Toronto School of Management
22 College Street Suite 300 Toronto M5G 1K2 Toronto

Computer Network Technician Training

This short IT evening/Saturday course is suitable for working professionals.  The Computer Networking Technician Training course is an introduction to the structure, components, functions and services of computer networks. It discusses current protocols, technologies, and performance issues.  

The main goal of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of network technologies, concepts and terminology.

You will learn about the equipment and technologies used in LANs, and network designing within these topologies.  You will also examine network equipment including hubs, routers, switches and more. All major LAN protocols will be covered (including TCP/IP). You will also learn about the OSI layered communications model and understand the daily tasks involved in managing and troubleshooting a network.

On this course, you will learn how to:

  • Define the purpose of network analysis
  • Define various protocol settings
  • Install different OS (s)
  • Configure different OS  (s)
  • Conduct basic diagnostic routines using various tools and application software
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance
  • Perform repairs to personal computers

This is not a full-time program of study, and there are no permits associated with the course.  Internationals may only apply if they are already in Canada, or attending a program of study.  


Program Topics
  • Introduction to Networking
  • PC Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • CLI Interface
  • Basic Concepts in Data Communication
  • Linux
  • Virtualization using Hyper-V
  • Customer service and time management skills
Entry Requirements
  • Required: Basic technical English
  • Recommended: Some previous technical background and basic capabilities with MS office SW
Assessment Method
  • Assignments
Career Goals

Students who complete this course are able to work as a Computer Systems Technician.

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