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Network Technician

Network Technician

The Network Technician program a hybrid registered apprenticeship that includes 576 hours of related technical instruction (RTI) over four semesters and a minimum of 2,000 hours of on-the-job learning (OJL). The program provides participants with the knowledge and technical skills required for a successful career as a network technician. Students are prepared to complete two industryrecognized certifications – CompTIA Network+ and Cisco CCNA – and will earn a nationally recognized journeyperson credential after satisfying the RTI and OJL requirements. Prerequisite: Completion of Computer Support Specialist program, CompTIA A+ certification, or 12-months of equivalent experience.

Prerequisites

CompTIA A+, 12-months of professional IT experience, and/or completion of Computer Support Specialist

Required Courses
Enterprise Networking, Security, & Automation – Cisco CCNA III

The Enterprise Networking, Security, & Automation (ENSA) course is the final course in the Networking Technician program and covers network security concepts, LAN security, WAN concepts, VPN, network management, virtualization, and more. Lessons are delivered via a hybrid model over 12 weeks – including a combination of in-person and remote learning. Participants complete the Cisco CCNA certification exam at the course. Prerequisite: Completion of ITN and SRWE courses or equivalent. 

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Intro to Networking – Cisco CCNA I

Intro to Networking (ITN) is the second of six courses in Networking Technician program. Modules include instruction on networking, basic switch and device configuration, protocols and models, basic router configuration, addressing, network and security fundamentals, and more. Lessons are delivered via a hybrid model over 12 weeks – including a combination of in-person and remote learning. Participants complete the CompTIA Network+ certification exam at the end of the course. Prerequisite: Completion of Network Essentials.

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Networking Essentials

Network Essentials is the first course in the Network Technician program and is a part of the Network Technician Registered Apprenticeship. This course focuses on computer networks, network support, and network administration. Specific topics covered include network devices and cabling, networking concepts, wireless networking, TCP/IP protocol, cloud computing, and network troubleshooting. Lessons are delivered via a hybrid model over 12 weeks – including a combination of in-person and remote learning. Prerequisite: CompTIA A+, completion of Computer Support Specialist, or equivalent work experience.

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Switching, Routing, & Wireless Essentials – Cisco CCNA II

The Switching, Routing, & Wireless Essentials (SRWE) course includes modules on basic device configuration, switching concepts, troubleshooting, redundancy, vulnerabilities, and more. Students continue to prepare for the end-of-course Cisco CCNA certification exam, which they will complete at the end of the Networking Technician program. Lessons are delivered via a hybrid model over 12 weeks – including a combination of in-person and remote learning. Prerequisites: CompTIA Network+ and/or successful completion Intro to Networking. 

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Switching, Routing, & Wireless Essentials – Cisco CCNA II
Program Details
Tuition Cost:
$1,396.00
Hours:
576
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: Registration, Certifications, and Book(s) $600
Documents:
Contact:
Courtney Brown
(302) 697-4545