Computer Systems Technician – Networking

Program Introduction

Program Code: M979
Campus: Ace Acumen Campuses – Mississauga

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Computer Systems Technicians have the skills to plan, administer, configure and maintain individual and networked computer systems. Graduates are 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. Students must be highly organized with a strong interest in computers.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Clair is an official Cisco Networking Academy and prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), MCSA Administering Windows Server, CompTIA A+ and Security+ certifications (Comp TIA A+ allows for personal computer repair, maintenance and installation).
  2. Cisco networking lab.
  3. Students perform extremely well at Skills Competitions:
  • Skills Ontario – IT Network Systems Administration (2018)

Gold medal also receiving an award for having the highest score in a technology competition.

  • Skills Ontario – IT Network Systems Administration (2018)

Silver medal

  • Skills Ontario – IT Network Systems Administration (2017)

Bronze medal

  1. Active students run the Information Technology Club

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have good advancement potential and opportunities for entry-level positions including 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.

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)International Students
The language proficiency requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, or PTE (Pearson Test of English) Level 54, or TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 78, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 213, Duolingo score of 100.

Courses

Semester 1

CodeTitleCredits
MIT123  INTRO SPREADSHEETS USING MS-EXCEL2
MIT146  NETWORKING I5
MIT153  INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMMING LOGIC4
WEB110  HTML AND CSS4
MTH100A  MATHEMATICS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY3
SSC206G  TRANSITIONING TO CANADIAN CULTURE3

Semester 2

CodeTitleCredits
MIT211  SYSTEM CONFIGURATION I4
MIT227  INTRO TO DATA BASE CONCEPTS4
MIT246  NETWORKING II5
WEB230  JAVASCRIPT I4
COM210  INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION3

Semester 3

CodeTitleCredits
MIT311  SYSTEM CONFIGURATION II4
MIT313G  LAW AND ETHICS IN THE INFORMATION AGE3
MIT346  NETWORKING III5
MIT403  NETWORK ADMINISTRATION4
MIT502  HELP DESK ANALYST4

Semester 4

CodeTitleCredits
MIT416  LINUX I4
MIT420  NETWORK SECURITY I4
MIT446  NETWORKING IV5
MIT439  PHP (SERVER WEB DEVELOPMENT)4
ELEC1030  CHOOSE 1 ELECTIVE COURSE3