Computer System and Network Specialist

  • Program Accreditation: Diploma
  • 33 weeks
  • Theory: 600 hours

Program Overview

If you have a passion for computing, this program will prepare you to design, install, maintain, manage and enhance computer networks. Students will be equipped with knowledge of Local Area Networks; their application within Wide Area Networks; and their interconnectivity to nodes, servers and other end-user devices. Students will work with various types of software, including managing system and client software, web page integration and creation, network security measures, user accounting and monitoring network event logs for problem resolution.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, students will be able to design and implement network infrastructure for businesses based on a variety of platforms and technical and commercial requirements. Graduates will possess the skills and knowledge required to obtain entry-level employment in computer network support, network installation, network administration, network design and integration.

Admission Requirements

  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test.
  • English proficiency requirement for international students.

Graduation Requirements

To successfully meet the program outcomes the student must:

  • Achieve a minimum mark of 65% in all of the module assignments and exams

What You Will Learn

The course consists of 8 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom.

  • CompTIA – A+ Exam 220-901: Core Hardware Service Technician Exam/li>
  • CompTIA -A+ Exam 220-902: A+ Operating System Exam
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server
  • Administering Windows Server
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
  • Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
  • CCNA: Routing, and Switching


The Computer System and Network Specialist Program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

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