Ever wondered how our homes and offices stay connected 24/7? Or how our networks are shielded against malicious activities? All of the credit goes to network administrators, whose duty is to set up, manage and protect networks.
With the meteoric rise in the number of computers in use and their reliance on the internet, a huge demand has sprung up for professionals who are fully adept at installing, configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing network hardware and software.
Industries across the spectrum depend on the networking and technical support professionals who keep employees connected and business flowing. Communicating instantly and with anyone via voice, text or video, and having immediate access to all kinds of information and services, involves a host of engineering challenges.
Our Networking and Technical Support diploma aims to transfer industry-relevant and job-oriented skills to students: they learn Windows Server Administration, Cisco Services, Linux, Data Center Virtualization, and Network Security concepts.
Upon completion of this diploma program, students can obtain various specialty certifications to increase their employment opportunities.
Opportunities currently abound in the networking field. After completing this course, students can apply for the following jobs in the digital economy:
Network support technician
LAN (Local-area network) administrator
LAN (Local-area network) technician
Computer network technician
Help-desk support to further develop their career, students can obtain certifications, from beginner to advanced level, in Cisco and network security and administration.
Configuring Windows Server
Setting up a workstation
Setting up Cisco network devices
Routing and switching techniques
Administering Linux environments
Executing Shell commands
Amazon Web Services
Troubleshooting network issues
Creating and maintaining virtual environments