Program Overview

Westervelt College is a Microsoft Academy. That means our IT Technician diploma program is designed to meet the needs of today’s IT needs.

You will learn, through a very hands­-on approach in our fully-equipped computer lab classrooms, how to work within the A+ and Microsoft Windows environment. Learn under the guidance and support of experienced IT professionals and gain insight from their real life work and industry experiences.

Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify. For assistance, please contact our Admissions team for more information.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the IT Technician program find opportunities as:

  • Field Service Technician
  • Technical Writer
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Service Shop Technician
  • Technical Sales
  • Technical Support
Since
2018
International Student
Enrollment has gone up
9.3%
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Curriculum

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Westervelt Windsor Campus
630 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor, Ontario N8X 4W2, Canada
Westervelt London Campus
303 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6B 2H8, Canada
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