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Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-1138Manual Writing and Design
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Create and design a manual with an emphasis on readability, accessibility and usability. Learn the importance of writing user manuals and discover how a well-written manual can be an asset to companies and to consumers.

COMM-1243Technical Communication 1
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Learn the principles of technical communication. Develop your skills to research, design and organize documents. Practice your skills using plain language techniques to produce clear, effective writing. Ideal for anyone who writes for business, government or industry.

COMP-1061I.T Fundamentals
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This course will enables you to identify and explain PC components, setup a basic PC workstation, conduct basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize and prevent basic security risks. You will gain knowledge in the areas of Green IT and preventative maintenance of computers while becoming familiar with many of the hardware concepts in the industry. The course will prepare your to take the COMP TIA, Strata I.T.Fundamentals, Exam number:FC0-U41. Topics covered include operating systems, central processing units, memory management, data storage, printers, communication devices and backup systems.

COMP-1092Cisco IT Essentials 1
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The IT Essentials (ITE) 6.0 curriculum helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-01 and 220-802. 

  • CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking. 
  • CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features such as network connectivity and email for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems. 

This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an I.T. professional. Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment. New topics in this version include mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and client side virtualization. Expanded topics include the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system, security, networking, and troubleshooting. 


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COMP-1097Cisco Networking 1
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This course introduces the architecture, structure, protocols, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, transport, network, data link, and physical layers.

You will design and apply an IPv4 and/or IPv6 addressing scheme on simple LAN topologies. Topologies are built using Cisco routers and switches available in class. To  supplement the your learning, Packet Tracer (PT) activities help you analyze protocol and network operation and build small networks in a simulated environment.

COMP-1116Linux Professional
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This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, networks and operating systems. This is intended to students that 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. The course has tests and virtual labs for every section in the course that can be attempted as many times as desired.  There are three major, on line, written tests and two, on line, virtual lab tests. There is also an on line, proctored, final exam that will be written at a location determined by RRC.  The student will also have a limited, unsupported, time access (1 year), to sample Linux+ certification exams.

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COMP-1365Windows Deployment and Support
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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 Windows 7, Windows 8 and/or Windows 10 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 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

COMP-1434Network AdministrationRPL
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This course is designed to give students the basic competencies needed to work with Local Area Networks. Participants will learn the skills necessary to pursue the COMP TIA Server plus certification. Students will be introduced to the cabling and network topologies used in industry, as well as the theoretical aspects of networks and network administration. Skill areas covered include creating and maintaining users and groups, regulating and securing access to resources, configuring access to printers, automating access via scripts, understanding system software, storage systems, disaster recovery and basic troubleshooting.

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COMP-2098Cisco Networking 2
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This course investigates the architecture, components and operation of routers and switches in a small to medium business environment. You will analyze, configure, verify and troubleshoot networks that employ both IPv4 / IPv6 protocols, static routing,  ACLs, DHCP, Inter-VLAN routing, static routing, switch operation, spanning-tree protocol, redundancy protocols, mitigation of LAN attacks and wireless networks. Course material is presented in class through lectures and then put into practice through practical labs and problem solving sessions.

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COMP-2366Windows Server Administration Intro
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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage accounts and resources in a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows 2012 environment. The course is intended for systems administrator and systems engineer candidates who are responsible for managing accounts and resources. These tasks include managing user, computer, and group accounts; managing access to network resources; managing printers; managing an organizational unit in a network based on Active Directory® directory service; and implementing Group Policy to manage users and computers.  The emphasis is on Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012

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COMP-2440Network Infrastructure
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This course will present a balance of theory and hands-on projects to teach network infrastructure concepts and technologies.  Topics will include the OSI model, standards, protocols, hardware and the underlying theory of physical networks that makes it all work. Additionally the concepts of network security, backups & recovery, disaster planning and network management will be covered. This course is intended for people who have a current understanding of computers and utilize them today. The individual who has been given the responsibility of proposing a network environment, or maintains an existing one will benefit from the material. One of the highlights is a field trip to witness a network infrastructure and speak with industry professionals.

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COMP-3367Windows Server Administration Intermediate
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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement, manage, and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Server 2012  network infrastructure. The course is intended for systems administrator and systems engineer candidates who are responsible for implementing, managing, and maintaining server networking technologies. These tasks include implementing routing; implementing, managing, and maintaining Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS); securing Internet Protocol (IP) traffic with Internet Protocol security (IPSec) and certificates; implementing a network access infrastructure by configuring the connections for remote access clients; and managing and monitoring network access.  The emphasis is on Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012.

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PROJ-1030Project Management FundamentalsRPL
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Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building.

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