Network Support Specialist
Play a crucial role in maintaining the security of a company’s networks through this effective diploma program.
About The Program
The Network Support Specialist diploma program provides training on popular technologies like Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange server, Microsoft SQL server, as well as administration using PowerShell scripts.
As a Network Support Specialist graduate, you will qualify for positions such as: Help Desk Support, Technical Field Services Representative, PC Support Technician, Desktop Support Technician, Desktop Deployment Specialist, Network Support Specialist, and Network Support Technician.
Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads
- Brunnet Inc.
- Atlantic Business System
- Advantage Hospitality Technologies
- Xplornet Communications Inc.
*Employment Rate based on 2018 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field.
NOC Code: 2281, 2282 - **Wage data is for employees in all ranges of experience in the field, rounded down to the nearest dollar, and based on Nova Scotia data. Local (or regional) income may vary.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in computer and network-related administration? Do you want to be involved in managing IT-related projects in a corporate infrastructure? If so, the Network Support Specialist program can help you get ahead in your career.
Gain skills and knowledge in communications, support training, and popular operating systems, and learn how to configure computer and network technologies such as wireless and mobile devices.
Through courses like Mobile Device Support, Network+, and Technology Management for IT Professionals, you will cover all the foundations you need to prepare for success in the lucrative field of technology.
Students enrolled in the program receive:
- 2-month field placement;
- 8 free certification exam vouchers including designations from Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco.
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+, and Cisco CCNA. The program also covers the material on the MCSA certification exam 70-140.
Course Listings: Nova Scotia
Installing and Configuring Windows Server (70-740)
Career Planning & Preparation - Level I
Career Planning & Preparation - Level II
Field Placement - Network Support Specialist
Mobile Device Support
Software Lab - Access Fundamentals
Software Lab - Computer Fundamentals
Software Lab - PowerPoint Fundamentals
Software Lab - Word Fundamentals
Software Lab - Excel Fundamentals
Student Success Strategies
Technology Management for IT Professionals
Windows 10 Administration
Windows PowerShell Scripting
High school graduation or equivalent. For those without high school completion, please refer to the Program Overview at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant.
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