The Network Technician course has been developed in partnership with the First Nations Technology Council, Royal Roads University, and CISCO Academy. This course is part of the Focus program and is available to students wishing to pursue a career as a Network Technician. The course is delivered by the First Nations Technology Council.

This 150-hour course provides students with the primary networking concepts and skills needed to be a Network Technician. It also covers the basics of computer hardware and software, and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of a Network Technician.


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 Network Technician
  • Share Network Technician concepts and skills with your community
  • Apply Network Technician concepts and skills with your community
  • Apply strategies for successful test taking
  • A community capstone project that to benefit their community

  • CISCO Net Tech Academy certificate
  • COMPTIA Certification
  • First Nations Technology Council Certificate of Completion
  • A community capstone project to pay forward to community

Program Name: Focus

Course Name: Network Technician

Location: Online via Zoom, full time, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Delivery dates: February 11 – March 11, 2022

Application Deadline: January 21, 2022

  • 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