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How to became a Network Engineer

£ 18,000

ESTIMATED STARTING SALARY

£ 40,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Businesses rely heavily on their computer networks and network engineers ensure the systems run smoothly.

Network engineers, also known as network administrators, provide IT support to companies, organisations and large firms. They can also be part of outsourced network consultancies.

The role’s key duties often include:
  • installing and setting up new software and hardware
  • maintaining network infrastructures to provide optimum performance for the users
  • configuring firewalls to block unauthorised access and protect valuable information
  • monitoring network use and repair network faults
  • backing up and retrieving lost data
  • working with different networks types such as LANs and WANs.

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Networking Career Bundle

Our Networking Career bundle will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform their Networking Engineer’s role with confidence and also prepare learners for the related CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft exams.

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If you are computer savvy and you keep up to date with the latest technological advancements, then the answer is yes!

Computer literacy, strong problem-solving skills and effective time management are some of the skills you must possess to be a successful network engineer.

Network engineers are also required to plan network testing and implement updates, so being proactive is highly desirable.

Network engineering can be challenging.
  • You will often find yourself in the position of explaining complex IT-related things to people who are not technically trained thus excellent communication skills are essential.
  • You may need to work out of office hours to troubleshoot and deal with network problems without affecting the company’s operations.

RECOMMENDED COURSES

Networking Career Bundle

Our Networking Career bundle will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform their Networking Engineer’s role with confidence and also prepare learners for the related CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft exams.

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Certify your way in.

Although some experience in IT support is an advantage, keeping your professional development continuous through training may help you secure a well-paid network engineering job faster.

Further training can help you stand out from the crowd and improve your career prospects.

Getting qualified is a good starting point for an aspiring network engineer. Obtaining a combination of CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft certifications will always help you stand out from the crowd, now and in the future – whether you’re just starting out, developing your career, or changing direction entirely.

RECOMMENDED COURSES

Networking Career Bundle

Our Networking Career bundle will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform their Networking Engineer’s role with confidence and also prepare learners for the related CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft exams.

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Recommended Courses

Networking Career Bundle

Our Networking Career bundle will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform their Networking Engineer’s role with confidence and also prepare learners for the related CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft exams.

Find more info
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NEED HELP CHOOSING THE RIGHT COURSE?

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01707 828 751

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