Information Technology (IT)

Network Infrastructure

The Network Infrastructure curriculum will have you well on your way to a great paying job and more importantly on a true career path in the IT field. Prepare to begin a career in IT or continue with us in a future training to gain additional certifications.

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  • In-Person

No cost, no catch. Tuition-Free training and exams.

Course level

Suitable for all levels ?

Schedule

  • 9AM - 4PM
    Monday through Friday
    4 weeks

Upcoming course dates

  • March 1st, 2021
    Application Due February 15th, 2021
  • All in-person classes will follow strict safety protocols, including social distancing and class size limits. We are prepared to shift these classes to Remote delivery if necessary and will keep applicants informed throughout their admissions process.

This training aims to provide the participant with the necessary skills to obtain an entry-level position as a Systems Administrator or SysAdmin. Starting salaries vary greatly, but the average is about $30,000 per year.

Applicants with all levels of experience in tech are encouraged to apply.

While anyone may apply for this course, some technical background may be helpful.

While these courses may include either intermediate or advanced material, technical knowledge specified in these listings will be required as a prerequisite for applicants to be considered for admission.

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As a response to COVID-19, Per Scholas courses have moved to a remote learning environment. As we return to training sites, upcoming courses may be moved to in-person classrooms. We will be in-touch with applicants after you have applied to provide updates on any changes to future courses.

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Have questions?

We can help with course selection, and answer questions about eligibility requirements and special circumstances. Contact an admissions team member

Tuition-Free Network Infrastructure Technician (NIT) Training

Begin your technology career by learning the fundamentals through hands-on instruction covering core concepts and technologies.


Grow Your Career with In-Demand Skills

Every time a company expands, builds a new building, or even upgrades their network, there’s a need for an NIT team to install it!


Technical Training in Only 4 Weeks

Learn basic IT skills that Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky organizations are looking for in new hires. Including how to pull fiber optics & copper infrastructure from a network room over to workstations. There you'll terminate onto connections for phones, computers, security cameras, monitors and projectors.


Fast-track to Your Technology Career

Per Scholas’ free training prepares you for long-term career growth within today’s fastest growing sector.

What jobs can I get as a Network Infrastructure graduate?

As a Network Infrastructure graduate you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to fulfill entry-level Network Infrastructure Technicians (NIT) roles installing and servicing network infrastructure. An NIT has numerous opportunities for career advancement as well. Individuals who are punctual, and are willing to learn, can advance to a team lead, project manager, scheduler, design/CAD tech, estimator, or sales. 

$15+ Average hourly wage a Network Infrastructure grad can expect directly after the program

Strengthen your Tech Professional Profile


Start your Tech Career Wherever you are

Per Scholas will train you whether you are new to tech or a seasoned veteran looking to upskill. Remain competitive as the industry grows.

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Within a few months, I changed from a person with the least-desired skills to one of the most sought-after employees. I have become someone my kids can look up to.

Meet Zobaria Ashraf


Build Your IT Professional Network

Meet and network with working IT professionals and visit employer sites to see their operations firsthand.

Per Scholas taught me the skills and discipline to build a true technology-focused career. Today I work at Google, which is the most amazing outcome I can imagine. And you can bet I’m teaching my two sons how to thrive!

Meet Tammy Johnson


Direct Job Placement Support

We match graduates to employers for tech roles across industries and provide career coaching throughout the process.

When you are interviewing a Per Scholas graduate, you already have someone who is committed and prepared for the work world and responsible for their time and availability.

Meet David Jarvis

Sample Schedule

  • Morning lecture and hands-on learning activities
  • Quiz
  • Break for lunch
  • Participate in hands-on labs and collaborate with classmates

Learn How to Think Like An IT Professional

Prepare to handle real workplace demands by challenging your understanding of course material and scenario problem solving.


A Community of Support

Partner with your classmates to form study groups and create a community dedicated to everyone’s personal and professional success.


Professional Training with Employer Partners

Construct a tech professional resume and practice your interviewing skills with employees from some of our employer partners.

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Meet Our Graduates

If someone had told me that this was where I would be now, I would never have believed them. I have a completely different outlook on life. My future is something that I never thought it could be.

Meet Monique Little

Application Details

Learner Profile

You may qualify to become a Per Scholas Network Infrastructure Learner if you:

  • Are aged 18 or older
  • Have a High School diploma, equivalent, or higher
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Live within commutable distance of the advertised Per Scholas Site
  • Can read, write and speak in English
  • Can attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course
  • Are able to start a full-time job after course completion
  • Are ready to make an important commitment to building your future
  • Can distinguish between colors, posses dexterity to complete fine motor skills, climb ladders, and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.

*Women, youth, unemployed, underemployed and U.S. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply

Admissions Process

1. Submit an Online Application

2. Admissions Overview: Once you submit an application, our Admissions team will review to ensure it meets the basic requirements and invite you to attend an Admissions Overview.

3. Assessments: Each training requires either an academic assessment, tech assessment or both. Information will be provided in detail at the Admissions Overview.

4. Interview: Individuals who meet the assessment score requirements will be invited to attend a behavioral interview.

5. Offer Letter: The Admissions team will review assessment scores and interview results and offer seats to eligible candidates.

Please note, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots.

More than a Technical Training

Additional professional development and support included to help you develop the skills you need for the job you want now and in the future.


Modern Facilities

In-Person courses offer each trainee their own lab-based computer workstation for the entire course. Breakout spaces to socialize and study are also available.


Ongoing Support and Professional Development

Career development and wraparound support services such as financial coaching, case management, and emergency financial support services.


Alumni Advancement

Complimentary upskilling opportunities extended to alumni up to two years post graduation to help them match in demand employer hiring profiles and continue their career growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can the course be free? Are there hidden fees?

Most people who learn about us think: “Too good to be true.” We know it seems that way, but it’s true. Our services are provided at no cost to you, using funds we raise from foundations, corporations, government and generous individuals.

The costs you can prepare for include transportation or childcare—expenses that take care of you so you can focus on your studies.

I receive unemployment insurance benefits or other benefits that require me to spend time working or looking for work. Can I still enroll?

Yes. Generally, Per Scholas courses are approved for people receiving unemployment insurance, as well as other benefits that would ordinarily require them to spend time working or looking for work. Your benefits should not be affected. If you have questions or concerns about your situation, please contact us.

I meet other requirements, but I am not a U.S. citizen and haven’t received my work authorization yet. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, we cannot process your application until you have received clearance to work in the U.S. However, if you are experiencing problems, we may be able to refer you to other organizations that may be able to help.

I have a disability. Can you accommodate me?

We comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations. Please contact our admissions team to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Does Per Scholas have a Non-Discrimination policy?

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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