Network Administrator

Challenge your potential and start a promising career in the rewarding IT field today. With this 33-week program, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a network administrator.

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    In-Class: Instructor-led classes held in-person at one or more of our 8 campuses.
    Hybrid: Instructor-led classes on a set schedule held remotely on video over the Internet, with some courses delivered in-person at one of our 8 campuses.
    Remote: Instructor-led classes on a set schedule, held remotely live on video over the Internet.
    Online: Flexible schedule with a set weekly pace and the support of facilitators when you need it; delivered over the Internet.
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    33 Weeks


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    About The Program

    On top of our comprehensive courses, you will complete an 8-week internship to gain real-world, hands-on experience and make yourself job-ready by the time you graduate. Take advantage of our small class sizes, so you can get the proper guidance you need to maximize your learning experience. You will also receive exam vouchers including CompTIA designations.

    Career Opportunities

    This industry-leading program qualifies graduates for careers such as: Network Administrator, Computer Network Technician, LAN Administrator, LAN Technician, Network Support Analyst, and Server Administrator.



    Employers Who Have Hired triOS Grads

    • Province of Ontario
    • Hydro One
    • ING Direct
    • Acer America Corporation
    • Geek Squad
    • Sentex Communications
    • KPMG
    • Tech Alliance


    88 %

    Employment Rate*

    $ 34

    Average Wage/HR**

    $ 47

    High Wage/HR**

    *Employment Rate based on 2021 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field within 12 months.


    NOC Code: 2281/22220 - **Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar. Average wage doesn't reflect the starting salary but represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in Dec 2022.

    Available Learning Options

    At triOS College, you can choose the learning option that meets your needs. This program is currently available in:


    Instructor-led classes held in-person at one or more of our 8 campuses.

    Network Administrator

    Duration: 33 Weeks

    Internship: 8 Weeks

    Program Outline


    Instructor-led classes on a set schedule, held remotely live on video over the Internet.

    Network Administrator

    Duration: 33 Weeks

    Internship: 8 Weeks

    Program Outline

    Program Details

    Did you know that the technology industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Canada? If you want to be a part of a sector that is evolving at a rapid pace, then join the Network Administrator diploma program to start your career.

    This program is designed for individuals who are seeking knowledge and certification in computer and network-related administration. Students will receive communications and support training as well as the opportunity to work on popular computer operating systems including Microsoft Windows 10. As a graduate of this program, you will be equipped with skills such as career management, and learn theories and concepts to troubleshoot TCP/IP-based networks, operate Windows PowerShell for Windows Administrators, and configure Linux, MacOS, and mobile operating systems. The completion of the in-class courses is followed by an 8-week internship to gain hands-on experience.

    Students enrolled in the program receive:

    • Microsoft Azure for Education is included in the tuition fee, which includes access to versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server, as well as Office 365.
    Course Listings
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    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. A+
    This course introduces the essential operating system skills required of a computer support technician, and covers the skills necessary to achieve the 1100-series A+ Certification (exams 220-1101 and 220-1102). More specifically, students learn how to use, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware alongside the Windows family of operating systems, as well as basic configuration of Linux, MacOS, and mobile operating systems.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Management
    Our Career Management program introduces students to the strategies and components of an effective job search, including self-marketing and awareness, skills inventory, job search tools and the job market. The Career Management course is delivered by our on-campus Career Services Team who are there throughout the job search to assist and mentor students towards achieving their ultimate goal of employment in their field of study. Our Team of Career Services Professionals maintain relationships in their communities with key employers and organizations that recognize the value triOS graduates have to offer. The skills learned throughout Career Management at triOS will continue to serve students in their job search as they navigate their new careers.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Network Administrator Internship
    At the successful completion of the classroom hours of this program, students will be placed in a 240-hour internship at an outside organization. Students will have the opportunity to apply their new and developed skills in a real-world environment. Hosts include small, medium, and large organizations that have an Information Technology department, or organizations that provide technology and technology services.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Network & Cisco Technologies
    In this course, students will learn the theory and concepts required to successfully administer and troubleshoot TCP/IP-based networks. Students will then expand their knowledge of TCP/IP-based networks by learning the configuration and support of Cisco routers, switches and services. In addition, this course provides the conceptual foundation for later networking courses and introduces the concepts covered on the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-007) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam (200-301).
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Technology Management for IT Professionals
    Communication as well as time and project management skills are vital for success in today’s IT industry. Through the use of examples, demonstrations, projects and group activities, students will examine various communication, time and project management strategies and techniques that are commonly used within the IT industry. Moreover, this course introduces students to the concepts necessary to achieve the CompTIA IT Project+ certification (PK0-004).
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows 10 Administration
    This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, administer, and support Microsoft Windows 10. In addition, you will learn about the various tools for administering, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows 10, as well as how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, configure disks, users, drivers, printers, network interfaces and security. This course is a prerequisite for all other Microsoft courses and covers the material tested on the MD-100 and MD-101 certification exams required to obtain the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) designation.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows PowerShell Scripting
    This course introduces students to the structure, function, and usage of Windows PowerShell for Windows administration. Students will learn how to use PowerShell to perform key system tasks as well as how to create and modify existing PowerShell scripts to automate system administration and provide reports.
    Admission Requirements
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    – High school graduation diploma, or Mature Student Status (for more information please refer to the Program Outline at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant)
    – In addition to above requirements, all student must pass an entrance assessment.

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