, computer system development, network implementation and operation, network deploying, software package customization, training and management.

Course Deliverables

On successful completion of this course students will have gained the knowledge and skills required to install and maintain LAN’s, network equipment, hardware and software and VOIP Telephone Systems. Specific job skills include:

  • Implementing, managing and supporting VOIP enabled network information systems.
  • Resolving Network Issues Independently.
  • Installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting network servers. Building and maintaining microcomputers and       peripherals used in the network.
  • A complete understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems and how to manage network operating systems.
  • Installing, configuring and upgrading Network Server Operating Systems.
  • Ensuring security and integrity of local networks and Wide Area Network.
  • Implement and maintain Internet, intranet and extranet networks.
  • Provide and maintain technical documentation for maintenance and resolution of network issues

Course Outline

The following is an outline of courses required for successful completion of this program.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All courses are the most recent, updated course material available for Microsoft and CompTIA.

  • PC Technician (A+)
  • Network Technician (Network+)
  • Network Security Essentials
  • Windows Server Basics
  • Windows Server Intermediate
  • Windows Server Advanced
  • Introduction to Route and Switch (CCNA)
  • Advanced Routing Technologies(CCNP Route)
  • Advanced Switching Technologies(CCNP Switch)
  • Route and Switch Troubleshooting(CCNP TSHOOT)
  • Voice Collaboration

At the conclusion of this full time study course, students will be required to take professional certification exams. Once a student passes the tests, they will have CompTIA A+, Network+, CCNA R&S, CCNP R&S, MCSA professional certifications in addition to their graduation certificate. The Network Specialist training program permits students to take courses in any order and provides them with the flexibility to customize their training program where courses are available. Students will graduate when all courses have been completed having received a passing grade, all professional examinations have been passed, and all required class projects are successfully completed. Students may also take both part time and full time courses to shorten the time it takes to graduate from the program.

Course Materials

The following is a list of the books and/or course materials required by the student for this training program:

  • SBN 0-471-80872-5 Data Communications & Networks
  • ISBN 0-471-77273-9 Network Routing Basics
  • ISBN 0-471-22474-x Wireless Local Area Networks
  • ISBN 0-7645-4872-5 TCP/IP Bible
  • ISBN 0-7821-4374-1 Network Security Foundations

NOTE: This package of books may change periodically to reflect new software of changes to the curriculum.

Depending on the options you choose when you enroll, the cost of books and/or course materials may be fully or partially covered as part of your tuition fee. Special discount pricing for books, computers and computer equipment is available for all full time and part time students attending classes at NetPLUS College.

For further details regarding the course materials and all required and optional fees related to this program, please speak to your Student Admissions Counselor.

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Network Specialist Diploma

  • Duration :   52 Weeks
  • Certificates :   Yes

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Quick Facts

A typical full-time annual salary for this career ranges from $45,000 – $85,000

Did you know that NetPLUS College professors are certified in more than one aspect of networking technology?