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Network and Systems Administrator (formerly Network and Computer Technology)

Network and Systems Administrator (formerly Network and Computer Technology)

  • Specialization: Network and Systems Administrator
    • Windows Server Installation and Configuration

      This course gives students practical experience with Microsoft’s latest server operating system and covers users and permissions, security, and server services such as DNS, DHCP, and Active Directory.

      Course Code: NCT-230
      Course Requirements: Windows Desktop Support

      Hours: 70

    • Windows Server Administration

      This course focusses on the skills required to administer Windows Server. Topics include Windows deployment, maintenance and monitoring, advanced file services, remote access, network policy, Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS.

      Course Code: NCT-250
      Course Requirements: Windows Server Installation and Configuration

      Hours: 70

    • Linux Fundamentals

      In this course students learn to install, deploy, and troubleshoot Linux as a desktop and basic server operating system.

      Course Code: NCT-260
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 70

    • Network and Computer Technology Capstone

      Troubleshooting hardware, software, and network problems is one of the most difficult challenges for students. To develop these skills, students will build a comprehensive network topology based on skills learned in all previous courses. Problems will then be created in the topology that students will troubleshoot and repair based on best practices.

      Course Code: NCT-290
      Course Requirements: Managing Office 365,Linux Fundamentals,Windows Server Administration,Cisco CCENT Level 2,Windows Server Installation and Configuration,ITIL Foundations,Cisco CCENT Level 1,Windows Desktop Support,Cisco CCNA Security

      Hours: 70

    • Managing Exchange Server

      Exchange 2013 is a messaging platform from Microsoft that offers mailbox solutions, scheduling, and various other tools for messaging applications and collaboration. By applying the best practices taught in this course, students will optimize the performance of the Exchange Server environment. Students will gain knowledge on planning, installing and managing MS Exchange infrastructure including client access, mailbox roles, and message transport.

      Course Code: NCT-281
      Course Requirements: Windows Server Installation and Configuration

      Hours: 70

    • Applied Network and Computer Technology

      Eligible students will be placed in an industry setting in order to apply the skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom, learn on-the-job procedures, and develop valuable job contacts.

      Course Code: NCT-300
      Course Requirements: Windows Desktop Support,Network and Computer Technology Capstone,Managing Office 365,Linux Fundamentals,Windows Server Administration,Cisco CCENT Level 2,Windows Server Installation and Configuration,ITIL Foundations,Cisco CCENT Level 1,Cisco CCNA Security

      Hours: 280

    • Cisco CCNA Level 1

      The first course in the 3-course CCNA series. The focus of this course is on learning the fundamentals of networking. Students will learn both the practical and conceptual skills that build the foundation for understanding basic networking. Students will also earn a Cisco Networking Academy badge for completing this course.

      Course Code: NSA-210
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 70
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Cisco CCNA Level 2

      The second course in the 3-course CCNA series The focus of this course is on learning the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students will learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality, configure and troubleshoot routers and switches, and resolve common issues with routing protocols, switch security, VLANs, and inter-VLAN routing. Students will also earn a Networking Academy badge for completing this course.

      Course Code: NSA-220
      Course Requirements: Cisco CCNA Level 1

      Hours: 70
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • A+ IT Essentials

      This course covers the installation, deployment, configuration and troubleshooting of computers and mobile devices. Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using both real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

      Course Code: NSA-200
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 70
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Network Security

      Network security is largely driven by the effort to stay one step ahead of ill-intentioned hackers and is now an integral part of computer networking. Network security involves protocols, technologies, devices, tools, and techniques to secure data and mitigate threats. In this course, students will develop a detailed understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available.

      Course Code: NSA-240
      Course Requirements: Cisco CCNA Level 3

      Hours: 70
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • Cisco CCNA Level 3

      The third course in the 3-course CCNA series. Students will learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPsec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Students will also earn a Networking Academy badge for completing this course. 

      Course Code: NSA-230
      Course Requirements: Cisco CCNA Level 2

      Hours: 70
      Location: Henlow Campus

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