Computer Networking & Security – Windsor

Computer Networking & Security

Diploma (40 weeks)

Computer Networking & Security Diploma (40 Weeks)

The Computer Networking & Security Diploma program is a hands-on training program that strikes a balance between the latest computer theories and their applications. Students learn about real-life networking environments, which prepare you to take on a variety of information technology (IT) roles relating to local area networking, support, computer systems administration, network security and user support. Exposure to networking technologies will help you to develop problem-solving and analytic skills. You will also learn about the necessity for security and how the needs of information assurance affect all aspects of implementing, managing and utilizing network resources.

Objectives

Upon completing this program, students will be able to:

  • Design, build, maintain and troubleshoot local area networks
  • Integrate the computer and network security into the installation of network software and hardware, as well as business practices, usage policies, and user education
  • Provide appropriate technical support/assistance to other users
  • Troubleshoot and repair basic computer network hardware and software problems
  • Effectively communicate computer (and network) related technical information in verbal, written and presentation formats
  • Provide input to IT and business managers on using computers and networks to solve business problems and enhance productivity

Course Modules

There are three groups of courses offered:

1. Fundamental Courses

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Windows
  • Internet Concepts

2. Core Courses

  • MCSA Server 2008
  • MCSA Windows 7
  • CompTIA A +
  • CompTIA Network +
  • CompTIA Linux +
  • CompTIA Security +
  • CIW Web Security Associate
  • CCNA
  • CCDA

3. Personal Improvement Courses

  • Meeting Work Objectives
  • Workplace Interaction
  • Job Preparation
  • Building Teamwork Skills
  • Project Management

Grading System and Certification

Students will be required to obtain a score of at least 70% in each subject with an overall average of 75% in order to graduate.

After successful completion of the program, a Diploma certified from Windsor Career College will be granted.

This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Duration and Schedule

This program is covered in ten months (40 weeks) based on twenty hours per week and four hours a day.

Program Features:

  • Hands-on training
  • Experienced Instructors
  • Flexible Sessions
  • Full government funding may be available if you qualify
  • Employment Assistance

Profession - Average Salary ($ / hr)
    • Network Engineer - $17.95 /hr
    • Computer Software Engineer - $25.00 /hr
    • Network Support Technician - $17.36 /hr
    • LAN Administrator - $17.12 /hr
    • Computer Help Desk Technician - $16.35/hr
    • Exam Vouchers:
    • MCITP
    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Linux+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CIW Web Security Associate
    • CCNA
    • CCDA
Source:jobbank.gc.ca
(please note: wages are not guaranteed. Students should complete research based on specific employment they are interested in.)

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