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Information Technology Professional (Infrastructure, Cloud & Cybersecurity)

Switch to a career in a growing and in-demand field. Master not only network, desktop, and server administration but even automation, cloud, and cybersecurity to meet the needs of today’s IT industry.

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    Type

    Diploma

    Duration

    82 Weeks

    Internship

    16 Weeks

    Program Outline

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    About Our Information Technology Professional Program

    Cover all of the major areas of information technology including infrastructure automation, cloud computing, and cybersecurity with this 82-week information technology program. Use a wide range of technologies to configure, automate, and manage servers within both an enterprise and a cloud environment. Plus, learn hands-on with real hardware and software and work on practical projects in small class sizes to receive personalized help from instructors.

    Upon graduation, you can pursue information technology certifications from CompTIA, Cisco, CWNA, and Microsoft.

    In this program, you will also learn how to leverage online resources, including advanced search engine functionality and Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, to simplify tasks where applicable. Click here to learn more about AI and how it is used in our technology programs.

    Career Opportunities

    Upon earning our diploma in information technology, 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 Our Information Technology Professional Grads

    • Next Dimension
    • St. Joseph Healthcare
    • Nexxus
    • Siemens IT
    • IBM Canada
    • TD Canada Trust
    • Bell Canada
    • Ricoh Canada 
    • Tech Alliance

    Salary

    90 %

    Employment Rate*

    $ 42

    Average Wage/HR**

    $ 64

    High Wage/HR**

    *Employment Rate based on 2022 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field within 12 months.

    Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

    NOC Code: 2171/21220, 21221 & 21222 - **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 Jan 2024.

    Program Details

    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 enroll in triOS College’s Information Technology Professional (Infrastructure, Cloud & Cybersecurity) program to get into a rewarding career.

    The Information Technology Professional (Infrastructure, Cloud & Cybersecurity) diploma program can offer you comprehensive knowledge and certification in major areas of technology administration. It uses a real-world, hands-on, and project-based approach that will allow you to develop the practical skills needed to be successful in the IT industry.

    Learn how to design, implement, and audit security within an enterprise and cloud environment. Understand how to detect, respond to, and investigate the different types of security breaches prevalent in today’s complex threat landscape. You’ll take IT courses such as PC & Windows Administration, Network & Linux Administration, Infrastructure & Cloud Administration, and Advanced Networking & Cybersecurity Administration. Additionally, Student Success Strategies and Career Management classes can help you succeed not only as a student but even as a job seeker after you graduate.

    When you enroll in this program, you will receive:

    • a 16-week internship for hands-on experience
    • registered and approved diploma
    • 8 certification exam vouchers to write the certifications you wish to pursue*
    • practice tests (where applicable)
    • career services
    • job search assistance
    • alumni program benefits

    *The courses in this program relate to 15 industry certification examinations leading to the following designations, which are frequently used as a benchmark for hiring:

