Computing Support

Computing-Support

Program Objectives

  • Knowledge of computer products and their characteristics
  • Customer-oriented services
  • Apply problem solving methods

General Information

  • Code: 5729
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1,800

Targeted Trades

  • Computer network technicians (NOC 2281)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Thinking
    • Digital Technology
    • Oral Communication
  • User Support Technicians (NOC 2282)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Reading Text
    • Digital Technology
    • Oral Communication

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 1

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary IV credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, and must take the following general education courses concurrently with vocational training to obtain missing credits: secondary IV language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

AND
Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
3103-3
(3071-3)
632-406

4151-1
(4101-2)

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064-426 564-426
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