Network System Administrator - Prince Edward Island

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent Successful completion (at least 75%] of an entry test to determine general readiness for learning An interview with an admissions officer to determine the apparent appropriateness of training related to the potential student’s needs and aptitudes.

Program Highlights

This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, install, provide routine control over, and manage exceptional situations in relation to quality communications network services in an information system. It provides in-depth knowledge of evaluating communications hardware, software, and transmission service alternatives against changing business requirements; maintaining links with network suppliers; monitoring network performance; providing support for systems; localizing and rectifying faults in networks and handling non-routine user/customer problems; and providing expertise and practical assistance in delivering service that complies with statutory and other standards, as well as strategic and tactical plans.

Career Opportunities

Recent studies indicate that strong growth in IT jobs, especially for skilled Computer and Network Operators, are expected over the next few years. Careers that correspond with the skills learned in this program include:

  • Hardware Installation Coordinator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Network Operator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Technician


    • Operating Systems
      Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
    • Word Processing
      Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Certification
    Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016; Networking with Windows Server 2016; Identity with Windows Server 2016
  • PC Troubleshooting
    CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-1001 and CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-1002
  • Computer Networking
    CompTIA Network + and CompTIA Security +
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search & On-the-Job Training

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Anticipated salary:

C$38,595 – C$79,192
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

50 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include student manuals and all other course materials. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.
Graduation requirements:
Students must achieve a 75% average to obtain a diploma.

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