Computer Networking Technician, Graduate Certificate | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
Graduate Certificate On Campus

Computer Networking Technician

12 months
19000 CAD/year
7065 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Computer Networking Technician at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is an intensive certificate program that will help you launch a career in less than a year. 


About this Degree

Computer networking technicians are called “network mechanics” because of their ability to solve problems in all kinds of network environments. Since just about every business depends on computer networks, computer networking technicians can find job opportunities in every sector. Your job might involve IT infrastructure support and service, information systems, network or systems administration.

It’s a career that calls for good analytical and organizational skills. Strong communication skills are also important, because you’ll be the go-to person when people need help resolving network issues. The Computer Networking Technician program is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus. You’ll learn the fundamentals of information technology (IT) with an emphasis on a hands-on approach to installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing computer networking systems and equipment.

Over nine months, you’ll study IT specialties, including:

  • desktop support
  • server infrastructure
  • network infrastructure
  • Linux
  • VoIP
  • security

Equipment is provided for onsite lab learning, including Cisco routers and switches, VoIP phones, desktop PCs and small business servers. You’ll have the opportunity to build complex networked computer systems to further your knowledge of working systems.

Programme Structure


  • CISCO Network Associate
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Programming with Python
  • Linux Server
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Communications for Technicians

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12 with Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 or Foundations of Math 20 or Pre-Calculus 20*
  • English Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7065 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7065 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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