Total Length: 84 weeks (Including Study Break & Reading Break)
Completion of UMC ESL Level 10 or IELTS Academic 5.0
High School Diploma (WES, PLAR) or Wonderlic Test
2022: August 29
TUITION & FEES
Tuition (Certified Information Technology Technician Diploma Program): CAD $13,000
Tuition (Certified Information Technology Technician Coop Diploma Program): CAD $14,000
International Student Fee: CAD $2,000
Textbook Fee: CAD $1,500
Other Fee: CAD $2,500
This program is designed to meet the needs of today’s IT industry. You will learn, through a very hands-on approach in our fully-equipped computer lab classrooms. Moreover, you will learn how to work within the A+ and Microsoft Windows environments. Learn under the guidance and support of experienced IT professionals and gain insight from their real-life work and industry experiences.
Acquire a solid foundation in IT technician with first-hand experience from Instructor
Pertinent information technology knowledge skills to meet the demands of today’s IT industry
Opportunity to be recognized by CompTIA A+ & Cisco.
Opportunity to Obtain CompTIA A+ & Cisco Certifications.
CREDENTIAL UPON GRADUATION
Ontario College Diploma - Certified Information Technology Technician Diploma Program (CITT)
CompTIA A+ certification is earned by passing a set of two exams – created by IT industry professionals – that validate skills needed for entry-level IT jobs. That said, CompTIA A+ is not just about PC repair. CompTIA A+ candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve a wider variety of issues, ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security. Unlike other certifications, many of which only require covering one domain, CompTIA A+ covers a broader diversity of knowledge required of technicians today, making A+ relevant to many more job roles.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification (Certification Code FCO-U61)
In this course, the student will be prepared for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification exam. Through hands-on practice, lectures, and discussions, the student will gain the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by entry-level IT professionals, including: Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity, Identifying common software applications and their purpose, Using security and web browsing best practices.
COMP675 - A+ CORE COMPUTER REPAIR
Course Code: ACCR
In this course, the student will be prepared for the CompTIA A Plus certification. The student will master the skills required using a combination of lectures, discussions, assignments, lab work, and hands-on practice. Students completely dismantle a computer and then proceed to restore the computer. Topics covered include mother boards, expansion cards, storage options, networks, security, and printers.
COMP676 - A+ OPERATING SYSTEMS
Course Code: AOS
This course is a hands-on computer course designed to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of current computer terminology, troubleshooting strategies, OS Installation and Maintenance, and customer service. Upon completion of these two courses, the students will be prepared to complete their certification examination for A+ certifications noted above.
COMP666 - NETWORKS +
Course Code: NETWORK+
The Network Plus component of this program, emphasizes building, managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting a network. This course of study prepares the student for the CompTIA Network plus certification. During this course, the student will get the opportunity to build their own network cable, topics include: topologies, wiring, architectures, devices, network operating systems, security, Internet technologies, wireless, and troubleshooting.
COMP665 - SERVER +
Course Code: SERVER+
In this course, the student will be prepared to complete the CompTIA Server+ certification. The student will gain the necessary knowledge required through hands-on labs, use of lectures, and video presentations to build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies, including virtualization, identify environmental issues, understand and comply with disaster recovery and general security procedures. The student will also gain knowledge with industry terminology and concepts, understand server roles and their interaction in a dynamic computing environment.
COMP664 - CLOUD+
Course Code: C+
The ITT Cloud computing program will prepare the student to complete the CompTIA cloud+ exam. The student will gain the knowledge required through hands-on labs, use of lectures, and video presentations to understand standard cloud methodologies, implement, maintain and deliver cloud technologies e.g., network, storage and virtualization technologies, understand aspects of IT security and use industry best practices related to cloud implementations.
COMP550 - SECURITY+
Course Code: SECURITY+
The focus of this course will be to prepare the students for achieving their CompTIA Security Plus certification. The student will gain an excellent knowledge of security procedures through the use of lectures, video presentations, hands-on labs, and troubleshooting exercises. We will discuss current security issues and how to use that knowledge to aid their users and companies in protecting the data and processes that are used on a daily basis.
COMP575 - CISCO CERTIFIES NETWORK ASSOCIATE
Course Code: BC
This course is a hands-on computer course designed to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of Cisco computer terminology, set up techniques and troubleshooting strategies. Emphasis is placed on dealing with switches and routers, configuring Cisco IOS, subnetting techniques, protecting Cisco devices, routing techniques, and VLANs and Trunking.
