Florida Panhandle Technical College
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
Network Support Services
1050 HOURS 35 WEEKS
PELL ELIGIBLE Program # B078000 CIP # 0511.090102
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.
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.
The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:
Resident Tuition Per Term
Non-Resident Tuition Per Term
Information Technology Assistant
Computer Support Assistant
Network Support Help Desk Assistant
Network Support Administrator
Senior Network Administrator
Wireless Network Administrator
Data Communications Analyst
A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges. The 1050 clock 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.
Approximate Total Program Cost:
PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
AGE:16years or older
TABE: MATH 9.0 LANGUAGE 9.0 READING 9.0or meet other basic skill requirements
Industry Certification:CompTIA A+ - $182.00; CompTIA Network+ - $141.00