Humber’s Computer and Network Support Technician diploma program prepares you for careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). You will build a foundation in electrical and logic circuits, and programming. You will also learn about the main hardware and software components of your computer and different features to improve performance of computer systems. Curriculum in the program prepares you for the role of system administrator whose responsibilities include installation, configuration and managing various operating systems including Microsoft servers, different distributions of Linux supported by virtualization tools and network infrastructure, supporting data and network security. You will also learn about data centre technologies that support small- and medium-sized businesses. You will gain knowledge in supporting public, private, and hybrid cloud environments, and integrating cloud technologies and services.
The program will give you hands-on experience with various hardware platforms, protocols and services with a strong emphasis on network and data systems security. You will have access to state-of-the-art infrastructure to deploy and support Linux and Microsoft operating systems, and administer web servers and applications using different scripting environments.
Our faculty collaborates very closely with industry partners to keep the program and curriculum current and relevant, so that you have the knowledge and skills to work in a cutting-edge high tech sector. You will learn from professors who are experienced industry professionals who have strong connections to companies in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Your group projects help you build essential customer service skills, and develop your interpersonal communications and teamwork skills. This, alongside your new comprehensive technical credentials, will give you a multi-dimensional background that employers want.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
This program offers a co-op option. Co-op work terms enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in a work environment and gain valuable, practical experience related to your program of study. You will learn new skills, learn about the world of work and meet people in your profession.
For students who are accepted into the program, one co-op work terms will take place between Semesters 3 and 4. There are limited spaces in the co-op option. Therefore, you will apply for the co-op option during Semester 1 and be informed of the process by which to apply. While co-op work opportunities are not guaranteed, as students are in a competitive job placement market, participating students will receive a wide range of services to help them find a co-op opportunity.
All students who are enrolled in Computer and Network Support Technician program are required to have access to mobile computing device, while on campus, having the following specifications:
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.
In partnership with FIRST Robotics Canada
March 8 to 10, 2019
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the FIRSTRobotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind.
Recent graduates and faculty members have teamed up with the Dundas Central Public School to assist in implementing game based learning in the classroom.
Computer Engineering Technology diploma program, which places more emphasis on computer programming and how hardware and software interact with one another.
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. Join this highly skilled and specialized workforce to analyze, set up, install, upgrade and maintain computer and network systems, data and network security. You will also gain skills in training others; troubleshooting systems; and installing and integrating 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 today's businesses and organizations. Graduates also work for not-for-profits and in government.
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Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo
Mon, July 22, 2019
Students, faculty, industry and community partners came together at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation to celebrate the student success.
Humber Students Win Big At Skills Canada Competition
Thu, June 06, 2019
Humber students earned three gold medals and took the country by storm this week at the Skills Canada competition held from June 4 and 5 in Edmonton.
The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. It included more than 550 competitors in 40 competitions, representing six sectors.
Humber students participated in the following categories:
3D Digital Game Art (Gold)
Student participant: Rushi Patel (by special invitation)
Coach: Cory Avery
Student participant: Catherine Guarini
Coach: David Scott
Student participant: Stefanie Francavilla
Coach: Sergio Shidomi
Student participants: Mateusz Cwaliniski and Bogdan Malynovskyy
Coach: Neal Mohammed
Assistant Coaches: Anthony Nyman, Mauricio Toigo (Student Mentor/Coach)
The Gold medal winners now pre-qualify to compete in the 45th Worldskills Competition in Russia in August 2019.
Congratulations to all of the winners and participants.
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Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology Events
Last Day of Classes
Fri, December 13, 2019
Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology News
Student Work Showcases
Wed, August 21, 2019
The Industrial Design Thesis Project is a 2-semester final year project which is the Capstone project for all Industrial Design degree aspirants.
Thu, July 25, 2019
Celebrating a FAST Spring Convocation
Wed, July 24, 2019
“Be Bold, be brave, be amazing”.
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