This diploma program focuses on preparing you to work as a network administrator requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, procedures and tools. This program will give you the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in providing end-user support, including day-to-day administration, maintenance, and support of computer systems and networks.
The two options are:
– Network administration Diploma
– Network administration Diploma with Co-op
The two options are:
– Network Administration Diploma
– Network Administration Diploma with Co-op
Upon successful completion, students will have demonstrated the ability to apply theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in providing end-user support, including day-to-day administration, maintenance, and support of computer systems and networks.
Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.
|Total instructional hours||960|
|Total Co-op hours||960 (if applicable)|
|Total program hours||960 (No Co-op) – 1920 (With Co-op)|
|Total program length (weeks)||48 (No Co-op) – 96 (With Co-op)|
- Successful completion of all program courses
- Successful completion of program Co-op (If applicable)
Upon successful completion graduates will be able to secure employment in businesses of all sizes, as, for example, help desk and technical support, data center operators, network administrators and network support analysts.
|ICR100||Information Technology Essentials||40|
|ICR110||Problem solving and analytical thinking||40|
|ICR130||Scripting for Web Development||60|
|ICR140||Databases Design and Modeling||40|
|ITN200||Microsoft Windows Client Products||80|
|ITN210||Preparing for the A+ exam||80|
|ITN220||Preparing for the Network exam||80|
|ITN300||Microsoft Windows Active Directory services||80|
|ITN310||Microsoft Windows network infrastructure||80|
|ITN320||Microsoft Windows server products||80|
|ITN400||Markup and Data Serialization||40|
|ITN410||Introduction to Cisco routers||160|
|ITN420||Network & online security||40|
☒ In-class instruction
☒ Distance education
☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)
ICR100 Information Technology Essentials
This is an introductory to the basics of computer hardware, especially those components that are used frequently by programmers including RAM and CPU. Students will also be introduced to operating systems.
ICR110 Problem solving and analytical thinking
Understanding the language, grammar and syntax of a programming language is key to the application of that language in solving programming problems. All programming languages have been created around a fundamental set of language theories and conventions. This course introduces the student to theory and practice of programming and programming logic. This course does not introduce the student to a specific programming language but rather to the basic language, grammatical, and syntactical constructs and logic found in all programming languages. Students will solve programming problems using pseudo-code.
ICR120 Markup Essentials
ICR130 Scripting for Web Development
ICR140 Databases Design and Modeling
This is an introductory database course. Students will be introduced to the role and function of databases and to accepted dbase design and development methodologies. You will also be introduced to database software manipulation systems using Classic ASP and Microsoft Access tools.
ITN200 Microsoft Windows Client Products
This course prepares students to write the 70-680 Microsoft exam. MCP certification confirms that the holder has a fundamental understanding of different versions of Windows Operating systems being used by industry and is able to support and troubleshoot networks built based on Microsoft Operating systems. This course also provides an overview of all Microsoft client operating systems.
ITN210 Preparing for the A+ Exam
An A+ certification confirms that the holder has a fundamental understanding of the most popular hardware and software technologies being employed by industry and is able to support and troubleshoot large complex IT deployments. This course prepares you to write the 801 and 802 CompTIA A+ exams.
ITN220 Preparing for the Network Exam
This course will prepare you for Network+ CompTIA certification. It is the next logical step and builds on A+ providing you with the necessary knowledge to move from a technician status toward becoming a network administrator.
ITN300 Microsoft Windows Active Directory Services
This course prepares students to write the 70-640 Microsoft exam, which covers configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory. In this course students will learn how to install, administer, monitor and troubleshoot a Windows 2008 Active Directory services.
IYN310 Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
This course prepares students to write the 70-642 Microsoft exam – Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure. In this course students will learn how to design and create subnets, make Windows networks secure using firewall technologies and protocols, setup sharing for files and printers and configure DHCP and DNS.
ITN320 Microsoft Windows Server Products
This course prepares students to write the 70-646 Microsoft exam, which is part of the Windows Server 2008 Administration path. The course will also provide students with an overview of all Microsoft server operating systems, students will learn how to install, administer, monitor and troubleshoot a Windows 2008 server.
IGP400 Markup and Data Serialization
Extensible Markup Language is a markup language that defines a set of rules for documents in a format which is human-readable and machine-readable. XML is a softwareand hardware-independent tool for storing and transporting data. In this course students learn how to create XML files and how to extract XML data in a programming language. Students also learn to transfer data in between computers using XML files.
ITN410 Introduction to Cisco Routers
Many networks regardless of their size or purpose use Cisco routers as part of their backbone and network infrastructure to move all data types. In this course students will learn how to install, configure, program and trouble shoot CISCO switches and routers.
ITN420 Network & Online Security
In a hyper-interconnected world where the majority of transactions occur via web or app enabled technologies, data and application security is of strategic importance to companies of all sizes. In this course students will learn methods for securing servers, services and applications running on Windows 2008 Server.
This Coop will provide you with the opportunity to apply
acquired theory and skills in a practical business setting. You will gain real world experience working on projects as a member of a team with project deliverables and deadlines.