Computer and Network Support Technician

Computer and Network Support Technician (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September and January



Contact Information

Mihyar Hesson, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5964


The 2015/2016 fee for two semesters was
– domestic $3,965.82
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2015/2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change


Start DatesAvailability
2015 SeptemberClosed
2016 JanuaryWaitlisted
2016 SeptemberOpen
2017 JanuaryOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
 – Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
– Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Computer and Network Support Technician diploma program prepares you for careers in information technology, while you learn skills in electronics, programming, personal computer (PC) hardware and operating systems (including Microsoft, as well as a flavour of Linux/Ubuntu) supported by virtualization tools and networks infrastructure.

You will also gain experience with various hardware platforms, protocols and services, with a strong emphasis on network security. Learn on the latest equipment to install and manage Linux/Ubuntu operating systems and Microsoft server operating systems, and to configure and manage web servers and build applications using different scripting environments.

Industry partners collaborate with faculty at Humber College to keep the program and curriculum current so that graduates are exposed to the cutting-edge infrastructure used in the industry. Learn in small classes and labs from industry-experienced faculty, professors who have strong connections to companies in Toronto and southern Ontario, enhancing your future career prospects.

Group projects round out your education with essential customer service, interpersonal communications and teamwork skills. This, alongside your new comprehensive technical credentials, will give you the multi-dimensional background that employers want.

List of Courses

Your Career

Take the first step to a career in information technology (IT) with Humber’s Computer and Network Support Technician program.

IT is the backbone of just about any business – the information and communications technology (ICT) sector itself contributes nearly $60 billion to the Canadian gross domestic product (GDP). Currently, even the lowest-paid employees in the sector make 20 per cent more than the national average salary. Join this highly skilled and specialized workforce to analyze, set up, install, upgrade and maintain computer and network systems and data and network security, train others, troubleshoot systems, and install and integrate software applications.

As a graduate of the program, you’ll be ready to work in technology, website management, customer service, information technology (IT) infrastructure and user support – all key areas in businesses and organizations. Graduates also work for non-profits and in government.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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