Network Support Services

1050 HOURS
35 WEEKS

PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # B078000
CIP # 0511.090102

 

 

STEM PROGRAM

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

 

Computer Networking is the connecting of computers and computer equipment, to other computers and computer equipment by means of cables or airwaves, routers, and access points for the purpose of sharing data and resources. Students in this program receive hands-on training, with an emphasis on lab classes focusing on computers, servers, routers and other networking devices used to set up cabled and wireless systems. Graduates of this program become employed as IT Assistants, Computer/ Network Support Assistant, Wireless Network Administrator or Data Communication Analyst.

 

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

 

COURSE # OCP COURSE DESCRIPTION HOURS

Resident Tuition

Non-Resident Tuition

OTA0040

A

Information Technology Assistant

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

EEV0504

B

Computer Support Assistant

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

CTS0022

C

Network Support Help Desk Assistant

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

CTS0023

D

Network Support Administrator

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

CTS0024

E

Senior Network Administrator

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

CTS0029

F

Wireless Network Administrator

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

EEV0317

G

Data Communications Analyst

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

 

 

TOTAL

1050

$2,926.00

$11,046.00

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT:

A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges. The 1050clock hour program in Network Support Services shall articulate nine (9)college credit hours to the AAS/AS Degree in Networking Services Technology.This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.

 

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$400.00

$400.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$3,340.00

$11,460.00

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

AGE: 16 years or older

DIPLOMA: N/A

TABE: MATH 9.0 LANGUAGE 9.0 READING 9.0 or meet other basic skill requirements

 

Industry Certification:

CompTIA A+ - $188.00; CompTIA Network+ - $145.00

Advisory Salary Range:

$25,500 - $29,840

Florida Panhandle:

$26,700 - $66,000

PH Average:

$44,800

State Average:

$48,300

National Average:

$60,200

Program Completion Rate: 75% - Program Placement Rate: 83% - Program Certification Pass Rate: 75%