A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network that allows computers to exchange data. In computer networks, networked computing devices pass data to each other along data connections. The connections (network links) between nodes are established using either cable media or wireless media.
What Will I Study?
This course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level home network installer jobs. It also helps students develop some of the skills needed to become network technicians, computer technicians, cable installers, and help-desk technicians. It provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet, using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. Labs include PC installation, Internet connectivity, wireless connectivity, file and print sharing, and the installation of game consoles, scanners, and cameras.
Why Choose Networking?
Computer networks are everywhere. Networks have become the backbone of all modern information systems. As the nation’s networks grow and expand, it is creating a great need for individuals who can understand, implement, manage, and modify these networks. Our program focuses on the core concepts of networking such as design, implementation, maintenance, administration, and how different networks apply to our modern age. Lee Career Center focuses on development of these highly technical skills through uses of hands-on labs, real life scenarios, and critical-thinking exercises.
What Kind of Jobs Can I Get?
- Network Engineer
- Technical Support Network Specialist
- Network Operations Center Technician
- Network Technician
- IT Support Technician
- Stepping Stone to Advanced Networking Careers
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