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Monday July 16 2018

certificate in local area network administration

providing security for data networking systems

The increased use of desktop computers, laptops and the internet has widely expanded the scope of networking professionals. Enterprize computer networks play a vital role in the modern day organizational setup, providing data storage, inter-organization collaboration and cost reduction on computer resources, effectively enhancing organizational productivity and competitive advantage.

Graduates holding a Certificate in Local Area Network (LAN) Administration will possess advanced knowledge and skills in computer network management and administration, installation and troubleshooting advanced servers and system software, information Security and administration of open source networking software.

The principle aims and objectives of the Local Area Network Administration certification, obtained from Zambia Air Services Training Institute are therefore seen follows as:

  • Understanding the operation and organization of a computer network and the running of application programmes over them
  • Acquisition of knowledge of the tools used for the creation, setup and management of local area networks, computer interconnection, connection of terminals to the internet, as well as the operation of most common internet protocols.
  • Analysis and calculation of the basic communication parameters of computing systems over a local area network using internet protocols, and the way these systems can access the global internet.
  • Use of tools for protocol analysis and programming and setup of networking parameters for computer terminal and networking equipment.

On completion of the course, graduates would be efficient in managing, configuration, installing and troubleshooting various hardware and networking resources. It is expected that Graduates will find employment opportunities in corporate houses, industries, public sector, banks, financial institutions, schools and collages, all requiring the services of network experts.


Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with Credits in Five (5) subjects, which include Mathematics, and English language. Candidates need to be proven medically fit by qualified medical personnel.


A Certificate in Local Area Network Administration awarded by the Zambia Air Services Training Institute after successful completion of the course.


Students are assessed in Practicals - 60%, Continuous Assessment - 20%, Final Examinations - 60%. The total assessment marks being 100%.


The duration of the course is Three (3) months from commencement date.

Why Study at ZASTI?

  • Sole Domestic Aviation Trainer

    ZASTI is the only Institution in the country offering the number of programmes under one management. In addition, ZASTI is strategically located near the Lusaka International Airport which makes it ideal for practical training.

  • Qualified, and Experienced Staff

    ZASTI has qualified teaching staff that have both technical and theoretical knowledge as well as practical experiences that enable them to deliver quality training and other civil aviation related services. Not only is the staff qualified and experienced but also committed and dedicated.

  • Infrastructure and Equipment

    ZASTI has core physical assets and equipment required to conduct aviation training. The Institute also offers hostel facilities for students at competitive and affordable fees.

  • Competent and Quality Management

    ZASTI has a team ofcompetent and quality management staff that is characterised by flexibility in decision-making and responsiveness to the needs and aspirations of its general work force. This has made it possible for members of staff to contribute to the effective management of the institution.

  • Industrial Harmony

    ZASTI has enjoyed a relatively peaceful working environment since the introduction of management boards. This has made it possible for academic calendars to be fulfilled within stipulated time and has built confidence from clients.

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