- Program Code:3405
- School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
- Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
- Program Type:Post-secondary program
- Program Length:3 years/ 6 semesters
To ensure that you choose the appropriate technology to participate in courses delivered in online and hybrid mode in FALL 2020, please consult the recommended computer specifications for the ICET academic programs here.
Centennial College's popular Computer Systems Technology - Networking program will focus on the latest in computer systems.
In this advanced diploma program's hands-on courses, you'll gain plenty of practical practice. You'll be delving inside computer hardware and learning the intricacies of operating systems, exploring up-to-date computer systems and network technology, working with computer/server and network technologies, figuring out how to administer and manage computer systems (Windows/Linux), converged networks (VoIP), wireless networks, network security and data centres/Cloud, and assembling and maintaining systems that serve to empower users in creative, business and communication activities.
With faculty members from the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science maintaining a close watch on technology trends, this college computer program's lessons will reflect the ever-growing innovations of the digital revolution. This will ensure you'll be career-ready for jobs in Internet, intranet, extranet and telecoms technical support.
|Course Code||Course Title|
|AMEG-212||Applied Ethics in Technology and the Environment|
|CNET-201||Fundamentals of Routing and Switching|
|CNET-202||Windows Server Operating System|
|CNET-219||The Physical Layer|
|CNET-225||Introduction to Telephony|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
|MATH-269||Statistics for Computer Systems|
AIM Funds Management Inc., the Ministry of Government Services, Canada Life,CIBC Mellon Trust, Enbridge, StorageTek, Toronto Hydro, Transport Canada, IBM, RBC
Successful graduates of this Computer Systems Technician – Networking program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Science|
Bachelor of Science - Network Management and Design and Network Security - Double Major
|Bachelor of Science - Technology Project Management|
|Lakehead University||Bachelor of Engineering in Software|
|McMaster University||Bachelor of Technology - Computing and Information Technology|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security|
|Trent University||Honours Bachelor of Science - Computing Systems|
|Honours Bachelor of Science - Computing Systems with a specialization in Computer Science|
|Honours Bachelor of Science - Computing Systems with a specialization in Software Engineering|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) recognizes this TAC nationally-accredited program as meeting the academic standard for certification in the Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) category as well as the OACETT technology report and language benchmark requirements.
This program has met the national educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession, as such, has received national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC).
Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognition, students, and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.
The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete three work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in programs with optional co-op, students will typically complete an application process in the second semester of their studies, and if academically qualified, may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled. When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.
Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.
|Fall Semester Intake|
|Winter||Co-op Work Term 1|
|Fall||Co-op Work Term 2|
|Summer||Co-op Work Term 3|
|Winter Semester Intake|
|Winter||Co-op Work Term 1|
|Fall||Co-op Work Term 2|
|Summer||Co-op Work Term 3|
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|