Network Administration & Support

A.E.C. Program ELJ.3B
(1260 hours) Full-time – Intensive

Program scheduled to start: October 05, 2020

Information Sessions:
  • Thursday, June 11 at 6:00 pm on Zoom
  • Tuesday, June 23 at 6:00 pm on Zoom
  • Tuesday, July 7 at 6:00 pm on Zoom


Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person information sessions have been moved online and will be offered through ZOOM.

The ZOOM INFO SESSIONS will be held on June 11th, June 23, and July 7th, 2020 at 6:00 pm.


The ZOOM INFO SESSION will consist of a 20-25 minute program presentation followed by a Q&A period with the Program Coordinator(s) and an AEC Office Representative.


Please sign up using our info session form (click the link). You will be contacted by an AEC Team member who will provide you with the information you need to join the ZOOM INFO SESSION.


Please send your requests to

Application deadline: July 19, 2020

This is an Emploi Québec – Services Québec sponsored program. Please contact your district Emploi Québec – Services Québec office to arrange an appointment to see an agent who will determine if you meet their criteria.

Program Description

The use of computer networks in many small, medium and large enterprises has created demand for specialists who provide end-user support, as well as the day-to-day administration, maintenance, and support of computer systems and networks.

Network Support Technicians typically find work in M.I.S. departments, at help desks, or in technical support centers. There has also been an emergence of specialized consulting firms that offer professional network support and expertise to a wide range of companies. A Network Support Technician installs, configures, and troubleshoots PC and network hardware, client operating and network operating systems. The Network Support Technician also plans, designs, implements and administers local and wide area networks. The technician also provides technical support to end users and clients.

Exit Profile

Upon successful completion of the program students will be able to:

  • Install and configure computer and network hardware
  • Install and configure client server operating systems
  • Plan and implement network solutions
  • Plan and implement internet solutions
  • Support end-users

Graduates are qualified to work in a variety of businesses such as:

  • Computer consulting firms
  • Production and commercial enterprises
  • Financial, educational and health institutions
  • Government and para-public agencies
  • Transportation companies
  • Insurance agencies

This program provides training for the following industry certifications:

  • Microsoft Server Certification
  • Microsoft Client Certification
  • Microsoft Security Certification
  • CompTIA Linux+ Certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate

All dates are subject to change without notice.

For more information please contact the AEC Office in room 2H.1, (514) 933-3771.

Please consult the Continuing Education timetable for general rules concerning registration procedures and refund policies.

Last Modified: June 29, 2020