Computer Systems Technician – Networking

Computer Systems Technician - Networking

Program Introduction

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.


  • 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

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.


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
If you are a Mature Student, you will be required to write an Admissions Test (Math and/or English) for all programs EXCEPT those that are oversubscribed OR those that can demonstrate the competency of the established required courses.

International Students
If you are not a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, you will need a Canadian Study Permit to study in Canada and a Letter of Acceptance - issued by the College - in order to apply for the permit.
General diploma programs admission requirement for international students are as follows:

USA: High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
British Education System: General Certificate of Education showing passes in six (6) academic subjects (including English) at the Ordinary level.
Caribbean countries (English): High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, etc.): WAEC (or NECO) transcript with online verifying scratch card number and PIN required.
South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, etc.): High school diploma and Grade 12 transcript. IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173.

Other regions: (English proficiency test required)

*  High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.
*  English proficiency requirement:
*  TOEFL iBT 61 with no band lower than 15, or PBT score of 500, or CBT score of 173 / IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0


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