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    COMPUTER NETWORKING & SECURITY

     

    11.0901  COMPUTER SYSTEMS NETWORKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    (PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)

     
     

    The Computer Networking and Security Program is an instructional program that focuses on the design, implementation and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals and associated software and prepares individuals with the technical skills required to support networks and network users.  This Program includes instruction in network technologies and standards: system design, architecture, operating systems, security, communications protocols, client support, messaging services, network management, troubleshooting and server optimization.  Those completing the Program may be employed as a network administrator, network specialist, network technician, webmaster, client services analyst (end user) or network operator. The Program consists of a list of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.

     

    The core content of this course is focused on nationally recognized certifications.  Upon completion of the Program, students may be eligible to obtain up to 30 advanced standing credits at a post-secondary institution based on their career track.

     

     

    Specialized Equipment:

    Related Occupations/Employment Opportunities:

    Personal Qualifications:

    Personal Computers

    Scanners

    Digital Cameras

    Data Projectors

    Servers

    Routers

    Firewalls

    Printers

    Network Sniffers

    Network & Computer

       Systems Administrator

    Computer Security Specialist

    Computer Support Specialist

    Computer Security

    Problem Solving

       Trouble Shooting

       Skills

    Manual Dexterity

    Analytical Skills

    Communication Skills

    Mechanical Aptitude

     

     


    CAREERS:
     
    Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts

    Information Security Analysts

    Web Developers

    Network and Computer Systems Administrators

    Computer User Support Specialists

    Computer Network Support Specialists 

     

     



    Certifications available to qualified students:
     

    Industry Certification

    Provider Name

    A+

    Computing Technology Industry Association

    Network+

    Computing Technology Industry Association

    Security+

    Computing Technology Industry Association

    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cisco Systems
    Network Cabling Specialist - Copper  C-TECH 
    A+ PC Pro LabSim, Test Out 
    Network + Pro LabSim, Test Out 
    Security + Pro LabSim, Test Out