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Computer and Network Technician Certificate and Degree Program in Las Vegas

Computer and Network Technician Career Training in as Little as 9 Months*

The Computer and Network Technician Program at Asher College provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding IT career. We’ve designed our Computer and Network Technician certification program to work with your schedule — that’s why we offer day, evening and weekend classes, and certifications that you earn along the way as you progress.

If you’re detail-oriented, technical-minded and are interested in getting established in a professional IT career, you could be well-suited to succeed as a Computer and Network Technician.

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Computer and Network Technician


  • 8% Job Growth Over Next 10 Years
  • Graduates hired by computer software vendors, help-desk service firms, & computer repair companies
  • Advance into Web Development, Software Quality Assurance, Database Administration and much more!

 

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Las Vegas Campus

Asher College’s Las Vegas Campus opened in 2011, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Las Vegas region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Las Vegas advisory board made up of local Las Vegas employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Las Vegas for your education and training, you will join the many Asher alumni currently employed in and around the region.

Trade School

As a student at Asher College Las Vegas, you will have access to our facilities and resources, personalized instruction from experienced faculty, and the support of staff and fellow students, and as a graduate of Asher College Las Vegas, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

Becoming a Computer and Network Technician

When you train as a Computer and Network Technician, you’ll gain fundamental skills that you’ll need to pursue your new IT career.

Upon graduation, you’ll enter the professional world with hands-on training in the following 5 core areas:

1. PC Repair and Maintenance

Train in the fundamentals of PC Repair and Maintenance and learn the skills needed to troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix PC hardware issues. Employers require well-rounded IT personnel who are not only able to deploy a network or fix software issues, but can also make sure that basic business hardware are running smoothly.

2. Networking Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of network setup, maintenance, and repair. You’ll be able to explain the purpose of a range of networking concepts and implement them appropriately. You’ll also learn how to decide on proper network policies to ensure stability and business continuity. In addition to other skills, you’ll also get trained in proper cabling and physical network storage techniques.

3. Microsoft Office Essentials

Get the skills to work with the Microsoft Office program suite. You’ll receive hands-on training in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook so that you can adequately respond to a variety of user issues.

4. PC and Network Security

Learn the essentials of network and cybersecurity. You’ll get trained in the essential principles of network security and risk management. You’ll also be able to perform network threat analysis, configure network systems to secure applications, and understand the policies and regulations around network security.

 


Associate Degree Option Available

Want to take your education to the next level? Take these six additional classes (4 weeks each) and earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer and Network Technology:

  • Critical Thinking or Introduction to Psychology
  • Business Communication
  • Business Math
  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Management or Leadership
  • American Government
  • Nevada Constitution (Nevada students only)

By completing an Associate Degree, you’ll demonstrate to employers that you’re ready for supervisory or management responsibilities based on the additional investment that you’ve made in your education. We’re also willing to accept transfer credits from other institutions on a case-by-case basis.

Get Certified and Start Applying for Your New Career as You Train

Take courses you know will lead to industry-recognized certifications. Asher College offers you training in courses that give you the chance to get certified by the likes of Microsoft or CompTIA.

Core Certifications

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Note: A combination of the exams below can earn you two additional CompTIA certifications.

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  • (A+/Network+) Infrastructure Specialist – CIOS – CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
  • (A+/Network+/Security+) Cybersecurity Specialist – CSIS – CompTIA Secure Infrastructure

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Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Computer and Network Technician program, you may start your career applying to work as a:

  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support
  • Hardware Technician
  • Hardware Support
  • Desktop Technician
  • Desktop Support
  • Network Technician
  • Network Support

Career Success Class

Career Service courses and activities are on-going throughout the program at Asher College.

An instructor works with you one-on-one to teach you about the soft skills that employers look for when hiring. Learn about the communication skills, resume preparation, cover letter writing, and interview tactics that will help prepare you for your new career.

Get the hands-on training you need to transform your career goals into reality. Asher College's courses were designed in consultation with industry professionals so that you get the core skills employers demand

Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

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Get Real-World Experience in Our PC Repair Clinic

Get first-hand practice and job preparation with our PC clinics. Asher College hosts a PC clinic every week onsite, where free repairs are offered to the community. This gives you a chance to see how you would deal with various situations while on the job. You’ll feel confident and capable when you’re able to successfully make PC repairs by yourself.

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