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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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COMM-1156Report Writing
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This course helps students to develop effective communication skills necessary for success in a technical field. It introduces a range of techniques to assist in writing and presenting technical information that is clear, concise, and correct.

DCOM-1006Fundamentals of Voice Over IP
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This course provides a strong foundation in voice applications and telephony infrastructure concepts. After completion of this course, students will be capable of performing baseline installation, and operating and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP solutions. The course will teach students basic IP telephony theory, installation, configuration, and maintenance. The course is geared to small- to medium-sized IP telephony solutions using Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express.

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DCOM-1007Wireless LAN Fundamentals
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This introductory course to wireless LANs focuses on the theory, design, planning, implementation, operation, and troubleshooting of wireless LANs. It includes a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: wireless LAN setup and troubleshooting, 802.11 (a, b, and g) technologies, WLAN applications, site surveys and link design, WLAN products, WLAN security, and emerging wireless technologies.

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DCOM-1010Server & Network Infrastructure Principles
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This course focuses on managing a network. It has two components: principals of managing servers and principals of managing the network infrastructure. Server principles deal with creating accounts, assigning rights and permissions, controlling the user's environment through group policies, network printing, and security issues. Network infrastructure deals with those services that are required to make a network operate. These include DNS, WINS, DHCP, and remote access.

LINX-1006Linux - Client
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This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills to prepare for a career in Linux support or administration, or to prepare for the CompTIA® Linux+TM certification, 2009 objectives (Exam Code XK0-003). A typical student in the CompTIA® LinuxTM Certification course should have at least six to 12 months of Linux Experience before challenging the Linux+ exam.

LINX-1008Linux - Server
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The course deals with the configuration of Linux networking. It also covers setting dynamic and static IP addresses and the use of UDEV to map NIC MAC addresses to IP alias names. A DCHP server will be set up and tested. The use of IP tablets will be used to provide firewall control. A web server using XAMPP will set up to provide a vehicle to demonstrate the use of an Apache Web Server working with PHP to transfer data back and forth from a MySQL database. The basic concept of a shopping cart will be examined. Telephony using Tribox will also be examined.

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NETW-1001Cabling Systems
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This course introduces the students to data, video, HVAC and security cabling within an enterprise network. The primary focus is on data cabling. Topics will include cable-pulling techniques, relevant documentation, cabling standards. This course will also familiarize the student with power basics: 3-phase and single phase power company offerings, safety issues, demarcation points, as well as reading and interpreting building blueprints with respect to power cabling requirements. The student will learn about power budgets and cabling standards for the enterprise network. Students will become aware of how fire codes and building codes affect the design and implementation of an enterprise cable plan.

NETW-1010Network Infrastructure 1
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In this course, you will learn both the practical and conceptual skills that build the foundation for understanding computer networks. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The OSI and TCP layered models are used to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. The student will apply their knowledge and build a simple LAN, implement an IP addressing scheme and then program the LAN devices.

NETW-2010Network Infrastructure 2a
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This course investigates the architecture, components and operation of routers and switches in a small to medium business environment. Students will analyze, configure, verify and troubleshoot networks that employ both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols, DHCP, inter•VLAN routing, Ether-channel and spanning-tree protocols. Students apply their knowledge through practical labs and problem solving sessions.

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NETW-2011Network Infrastructure 2b
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This course is a continuation of Network Infrastructure 2A where the student will build more complex networks. Static routing, and IPv6 dynamic addressing techniques are studied in addition to gateway redundancy protocols, mitigation of layer 2 LAN attacks and implementation of a simple wireless LAN.  Course material is presented in class through lectures and then put into practice through practical labs and problem-solving sessions.

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NETW-3010Network Infrastructure 3
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In this course, you will learn both the practical and conceptual skills that build the foundation for understanding computer networks. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The OSI and TCP layered models are used to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. The student will apply their knowledge and build a simple LAN, implement an IP addressing scheme and then program the LAN devices.

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NTWK-1008Windows - Client
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The purpose of this course is to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers that are planning to deploy and support Microsoft XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8 in a variety of stand-alone and network operating systems environments. It provides in-depth, hands-on training for Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the planning, implementation, management and support of Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8. The emphasis will be mainly Windows 7 and Windows 8.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

SYST-1002A-Plus Hardware and Software
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This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service and technical support for personal computer hardware, software, and peripherals. It follows the objectives of the vender-neutral 'A+ Certification Exams' developed by Comp TIA.

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