Rock Valley College

Network Technician Certificate

Network Technician CertOVERVIEW

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.
 

 

NEW CERTIFICATE

Rock Valley College is excited to announce the new “Network Technician Certificate” program! Starting Spring 2018 current and future RVC students can begin the exciting journey of becoming an 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.

QUESTIONS

Email Professor Stephanie Wascher at s.wascher@rockvalleycollege.edu