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 2281).

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.

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.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
British Columbia Applied Science Technologists (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
Saskatchewan Applied Science Technician (computer Network) Regulated Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians

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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