Trades and Technology

Computer Systems - Networking Technology

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

2 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 - 3 year

  • Exchange server networking
  • Multi-layer switching

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.

The Student Direct Stream (SDS) is an expedited study permit processing program for those who are applying to study in Canada at a post-secondary designated learning institution (DLI). The language requirement is more stringent than listed above, as such an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in each language skill: listening, reading, writing and speaking is required.

For more information on the Student Direct Stream (SDS) program please see:

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/operational-bulletins-manuals/temporary-residents/study-permits/direct-stream.html#toc02

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
STS100 Student Success

Semester 2

CIS115 Introduction to Databases & SQL
CST140 Introduction to Open System Servers
CST170 Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows Server
CST115 Networking Fundamentals
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CSN Sem 2)

Semester 3

CST205 Introduction to Scripting and PowerShell
CST215 Routing and Switching Essentials
CST240 Open System Application Server
CST246 Information System Security
CST260 Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CSN Sem 3)

Semester 4

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

Semester 5

CST310 Connecting Networks
CST313 Ethical Hacking
CST325 Configuring & Operating Cloud Infrastructure
CST340 Technician as an Entrepreneur
CST398 CST Placement/Project 1

Semester 6

CST315 Designing Server Infrastructure
CST330 System Design and Integration Capstone
CST341 Securing Windows Server
CST353 Wireless and Mobile
CST399 CST Placement/Project 2

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

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

Students must have a personal laptop for use in this program. 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)

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

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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.

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