Network Support Technician Diploma
Our Network Support Technician Diploma is ideal for those of you who’d like to take your IT skills to the next level and become a network or system administrator. This intensive diploma will give you the advanced technical skills you need to work for an external IT support company or work in house within a company’s IT department. You’ll also have the skills you need to become Network+ certified.
You’ll learn practical work-ready skills like how to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure.
With your completed diploma you’ll be able to apply for jobs with the confidence that you have the skills needed to provide technical support to companies or colleagues in the timeliest and most proficient manner.
This Diploma consists of courses created by one of our Partnership companies who produce self-paced, online video tutorials. Students doing these courses via Pitman Training have the exclusive benefit of being able to access technical support from dedicated certified support technicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, meaning you’ll never be stuck waiting for office hours.
- Flexible training which fits around your work and family commitments
- Online support 24/7, plus additional support from Pitman course advisors
- The skills employers are looking for and the knowledge you need to get the qualifications for the job you want
Get the Pitman Advantage™
Our Network Support Technician Diploma is ideal if you want to take your existing IT skills to a whole new level. You’ll have the desire to work under pressure, offering support when it’s needed – ensuring network systems run smoothly. The opportunities for employment within the area of network support are enormous as businesses continue to grow and utilise the technology available to them. This is a vital role to ensure the smooth running of businesses reliant on their network and IT systems. So, if you’re looking for a challenging new role where your skills are always highly in demand, our Network Support Technician Diploma could be the ideal choice for you.
To discuss your current skills and aspirations for the future, please speak to one of our friendly advisors today.
Network + **
This training program prepares students to become Network+ certified*. Students of CompTIA Network+ 2012 will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, describe networking technologies, and basic design principles.
MTA Networking Fundamentals **
This is designed to provide students with an explanation and understanding of fundamental networking concepts. The MTA certification* programs cover the baseline knowledge of building and managing Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows-based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools.
MTA Security Fundamentals
This designed to provide students with an explanation and understanding of fundamental security concepts. MTA is a new certification program* that Microsoft has created specifically for students entering into the IT industry for the first time. It validates the foundational knowledge needed to build and secure Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows-based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools.
MTA Server Administration
This designed to provide students with an understanding and explanation of fundamental server administration concepts. This training course prepares students for Microsoft exam 98-365*. MTA is a new entry-level credential from Microsoft that validates the foundational knowledge needed to take the first step toward building a successful career in technology.
Communication Skills for IT Specialists
The need for IT specialists who can effectively communicate with all types of users, as well as help organisations implement and manage their growing technological requirements, continues to grow. The Communication Skills for IT Specialists course helps you communicate successfully while managing projects and people within the IT industry.
Recommended Electives – choose THREE:
We recommend the following electives with this Diploma. Alternative subjects may be chosen. Please discuss the options with your Course Advisor.
- Computer Keyboard Skills
- Health and Safety Essentials
- Learning Windows 7
* Please note that Vendor specific exams may need to be organised separately.
** It is recommended that MTA Networking Fundamentals is taken before the Network+ course as this introduces the subject area and is suitable for those wishing to gain external certification.
The Guideline Learning Time for the Network Support Technician Diploma is: -
- 8 weeks full-time* (220 hours flexi study)
* full-time is based on 20-30 hours a week
Kick your career up a gear. For full details and a free, friendly consultation with the experts, call Pitman Training today on 01937 519758.