12-month Network Administration Specialist Program
Our network systems training prepares you for the challenges of a career in the IT industry, teaching you the skills you need to succeed and protect the complex system that runs our day-to-day lives.
This short program allows you to start your career as a Network Systems Administrator in just 12 months. It covers the foundations of network security such as hardware and networking, system administration, desktop support, network infrastructure, network systems, system automation, computing and network Architecture. You will learn how to fully manage network systems as well as provide desktop support for any organization. As you progress through the program, you will be able to write the following certifications: MCSA/MCSE, CCNA, CWNA, Security+, Linux+, LPI-1, ITIL Foundation.
- Network Administrator
- Computer Network Technician
- Network Support Technician
- LAN Manager
- Network Engineer
- Network Analyst
- Computer & Network Operator
- User Support Analyst
- IT Support Technician
- Desktop Support Specialist
- Hardware Installation Coordinator
- LAN Technician
- PC & Server Technician
- Delivery: In-class or ONLINE
- Duration: 48 weeks
- Starts: April, October
- Credential: Diploma
- Wages: Average base salary $83,730/year
- Credit Transfer (Articulation): Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the CAT-BCIT Pathway: a cross-institutional agreement enabling CAT graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business.
LOOKING TO UPGRADE YOUR NETWORK SECURITY SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS?
The NAS program content formulates the first 12 months of the 18-month Network Security Specialist Program; students can opt to continue from this program into the next one. If you have at least one year of industry experience in network security or have completed the Network Administrator Specialist program, you can continue your studies with our advanced Network Security Specialist diploma. You will learn Advanced Network Systems, Computer Forensics for the First Responder, Enterprise Administration using Linux, Network Optimization and Monitoring, Encryption, Public Key Infrastructure Architecture & Administration, Hands-On Network Exploits, and Vulnerability & Penetration Testing.