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Network Support Services Program

Technician conversing with a customer to determine details of equipment problems

Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment.

Introduction:

Computer network support specialists also called technical support specialists, usually work in their organization’s IT department. They help IT staff analyze, troubleshoot, and evaluate computer network problems. They play an important role in the routine maintenance of their organization’s networks such as performing file backups on the network. Maintenance can be performed daily, weekly, or monthly and is important to an organization’s disaster recovery efforts. Solving an IT problem promptly is important because organizations depend on their network systems. Network support specialists may assist the organization’s computer users through phone, email, or in-person visits. They often work under network and computer systems administrators, who handle more complex tasks.

Employment Opportunities:

Computer support specialists work in many different industries, including information technology (IT), education, finance, healthcare, and telecommunication.

Career Opportunities:

  • Network Support Help Desk Technician

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $19.47 hourly or $40,503 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1050 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AInformation Technology Assistant150 Hours
OCP BComputer Support Assistant150 Hours
OCP C Network Support Help Desk Assistant150 Hours
OCP DNetwork Support Administrator150 Hours
OCP ESenior Network Administrator150 Hours
OCP FWireless Network Administrator150 Hours
OCP GData Communications Analyst150 Hours
Total Hours: 1050

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Network Support Services  is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR EMAILPHONE NUMBER
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 253-9920
Mirtha Silverang
Maria Ruiz
Kathy Pearson
Irene Montoto
msilverang@dadeschools.net
millieruiz@dadeschools.net
kpearson@dadeschools.net
irenemontoto@dadeschools.net
Ext. 2145
Ext. 2147
Ext. 2159
Ext. 2150

 

Source

Information Technology