Certified Information Technology Administrator

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Program Overview

he Certified IT Administrator program fulfills the need for trained entry-level network administrators and security professionals. This program provides the essential networking and security technical knowledge, as well as essential business and professional skills, such as teamwork and communication, which are needed to succeed in administrative and management IT positions in the information technology industry.

The Certified IT Administrator program prepares individuals to plan, manage, and secure the network infrastructure of an enterprise. The program includes knowledge and skill development in business communications and leadership, as well as the essential technical knowledge. The technology focus of this program is network administration, with an emphasis on Windows environments, hardware tools, networking tools and security of the network infrastructure.

Becoming a Certified Information Technology Administrator is as easy as applying online to Western Community College. Earn up to $77,000 per year. Certifications earned include: compTIA+, Network+, Security+ and CCENT. Flexible online learning options available.

Job Opportunities

  • Network Administrator or Analyst
  • Computer Network Administrator
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Network Operation Manager
  • Security or Network Assistant
  • System Engineer/Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Technician


Earn up to $49.00* per hour as a Network Administrator
All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

  • High School graduation (grade 12) or Mature Applicant Status (age 19 or older)
  • English 12 (60% or better grade)
  • Pass math entrance test

Program Duration

740 Hours/ 37 Weeks

Course Outline

Code Course Name Hours
ITP 101 Introduction to Computers 40
ITP 102 CompTIA A+ 80
ITP 103 CompTIA Network + 80
ITP 104 Installing and Configuring Windows 10 60
ITP 105 Configuring Windows Devices 60
ITP 106 Resume Writing and Technique 20
ITP 201 Installation, Storage, and computer with Windows Server 2016 60
ITP 202 Networking with Windows Server 2016 60
ITP 203 Identity with Windows Server 2016 60
ITP 204 CompTIA Security + 60
ITP 205 CCENT (ICND 1) 60
ITP 206 Job Search & Interview Technique 20
ITP 207 Practicum 80
Total 740

Fee Structure

1 Tuition Fee $12000 Domestic Students
2 Course Material Fee $250
3 Registration $250
Total $12500
1 Tuition Fee $15000 International Students
2 Course Material Fee $250
3 Registration $250
Total $15500

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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