Network Administrator

Network Administrators maintain computer networks and solve any problems that may occur with them. Any company or organization that uses multiple computers or software platforms needs a skilled Network Administrator to coordinate and connect the different systems.

Start your career in network administration today.

Become A Professional Network Administrator

Academy of Learning’s Network Administrator program will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, install, and provide routine control over and manage exceptional situations in relation to quality communications network services in an information system.

This program provides in-depth knowledge of evaluating communications hardware, software, and transmission service alternatives against changing business requirements, maintaining links with network suppliers, monitoring network performance, providing support for systems, localizing and rectifying faults in networks and handling non-routine user/customer problems, and providing expertise and practical assistance in delivering service that complies with statutory and other standards, as well as strategic and tactical plans.

Program Type




Expected Wage Range

$44k – $80k
(Payscale Canada)

AOLCC’s Integrated Learning System™

All courses in our programs are delivered through our unique Integrated Learning System™ (ILS). Through ILS, you will develop a true proficiency in each topic, no matter your age or skill level upon enrolment. Our learning coaches are with you every step of the way to provide individualized assistance and encouragement in a supportive and non-competitive learning environment. Here’s how it works:

  • You only advance to the next course when you are confident that you have mastered one topic and are ready to move on to the next
  • You participate in hands-on exercises, tasks and practice exams that test your knowledge and give you confidence

Career Opportunities
Recent studies indicate that strong growth in IT jobs, especially for skilled Computer and Network Operators, are expected over the next few years. Careers that correspond with the skills learned in this program include:

  • Hardware Installation Coordinator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Network Operator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Technician

Admission Requirements
Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status.
Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions.
An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.
Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.


Operating Systems
Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system

Word Processing
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word

Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Database Management
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access

Office Skills
Microsoft Outlook Level 1

Business Skills
Project Management Fundamentals Level 1, Business Correspondence Level 1, and Customer Service

Microsoft Server
Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016; Networking with Windows Server 2016; Identity with Windows Server 2016

PC Troubleshooting
CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-1001 and CompTIA A+ Certification: 220-1002

Computer Networking
CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Server +, and CompTIA Security +

Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Job Search and Résumé Writing and Employment Strategies for Success

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