Job requirements Network Administrator in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "network administrator" was moved from the group Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) to the group Computer network and web technicians (NOC 22220).
Find out what you typically need to work as a network administrator in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Computer network technicians (NOC 22220).
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 in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|British Columbia||Applied Science Technician (information Technology)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Certified Technician (information Technology)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Manitoba||Computer Network Technicians||Regulated||Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba|
|Ontario||Information Technology — Network Technician||Regulated||Ontario College of Trades|
|Saskatchewan||Applied Science Technician (computer Network)||Regulated||Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians|
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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