BUS100 - CAREER STRATEGIES
Course Code: CS
Taught by our professionals in Graduate Employment Services, this course is designed to train students to research and how to obtain their desired career goals. Topics covered include: current employer expectations in the selection process, winning resume styles, interview skills and techniques, and successful strategies to develop and conduct their personal career search.
CO-OP PLACEMENT SERVICE
Students that successfully complete all required program materials will benefit from a paid/unpaid field placement for practical experience. Although the school will provide you with such a placement, we encourage students to assist in identifying placement opportunities in fields or locations of specific interest. Students may need to participate in field placements that are within a reasonable distance to the College. Travel costs are the responsibility of the student. The College has partnered with several businesses throughout the Great Toronto Area to have a variety of settings available for our students to complete their placements.
Mock Job Interviews
Canadian Workplace Culture
Career Development Workshops
Networking Events & Job Fairs
Ongoing Placement Support
YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Start your career as an Administrative Office Assistant, Customer Service Representative, and General Office Clerk in any Sector. This program provides you with all the knowledge and practical skills you need for enhanced employment opportunities in office administration.
Field Service Technician (Average Salary $24/per hour)
Download our Application Package through our website.
Fill out the Application Form.
Prepare the following documents.
Copy of Passport
Copy of your High School/Secondary Education Diploma & Transcript *If you don’t have this, we will offer you an alternative!
Official English Test Result
After receiving your completed application, you will be issued an Official Invoice.
If you are applying with a non-Canadian diploma, you can:
Provide an Educational Credential Assessments through WES or PLAR.
If you don’t have a diploma/degree you can:
Take our FREE Wonderlic test!
After receiving your deposit, we will send you a link where you can book & and complete your Wonderlic test.
If you are accepted to the program, you will receive the Official Letter of Acceptance (LOA).
You can use your Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to apply for your study permit/Co-op work permit/VISA, if applicable.
Due to online delivery, students are encouraged to order online or access a digital copy. It is suggested that students wait until the first week of class to confirm with the instructor that the book listed is the most current.
Study Guide Second Edition – Sybex Quentin Docter
220-1001: CompTIA A+ Core 1 Exam: Guide to Computing Infrastructure – Cengage Jean Andrews, Joy Dark, Jill West
220-1002: Guide to IT Technical Support – Cengage Jean Andrews, Joy Dark, Jill West
Network+ Guide to Networks Eighth Edition – Jill West
Server+ Study Guide – Troy McMillan
Cloud+ Study Guide Second Edition – Todd Montgomery and Stephen Olson
Study Guide Seventh Edition – Sybex Emmett Dulaney and Chuck Easttom
To enhance learning experiences, online and mobile technologies will be used both in and out of the classroom. Students are asked to bring their own devices, such as laptops, netbooks, smartphones, or tablets to the classroom.
Software packages are available at educational pricing from their associated websites.
It is suggested that students wait until the first week of class to confirm with the instructor.
All personal devices used in class must have access to Microsoft Office applications or equivalent and a browser.
Students are expected to use their devices ethically.
WHAT IS THE CO-OP PROGRAM?
Cooperative education commonly known as a "co-op" is a structured method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. It’s an innovative way for you to not only learn knowledge and skills from classrooms, but also explore careers, gain valuable work experience, and make money while earning your diploma.
I AM AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IN CANADA. CAN I WORK WHILE STUDYING?
You may be eligible to work in Canada while studying if your study permit includes a condition that says you can work on or off-campus. International students enrolled in full-time diploma programs are eligible to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week as part of their studies. Students enrolled in co-op programs can work full-time during the co-op portion of their programs. Please refer to https://www.cic.gc.ca/ for more information.
WHAT CAN I DO IF I DIDN'T MEET THE ENGLISH ADMISSION REQUIREMENT?
At UMC, we offer a variety of General English Programs (ESL) for students who didn’t meet the specific English requirement, before entering the diploma program. We recommend you to take the FREE online English placement test (https://umcollege.ca/online-test) to evaluate your English level and study plan.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM WAGE PER HOUR IN ONTARIO?
The minimum wage is the lowest wage rate an employer can pay an employee. Most employees are eligible for minimum wage, whether they are full-time, part-time, casual employees, or are paid an hourly rate, commission, piece rate, flat rate or salary. The current minimum wage of $14.00 will remain in effect until October 1, 2020.
WHAT TYPE OF JOBS CAN I FIND FOR MY CO-OP JOB?
Students that successfully complete all required program materials will benefit from a co-op placement for practical experience. Graduates of the Business-related program are placed in administration positions in all sectors of business and industry, both domestic and international, including manufacturers, retailers, financial institutions, consulting firms, and other large and small businesses.