Computer Systems Technician - Networking
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Years - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Computer Systems Technicians have the skills to plan, administer, configure and maintain individual and networked computer systems. They are also trained to provide technical support for computer users in a business environment.

This program will appeal to students who are problem solvers with good analytical skills. They must be highly organized with a strong interest in computers.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • St. Clair is an official Cisco Networking Academy and prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and CompTIA A+ and Security+ certifications (Comp TIA A+ allows for personal computer repair, maintenance and installation)
  • Cisco networking lab
  • Active student run Information Technology Club
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Grads will have good advancement potential. Entry level positions include technical support analyst, IT consultant, and network technologist/administrator in a wide range of sectors including government, corporations and the public sector. Many graduates become self-employed or independent operators offering computer training, technical support and network administration.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T860

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
MIT123
2
Intro. to Spreadsheets using MS-Excel
MIT146
5
Networking I
MIT153
4
Intro. to Computer Programming
WEB110
4
HTML/CSS
MTH100A
3
Math for Information Technology
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 2
MIT246
5
Networking II
MIT211
4
System Configuration I
WEB230
4
JavaScript
MIT227
4
Intro. to Database Concepts
COM210
3
Technical Communications

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
MIT311
4
System Configuration II
MIT346
5
Networking III
MIT403
4
Network Administration
MIT313G
3
Law & Ethics in the Info. Age
MIT502
4
Help Desk


Semester 4
MIT416
4
Linux I
MIT420
4
Network Security I
MIT446
5
Networking IV
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
MIT439
4
PHP (Web Server Development)