Courses will begin in early 2022.
Network Administration is eligible for PRATIC (Information and Communication Technology Requalification and Training Program) funding that could allow you to benefit from training while receiving financial assistance.
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Courses will be offered online or blended, with adjustments for onsite classes, pending the public health situation.
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Full-time Program - Attestation d’Études Collégiales (AEC) LEA.80
Trains students to be Network Support Technicians. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to understand different network protocols, install, maintain network hardware, troubleshoot PC and network hardware, client operating and network operating systems. They will be able to design, implement and manage local and wide area networks, as well as respond users ‘needs.
More specifically, students will be able to:
- Evaluate the network needs of a business
- Plan and implement network solutions
- Plan, design and propose hardware and software components for computer network system
- Install, configure and manage computer and network hardware
- Analyze and implement system security
- Provide problem-solving services support to network users and clients
- Obtain industry certifications targeted to Cisco, Linux and Microsoft Technologies
- Work in team and communicate effectively
THIS IS A TUITION FEE FREE PROGRAM FUNDED BY THE Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES).
According to the Government of Canada, the employment outlook for network administrators in the Montreal region is good for the 2019-2021 period. Employment growth in this occupation depends essentially on the demand for computer services and will lead to several new positions. Many of these will become available due to retirements.
Employers are looking for candidates with relational skills such as the ability to work in a team and communicate effectively as well as personal skills such as rigour and attention to details, the capacity for analysis and synthesis, organizational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to remain up to date.
Source: Government of Canada Job Bank / Occupation: Computer Network Technicians (Release date: 2020-01-22)
For more information in the job outlook, please consult the following website: occupation www.jobbank.gc.ca./trend-analysis/search-occupations
Upon completion of the program, students can expect to work as:
- Local network technician
- Extended network technician (RE)
- Network support technician
- Supervisor of IT operations
- IT Coordinator
- Computer network manager
- Local area network administrator
- Administrator of Internet systems, local network, extended networks (RE), system or network
Courses & Schedule
To be determined
14 months including a 10 week work term in industry
*ALL COURSES ARE OFFERED IN AN ONLINE ENVIRONMENT
Consists of 15 credit courses:
|420-E03-AB||Intro to Network Administration||45|
|420-Z24-AB||Business Communication Skills and Job Search||60|
|420-E35-AB||PC Work Station||75|
|420-E78-AB||Network Installation & Administration: I||120|
|420-E68-AB||Network Operating System: Unix||120|
|420-E88-AB||Network Installation & Administration: II||120|
- Fulfill AEC admission requirements
- Mathematics 536 or Math. TS5 or SN5 or equivalent
- Aptitude test on logical problem solving and computer knowledge
- Working knowledge of French an asset
- Interview by the Selection Committee to evaluate the match between the candidates’ learning and career goals and the teaching objectives of the program
|Registration fee||$117 per semester (4 semesters)|
|Books||$800 – $1000|