Networking Fundamentals

Start date: August 14, 2019

End date: September 14, 2019

Duration: 40 hours

Schedule: See below
  • The goal of this 40-hour training is to provide participants with the basics of Information Technology networking. The following concepts are examples of what will be covered: networking models, switching, routing, wireless, security, network monitoring.

    Maximum participants: 15

    Schedule:

    • Wednesdays 6:30pm to 9:30pm: August 14, 21, 28.
    • Saturdays: 8:30 to 4:30pm: August 17, 24; September 14.
    • Saturdays: 8:30am to 12:30pm: September 7.

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  • Eligibility Requirements

    This course is subsidized by Emploi-Quebec Montérégie. Candidates who wish to pay the subsidized fee must meet the criteria listed in the “Further details” section below. If deemed ineligible for the subsidized fee, candidates may still register at a self-financed rate, if space permits.

    Further details

    You are eligible to take these courses if you live or work in the Montérégie territory, and you are:

    • Currently working in the private sector;
    • self-employed;
    • a seasonal worker on a temporary layoff;
    • looking to upgrade your skills to maintain your job.

    You are not eligible to take these courses if you are:

    • employed in the public or para-public sector;
    • a student;
    • unemployed and/or receiving unemployment insurance or welfare;
    • receiving CSST (worker’s compensation) or from the SAAQ.
    • reorienting your career or are interested in taking a personal interest course.

    Maximum of two (2) simultaneous courses per person.
    Maximum of three (3) employees per place of employment.

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  • Admission Requirements

    There are no specific requirements to pursue this training, but a background in IT would be recommended.

  • Objective

    The goal of this 40-hour training is to provide participants with the basics of Information Technology networking. The following concepts are examples of what will be covered: Networking Models, Switching, Routing, Wireless, Security, Network Monitoring and much more. The training will provide real life examples and labs.

    Additionally, by providing participants with the appropriate training, the course helps prepare them for IT programs such as IT Network Management and Cisco CCNA, among others.

  • Career Outlook

    After completing this course, you will be able to choose which path you would like to follow in the networking world. Potential paths include, but not limited to:

    • Network Administrator
    • Network Technician
    • IT Support
    • IT Manager

    After this training, you will be in a better position to work towards any of the following certifications:

    • Network + (CompTIA)
    • CCENT (Cisco)
    • CCNA (Cisco)
    • Security + (CompTIA)
  • Cost

    • $40* (Subsidized rate)
    • $475* (Self-financed rate)

    *Subject to change.

    Further details

    Fee Payment

    Fees must be paid at the time of registration. This can be done by cash, INTERAC, VISA or MASTERCARD.

    Parking

    There is a fee of $6.00* per day or you can purchase a special parking pass for the month, semester, or year. You must provide your license plate number in order to purchase your parking pass. Parking passes will be sold at the beginning of classes. No refunds on tickets or parking passes.

    *Subject to change

    Course Cancellation/Refund Policy

    • 100% for courses cancelled by the College.
    • 100% for withdrawal requests received before the first scheduled class.
    • 50% for withdrawal requests received before the second class.

    There is no refund for non-credit courses cancelled after the second class.

    All requests for refunds must be made in writing (emails are accepted) and will be considered effective the date they are received by Continuing Education.

    Note: Please allow at least three (3) weeks for the processing of your refund request.

    The College reserves the right to cancel courses for administrative reasons such as insufficient enrollment. Students who have registered for a course which has been cancelled will be informed. They may select another course or have their fees refunded.