ABOUT THE PROGRAM (NEW)
Computer Networking is a two-year career program leading to the attainment of an Attestation of College Studies (ACS). The program will prepare students to work as computer network technicians (NOC code 2281 ). These technicians participate in the design of networks and install, manage and secure networks, servers, and computers. Their task is also to ensure the operation of related Internet and intranet services, such as resource sharing, communication, hosting, telephony, etc.
What is the industry like?
Depending on the scope of the project, the work is done individually or in collaboration with various specialists: other computer technicians, analysts, data or network architecture consultants, project managers, quality assurance personnel, suppliers, etc.
Who is this career option for?
The work environment is very diverse. It often consists of state-of-the-art hardware and software components, but sometimes of components from previous generations. The work, therefore, requires a high degree of adaptability, constant upgrading of knowledge, excellent reasoning skills, the application of a structured approach, versatility, and open-mindedness.
Qualified professionals and skilled technicians within the Information Technology sector in the province of Quebec are currently in high demand leading to jobs with excellent compensation and benefits.
AEC – Career
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Jan 25* (Winter)
Aug 1* (Fall)
2 Years (1,245 hours)
APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR
Nov 30 (Winter)
May 15 (Fall)
Why choose this program?
Do you like new technologies? And, do you have the desire to get involved in the installation and management of computer networks? Become a computer network technician with this training program in computer network deployment and management at TAV College and open the doors to a prosperous career where employment opportunities are on the rise .
Dynamic professors who have worked as professionals in their field will guide you in your training to become a qualified computer network technician, whether for your own account or for a large company.
The training offered by TAV College will allow you to acquire useful, precise, and concrete skills in the field of computer network management. Your training will be enriched by an eight-week credited internship in an organization where you will be able to demonstrate your know-how and start your career.
Graduates from the Computer Networking program will have completed the following competencies:
- Process information related to the realities of the computer network technician work environment;
- Use programming languages;
- Solve computer problems using mathematics;
- Deploy a local computer network;
- Operate a database management system;
- Provide computer support to users of computer networks;
- Deploy intranet servers;
- Deploy Internet servers;
- Deploy database servers;
- Deploy computer network interconnection devices;
- Automate computer network management tasks;
- Monitor computer networks;
- Collaborate in the design of a computer network;
- Integrate into the workplace.
WHAT KIND OF JOB WILL I HAVE?
According to information provided by the Government of Canada , the job prospects for Computer network technicians in Quebec are good for the foreseeable future.
Graduates from this program may find employment under various job titles within the industry, such as*:
- Computer network technician
- Network administrator
- Network support technician
- Web technician
- Data centre operator
- LAN (local area network) administrator
- LAN (local area network) technician
- System administrator
Information for international students
This program is eligible for a post-graduation work permit.
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Updated: August 12, 2022