1/18/2014 | INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Page ContentHaving a computer networking course under your belt, equips you with highly sought after skills which many companies are desperate for. Whether you’re employed to run an inhouse network or manage a network covering a vast area, you will need to complete an information technology course. People all around the world use computer networks every single day. They are a vital part of the way we communicate and how we interact with the digital, and physical world, around us. Whether you’re taking a voice-guided tour of a museum, asking your GPS for directions, talking on your cell phone or booking a movie ticket, you’re making use (sometimes indirectly) of a computer network. If you’re thinking about taking a computer networking course, it is vital that you understand the significance of the role you will be fulfilling. Whilst the successful networks that surround us are constantly incredibly useful when functioning properly, they need consistent maintenance in order to stay as effective as possible. This is where the role of a student of network management comes into play. Through successful completion of an information technology course, graduates will be viable for careers in the fields of network support and administration, systems engineering, and call centre administration to name a few. In order to make a successful career out of a qualification in network management, it is recommended that candidates have a keen interest in computers and how they interact, as well as demonstrate characteristics of clear and methodical thinking. Understanding how the different network components interact with one another, to form a successful and effective network which is as beneficial to all users as possible, is a vital characteristic of a capable network manager. If you are Fascinated by IT and would like to know more about IT programmes you can study through the IIE’s Varsity College visit our website on www.varsitycollege.co.za. Varsity College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). South Africa’s top private higher education provider.