    • CompTIA A+ (2 vouchers)
    • CompTIA IT Project+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Linux+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Server+
    • CompTIA Cloud+
    • CompTIA CySA+
    • CompTIA Pentest+
    • CompTIA CASP+
    • Cisco CCNA
    • CWNA
    • Microsoft Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA): Windows 10 (2 Vouchers)
    Course Listings
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    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Advanced Network Technologies
    In this course, you will learn the configuration and support of Cisco routers, switches, and services. You will explore the design, configuration, and management of WLANs and other wireless technologies. Furthermore, you will be introduced to the concepts covered on the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) certification exams.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Management
    In this module, you will create and refine your résumé and LinkedIn Profile. You will write cover letters and learn the value of customizing cover letters to specific job postings. You will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge as you conduct a job search and write a cover letter tailored to an ideal job post. Through research, you will create a list of top employers and target current industry opportunities. You will learn about current methods for applying to job postings using technology. You will also gain an understanding of the job interview process, typical interview questions and possible responses, and expectations of both the interviewer and interviewee. In addition, you will engage in practical application of the interview process through role-play. Topics such as negotiating salary, self-management, and on-the-job success for placements and post-graduate employment will be also covered.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Cybersecurity
    In this course, you will cover the procedures used to design, implement, and audit security within an enterprise environment, as well as detect, respond to, and investigate security breaches. Moreover, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+, Pentest+, and CASP certification exams.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. IT Professional Internship
    At the successful completion of the classroom hours of this program, you will be placed in a 320-hour internship at an outside organization. You will have the opportunity to apply your 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.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. IT Service & Project Management
    You will learn business processes and communication, as well as time and project management skills vital for success in today’s IT industry. Through examples, demonstrations, and activities, you will examine the strategies and techniques commonly used within the IT industry, with a focus on ITIL processes and project management. Moreover, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Project+ certification.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Linux Administration
    Linux provides the foundation for many systems today, from embedded and mobile devices to supercomputers and the cloud. In this course, you will learn how to install, configure, and manage Linux systems and the network services that they run. Moreover, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Linux+ certification.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Managing Infrastructure Services
    Most job roles within organizations today require access to information provided by web, database, and email services. This course introduces you to the concepts and procedures required to install, manage, and support SQL database servers, as well as email and web services.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Network Administration
    In this course, you will examine the theory and concepts required to successfully administer and troubleshoot IP-based computer networks and network technologies. Moreover, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Network+ certification.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. PC Support
    This course introduces you to the essential operating system skills required of a PC support technician, and covers the concepts tested on the CompTIA A+ certification. More specifically, you will learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and maintain both computer hardware and the Windows family of desktop operating systems. Additionally, you will examine the basic configuration of Linux, macOS, and mobile operating systems.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Server, Cloud and Automation Technologies
    In this course, you will learn how to deploy and manage servers, both on-premises and within a cloud environment. You will learn how to provision servers, automate server deployment and configuration, as well as manage virtual machines and containerized applications using open source frameworks and technologies. Furthermore, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Server+ and Cloud+ certifications.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Security Fundamentals
    In this course, you will cover the fundamentals of security within an technical environment, focusing on the common security tools and procedures every IT professional must work with in an enterprise organization. Moreover, you will cover the concepts tested on the CompTIA Security+ certification.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Student Success Strategies
    This course stresses the importance of developing non-technical skills to enhance personal, academic and career success. This includes understanding learning styles and honing practical study skills, such as memory, reading, note- and test-taking techniques. Personal exercises will focus on teamwork, decision making and problem solving skills, setting goals and maintaining a positive attitude techniques for managing change, stress and conflict will also be explored.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows 10 Administration
    This course introduces you to the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure and support Microsoft Windows 10, and covers the concepts tested on the Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) certification exams. More specifically, you will learn how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, as well as configure storage, access, devices, network connectivity and security.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows Server & Active Directory Administration
    This course provides you with an in-depth look at the different tasks necessary to administer, secure, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2019 systems. The focus is on server deployment and management, as well as data, storage, network service, virtualization, and container configuration. Additionally, you will cover Active Directory configuration and management.
    Admission Requirements
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    You must:

    • have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

    OR

    • be at least 18 years old when or before the program begins AND pass a qualifying test* that has been approved by the Superintendent. (The approved qualifying test for this program is the Wonderlic test with a passing score of 20.)

     

    * If you’re applying from other Canadian provinces, you must:

    • be at least 19 years old,
    • be out of high school for at least 1 year when the program starts, and
    • successfully pass an academic achievement test.

     

    Please contact us for more details regarding admissions requirements if you are an international student.

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    Testimonials

    I am truly grateful for [my instructor's] unwavering dedication to [his] students, and I will never forget [his] invaluable contributions to my education.

    Nazar G.

    2023

    I have to honestly say triOS College is amazing. The staff is extremely helpful, and they strive with you for your success. My teachers were awesome, they taught me so much and I am truly grateful for having them. I would recommend this college to anyone.

    Nick R.

    Graduated 2014

    The Information Technology Professional (Infrastructure, Cloud & Cybersecurity) program is our most comprehensive technology administration program. In addition to core system, service, and network administration, it covers the core skills needed to manage and secure both server and cloud infrastructures and detect and respond to security breaches.

    Jason Eckert

    Dean of Technology, triOS College

    How Our Information Technology Classes Can Help You

    Find out what employers are looking for in IT professionals and what they like about triOS IT graduates. Plus, listen to how one alumnus describes his experience as a triOS IT student.

    Learn how triOS College's Information Technology Professional (Infrastructure, Cloud & Cybersecurity) program, along with our other technology programs, can fast-track your career in the booming IT industry.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Information Technology

     

    What is information technology infrastructure?

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    IT infrastructure is the comprehensive framework of hardware, software, networks, and support components that enable the functioning of an organization's information technology systems. It includes servers, networks, data storage, security systems, and end-user devices. The infrastructure is crucial for the seamless operation of IT services and plays a vital role in supporting business processes and achieving organizational goals.

    What is an information technology professional?

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    An information technology professional is an expert who specializes in the design, implementation, and maintenance of technology systems and solutions within an organization. They possess skills in areas such as computer networks, software development, cybersecurity, and IT infrastructure, contributing to the efficient and secure operation of digital systems to meet the organization's goals.

    What do information technology professionals do?

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    Information technology professionals are responsible for managing and maintaining an organization's technological infrastructure. They design, implement, secure, and troubleshoot hardware and software systems, monitor and manage networks, mitigate and respond to data breaches, and provide technical support to users, contributing to the effective utilization of technology in support of business objectives.