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Computer Networking Training In a Nutshell Centennial College is the only post-secondary institution in Ontario to offer students the chance to get Degree-level computer networking training with college perks such as smaller classes, lower tuition and plenty of practical application. Here is a detailed look at this computer networking training — officially known as Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences – Computer and Communication Networks — which also includes business communications courses. 

Centennial College was selected by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to address a critical need for networking professionals.

Computer networking training requires students to have completed at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six 12U, 12M, OAC credits or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older.

They must have taken English 12U and one of the following: Math 12U Advanced Functions, Math 12U Calculus and Vectors, Math 12U Mathematics of Data Management or equivalent.

Depending on their area of interest, students in this computer networking training can choose between specializing in network security or wireless systems.

Because students attend business communications courses and computer networking training at Progress Campus, they work in state-of-the-art computer labs.

Computer labs are designed to handle computer networking training and, as such, include VoIP, Cellular Networks, Wireless Broadband (WiMax), Advanced Routing and Switching or Network Management.

In every class, the number of students is limited, ensuring that instructors can offer individual attention.

Among the specific topics covered during computer networking training are: Computer Architecture, Website Design and Development, LAN Switching and Routing, Software Development Programming Fundamentals, Networking Operating Systems, WAN Technologies, Database Design & Modeling, Database Driven Web Applications and many others.

Business communications courses in the program include: Logic and Problem-Solving Strategies, Economics, Marketing of Services, Organizational and Client Relationships, Project Management, Entrepreneurship in the New Economy and more.

All computers networking training combine’s theory and practical application through assignments that mimic real world processes.

Students benefit from a 15-week mandatory co-op placement, during which they are placed in financial institutions, Fortune 500 organizations, and IMB as well as private sector companies.

A minimum C grade in ENG-110, minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum 80 per cent of year 1 and 2 courses required for COOP-221.

After they complete their networking training, students may further their education by applying academic credit towards further study at the offering’s educational partners: Griffith University in Australia, Athabasca University in Alberta or Southern New Hampshire University in the USA.

 Centennial College’s business communications course and York University have partnered to offer a Concurrent Bachelor of Education program. This is a pathway to receive two degrees in six years: a four-year Bachelor degree in Applied Information Sciences and a Bachelor of Education in Technological Education. Upon certification, students will be qualified to teach computer technology in the intermediate/senior (grades 7-12) division.

Computer networking training grads are ready for positions such as: project management analyst, IT program manager, technical account manager, network administrator, business account manager, network analyst and network support.

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Computer networking training in a nutshell  

This article offers information about the computer networking training in Centennial College’s Computer and Communication Networks offering.

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