Trades and Technology

Computer Systems - Networking Technician

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Work on industry-based projects

Overview

Network technologies are used in every modern communication tool from computers to mobile phones, automobiles to home appliances. Train for this dynamic and in-demand field and learn to develop, maintain and support these networks.  Learn all aspects of networking and prepare for a career in this dynamic and ever-changing industry. 

Your Future Career

  • Network administrator
  • Network designer
  • Security specialist
  • Computer technician 
  • Support specialist 

What You Learn - 2 year

  • Network design, implementation and maintenance 
  • Routing and switching networks
  • Wired and wireless networking 
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Server operations 
  • Operating systems (client and server)

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, Grade 12 Math (C or U) or Grade 11 Math (U or M)

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CST105 IT Essentials
CST102 Introduction to UNIX/Linux and the Internet
CST110 Introduction to Operating Systems Using Windows
CMM125 College Communications
GED135 Personal Success

Semester 2

CIS115 Introduction to Database Design & SQL
CST140 Introduction to Open System Servers
CST170 Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows Server
CST115 Networking Fundamentals
GENED Gen Ed Elective On Line

Semester 3

CST205 Introduction to Scripting and PowerShell
CST215 Advanced Data Communications Technology
CST240 Open System Application Server
CST246 Information System Security
CST260 Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
GENED Gen Ed Elective On Line

Semester 4

CST250 Network Diagnostics and Design
CST230 Technical Support for Network Administrators
CST241 Open System Automation
CST265 Windows Active Directory Services
CMM230 Business Report Writing

Semester 5

CST310 Advanced Switching & Routing
CST313 Voice Over IP
CST325 Open System Clustering-Advanced Network Administration
CST399 Ethical Hacking
CST340 Technician as an Entrepreneur

Semester 6

CST330 Applied Integration
CST315 Configuring Cisco Devices
CST353 Wireless and Mobile
CST321 Enterprise Management-Emerging Technology
CST341 Advanced Security

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96
2 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
2 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1306.00 - 1383.00 - - $13805.97
2 $12422.97 $1171.00 - 1248.00 - - $13670.97

2019-2020 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96
2 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96
3 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96

2019-2020 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
2 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69
3 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69
Ontario College Diploma

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca