Computer Systems Technician – Networking (Fast-Track)

Program Details

  • Program Code:3424
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Diploma
  • Program Type:Fast-track program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Computer Systems Technician – Networking (Fast Track) program is for students who have completed a college or university program and wish to get into the computer industry faster.

This applied science program allows qualified college or university graduates to gain direct admission into the second year (third semester) of the two-year Computer Systems Technician - Networking program and receive their diploma in one year (two semesters).

The areas covered in this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program, which attracts university grads from around the world, include:

  •  Multi-vendor operating systems
  •  Data communications
  •  Networking
  •  Network security
  •  Network service and support
  •  Customer skills
  •  Communications for technology

This diploma program includes an optimum balance between hands-on experience and theory. You work with state-of-the-art testing and measurement equipment in purpose-built labs, solidifying a strong foundation in network design and testing. In these labs, you delve inside PC hardware and learn the intricacies of operating systems, explore the latest in computer systems and networks technology and assemble and maintain systems that will empower users in creative, business and communication activities.

Committed faculty members maintain a close watch on trends in the industry to ensure included topics reflect the ever-growing digital industry.

Graduates of this program are prepared to handle technical support for the information systems, internet, intranets, extranets and telecom and wireless networks that exist in the real world.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Companies Offering Jobs

AIM Funds Management Inc., Canada Life, Celestica, CIBC Mellon Trust, Enbridge Consumers Gas, StorageTek, Toronto Hydro, the Ministry of Government Services, Transport Canada, IBM, RBC

Program Highlights

  • You complete a two-year undertaking in just eight months.
  • Graduates of the Computer Systems Technician – Networking (Fast-Track) program are positioned to pursue industry certifications such as Net+, Security+, Cisco CCNA.
  • School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science programs such as this one are taught in modern labs and lecture facilities.
  • This program has an active Computer Networking Student Society.

Career Outlook

  • Computer systems technician
  • Field service representative
  • Network technician
  • Network technical support specialist
  • Help desk support
  • Technical support

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial degree or diploma and relevant work experience

Additional Requirements

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to .

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at  and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal  account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $3,453.50 $932.00 $4,385.50
International $12,800.00 $2,127.00 $14,927.00

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