Rock Valley College

Network Technician Certificate

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Computer network technicians build and maintain computer networks used by business, education, government, and health-care institutions. Networks linking desktop computers allow users to send electronic mail (e-mail) and to share data, computer applications, and Internet connections. As more institutions establish computer networks, the demand for skilled computer network technicians will grow.

The Network Technician Certificate program launched in Spring 2018 allowing RVC students can begin the exciting journey of becoming a network technician.

Certificate Eligibility and Requirements

A certificate is awarded upon completion of 12 credit units. Students will be required to learn current standards and terminology used for local area networks (LANs) and larger wide area networks (WANs). 

Program Benefits

  • Designing and installing well-functioning computer networks, connections and cabling
  • Performing troubleshooting to system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network

  • Testing and configuring software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices

Course Schedule

CIS-102 Intro to Computers & Info Systems (3)
PCT-110 Networking Essentials (3)
PCT-262 A+ Essentials (3)
PCT-270 Introduction to Unix/Linux (3)

Click here to register for above courses during registration periods. View the College Calendar for Important dates.


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