Computer Networking Cisco
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.
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
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.
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.
While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
- Attention to detail
- Organizational skills
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National average earning potential for this career
Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.
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