Trades and Technology

Computer Systems - Networking Technology

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Learn all aspects of networking and prepare for a career in this dynamic and ever-changing industry.


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. 

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

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Semester 1

CMM 125 College Communications
CIS 123 Internet Fundaments
CST 105 PC Hardware
ITT 117 Fundamentals of Operating Systems
ITT 127 Technical Documentation
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 2

CST 115 Networking Fundamentals
CST 110 Computer Operating Systems
CST 214 Windows Server 2008
MTH 215 Computer Mathematics
ITT 131 Troubleshooting

Semester 3

CIS 100 IT Professional Skills
CST 206 Advanced Windows Server
CST 210 Windows Server: Active Directory
CST 224 Networking: Routing Concepts
CST 236 Introduction to Linux/Unix
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 4

CST 204 Ethics in Technology
CST 234 Networking: Switching Concepts
CST 316 Operating Systems - Scripting
CST 245 Fundamentals of Security
GENED General Education Elective

2017-2018 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Canadore @ Stanford, Mississauga – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $11709.86 $1285 - - $12994.86
2 $11709.86 $1240 - - $12949.86

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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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications – 1 year to complete
  • 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