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The program is designed to prepare the student for a career as a network systems technician and/or administrator in the PC industry. The program is intended to provide the basic skills, responsibilities and tasks required for a person to perform service and support in a computer-networked environment. The program will also prepare the student to pass the Network+ Certification Examination, thereby increasing their employment opportunities.
The expected outcome for the program is to provide the graduate with the ability to obtain an entry-level position in a wide variety of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network support roles including but not limited to:
1. Computer Network Support Technician
2. Computer Network Administrator
3. Computer Help Desk Support
4. Computer Network Training Assistance
Network + Certification Training offered by Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology® is a rigorous 406-hour program that teaches students the fundamentals of networking. It is a vendor neutral certification that certifies the competency of service technicians in the computer industry. Most major computer hardware and software vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications back the program. Through hands-on training, students learn the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as installing and configuring Windows 7, Server 2008, TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, DNS and creating virtual machine using VMWare Player. Additional courses include Linux and Routing/Remote Access.
The course also helps to prepare students for six popular certification examinations: CompTIA Network+, Microsoft Networking Essentials, Microsoft 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Linux Certified Administrator (LCA) .
Earning the Network+ certification means that the candidate possesses the knowledge needed to design, install, configure, administer and troubleshoot computers in a network environment. Network+ certification validates the student’s knowledge as a networking professional. It demonstrates that he/she has a wide range of vendor and product neutral networking skills that are required in today's network environments. Furthermore, for those wanting to achieve a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential for Windows Server 2008, Network+ is the ideal preparatory course to provide the required networking foundation.
A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma is required for admission to this Program. Applicants must also successfully pass the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) with a minimum score of 280 in both the verbal and quantitative categories at the General Education Development (GED) Level 2 in order to be admitted into this program.
Network+ Computer Program Content
1. Each course, with the exception of CT701, consists of 50% lecture and 50% laboratory.
Course CT701 consists of
hours of Shop for a total of 90 Clock Hours.
Note: The 90-hour, on-the-job, internship/externship is optional for this Program.