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Network Technician
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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.

Computer Business College

Location/Phone 1673 Mabury Road San Jose, CA 95133 (510) 742-9600 (Fremont) (408) 258-0986 (San Jose)
Program Computer Repair/LAN Technician
Deliverable Certificate
How Long LAN Technician: 4½ months
LAN Technician Specialist: 7 months
Cost LAN Technician: $4,000 (including all materials) LAN Technician Specialist: $7,000 (including all materials)
Prerequisites 8th grade reading and writing ability

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

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
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