Computer Networking and Technical Support


Program K0883- Computer Networking and Technical Support
Diploma/Certificate Ontario College Diploma
Duration 4 Semesters (2 year)
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Program Highlights

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:

  • Computer hardware
  • Applied Internet technology
  • Software installation
  • Scripting procedures
  • Diagnostics
  • Network installation
  • Operating systems
  • Maintenance
  • User support
  • Website administration
  • Operating system visualization


Program Outline

Semester 1
COMM 4 Business Communications
COMP 1100 Introduction to C++ Programming
COMP 1111 Introduction to Databases
COMP 203 Introduction to Networking Concepts
COMP 205 Web Development
MATH 8 Intro Computer Mathematics
Semester 2
COMP 1201 Database Concepts and Techniques
COMP 30 PC Hardware & Software
COMP 3014 Introduction to Data Communications
COMP 82 MS Client Operating System
COMP 83 Intro to Linux and Cloud Computing
GENE 165 Cross Cultural Communications
Semester 3
COMP 223 Computer Networking Design and Implementation
COMP 230 Intermediate PC Hardware
COMP 66 Scripting Procedures
COMP 67 Application, Installation and Support
COMP 68 Linux Admin and O/S Virtualization
GENE 60 Topics in the Contemporary Workplace
Semester 4
COMP 207 Advanced Linux/Web Server Administration
COMP 213 Network Administration
COMP 63 Work Placement
GENE 114 Professional Effectiveness
PROG 330 PC Hardware III