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Fundamentals of Computer and Network Technician Certificate Program in Sacramento

Fundamentals of Computer and Network Technician Training in as Little as 8 Months*

The Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician (F-CNT) certificate program at Asher College provides students with the hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support it takes to begin a successful IT career. The Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician (F-CNT) certificate program is offered in a hybrid learning format, allowing you to complete much of your coursework online while receiving hands-on training and in-person instruction through on-campus visits. This flexible learning format is designed to work for you and your busy schedule, so you can balance your work, personal life, and your educational goals.

If you are good with new technology, enjoy working with computers, and are interested in a career with a high potential for growth, Asher’s Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician program could be right for you!

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Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician Certificate Program

Asher College’s Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician certificate program prepares students for immediate entry-level employment in the IT field in roles such as Computer Support Specialist, IT Customer Service Support Specialist, Desktop Technician, and IT Support Coordinator.

At Asher, students learn the comprehensive knowledge and fundamental skills necessary for success in this growing field. Students learn how to install, configure, and maintain Windows 10 in a stand-alone, workgroup environment, as well as how to design and implement small office-home office networks. Students learn critical PC hardware repair and support skills through required courses, including Computer Fundamentals, PC Support Level 1 & 2, and Introduction to Networking and Microsoft Office Essentials. Additionally, the Career Success and Advanced Career Development course teaches the professional and employment preparation students need to move into their new careers after graduation.

Asher College is a CompTIA Academy Partner, and the Fundamentals of Computer and Networking Technician program prepares students with the skills to test for three important CompTIA certifications. CompTIA certifications are known as foundational to an IT professional’s career, and employers value these industry certifications. This program prepares graduates for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA A+ Certified Technician, and CompTIA Network+ certification exams.

Asher’s F-CNT program is offered in a Hybrid format. Students complete the majority of their coursework online and come to campus to meet with faculty, attend lectures, participate in hands-on training, work on course material, or complete exams. Our most successful students come to campus approximately three days a week for hands-on training and in-person instruction. If you are new to the industry and want extra hands-on instruction, we welcome you to come to campus to get even more supervision and practice!


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A Degree is Easy as 1, 2, 3

Students who start in the F-CNT program can easily transition into the more comprehensive Computer and Network Technician program. Students take an additional two courses, and are prepared to obtain an additional certification, the CompTIA Security+. Take your education one step further and earn your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Computer & Networking Technology by adding six general education courses.

Transfer Credits

At Asher College, we realize time is money. If you already have valid industry certifications or credits from another college, bring us your transcripts during the enrollment process and we will determine what might transfer into the program. If you are already working in your field and want to “challenge” a course prior to beginning a program, we are happy to help you explore that option too.

Sacramento Campus

Asher College’s Sacramento Campus opened in 2010, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Sacramento region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Sacramento advisory board made up of local Sacramento employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Sacramento 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

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Want to enroll in Asher College but don’t have a high school diploma or GED? Earn your high school diploma on our campus so you can gain the credentials you need to enroll at Asher College.


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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 CompTIA and Microsoft.

Core Certifications

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist*

*Successful completion of the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ will help our students earn the CompTIA IT Operations Specialist designation.

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Career Success Class

Career Service courses and activities are ongoing 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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