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NOC Code: 2281 Computer Network Technicians / NOC 2282 User support Technicians

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, graduates can work as computer network administrators or below occupations list:

  • computer network technicians’ supervisor
  • data center operator
  • Internet Web site technician
  • local area network (LAN) administrator
  • local area network (LAN) technician
  • network administrator
  • network support technician
  • system administrator
  • Web technician

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12/GED or equivalent
  • International students, for language proficiency, require IELTS at least 5.5 band or Canadian Language Benchmark Test level 6 or college’s ESC Program.



Course Information

  • Program Type: Full-time Diploma
  • Classroom: 700 Hours
  • Work Experience: 80 Hours
  • Classroom: 240 Hours
  • Computer-Based Training: 540 Hours
  • Program Length: 11 Months
  • Delivery Method: In-Class/Online Delivery
  • Campus: Surrey, BC, Canada


Program Info

Learning Objectives/Outcomes The Network Support Administrator Diploma program prepares graduates for positions working in computer and network-related administration.
Graduates will have an understanding of communication and support training, students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Windows Servers. They will be able to be employed by commercial and industrial establishments, government departments, and technology firms or consulting businesses.
Student Progress/ Assessment Methods Students will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks and assignments. After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to the tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
Students will be required to complete 80 hrs of work experience. To qualify for work experience, students are required to maintain a minimum C grade average or higher and a minimum attendance of 85%.
Attendance Expectations

85% of classes must be attended to achieve competency for this qualification

Graduation Requirements Minimum C grade average is required for graduation


Program Hours

Subjects Number Of Hours
SFCS100 Strategies for College Success

20 Hours

NET110 A+ Computer Technology (220-1001) 80 Hours
NET112 A+ Hardware Maintenance (220-1002) 80 Hours
NET114 Introduction to Windows Server 2016 (70-740) 80 Hours
NET116 Networking with Windows Server 2016 (70-741) 60 Hours
NET120 Networking+ Level 1 (N10-007) 60 Hours
NET122 Networking+ Level 2 (N10-007) 60 Hours
NET126 PowerShell for Windows 60 Hours
NET132 Introduction to Linux Level 1 (XK0-004) 60 Hours
NET130 Introduction to Linux Level 2 (XK0-004) 60 Hours
NET134 Introduction to Cisco Networks (200-301) 60 Hours
NET136 Advanced Cisco Networks (200-301) 60 Hours
EMPL111 Career Employment & Strategies 40 Hours
SSPR 100 Work experience 80 Hours
Total 860 Hours


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