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Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admission interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
Program Type: Diploma
Anticipated Salary: C$39,447– C$81,618
(Information from PayScale Canada)
Program Duration: 51 Weeks
Program Notes: Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
Program Category: I.T.
This program provides students with the necessary skill and knowledge to plan, install, and provide routine control over and manage exceptional situations in relation to quality communications network services in an information system. It provides in-depth knowledge of evaluating communications hardware, software, and transmission service alternatives against changing business requirements, maintaining links with network suppliers, monitoring network performance, providing support for systems, localizing and rectifying faults in networks and handling non-routine user/customer problems, and providing expertise and practical assistance in delivering service that complies with statutory and other standards, as well as strategic and tactical plans.
Recent studies indicate that strong growth in IT jobs, especially for skilled Computer and Network Operators, are expected over the next few years. Careers that correspond with the skills learned in this program include: