The Focus Network Technician course has been developed in partnership with the First Nations Technology Council, Royal Roads University, and CISCO Academy. The course is delivered by FNTC to students wishing to pursue a career as a Network Technician. Participants will have the opportunity to learn through some virtual reality learning provided through packet tracer and AR VR technology.

This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. Course outcomes are as follows:

  • CISCO IT Essentials Certificate
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • First Nations Technology Council Certificate of Completion
  • A community capstone project to pay forward to community

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Select the appropriate computer components to build, repair, or upgrade computers;
  • Explain how to correctly use tools and safely work in a lab;
  • Install components to build, repair, or upgrade computers;
  • Perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting on computers;
  • Install Windows operation systems;
  • Perform management and maintenance of Windows operating systems;
  • Configure computers to communicate on a network;
  • Configure devices to connect to the Internet and Cloud services;
  • Explain how to use, configure, and manage laptops and mobile devices;
  • Explain how to configure, secure, and troubleshoot mobile, macOS, and Linux operating systems;
  • Outline procedure to install and share a printer;
  • Implement basic host, data, and network security;
  • Summarize the roles and responsibilities of the IT professional;
  • Share Network Technician concepts and skills with your community;
  • Apply Network Technician concepts and skills with your community; and
  • Apply strategies for successful test taking.

May 16 – June 17, 2022

Monday to Friday 9-4 pm

100% online delivery with real-time instruction over Zoom

Tuition covered by FNTC

Apply before April 22

  • First Nations Technology Council Foundations graduate

    with a successful completion of FITC 150 or demonstrated knowledge and experience of basic network technician training

  • An interest

    in pursuing education and a career as a Network Technician

Talk to our Admissions & Registration Coordinator, Jon Bolton.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 236-838-9517