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Computer Networking Technology

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Diploma, Computer Networking Technologist
  • Grade 12* academic or equivalent

  • Grade 12 academic English

  • Grade 11 or 12 academic math

  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Note: Computer training or experience in the use of keyboarding, desktop application software and operating systems is strongly recommended.

*If you do not meet the academic requirements, you can still apply. Contact Admissions about the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

International Student fee is an additional $3,930 per year (includes International Health Fee).

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $ 4,788 $ 4,394
Student Union $ 168 $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $ 410 $ 410
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80 $ 80
First Aid/WHMIS   $ 100
Grad Fee   $ 90
Total $ 5,446 $ 5,242
     
1stinstallment due upon first day of class $ 3,052 $ 2,876
2ndinstallment due January 7 $ 2,394 $ 2,336
     
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
Books $ 1,200 $ 650
Materials & Supplies $ 20 $ –
Total $ 1,220 $ 650

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • LAN Administrator

  • WAN Administrator

  • Network Administrator

  • Server Administrator

  • System Administrator

  • Network Support Analyst

  • Network Support Technician

  • Computer Network Technician

  • PC Technician

  • System Support Specialist

  • Desktop Support Analyst

Degree Pathways


Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

Program Overview


The Computer Networking Technology program will teach you how to ensure an organization’s IT runs smoothly and securely, and that all computers, servers and other devices are networked effectively. You will also learn how to implement new infrastructure. Courses include network and information security, web technologies, network analysis and design and virtualization. You will have the opportunity to explore pathways to various certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Associate, A+, Linux+, Security+ and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.

The Computer Networking Technology program is accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists. CTAB accredited programs provide International Mobility rights under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) through the Sydney and Dublin Accords.

Industry Affiliations


Cisco Networking Academy: A partnership with Cisco Systems provides students with certified training in network design and implementation from the industry leader in networking equipment.

Microsoft MSDN Academic Alliance: Provides students with full working versions of many of Microsoft’s operating systems and applications.

CompTIA Academy Partner: Discounts up to 55% for students interested in obtaining industry certifications.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.

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