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NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:49 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:2281, 2282
PROGRAM OUTLINENetwork Support Specialist Program Outline NBNetwork Support Specialist Program Outline NS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Network Support Specialist program will provide the student with the skills and knowledge to pursue certifications and careers in computer and network-related administration. In addition to communication and support training, students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Server.

Moreover, students learn how to configure computer and network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, wireless and mobile devices, as well as learn how to automate administration using PowerShell scripts.

Additionally, students learn how to communicate effectively, as well as manage time and IT-related projects within a corporate infrastructure.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 2-month field placement
  • 8 free certification exam vouchers including designations from Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco
  • Training on popular network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL server, as well administration using PowerShell scripts

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Network Support Specialist Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Help Desk Support, Technical Field Services Representative, PC Support Technician, Desktop Support Technician, Desktop Deployment Specialist, Network Support Specialist or Network Support Technician.

FACT

As of April 2016, there was an increase of 3,270 jobs in the technical support division of the IT sector in Canada.
"Digital Economy Labour Market Monthly Snapshot." Monthly Snapshot (2016): n. pag. Http://www.ictc-ctic.ca/.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • BrunNet Inc.
  • Atlantic Business System
  • Advantage Hospitality Technologies
  • Xplornet Communications Inc.

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+, Cisco CCNA.

The program also covered the material on the MCSA certification exam 70-410.

In total, students are provided with 8 certification exam vouchers to write the certifications they wish to pursue.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

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