The Networking Technology Fast-Track Diploma program is designed to prepare the student to find employment as an entry-level computer repair technician. Instructional activities will include the identification of computer system hardware and software problems, and how to perform preventative maintenance functions. Training is also given in operating systems and network fundamentals.
This program is designed to prepare students to become skilled entry-level computer repair specialists. Students are trained to install, configure and troubleshoot PC components by adding or replacing such parts as motherboards, memory, CD-ROM drives, audio cards and many more. This program also prepares students to effectively set up, interconnect, and manage medium and large scale Windows NT® networking.
The Networking Technology Fast-Track Diploma program features include:
- Operating systems and networking
- Computer diagnostics and repair
- PC hardware concepts
What Else to Expect?
ICDC College also offers its graduates an employment preparation course prior to graduation to assist in finding sources of employment through preparing an effective resume, interviewing techniques, and dress-for-success workshops.
Windows NT is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
The areas of employment relevant to the Networking Technology program are:
- Network Administrator
- Technical Support Specialist
- User Support Analyst
- Network Specialist
- IT Administrator
The Networking Technology Fast-Track Diploma program is available at the following campuses:
- Main Campus
Below are some of the courses from the program:
- Personal Computer Mechanical and Electronic Components
- PC Hardware Concepts and Fundamentals
- Operating Systems
- Personal Computer Diagnostic and Repair
The occupations this program prepares students to enter by name and SOC code:
Computer User Support Specialists #15-1151.00; Computer Systems Analysts #15-1121.00; Information Security Analysts #15-1122.00; Computer Network Support Specialists #15-1152.00.
The links to the occupational profiles on the Department of Labor’s O*Net are:
Tuition and Fees: $16,608.00
Books and Supplies: included w/ tuition
On campus room and board: N/A
MEDIAN LOAN DEBT:
Federal Loans: $9,407.00
Private Educational Loans: $0.00
Institutional Financing Plans: $0.00
ON-TIME GRADUATION RATE FOR COMPLETERS:
The program is designed to take 36 weeks to complete:
89.47% of graduates graduated within this time.
The job placement rate for program graduates is: 77%