Switch to a career in the growing and in-demand field of Information Technology. Gradually learn one topic at a time via hands-on training, so you can catch up and still succeed even if you have a limited tech background.
Cover all the major areas of Information Technology including Desktop, Network, Windows Server, Database, Email, Mobile, Wireless, Linux and Security with this 90-week diploma program plus a 16-week internship. Upon graduation, you can pursue industry certifications from CompTIA, Cisco, and Microsoft. Learn hands-on with real hardware and software, alongside practical projects, in small class sizes to receive personalized help from instructors and quickly build the practical skills you need.
As an Information Technology Professional graduate, you will qualify for a wide range of positions, including: PC Support Technician, Desktop Administrator, Windows 10 Administrator, Windows Server Administrator, Active Directory Administrator, Project Manager, Network Administrator, Cisco Administrator, Linux Administrator, Security Specialist, SQL Database Administrator, Email Server Administrator, Exchange Server Administrator, Wireless LAN Administrator, Cybersecurity Analyst, Cybersecurity Administrator and Penetration Tester.
Employers Who Have Hired triOS Grads
St. Joseph Healthcare
TD Canada Trust
*Employment Rate based on 2021 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field.
NOC Code: 2171 - **Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar. Average wage doesn't reflect the starting salary but represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in Dec 2022.
Available Learning Options
At triOS College, you can choose the learning option that meets your needs. This program is currently available in:
Instructor-led classes held in-person at one or more of our 8 campuses.
Are you looking for an industry-leading program to help take your professional life to the next level? If so, then now is the right time to join the Information Technology Professional program to get into a rewarding career.
The Information Technology Professional Diploma Program is designed for the individual seeking comprehensive knowledge and certification in computer- and network-related administration. Students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, and Linux. Moreover, students learn how to configure computer and network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, server virtualization, Cybersecurity, wireless and mobile devices, as well as learn how to automate administration using PowerShell and BASH Shell scripts. Additionally, students learn how to communicate effectively, as well as manage time and IT-related projects within a corporate infrastructure.
Students enrolled in this program will receive:
16-week internship for hands-on experience.
Certification exam vouchers including designations from Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco.
Microsoft Azure for Education is included in the tuition fee, which includes access to versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server, as well as Office 365.
Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to write certification exams leading to the following:
CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+, CompTIA Linux+, Microsoft MDAA and Cisco CCNA designations.
Students are provided with certification exam vouchers to write the certifications they wish to pursue.
Installing & Configuring Windows Server
The goal of this course is to provide individuals who have successfully completed an introduction to Windows with an in depth look at the different installation and configuration tasks necessary to manage Windows Server 2019. These tasks include Windows Server deployment, storage configuration, Hyper-V virtualization configuration, as well as fault tolerance, maintenance and monitoring.
Windows Server Administration
This course focuses on the configuration of networking and network services within Windows Server 2019. More specifically, students will learn how to configure IPv4 and IPv6, manage IP addressing and DNS name resolution services, as well as provide for remote connectivity.
Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
This course configuration and administration Windows Server Active Directory. Moreover, this course covers the configuration and management of Group Policy, certificates and identity access on Windows networks.
This course introduces the essential operating system skills required of a computer support technician, and covers the skills necessary to achieve the 1100-series A+ Certification (exams 220-1101 and 220-1102). More specifically, students learn how to use, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware alongside the Windows family of operating systems, as well as basic configuration of Linux, MacOS, and mobile operating systems.
Career Planning & Preparation - Level 1
This module introduces tools for planning and preparing for a successful job search, so that students can maintain a career-focused approach throughout their education program. Students will learn how to research opportunities and network for industry contacts, and use appropriate etiquette when communicating with prospective employers. Students will identify their personal skills, values and preferences for the workplace, begin preparation of a professional resume, cover letter, thank you note and references. Class discussions on various self-management topics introduced in Student Success Strategies will round out this module, which is a pre-requisite for Career Planning and Preparation – Level 2.
