Information Technology and Networking Certificate

Certificate
Also available as:
TYPE:
  • Part Time
  • Full Time
LENGTH: 1 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: TBD
START DATE: Fall 2023
DELIVERY:
  • In Class
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Overview

The Information Technology and Networking (ITAN) Certificate program is a 30-week fulltime program designed to prepare students for a career in Information Technology (IT), or for further learning as part of an ITAN Diploma. This program delivers the theory and practical application of supporting micro-computer hardware, software, operating systems, and networking infrastructure. Students enrolled in the ITAN program gain technical skills and experience with hands-on access to real-world equipment. The program is taught in a cross-platform lab environment with industry qualified instructors. After successful completion of the program, students will be able to install, configure, troubleshoot, administer, analyze, and secure computing devices within a network.

Applicants applying to the ITAN program should have an interest in the computer networking field as well as strong problem solving and communication skills.

The Information Technology and Networking Certificate program prepares the student to obtain worldwide recognized IT certifications from the following organizations:

  • CompTIA A+,
  • Network+,
  • Linux+,
  • Security+
  • Cisco
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Microsoft Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA, Server)
  • Electronics Technician Association
  • Customer Service Specialist (CSS)
  • Linux Professional Institute
  • Linux Essentials Certificate

Information Technology and Networking Certificate Courses

The Information Technology and Networking (ITAN) Certificate program is a 30-week fulltime program designed to prepare students for a career in Information Technology (IT), or for further learning as part of an ITAN Diploma. This program delivers the theory and practical application of supporting micro-computer hardware, software, operating systems, and networking infrastructure. Students enrolled in the ITAN program gain technical skills and experience with hands-on access to real-world equipment. The program is taught in a cross-platform lab environment with industry qualified instructors. After successful completion of the program, students will be able to install, configure, troubleshoot, administer, analyze, and secure computing devices within a network. Applicants applying to the ITAN program should have an interest in the computer networking field as well as strong problem solving and communication skills. The Information Technology and Networking Certificate program prepares the student to obtain worldwide recognized IT certifications from the following organizations: CompTIA A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+ Cisco Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Microsoft Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA, Server) Electronics Technician Association Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials Certificate

Required Courses

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
ITAN-100 Computer Technical Analyst 3
ITAN-110
Systems Support Analyst
3
ITAN-120
Network Infrastructure
3
ITAN-130
Interconnecting Networks I
3
ITAN-140
Linux Administration
3
ITAN-150
Microsoft Enterprise Server
3
ITAN-160
Cyber Security Foundations
3
ITAN-170
Interconnecting Networks II
3
ITAN-180
Interconnecting Networks III
3
ITAN-190
Technical Work Skills
3
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH

Locations & Dates

CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
Fall 2023 Prince George In Class 1 Year

Entry Requirements

  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • English Studies 12, or English First Peoples 12, or ENGL 050, or ENGL 051 (minimum C-), or equivalent
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11, or MATH 043 (minimum C-), or equivalent
  • English Language Proficiency requirements.
    Candidates whose first language is not English must meet the English requirements and provide proof of English language proficiency through one of the following:
    • An academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 6.0 overall, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent;
    • A TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 80, no section below 17, or equivalent;
    • Completion of Level 4 of an English Language Training program at a Canadian institution, completion of the ENLA program at CNC or equivalent.
    • Successful completion of three credits of post-secondary English studies at a recognized college or university in an English-speaking country.

Note: Official English Language Proficiency test scores have a validity period of 2 years from the date the test was written.

Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.

Recommendations

Applicants are strongly recommended to have strong typing skills or to have taken, in the past five years, one or more of the following high school courses:

  • Computer Programming (11 or 12), or equivalent
  • Computer Information Systems (11 or 12), or equivalent

Limited Admission

If there is room in the program, you will be accepted once you have met all the admission requirements. This is called “first qualified, first accepted.” If you qualify after the program is full, you will be put on a wait list.

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Certificate

The estimated cost for this program is to be determined.

These costs are an estimate. Student fees vary by campus. Check the fee schedule for more details.

Supplies for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.