The courses are experiential classroom based lectures and workshops. The last course consists of 4 weeks of work experience / practicum, whereby each student is placed at various small and mid-sized businesses within the lower mainland.
This course provides complete coverage of all objectives for both the core hardware and operating systems exams. The instructor-driven program contains hundreds of practice exam questions and hands-on exercises, and full practice exam software with interactive tutorials and lab simulations Topics covered include: Identifying, Adding, and Removing System Components; Installation, Configuration, and System Optimization; Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Problems; Basic Networking, A+ Operating Systems Technologies and more.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Hardware assembly, OS Installation, Troubleshooting
This course covers all CompTIA exam objectives, contains over 200 practice exam questions, and includes CD-ROM with CertTrainer interactive tutorials and lab simulation software and ExamSim practice exam software.It offers full coverage of the topics that need to be reviewed, including how to: Demonstrate an understanding of basic network structure, including network operating systems, network protocols, and networking media and connectors; Understand TCP/IP addressing and configure TCP/IP on workstations; Implement remote connectivity with dial-up networking; Identify the characteristics of WAN technologies, including ISDN, FDDI, ATM, Frame Relay, Sonet/SDH, T3/E3, and more.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Network Structure Design, Network Administration, Network Troubleshooting
This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully obtain CCNA certification. Students will cover networking basics, network types, switching fundamentals, the TCP/IP protocol stack and implementation, IP addressing and Routing, WAN technologies, preparation and configuration of CISCO IOS devices, and network environment management.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Installing, Configuring Medium-sized Route and Switched Networks, Operating Cisco Equipment
In this course, student will learn what's new in Microsoft's latest operating system: Windows 7. Students will learn and understand the new features and changes in this operating system.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Win7 Installation, System Configuration, OS Troubleshooting
Focusing on network infrastructure management for windows Server 2003, this course provides the knowledge and skills to implement and manage a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure. The course covers routing, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS); secure Internet Protocol (IP) traffic with Internet Protocol security (IPSec) and certificates; and managing and monitoring network access. Further topics include implementing, managing, and maintaining IP addressing, name resolution, network security measures, routing and remote access, and monitoring and troubleshooting network infrastructure.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Managing and Maintaining Physical and Logical Devices, Managing Users, Computers and Groups, Managing and maintaining a Server Environment
Focusing on using Windows XP Professional in a Microsoft Windows 2003 Server environment, this course teaches IT professionals learn how to install, administer, and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows XP Professional--the next edition of the Windows 2000 Professional operating system. Additional information for Windows 2000 is also included explaining how it differs from Windows XP Professional.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Implementing, Managing and Maintaining IP Addressing, Implementing, Managing and Maintaining Name Resolution, Maintaining a Network Infrastructure
In this course students learn about configuring IP Addressing and Services, configuring Name Resolution, configuring Network Access, configuring File and Print Services, and monitoring and managing a Network Infrastructure as you study for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification; part of the Microsoft Certified IT Professional certification. Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure configuration counts as credit toward the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Enterprise Administrator and MCITP Server Administrator certifications.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Configuring Address and Services, Configuring Name Resolution, Configuring Network Access
In this course students learn about configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory, configuring the Active Directory infrastructure, configuring additional Active Directory server roles, creating and maintaining Active Directory objects, maintaining the Active Directory environment, and configuring Active Directory Certificate Services as you study for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification as well as part of the Microsoft Certified IT Professional certification.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Configuring DNS for Active Directory, Configuring the AD Infrastructure, Creating and Maintaining AD Objectives
This course covers concepts and skills related to installation, configuring and managing Windows applications like SharePoint services, Deployment Services, Terminal Services and Internet Information Services. It also emphasizes upon basic Windows roles and features required to support this functionality. It covers configuring additional communication services and using virtualization in windows. This course is to help students with their MCTS 70-643 examination.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Deploying Server 2008, Configuring Remote Desktop Services, Configuring Web Service Infrastructure
This course is to teach students how to design a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, to design an Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 and to design application infrastructure solutions based on Windows Server 2008 to meet varying business and technical requirements. This course is to help students with their MCITP 70-647 examination.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Planning Network/ Application Services, Designing Core Identity and Accessing Management Components, Designing for Business Continuity and Data Availability
In this Course students learn about installing and configuring SQL Server 2008, maintaining SQL Server Instances, managing SQL Server security, maintaining a SQL Server database, performing Data Management tasks, monitoring and troubleshooting SQL Server, optimizing SQL Server Performance, and implementing High Availability.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Installing and Configuring SQL Server, Managing SQL Server Security, Maintaining a SQL Server Database
This course is targeted at the professional level SQL Server 2008 Database Administrator. It tests your ability to make appropriate infrastructure design and technology choice considerations for your SQL Server 2008 installations.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Designing a Database Server Security Solution, Designing a Database Solution for High Availability, Design a Backup and Recovery Solution
The course for the Network Administrator (NA) program is a hands-on test of a variety of concepts presented throughout the previous courses which focuses on implementing and administering networks using Cisco devices and Windows Server-based computer systems. The goal of this project is to let students apply what they have learned to a virtual environment.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Building the Domain Network, Managing Med-size Network Infrastructure, Planning Backup and Recovery Solutions
The last course consists of 4 weeks of work experience / practicum, whereby each student will be at various small and mid-sized businesses within the lower mainland. The purpose of this time is to apply the theory and skills learned throughout the program and observe professionals in practical situations. The students will also acquire situational-specific skills and identify areas that may need to be developed further. Students receive feedback and evaluation of their performance and gain valuable contacts in this diverse field.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Communication, Workplace Skills, Situational Problem Solving