How to become a Network Engineer

Written by  Tuesday, 25 October 2011 00:00

Do you want to become a Network Engineer?

Our Network Engineer Programme is classroom based, instructor-led training which will include, practical projects and creating a portfolio, to give you the knowledge and experience needed for a successful career in this area.

What does the training involve?

You will be expected to become skilled in building and maintaining computer networks. It is also important that you obtain a recognised certification from Microsoft and Cisco.

How long is the Training?

It normally takes 2 to 10 months to complete the course based on individual learning speed and weather you wish to learn part or full time. Our flexible learning approach allows you to take courses during the week, weekend or in the evening

Network Engineer Career

You are responsible for the instalment, maintenance and support of computer communication networks. By carrying out such tasks you are ensuring everything runs smoothly so that the company can perform effectively and the staff can have undisturbed usage of computer functions.

Some of the typical tasks you will be expected to carry out depend on the size and type of the company that employs you.

Some of the various networks you may be working might include:

  • Local area networks – occupy homes or small clusters of building
  • Metropolitan area networks- these operate within cities
  • Wide area networks- national or international
  • Global area networks- merge all of the above networks with satellite communication technologies.

Required courses:

  • MTA Windows Operating System and Windows Server Fundamentals (2 Exams)
  • MTA Networking and Security Fundamentals (2 Exams)
  • A+ Certification (2 Exams)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 (3 Exams)

Optional courses:

  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) 1 exam
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 1 exam
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure (MCSA+2 Exams)
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