Computer Systems Technician – Networking

Program Introduction

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

Code Title Credits
MIT123

 

INTRO SPREADSHEETS USING MS-EXCEL 2
MIT146

 

NETWORKING I 5
MIT153

 

INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMMING LOGIC 4
WEB110

 

HTML AND CSS 4
MTH100A

 

MATHEMATICS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 3
SSC206G

 

TRANSITIONING TO CANADIAN CULTURE 3

 

Semester 2

Code Title Credits
MIT211

 

SYSTEM CONFIGURATION I 4
MIT227

 

INTRO TO DATA BASE CONCEPTS 4
MIT246

 

NETWORKING II 5
WEB230

 

JAVASCRIPT I 4
COM210

 

INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION 3

 

Semester 3

Code Title Credits
MIT311

 

SYSTEM CONFIGURATION II 4
MIT313G

 

LAW AND ETHICS IN THE INFORMATION AGE 3
MIT346

 

NETWORKING III 5
MIT403

 

NETWORK ADMINISTRATION 4
MIT502

 

HELP DESK ANALYST 4

 

Semester 4

Code Title Credits
MIT416

 

LINUX I 4
MIT420

 

NETWORK SECURITY I 4
MIT446

 

NETWORKING IV 5
MIT439

 

PHP (SERVER WEB DEVELOPMENT) 4
ELEC1030

 

CHOOSE 1 ELECTIVE COURSE 3