The Networking Technology Certificate is intended for individuals who wish to develop their skills in information technology. It is designed for those who are entering this area, or for those already employed in the field who wish to upgrade their skills.
Planned by experienced educators and a professional advisory committee, this program is taught by information technology professionals who emphasize the development of practical skills and their application in the field. Courses are aligned with several industry exams, giving students the opportunity to acquire relevant, industry-recognized certifications in addition to their VCC credential.
Graduates of this program will acquire knowledge to work or continue to work in entry-level information technology positions in a variety of settings. Students learn through a combination of lectures and labs to gain hands-on experience. Students also complete a course in project management and develop a major working system through self-directed study.
Prerequisites: Courses may have prerequisites. Please check the course description for details.
Courses can be taken individually.
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International students must first contact International Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.
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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMESUpon completion of the program, the student will be able to:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES, DESIGN AND DELIVERY MODE
The majority of class time is devoted to practical hands-on training with hardware and software applications. The remaining class time is spent on theory which is presented by means of lectures and demonstrations. Students will work individually and in groups. Written, spoken, and computer generated production will be required of all students. Punctuality and attendance is mandatory
Students may take 1-4 courses per term. Some courses are available only once per year. Students may complete the program within 1-2 years on a part-time basis.
EVALUATION OF STUDENT LEARNING
Students will be evaluated using a combination of assignments, projects, presentations, theory and/or practical exams. External examination will be required for professional certifications.
A Network Technology Certificate from Vancouver Community College is awarded on successful completion of all course requirements.
Students in the Certificate program may select any three of the following courses as electives.
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: email@example.com or 604.443.8600.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
This program does not have additional admission requirements. The courses are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.
This program is suited for students who wish to further their technical skills in the area of computer networking and who have a strong aptitude for computers and networking.
Fees and Other costs
Gain a competitive advantage in the world of IT.
Our networking technology certificate program provides students with expertise in computer networking technologies. These courses lead to individual industry recognized certifications.
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