This program will prepare the student to fill the role of technical support in the dynamic and expanding field of client/server computing, enterprise networks, administration and Internet management. Students are required to complete a work placement component which provides on-the-job training with a local company in their final semester.
Our courses are constantly evolving to incorporate a blend of leading edge and traditional technologies to meet the needs of local employers. This program is well suited to people who are interested in computers, but not math, physics or electronics. Many of the courses in the CN&TS program train the students towards obtaining Microsoft, A+ and Network + certifications.
Students receive hands-on training in:
Learning takes place in both classrooms and computer labs. Faculty bring a wealth of real world experiences to the classroom. A number of courses in the curriculum are delivered in dedicated a lab using exclusively assigned computers, servers and diverse equipment.
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Graduates of this program can turn their advanced diploma into a degree. Learn how you can continue your education at Institute of Technology Sligo (pdf).
Prospects for both employment and advancement in the Information Technology industry are excellent. Over the past few years, the demand for IT professionals in Canada has doubled as baby boomers opt for retirement. The average starting salary upon graduation is $35,000.
CN&TS graduates are employed in:
- Hardware/software support
- Network administration
- Help desk support
- Internet resource management
- Network support and installation
- Network design
Our graduates find employment in:
- Education sector
View the Computer Networking & Technical Support program flyer.
Apply now at www.ontariocolleges.ca
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