Computer Systems Technology Networking Fast Track

Centennial College

Program Description

Computer Systems Technology Networking Fast Track

Centennial College

The program, which falls under the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science umbrella, prides itself on offering an ideal balance between hands-on experience and theory. As such, to develop a solid foundation in network design and testing as well as project management, you will learn using state-of-the-art testing and measurement equipment in purpose-built labs.

Hands-on activities will include delving inside PC hardware and learn the intricacies of operating systems; exploring current computer systems and networks technology; and assembling and maintaining systems that will empower users in creative, business and communication activities.

Among the specific areas in which you will develop technical expertise will be:

  • Wireless communications
  • Data centres/clouds
  • Network Design, management and troubleshooting
  • Converged (VoIP) networks
  • Network security
  • Administration and Management of Windows/Linux systems

Start Date: Fall, Winter

Career Outlook

  • Network/System Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Wireless Network Administrator/Technician
  • Network/System Administrator
  • Data Centre/Cloud Technician
  • Network/System Technologist
  • VoIP Administrator
  • Network Technical Support Specialist
  • Further Education

Graduates from this programs can enroll in Centennial’s unique Degree program in Computer and Communication Networks with advanced entry into the third year of the 4-year Bachelor of Applied Information Science program.

The graduates of this program have opportunity to transfer and in 2 years graduate in one of many Canadian, US and international Bachelor programs like:

  • McMaster University: Computing and Information Technology
  • UOIT: Networking and IT Security
  • Seneca College: Informatics & Security
  • Athabasca University
  • Memorial University
  • Davenport University

Areas of Employment

  • Telecommunications
  • Network administration
  • Network support
  • Help desk support
  • LAN support
  • LAN administration
  • Equipment manufacturing or installation
  • Research and testing
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Sales

Academic Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial degree or diploma and relevant work experience
  • Additional Requirements
  • Transcript and resume review is required
  • Centennial College English Skills Assessment is required (score of 170 or 171 is required for admission)
  • Submitting Transcripts

Get details on how to submit your college or university transcripts or international credential assessment for admission.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
7,273 CAD
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
Start date: Sept. 2017
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Sept. 2017
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
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International 27805 CAD