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IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:89 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:2281, 2282
PROGRAM OUTLINEIT Systems Administrator Program Outline NBIT Systems Administrator Program Outline NS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The IT Systems Administrator program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to pursue certifications and careers in computer and network-related administration. Students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server and Linux.

Moreover, students learn how to configure computer and network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL server, as well as how to automate administration using PowerShell scripts.

Students will also learn how to communicate effective and manage time and IT-related projects within a corporate infrastructure.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 4-month field placement
  • 17 free certification exam vouchers for Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco
  • Training on popular network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL server, as well as administration using PowerShell scripts.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The IT Systems Administrator Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as PC and Networking Administration, Windows Server Administrator, Active Directory Administrator, Windows Network Administrator, and Smartphone Administrator or Messaging Administrator.

CERTIFICATIONS

Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to write certification exams leading to the following designations: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA IT Project+, CompTIA Linux+, Cisco CCNA, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), MCSA: Server 2012, and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Productivity.

In total, the program covers 17 individual certification examinations. Students are provided with 17 certification exam vouchers to write the certifications they wish to pursue.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • JD Irving
  • IMP Solutions
  • Xplornet
  • IBM Canada
  • Atlantic Telecommunications Group
  • CBC Radio Canada

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.  Please call the campus for more details.

RESOURCE ARTICLE: WHAT DO IT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS DO?

Books on a shelf in a libraryComputer systems play a large role in our work lives these days and many companies have extensive investments in information technology. This is necessary to provide the sort of fast and accurate performance expected of today’s firms.

Problems and even system failure can have a disastrous impact on a company’s ability to maintain its responsibility to clients and partners, so they rely on IT systems administrators. If problems arise, these individuals have the training to deal with the issue and get everything back in working order as soon as possible. However, there is more to the role of IT Systems Administrator (ITSA) than just being the person you call during computer emergencies ...continue reading!

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