Job requirements Computer Network Technician in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a computer network technician in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Computer network technicians (NOC 22220).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of a college or other program in computer science, network administration, Web technology or a related field is usually required.
  • Certification or training provided by software vendors may be required by some employers.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required in Saskatchewan.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.

British Columbia

Job title Applied Science Technician (information Technology)


Job title Computer Network Technicians


Job title Information Technology — Network Technician
Regulatory body: Ontario College of Trades


Job title Applied Science Technician (computer Network)

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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