The Network Engineer program prepares individuals to plan, manage and secure the network infrastructure of an enterprise, on the premises, and on the cloud. 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.
The program fulfills the need for trained intermediate level cloud/network administrators and security professionals. With major trends in the IT industry moving to virtualization and cloud services, students in this program will learn essential skills to implement virtualization and securely integrate cloud services in existing IT infrastructures. Program graduates will be well equipped to compete for entry and intermediate level jobs in network administration and security.
Becoming an Information Technology Network Engineer is as easy as applying online to Western Community College. Earn up to $82,000 per year. The program prepares student to write industry certification exams, such as Linux+, Network+, Security+, CCNA and Cloud+. Flexible online learning options available.
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:
Earn up to $59.00* per hour as a Systems/Network Engineer
All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank
Grade 12 or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more). Students will need to submit a proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:
– Grade 10 English
– English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College (Score of 60% or more)
– IELTS 5.5 Bands or More
– CLB Score of 6 or more
– PTE Academic 50 or more
– TOEFL IBT 46 or more
– Duolingo 85 or more
– completion of a 3 credit course in English/Communication from a recognized Post Secondary Canadian Institution or from a country where English is the first language
– English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College(Score of 60% or more)
1720 hours, 86 weeks full-time, 108 weeks part-time
Method of Delivery: In-class or combined
|COMP012||Introduction to Computers||60|
|ITIS010||Technical Support Essentials||100|
|ITIS020||Computer Operating System I||160|
|ITIS022||Computer Operating System II||80|
|ITIS090||IT Service Management||80|
|BUSM010||Business Communication Essentials||80|
|ITIS130||Network Engineer Practicum||240|
Please speak with your Campus Representative if you need further information.
|1||Tuition Fee||$17,250||Domestic Students|
|1||Tuition Fee||$20,250||International Students|
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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.
Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.
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