Holland College | Computer Networking Technology

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.

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $ 4,992 $ 4,588
Student Union $ 168 $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $ 420 $ 420
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80 $ 80
WHMIS   $ 20
Grad Fee   $ 100
Total $ 5,660 $ 5,376
1stinstallment due upon first day of class $ 3,164 $ 2,987
2ndinstallment due January 6 $ 2,496 $ 2,389
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
Books $ 1,260 $ 170
Materials & Supplies $ 20 $ –
Total $ 1,280 $ 170

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 a CTAB (Canadian Technology Accreditation Board) nationally accredited program at the technologist level.

National program accreditation involves an independent team of certified professionals performing an extensive audit, which provides graduates and employers confidence the program meets the educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession.

Graduating from a national accredited program creates an expedited path to becoming a certified professional with provincial certifying bodies in Canada.


EC-Council Academia

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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