Certified Information Technology Technician

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Program Overview

The Certified IT Technician program fulfills the need for trained entry-level network Technicians. Computer network technicians establish, operate, maintain and co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe networks, hardware, software, and related computer equipment. They set up and maintain enterprise-level internet and intranet web sites, and server hardware and software, as well as monitor and optimize network connectivity and performance.

The Certified IT Technician program prepares students to learn the fundamentals of information technology (IT) with an emphasis on a hands-on approach to installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing computer networking systems and equipment. Once students complete the program, they will be able to launch a career in technical support, in the growing fields of Internet, intranet, extranet, and telecom networks.

Get knowledge in the growing fields of Internet, intranet, extranet, and telecom networks. Fully Accredited Program with Industry Expert Instructor. Choose Certified Information Technology Technician and get a job paying $77k a year.

Job Opportunities

Program graduates are well equipped to compete for entry and intermediate level jobs in network administration and security. While actual jobs obtained depend on the individual student’s background prior to the program, and their achievements during the program, typical jobs for graduates include:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Digital Computer Operator
  • Internet Technician
  • LAN (Local Area Network) Administrator
  • LAN (Local Area Network) Technician
  • Network Support Analyst
  • Network Support Technician
  • WAN (Wide Area Network) Technician
  • Website Administrator
  • Web Technician

Wages

Earn up to $49.00* per hour as a Computer Network Technician or Web Technician
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

480 hours / 24 weeks full time

The Certified IT Technician program is seventeen weeks in length – 480 hours, full-time classroom learning. The program is offered on a full-time basis, four hours per day, and scheduled Monday to Friday.

Course Outline

Code Course Name Hours
ITP 101 Introduction to Computers 40
ITP 102 CompTIA A+ IT Technician 80
ITP 103 CompTIA Network+ 80
ITP 104 Installing and Configuring Windows 10 60
ITP 105 Configuring Windows Devices 60
ITP 106 Resume Writing/Interview Technique 20
Total 340

Fee Structure

# PARTICULARS FEE REMARKS
1 Tuition Fee $5120 Domestic Students
2 Application Fee $250
3 Text Books $100
4 Course Materials $200
Total $5670
1 Tuition Fee $7360 International Students
2 Application Fee $250
3 Text Books $100
4 Course Materials $200
Total $7910

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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