Computer Network Technician


19 Weeks

475 Hours

Get Job-ready Training to Kick-Start Your IT Career

Every business depends on computer networks, and with rise in digital economy network technicians are in-demand more than ever. From setting up computer systems to maintaining a Local-area network, Computer Technicians have a versatile role.

BizTech College’s Computer Network Technician Diploma prepares you to launch a successful career in variety of business settings. You will gain hands-on training on computer hardware coupled with networking concepts and techniques.

    • Prepare to handle basic IT infrastructure support service, information system and network administration.
    • Equip yourself with CompTIA certification to launch a successful career in technology sector.
    • Learn from industry practitioners in advanced lab settings.

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Your Career

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Businesses are highly dependent on digital setup and for smooth operations they need qualified professionals. The need to secure networks has driven up the demand for trained  technicians.

According to Job Bank Canada, the job outlook for a computer network technicians in Ontario is good over the next 3 years. Employment growth will lead to a number of new positions. PayScale indicates that the average salary for a qualified computer network technician is C$49,637.

As a Computer Network technician graduate you may qualify for specialized positions such as:

  • Desktop Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Support Technician
  • Computer Technician
  • Hardware Technician
  • Security Specialist
  • Enterprise Desktop Administrator
  • Network Support Specialist

As a vital part of the IT team, you will undertake tasks of network development and maintenance. You will be responsible to maintain, troubleshoot and administer the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs).

What soft-skills does Network Technician should have?


Apart from mandatory technical skills, employers seek candidates with following skills:

  • Analytical Skills: Network technicians work through complex systems, thus the candidate should be able to collect, analyze and offer effective solutions.
  • Attention to Detail: One single flaw can bring the system down, keeping that in mind, a good network technician should have the ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Organization Skills: Like any other job, network technician juggle various tasks at one time. But, a good professional should be able to organize and prioritize tasks as needed.
  • Team Work: Apart from end-users, computer network technicians have to work with third-party vendors or clients. Thus, people skills and ability to work as a part of team is a must.

For job growth effective communication and leadership skills will definitely help.

Duties & Responsibilities of Network Technician


Depending on the business setting, network technicians perform some or all of following duties:

  • Design and install computer networks, connections and cabling
  • Troubleshoot system failures and identify hold-ups to ensure long term efficiency of network
  • Inspect LAN infrastructure and fix minor problems/bugs
  • Test and configure software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance
  • Perform regular data backups to protect the organization’s information
  • Provide technical direction to co-workers on computer and network usage

As a BizTech College computer network technician student you will graduate with a comprehensive understanding of computer hardware and networking concepts and techniques. A special focus on hands-on technical training helps you master course material and prepare for industry certifications.

The Network Technician Certification program reflect the latest technology used in the IT industry. This ensures that Graduates are career-ready for jobs as a Computer Technician, and Network Technician. As the technology changes, there is a need for the new Modules to be taught to the students.


Learning Outcomes


  • Accelerated Training You will have the theoretical know-how and hands-on experience to launch a career in just 19 weeks.
  • Industry Standard Authentic curriculum from Cisco, Microsoft and other industry leaders ensure you’re getting the industry’s best training.
  • Extensive Skill-Set graduating with fundamental computer hardware and software knowledge makes you a versatile, in-demand employee.

Upon successful completion of BizTech College’s computer network support technician certificate training, you will have gained an in-depth, working knowledge in the following areas:

  • Install, configure, optimize, upgrade, diagnose, troubleshoot and perform preventive measures for computer systems
  • Work understanding of operating systems – client and server
  • Perform network design, installation and configuration, network media and typologies.
  • Implement a network infrastructure in a small to medium sized enterprise.
  • Install and configure Windows Servers.
  • Routing and switching networks and troubleshooting

Certification Opportunities


All BizTech College IT students can pursue industry certifications with a no cost, first attempt, exam voucher. Boost your employability by gaining the skills necessary to pursue the following industry standard certifications.


  • CompTIA A+: This certification will validate you understand common hardware and software technologies in business, and certifies you have the necessary skills to support complex IT infrastructures.

Students looking to enroll in our computer network technician certificate must first meet the following prerequisites:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent OR
  • Mature Student Status (18 years of age or older) AND
  • Successful completion of Entry Assessment Test

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