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Network Administrator Program Summary

Trillium College’s Network Administrator diploma program gives you the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills to plan, install, configure, maintain and secure networked computer systems. Our curriculum prepares you to write an array of industry-recognized certification exams, including CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Security +, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Areas of Focus

This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:
  • Network Planning and Configuration
  • Network Support and Maintenance
  • Network Security
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Windows Server Active Directory Configuration Certification
  • Windows Server Network Infrastructure Certification
  • Introduction to the Mac Operating System and Cloud Computing
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate and Penetration Testing
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Communication Skills

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of Trillium College’s Network Administrator program, you will be prepared to take on a role that has become essential in both the public and private sectors. You may find employment as a computer technician, network administrator, technical support specialist, Apple Macintosh support specialist, help desk troubleshooter, or network security support specialist.

Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for a computer network technician is $30.77 per hour (NOC 2281).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)


  • Network Administrator Program Details

    Students who graduate from the Network Administrator program at Trillium College may ultimately compete for a number of positions, including Computer Technician, Network Administrator/Analyst, Technical Support Specialist, Help-Desk Troubleshooter, Apple Support Technician and Network Security Auditor. This program is designed to earn students industry-recognized certifications upon successful completion of the course. Statistics show that prospective employers look for industry certifications when hiring new applicants – certification has become a benchmark in the hiring process. Students may become certified in a variety of designations, including Comp TIA A+, Network +, Security +, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Microsoft and Certified Ethical Hacker.

    Employment Opportunities

    Graduates from this program have many opportunities for employment, including but not limited to:
    • Computer Technicians
    • Network Administrators/Analysts
    • Technical Support Specialists
    • Apple Macintosh Support
    • Help-Desk Troubleshooters
    • Network Security Consultants


    Network Administrator Schools in Ontario

    The Network Administrator program at Trillium College is offered at the following network administrator school locations:

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    This program has been designed to provide students with industry recognized certifications. Stats have shown that employers look for industry certifications when hiring new applicants. Industry certification has become a benchmark in the hiring process. The Network Administrator program prepares students for certification examinations in many diverse areas, including Comp TIA A+, Network +, Security +, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration, Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Microsoft and Certified Ethical Hacker.
    Graduates from this program have many opportunities for employment, including but not limited to:
    • Computer Technicians
    • Network Administrators/Analysts
    • Technical Support Specialists
    • Apple Macintosh Support
    • Help-Desk Troubleshooters
    • Network Security Consultants
    • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent or mature student status (18 years of age or older)
    • Passing score on the entrance evaluation
    • Successful interview with a registrar
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