Network and System Solutions Specialist Co-op Diploma Programs

Network and System Solutions Specialist diploma program is developed to meet the current industry demand for System Administrators, Network Technicians and Computer Engineers with context, concept, technology, and practical skills.

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Program Description

Program Descriptionnetwork and system solutions specialist

Classes focus on these areas of study and emphasize important skills like design and architecture, development and deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting skills.

The program focuses on learning the skills needed for IT Infrastructure Services. Students, through progressively intensive courses, will gain insights into basic computing technologies, hardware and software theories and network communications.

Through virtualization and simulation with high relevancy to present field, students get hands-on practices to apply the design architecture and principles, computer and network operating system software, infrastructure components, Datacenter management, cloud computing and consolidation.

Provide an IT Certification/Diploma Program aligning to industry certifications based on requirement by industry sponsored consortiums and corporations with CompTIA, Microsoft and Cisco and more.

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12 Months
Academic Education

(Part-time Work Permit)

12 Months
Paid Co-op

(Full-time Work Permit)

Career Opportunities
  • Yearly Low salary : 36,000$
  • Yearly Median Salary : 49,637$
  • Yearly High salary : 68,000$

The IT industry is a technologically intense industry that requires update skill sets and continuous certification to upskill oneself. It requires skillset in dealing with on-prem solutions and Cloud-based Solutions. The Network and System Solutions Specialist Program prepares the student for this type of work environment and certification requirements.

Average network technician yearly salary in Canada C$49,637

The program strategizes the fundamental is IT skills for On-Prem and Cloud environment as all our labs are build and practiced on the Cloud environment for students to be knowledgeable in both fundamentals and advance levels and engage in class to help Architect and Design IT solutions for Businesses and Industry requirements.

Jobs Opportunities For Students

  • Network Technician
  • LAN (local area network) Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Help Desk
  • Security Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Network Consultant
  • Security Administrator
Program Schedule & Start Dates

Program Schedule

Monday – Friday Time
Evening 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with following courses. Refer to the brochure below for more information.

Season Starting Dates
Fall Sept 28th 2020
Oct 26th, 2020
Nov 23rd, 2020
Winter Jan 4th, 2021
Feb 1st, 2021
Spring Mar 1st, 2021
Apr 6th, 2021
May 3rd & 31st, 2021
Summer July 5th, 2021
August 3rd & 30th, 2021
Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum

TIA 100 Comptia A+

A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. It covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues.

TIA 200 Comptia Cloud+

Cloud+ course validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. Cloud+ accredits IT professionals with the constantly changing and advancing knowledge they need to be successful in today’s cloud environment.

TIA 300 Comptia Security+

Security+ is the course globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

TIA 400 Comptia Linux+

This course introduces Linux, Powered by LPI certifies foundational skills and knowledge of Linux. With Linux being the central operating system for much of the world’s IT infrastructure, Linux+ is an essential credential for individuals working in IT, especially those on the path of a Web and software development career.

TIA 500 Comptia Network+

Network+ is a vendor neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks. CompTIA Network+ certified individuals are in-demand worldwide. Data networks are more crucial for businesses than ever before.

MSC 400 Configuring Windows 10

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students will also learn how to configure data security, device security, and network security, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10

MSC 410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2

This course covers implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

MSC 411 Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

This course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as Direct Access, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images.

MSC 412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services

This course covers implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.

MSC 413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement some of the more advanced features available in Windows Server 2012 which includes managing and maintaining a server infrastructure, planning and implementing a highly available enterprise infrastructure, planning and implementing a server virtualization infrastructure and design and implementing identity and access solutions.

MSC 414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

This course covers the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on Active Directory Federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). You will also learn the skills needed to plan and deploy virtual machines including self-service and automation of virtual machine deployments as well as planning and implementing a monitoring strategy that includes Microsoft System Center 2012 R2-Operations Manager.

CIS 100 CCNA Routing and Switching

This course is for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

ITI 100 ITILL2011 Foundation

ITIL® is a set of best practices guidance that has become a worldwide-adopted framework for Information Technology Services Management (ITSM) by many Public & Private Organizations. Since early 1990, ITIL® has been evolving from focusing on Functions and Processes under versions 1 and 2 to focusing on the Full Service Lifecycle Management under current version. ITIL Foundation Certification is the entry level qualification which offers you a general awareness of the key elements, concepts and terminology used in the ITIL service lifecycle.

** Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of CICCC ESL level advanced
  3. Qualification for ESL level intermediate on the CICCC placement test.
    • Academic IELTS 6.5
    • TOEFL 79

Admission Documents

  1. Online application form
  2. A copy of your passport
  3. High school diploma for a candidate who is under 18 years old
  4. Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has
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