Computer Systems Technician - Networking

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Work on industry-based projects

Overview

Upcoming Intakes:

Spring 2024: Canadore @ Stanford – Mississauga, Canadore @ Stanford – Scarborough

Fall 2024: Commerce Court – North Bay


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

  • 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.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

CMM125 College Communications
CST102 Introduction to Linux
CST105 IT Essentials
CST110 Introduction to Operating Systems Using Windows
CST115 Networking Fundamentals
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CST Sem 1)

Semester 2

CIS115 Introduction to Databases & SQL
CIS123 Web Programming Principles
CST140 Advanced Linux
CST170 Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows Server
CST215 Routing and Switching Essentials
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CST Sem 2)

Semester 3

CIS304 Career Preparation
CST205 Introduction to Scripting and PowerShell
CST246 Information System Security
CST250 Scaling Networks
CST260 Advanced Administration of Microsoft Windows Server
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CST Sem 3)

Semester 4

CMM230 Workplace Communications
CST230 Technical Support for Network Administrators
CST310 Connecting Networks
CST325 Microsoft Azure Administration
CST340 Technician as an Entrepreneur
CST350 Messaging Administer Associate

2023-24 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1320.38 - - $4040.62
2 $2720.24 $1165.38 - - $3885.62

2023-24 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14807.18 $1900.38 - - $16707.56
2 $14807.18 $1745.38 - - $16552.56

2023-24 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14807.18 $1400 - - $16207.18

Textbooks:

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Technology/Devices:

Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

The computer must meet minimum specifications:

  • PC - Windows Laptop with a minimum 7th Gen i7 processor
  • Minimum 16 GB of RAM (more is better)
  • Minimum 1 TB of storage through a combination of internal and external hard drives. Recommended the internal hard drive is a solid state drive (SSD)
Ontario College 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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.