CNS - Computer Networking and Technical Support

Program Information: 
Program Code: CNS
Credential Awarded: Ontario College Diploma
Campus: Seneca @York
Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Start Dates: Fall, Winter, Summer *Start Dates are subject to change

Gain training in specialty labs configured for various environments such as Linux. Microsoft Windows, networking, PC hardware, Internet, IBM Power Systems/IBM iSeries. Through these labs you'll have access to standalone, clustered and networked PC's along with a host of LAN servers and mid-range computers.

Experience is gained using many vendor products including CISCO, Microsoft, IBM Power Series/IBM iSeries as well as various help desk support tools. Courses in this program are hands-on, helping you get the most out of your studies. Some of the courses you'll learn by experience include: computer hardware, applied Internet technology, system diagnostics, local area network installation and maintenance, data communication techniques and network administrative tasks.

What You'll Learn
  • Introduction to:
    • Operating Systems Using Windows
    • Unix/Linux and the Internet
    • Data Communication Technology
    • Scripting
    • Open Systems Servers
    • Databases
  • Basic Administration of Microsoft Administration
  • Advanced Data Communications
  • Open System Application Server
  • Open System Automation
  • Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
  • Network Diagnostics and Design
  • IBM Power Series/IBM iSeries
  • Software Build and Release
  • Technical Support for Network Administrators
  • Technician as an Entrepreneur
  • Windows Server Scripting
  • Windows Active Directory Services

* Courses in the first three semesters share common subjects with the Computer Systems Technology (CTY) program making it easy for students to transfer without the loss of credit.

Your Career

The Computer Networking and Technical Support diploma program provides you with strong technical and interpersonal skills - both important professional skills that will give you an advantage as a technical support specialist in the computer industry. Start your career in PC Technical Support, Network Administration, Helpdesk Support, Internet Resource Management, and many other areas that require strong technical support in secured networking environments.


Program Coordinator:

Nagham Kubba


(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33593


Admissions Advisor:

Karishma Jacob


(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22805


International Admissions:

Susan Gao


(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22365