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Mitigate security risks to corporate networks

The Network Security Technician diploma program at Robertson College is designed to introduce you to system analysis in order to ensure network and system security.  Graduates of this program will be qualified to work for companies of all sizes to ensure their network and system security, troubleshoot issues and solve security issues.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

Learn about system analysis and how to ensure network and system security with Robertson College's online Network Security Technician diploma program.  You will gain an understanding of network operation, computer and Internet security, cybercrime and ways to combat cybercrime. You will also gain career-building skills such as communication, customer service, and career search strategies.

  • Learn about PC hardware and software concepts including installation, configuration and troubleshooting stand-alone PCs and networks
  • Learn about the intrusion detection techniques used to discover intrusion attempts, how to respond to break-ins and assess the damage to the network
  • Gain an overview of the field of information security including inspection and protection of information assets, the detection and reaction to threats, and examination of pre and post-incident procedures
  • Be introduced to the fundamentals of cyber crime and be exposed to a variety of current computer-related crimes, cyber crime activities, methods, and tools
  • Learn about Internet Security including the technologies, terminology and processes related to general, network and operating system security
  • Examine the Linux operating system from the perspective of a system power user and administrator
  • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Develop professional business skills necessary to communicate in a dynamic workplace

what you could be earning in less than one year$47,840 - $77,875wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration48 Weeks
  • Complete the diploma program 100% online with course materials accessible 24/7
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments and activities
  • Instructor feedback, discussion boards, practical assignments and case studies provide an interactive learning experience
  • Lifetime career services and job search assistance are available to you wherever you are located in Canada
  • Financial assistance available to students who qualify


Career Opportunities

Opportunities exist for Network Security Technicians in organizations of all sizes and industries as: 

  • Computer Network Technicians
  • Network Administrators
  • Systems Administrators

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