The specificity of this new profession indicates a need for significant degree of professional competencies. Hence the emphasis for acquiring the certification was put upon both knowledge and practice. The profession of database administrator requires personal involvement as well as knowledge of broad range of network issues. Because practical training and the ability to configure and troubleshoot the existing and new networks are extremely important, particular emphasis has been put upon getting sound practical preparation. The training program combines theory and practice and prepares its participants to perform all tasks mentioned above.
The content of theoretical knowledge to be assessed on an exam covers such topics as: the basics of computer networks, network and routing protocols as well as building and networking in small and large enterprises. In addition, working on theoretical knowledge teaches the trainee computer’s operating rules and software as well as tools and equipment to process information.
Exercises and tasks assessed during practice result from theoretical preparation. Under the supervision of an instructor, each participant sets up small networks ranging from simple to complex that consist of many components and technologies present in various enterprises. Through exercises, tasks, and the final exam practical IT competences are verified.
Each participant will undergo mandatory foreign language certification. First, they become familiar with basics of a foreign language. Second, they go on to learning and practicing specific phrases and expressions of industry language.
The final number of training hours depends on the size of the group, and the level of knowledge of professional issues.
Profession included in the International Standard Classification of Occupations ISCO-88 classification structure (number 2521).