Network Administrator (Windows Server 2012)

Recognition of Achievement


Please note: this program is discontinued. For inquiries, please contact the Academic Program Manager. Thank you.


This 4 course Recognition of Achievement was developed to produce trained individuals with practical, real world, network management skills for Windows Server 2012 with a strong hands-on component.

Our program is designed to provide supplementary learning to individuals who have experience in the computer field. Participants must also have excellent listening and problem-solving skills.

In addition to our Recognition of Achievement Program, Seneca is a member of the Microsoft IT Academy Program.

All courses are taught by qualified instructors certified by Microsoft in their area of expertise. Course materials used are Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). Our courses are aligned with the Microsoft courses to allow students to pursue Microsoft testing for the following Microsoft Designations:

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Due to COVID-19, all Part-time Studies courses are being offered online until further notice, in one of the following two formats: online virtual classroom and online self-directed. Click Availability below to see current offerings.


Required Courses

Network Administration Essentials

This course is targeted at students who wish to prepare for the field of network administration. It is designed to provide the essential information, skills and hands-on experience that form the basis of a network education.

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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Participants gain the skills and knowledge to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment, primarily the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration. Microsoft course 20410 prepares for MCSA exam 70-410.

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Administering Windows Server 2012

Participants gain the skills and knowledge to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 environment. Topics include the initial deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure, managing and maintaining a domain based environment, user and group management, network access and data security. Microsoft course 20411, prepares for MCSA exam 70-411.

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Configuring Windows Server 2012 Services

Participants learn to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server 2012. Topics include advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery. Microsoft course 20412, prepares for MCSA exam 70-412.

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of LAN topologies
  • Install and maintain a Microsoft network system
  • Provide network support and management
  • Demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Microsoft Exams


Below is a table outlining the initial Microsoft Windows 2012 Exams and the required Seneca courses to prepare for them.

Microsoft Exam
Applicable Seneca Courses Required - Windows 2012
Seneca College Course Codes
70-410 (Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012) MCT510
70-411 (Administering Windows Server 2012) MCT512
70-412 (Configuring Windows Server 2012 Services) MCT511

Please note:

Microsoft testing is arranged separately by the student at a cost of approximately $150.00 per exam. It is strongly recommended that prior to registering and writing a Microsoft Exam students should review course material, and continue to study the information provided in the Microsoft Official Curriculum and/or Microsoft Approved Study Guides. As well, students should complete several preparatory Microsoft practice tests to gauge their retention of knowledge prior to writing a Microsoft Exam. In addition, Microsoft provides "Preparation Guides" through their Web site for each of their exams. For further information on Microsoft Certification, please refer to

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Confirmation of Attendance

Students who attend 70% of scheduled classes receive a confirmation of attendance at the end of each course.

Recognition of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the program requirements, please submit a Request for Recognition of Achievement Form to the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. There is no cost for this and your Recognition of Achievement will be mailed to you.

Program Contacts

Rasika De Silva
Program Assistant
416-491-5050 ext.77290

Sheri Ladoucier
Academic Program Manager
416-491-5050 ext.77306

For more information about this program, fill out the following form.