Network Support Technician Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 12/17/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 12/17/2021

Program Description

Develop the skills needed to begin a career as a network support technician with this 12-credit-hour certificate program. Get hands-on experience installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting basic network infrastructure. This program will prepare you to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals, A+ and Network+ certification exams. You'll also qualify for entry-level jobs as a network support technician. Classes include IT fundamentals, A+ hardware, A+ operating systems technologies and computer networking. All courses are taught by multidisciplinary faculty who are experts in their fields. Many courses are offered online or in blended formats, giving you added flexibility. Harper College features three large open computer labs that are staffed with certified IT Student Support Assistants who can assist with select coursework. This certificate is stackable towards as associate's degree in information technology at Harper.

Established in 2010

CIP: 11-1001 Network and System Administration/Administrator.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Comp TIA

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

32 Weeks ( 160.00 Hours / 12.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$1,656.00
Books$319.00
Fees$480.00
Tests$657.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$150.00
Total Cost$3,262.00

Financial Aid

Application Procedure

WIOA or Trade program clients may do initial "program exploration" paperwork with Diane Carter-Zubko by calling 847-758-2372 or emailing dcarterz@harpercollege.edu for an appointment. When client's agency approves Harper as training provider, agency sends referral form and Release of Information waiver to Diane Carter-Zubko, who will provide application fee waiver code and refer client for academic advising to create training/cost plan. Continued academic advising is required each semester until program completion. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $5,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Language - Instruction is in English

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction

Performance Data

Program: Network Support Technician Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 12/17/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 12/17/2021

Program Description

Develop the skills needed to begin a career as a network support technician with this 12-credit-hour certificate program. Get hands-on experience installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting basic network infrastructure. This program will prepare you to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals, A+ and Network+ certification exams. You'll also qualify for entry-level jobs as a network support technician. Classes include IT fundamentals, A+ hardware, A+ operating systems technologies and computer networking. All courses are taught by multidisciplinary faculty who are experts in their fields. Many courses are offered online or in blended formats, giving you added flexibility. Harper College features three large open computer labs that are staffed with certified IT Student Support Assistants who can assist with select coursework. This certificate is stackable towards as associate's degree in information technology at Harper.

Established in 2010

CIP: 11-1001 Network and System Administration/Administrator.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Comp TIA

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

32 Weeks ( 160.00 Hours / 12.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$1,656.00
Books$319.00
Fees$480.00
Tests$657.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$150.00
Total Cost$3,262.00

Financial Aid

Application Procedure

WIOA or Trade program clients may do initial "program exploration" paperwork with Diane Carter-Zubko by calling 847-758-2372 or emailing dcarterz@harpercollege.edu for an appointment. When client's agency approves Harper as training provider, agency sends referral form and Release of Information waiver to Diane Carter-Zubko, who will provide application fee waiver code and refer client for academic advising to create training/cost plan. Continued academic advising is required each semester until program completion. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $5,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Language - Instruction is in English

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction