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COMPUTER NETWORKING CISCO

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Program graduates work for mid-size to large companies that have extensive computer networks and are responsible for keeping that network up to date and running smoothly. Some work nights and weekends if emergencies or network interruptions occur.

Career Details

Skills

Students in Computer Networking Cisco are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Analyzing, testing, and evaluating computer networking systems, which include local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs)
  • Performing maintenance so that networks operate correctly and with few interruptions
  • Analyzing networks’ data to determine network usage, how much disk space is available, and how the server is functioning
  • Setting up the guidelines for installing or testing LANs or WANs
  • Configuring server and network security settings

Career Options

Program graduates work for mid-size to large companies that have extensive computer networks. Some work nights and weekends if emergencies or network interruptions occur.

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete all required activity in the Career Preparation Period, including Career Exploration and Career Success/Workplace Skills.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Job Corps’ Computer Networking training program provides students with the opportunity to receive hands-on training in different areas of computer networking, including Cisco – IT Essentials and Cisco – Routing, Switching, and Network.

Computer Networking Cisco Numbers to Know

$63K

National average earning potential for this career

Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Attention to detail
Dependability
Focus
Integrity
Organizational skills