IT scientist (system and network technology)

Are you considering a career change and would like to work in the ICT industry in the future?

In this course you will acquire the theoretical and practical skills you need to enter the ICT profession. In addition to knowledge in the areas of client PCs, networks and servers, you will also learn about scripting, ICT security and project management.
Price per semester: CHF 5'500.00
(including course materials, excluding external certificates)
Lessons approx. 404 lessons of 50 minutes each
Duration 3 semesters (1 day / week)
Degree IT specialist (system and network technology)
Blended Learning 25% in-person learning
75% online learning

Enter an industry with a future!

Have you already obtained an EFZ and would like to enter the professional field of IT, but would like to continue working in your traditional profession during your new orientation? Then this degree programme IT Specialist (Systems and Network Engineering) is exactly YOUR thing! In this course, you will acquire practice-oriented expertise in the areas of networks, clients, servers, as well as work in ICT support organisations.

What content does the course of study cover?

  • Introduction to computer architecture
    (Structure of a CPU (single/multicore/multisocket), data processing in a computer)
  • Commissioning and installation of client PCs
    (Windows, standard software)
  • Develop and design network infrastructures for SMEs
    (LAN, VLAN, QoS, static routing)
  • Plan, install and operate Windows servers and server services for SMEs
    (Hyper-V, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP)
  • Developing scripts to automate processes
    (PowerShell & Python)
  • Plan and deploy an MS Teams based telephony solution
    (VoIP Basics, Enterprise Voice Setup)
  • Securing an ICT infrastructure
    (Cryptography, protection software, recognition of security threats, compliance)
  • Work in an ICT support organisation
    (1st and 2nd level, escalations, “correct” telephoning)
  • Handling of small ICT projects
    (Time and resource planning, procurement of components, costing)
  • Evaluate and calculate ICT services
    (criteria catalogues, utility analyses, cost calculations)

Admission requirements

In addition to logical and networked thinking skills, you should also have good Windows skills and a preference for technology, working in a team and contact with customers.

Independence is a prerequisite

A lot of self-discipline is required for the IBAW programme IT Specialist (Systems and Network Technology), because the further education is conducted as blended learning. 25% of the time is spent in the classroom (traditional in-person learning) and 75% is taught online. In addition, the students develop content themselves by means of guided e-learning. The teaching materials used are mostly available digitally.


Qualification Certificate

  • Computer scientist (system and network technology)

Module certificates

Optionally, the following certificates can be acquired

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA A+ Essentials
  • CompTIA A+ Practical Application
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)
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