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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

(This is a partial listing. Please consult your local One-Stop Career Center for more options.)

The programs listed below provide training for Network Technicians. Related training for Network Administrators is described under that occupation in the Information Technology Career Guide.

College of Alameda

Location/Phone 555 Atlantic Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-7221
Program CISCO Networking Academy, Networking Administration
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement
How Long 1-3 semesters
Cost $154-176
Prerequisites None

De Anza College

Location/Phone 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678 (Main #)
Program Windows NT Administration, Network Design & Administration
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 1 year
Cost Certificate: $242 - 396, AS Degree: $810
Prerequisites None

Foothill College

Location/Phone 12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777
Program Computer Networking and Electronics
Deliverable AS Degrees: Network Installation & Maintenance, Data Communications & Network Management
Certificates: Several, including Wide Area Networking, Local Area Networking, and Networking Protocols, Computer Electronics and Repair
How Long Certificate: 1 year, Degree: 3 years
Cost Certificate: $341 - 429, Degree: $990
Prerequisites None

Las Positas College

Location/Phone 3303 Collier Canyon Rd Livermore, CA 94550 (925) 373-5800
Program Computer Network Engineering
Deliverable Certificate of Completion
How Long 1-2 semesters
Cost $192
Prerequisites None

Mission College

Location/Phone 3000 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 988-2200
Program Computer Networking Technology
Deliverable Network Associate Certificate, Cisco Certified Network
Associate (CCNA) Training
How Long Certificate: 2 semesters, CCNA: 6 months
Cost Certificate: $187, CCNA: $2,600
Prerequisites None

Ohlone College

Location/Phone 43600 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 659-6000
Program Computer Networking
Deliverable Certificate, AA Degree
How Long Certificate: 9 months, AA Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $192, AA Degree: $720
Prerequisites Basic Computer Skills

Silicon Valley College

Location 41350 Christy Street Fremont, CA 94538 (510)623-9966(Fremont) (925)280-0235(Wlnt Crk) (408)360-0840(San Jose)
Program Network Technician
Deliverable Diploma
How Long 30 weeks
Cost $9,300
Prerequisites None

Solano Community College

Location 4000 Suisun Valley Rd.
Suisun City, CA 94585
(707) 864-7000
Program Network Assistant
Deliverable Job-Direct Certificate
How Long Certificate: 1-2 semesters
Cost Certificate: $143
Prerequisites None
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