Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 SLCC General Catalog

Network Support Technician: CA (Competency-based)


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Certificate of Achievement | 195 clock hours

SAT Instruction Division
Taylorsville/Redwood
TB 418
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-3354
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Diego Pardo

Program Description
The Network Support Technician program prepares students to fill an entry level networking support position in the information technology field. It covers the basics of communication media, communication devices, and troubleshooting.

Career Opportunities

Projection
Area Name Current Employment Projected Employment Annual % Change Total Annual Openings
Ogden-Clearfield Metro 601 753 2.53 20
Provo-Orem Metro 1,746 2,794 6 130
Salt Lake Metro 4,916 6,945 4.13 270
Statewide 7,799 11,246 4.42 450

Estimated Cost for Students
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

Estimated Time to Completion
Time to completion is 10 weeks based on a full-time minimum of 20
completion hours per week. Less than 20 completion hours per week will increase time to completion and
may put the student in academic probation for low rate of progress.

Program Entry Requirements
Reading: 10.0
Math: 8.0
Basic computer use knowledge, use of the Internet and email.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
 

1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
8 - Develop lifelong wellness

Configure, troubleshoot, and manage common network wireless and wired devices. 1, 4, 7
Establish basic network design and connectivity maps. 1, 4, 7
Identify network limitations and weaknesses. 1, 4, 7
Implement network security, standards, and protocols. 1, 4, 7
Demonstrate understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile,
cloud, and virtualization technologies.
1, 4, 7
Maintain network documentation. 1, 2, 4, 7

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