Career Planning & Preparation - Level 2
This module continues to build on the concepts and skills introduced in Career Planning and Preparation - Level I. Students will learn how to conduct an effective job search and identify various methods of applying for work with today’s technology. Students will create a personal list of “Top Employers” and target current industry opportunities, while finalizing their professional resume, portfolio and career correspondence. Students will learn to identify the different types and forms of interviews, practice responding to typical questions, and practice follow-up, evaluation and negotiation techniques they can use to ensure success. Self-management topics from Career Planning and Preparation - Level I will be reviewed, with a focus towards on-the-job success in both learner placements and post-graduate employment.
Database & SQL Fundamentals
This course introduces students to the Structured Query Language (SQL) using Microsoft SQL Server 2016. More specifically, students will learn how to work with Microsoft SQL Server, perform SQL queries on sample databases, as well as create databases and manage the data within.
IT Professional Internship (400 hrs)
At the successful completion of the classroom hours of this program, students will be placed in a 400-hour internship at an outside organization. Students will have the opportunity to apply their new and developed skills in a real-world environment. Hosts include small, medium, and large organizations that have an Information Technology department, or organizations that provide technology and technology services.
When properly configured, Linux can serve as one of the most stable, secure, and performance-oriented operating systems available. It serves as a key component in enterprise virtualization and cloud service offerings and is used extensively in the computer forensics and cybersecurity space. In this course, students will learn how to install, configure, and administer the basic services of a Linux system. More specifically, they will gain a solid working knowledge of how the Linux operating system works, experience in navigating within the file structure, system and network administration skills, security tools and practices, and more. At course completion, students will have covered the topics covered on the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam.
Network & Cisco Technologies
In this course, students will learn the theory and concepts required to successfully administer and troubleshoot TCP/IP-based networks. Students will then expand their knowledge of TCP/IP-based networks by learning the configuration and support of Cisco routers, switches and services. In addition, this course provides the conceptual foundation for later networking courses and introduces the concepts covered on the CompTIA Network+ certification exam (N10-007) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam (200-301).
Security and Ethical Hacking
This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to implement and configure security within an enterprise environment. Focus will be placed on the procedures and technologies that can be used to secure access to data and mitigate security breaches, as well as the procedures used to assess the attack surface and perform a penetration test and vulnerability assessment for an organization. Additionally, this course covers the concepts tested on the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501) and the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ certification exam (CS0-002).
SQL Server Administration
This course introduces the concepts and skills required to administer Microsoft SQL Server, including how to install/upgrade SQL Server, as well as create, manage, monitor, and optimize databases. Additionally, students will explore automation, security, replication, backup/restore, snapshots, log shipping and clustering.
SQL Server Design
The course builds upon the concepts introduced in SQL Server Administration course. More specifically, it introduces the concepts & skills required to design, optimize and manage a Microsoft SQL Server solution on a variety of different platforms, including Linux and Azure.
Technology Management for IT Professionals
Communication as well as time and project management skills are vital for success in today’s IT industry. Through the use of examples, demonstrations, projects and group activities, students will examine various communication, time and project management strategies and techniques that are commonly used within the IT industry. Moreover, this course introduces students to the concepts necessary to achieve the CompTIA IT Project+ certification (PK0-004).
Wireless Infrastructure Design & Administration
For many organizations, mobile devices pose a security risk due to theft, or eavesdropping on unsecure/rogue wireless networks. Organizations today must provide configuration and support for mobile smartphone devices within their network environment. This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to administer ActiveSync smartphones within an enterprise environment that uses Microsoft Exchange Server. Moreover, this course examines the concepts and procedures used to provide a wireless infrastructure within an organization to support mobile technologies.
Windows 10 Administration
This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, administer, and support Microsoft Windows 10. In addition, you will learn about the various tools for administering, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows 10, as well as how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, configure disks, users, drivers, printers, network interfaces and security. This course is a prerequisite for all other Microsoft courses and covers the material tested on the MD-100 and MD-101 certification exams required to obtain the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) designation.
Windows PowerShell Scripting
This course introduces students to the structure, function, and usage of Windows PowerShell for Windows administration. Students will learn how to use PowerShell to perform key system tasks as well as how to create and modify existing PowerShell scripts to automate system administration and provide reports.
– High school graduation diploma, or Mature Student Status (for more information please refer to the Program Outline at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant)
– In addition to above requirements, all student must pass an entrance assessment.
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