About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0717

Program Highlights

  • By studying and learning hands-on these various technologies, our graduates build the skills and confidence necessary to begin their careers in related fields
  • Students gain a broad knowledge base spanning the areas of networking, software and programming, and hardware
  • Graduates are adaptable to various industry settings
  • Graduates with experience may apply for certification to the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Career Opportunities

  • PC Technicians - hardware/software
  • Embedded system support
  • Customer service representative
  • Technical sales & support representative
  • Technical support analyst
  • Computer user support
  • Systems testing technician
  • Data communications support
  • Technical call center analyst
  • Help desk technicians - hardware/software
  • Many of these positions exist in government, commercial, industrial and retail settings

You are well suited to this program if you…

  • Can work independently and can contribute to problem-solving teams.
  • Enjoy troubleshooting and implementing solutions for computer systems
  • Possess good communication skills required to understand client needs and explain ideas and plans clearly to clients
  • Have or are interested in gaining strong communication and project management skills.
  • Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0717 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.