School of Distance Education

Network Specialist Certificate

Our Network Specialist Certificate takes you from an introduction to networking concepts through to the development and maintenance of computer networks. Learn about the traditional wired network and its relationship to new wireless networking concepts. Whether you plan a career in Internet networking or intranet networking, the concepts taught in this certificate provide the skills needed to work with the different types of networks used in today's industry. Both Windows-based networks and Unix networks are explained and demonstrated through practical and simulated environments.

Completion Details

We recommend that you complete the compulsory courses in the order shown below. However, the order in which you complete the course requirements is only restricted by course prerequisites.

Courses

Computer networks are the backbone of most companies today. Our Network+ course provides you with an understanding of the seven-layer network model as well as how to use this model to set up a network within a small corporate environment. Learn how to set up switches, routers and encryption devices and how to better use hardware through virtualization.

NOTE(S)

This course contains online video training, which can be used as a preparation tool to write the CompTIA Network+ exam (exam N10-005). It is recommended you also take the CompTIA Network+ Master Prep course. This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Our Troubleshooting Windows course teaches you to install and configure the Windows 7 operating system within a corporate environment. Learn the different methods used to install the operating system on several workstations simultaneously and the process for setting local policies on a workstation (to protect system files and company data). Examine proven industry troubleshooting methodologies for improving quality of service.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9682 A+ Certification Hardware (220-901) course and our COMP 9683 A+ Certification Software (220-902) course or our COMP 9447 Network+ course or approved equivalents.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Our Windows Server - Installation/Configuration course teaches you to install the core service and additional required services for Windows Server 2012. Gain an understanding of the Active Directory and how to manage objects within it. Reduce user maintenance through the creation and configuration of organizational units and user groups. Learn how to use virtual machines for server management. This Windows Server course prepares you for Microsoft exam 70-410.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9447 Network+ course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Through our Windows Server - Administration course, learn to install and configure Windows Server 2012, including its many sub-systems and its cloud computing features. Acquire the skills needed to perform clean installations, and learn to configure dynamic host configuration protocols, domain name systems, terminal services and file and print servers securely. This course prepares you for Microsoft exam 70-411.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9664 Windows Server - Installation/Configuration course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca