Dec 05, 2023  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Network Support Technician: CA (SLTC)

Certificate of Achievement | 195 clock hours

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

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

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
Tuition and student fees:
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

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

Program Requirements

Time to Completion

Estimated 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 Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Configure, troubleshoot, and manage common network wireless and wired devices. [1,4,8,9]
  • Establish basic network design and connectivity maps. [1,4,9]
  • Identify network limitations and weaknesses. [1,4,5,9]
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols. [1,4,8,9]
  • Demonstrate understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile,
    cloud, and virtualization technologies. [1,4,8,9]
  • Maintain network documentation. [1,2,4,9]