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Computer and Network Support Technician

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 20421 Length: 4 semesters

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) 
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

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All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

 

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
January 2017NorthOpenWaitlisted
September 2017NorthOpenOpen
January 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,852.78
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

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Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Computer Engineering Technology diploma program, which places more emphasis on computer programming and how hardware and software interact with one another.

Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick.  Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen
stephen@unb.ca

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/applied-management/general-business.html

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

For Ontario transfer options visit ONTransfer >

Program Contact(s)

Muhammad Khan
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4733
muhammad.khan@humber.ca

Admissions

Domestic Students

North Campus
Humber Learning Resource Commons, 1st Floor
416-675-5000

Lakeshore Campus
WEL 106
416-675-5000

enquiry@humber.ca

 

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
Fax 1-416-675-6386
international@humber.ca

 

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,933.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $15.00 $15.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Computer and Network Support Technician diploma program prepares you for careers in information technology, while you learn skills in electronics, programming, personal computer (PC) hardware, and operating systems (including Microsoft, as well as a flavour of Linux/Ubuntu) supported by virtualization tools and networks infrastructure.

You will also gain experience with various hardware platforms, protocols and services, with a strong emphasis on network security. Learn on the latest equipment to install and manage Linux/Ubuntu operating systems and Microsoft server operating systems, and to configure and manage web servers and build applications using different scripting environments.

Industry partners collaborate with Humber faculty to keep the program and curriculum current so that graduates are exposed to the cuttingedge infrastructure used in the industry. Learn in small classes and labs from industry-experienced faculty, professors who have strong connections to companies in Toronto and southern Ontario.

Group projects round out your education with essential customer service, interpersonal communications and teamwork skills. This, alongside your new comprehensive technical credentials, will give you the multi-dimensional background that employers want.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Analyze and resolve information technology problems through the application of systematic approaches and diagnostic tools.
  • Support the implementation and administration of computer systems.
  • Support the implementation and administration of networking solutions.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, and upgrade components of computer systems.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade components of networks.
  • Use a variety of scripting tools and languages to automate routine tasks.
  • Follow, monitor, and document data storage procedures designed to ensure the integrity of information.
  • Apply knowledge of security issues to implementation of information technology solutions.
  • Provide efficient and effective technical support to clients in a manner that promotes safe computing practices and reduces the risk of issue recurring.
  • Conform to workplace expectations found in Information Technology (IT) environments.
  • Contribute to the successful completion of the project applying the project management principles in use.


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The Humber Advantage

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Watch the video to learn more about the Computer and Network Support Technician program.

Employers will appreciate your well-developed customer service and interpersonal communications skills, acquired through group work in our hands-on networking labs. Half of class time for students is spent on dedicated computer and network labs.

Your Career

IT is the backbone of just about any business – the information and communications technology (ICT) sector itself contributes nearly $60 billion to the Canadian gross domestic product (GDP). Join this highly skilled and specialized workforce to analyze, set up, install, upgrade and maintain computer and network systems, and data and network security; train others; troubleshoot systems; and install and integrate software applications.

As a graduate of the program, you’ll be ready to work in technology, website management, customer service, information technology (IT) infrastructure and user support – all key areas in businesses and organizations. Graduates also work for non-profits and in government.

 

Special Events

Recent graduates and faculty members have teamed up with the Dundas Central Public School to assist in implementing game based learning in the classroom.

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