Network Support Services (Cisco Academy)
1050 hours (approximately 10 months – full time)
Traditional – 100% classroom based
Distance – 50% or more instructional hours via distance education (online)
Date & Times:
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. (full-time)
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (part-time)
Blended Distance – with mandatory on-campus labs and finals:
Distance – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
On-campus Lab – Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Course Content: The Network Support Services programs prepares students for employment in network administration as network support specialists. The program prepares students to create, monitor, and maintain computer networks and operate computers and peripheral equipment. Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. Activities include building and maintaining computers, installing operating systems, configuring routers and switches, and demonstrating mastery through culminating case studies.
Additional Skills Covered:
- A+ Certification Training
- Business Fundamentals
- CCNA Routing and Switching Training
- Computer Literacy
- Computer User Support
- Employability Skills and Portfolios
- Hardware and Software Troubleshooting
- Installation and Configuration Activities
- Microsoft Office
- Network Configuration
- Network+ Certification Training
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.
College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry certification, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry certifications..