Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications

Equips the graduates with
Knowledge and Skills in the Progressive Field of Wireless Technology.

PG Diploma in Telecommunications, Ontario Canada

Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunication program is designed to provide the students with necessary skills which would equip them for employment with the network faults diagnosis, equipment repair and installations, service and network planning within telecommunication companies. The curriculum of the program is current to the industry standards and is kept in pace with the growing technology sector. The students benefit from the in class and hand-on training which is provided in small yet completive learning environment.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS GAINED

The knowledge about electrical circuits, signal and systems, digital signal and systems, digital communication systems, fiber optic Technology, cellular radio Designs, optical networks and knowledge to plan the telecommunication systems equips the students to be employed by computer and telecommunication hardware manufacturers, engineering, manufacturing and telecommunications firms, information technology consulting firms, educational and research institutions and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

NEXT PROGRAM START DATES

START DATE END DATE DURATION DAY TIMING CAMPUS REGISTER
July 10, 2017 January 04, 2019 72 weeks M T W Th F 5:00pm to 9:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
September 11, 2017 March 29, 2019 72 weeks M T W Th F 10:00am - 2:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
November 13, 2017 May 10, 2019 72 weeks M T W Th F 5:00pm to 9:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now

PRE-REQUISITES: College Diploma in Telecommunications or foundation courses.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications - During this program of study, the students gains both theoretical and practical training in the required courses.

Electrical Circuits - Teaches the basics of AC and DC circuits, the circuit theorems and about all the electric components like resistors, capacitors, inductors and transistors, their applications in the circuits.

Signal and Systems - Provides basic knowledge about analog signals and systems. Students perform experiments to understand solid state circuits and devices such as transistors, amplifiers and power supplies.

Digital signals and circuits - Provides knowledge about digital signals and digital circuits and systems. Also teaches basic concepts of logic circuits using integrated chips, digital electronic signals , switches, basic logic gates, Microprocessor and Microcontroller fundamentals.

Basic Communication Technologies - Teaches telecommunications fundamentals and provides understanding of relationships among coding, error detection and correction, and voice. It also teaches vocabulary and common nomenclature used in the telecommunications industry.

Digital Communication System - Looks at limitations and constraints of the common telecommunications services from the data processing viewpoint. Provides understanding why the basic analog services are adequate for voice, but require attention and/or modification to be acceptable for data transmission

Antennas - Teaches the basic of antenna parameters, antenna types, characteristics of various antenna types and the applications of the various types of antenna.

Fiber Optic Technology - Teaches the principles of fiber optic communication and the techniques used to install and commission systems in various communications environments. it covers intensively on premises distribution system fiber installation.

Cellular Radio Designs - Teaches cellular principals and how to plan and design cellular radio system.

Optical Networks - Teaches the architecture, network design, switching, routing, and designing of optical networks. Provides practical knowledge of network management and security.

Mobile Data Communications - Covers mobile data system design, current and emerging wireless network and systems standards, and network architectures.

Satellite Communications - Introduces the current satellite users and applications; Canadian and US Suppliers; satellite regulations, policies, and implementation issues. Teaches satellite network design for data, voice, and video and covers earth station design to examine the cost, business case analysis, and trend.

Advanced RF Engineering - Gives in depth knowledge about RF engineering and describes IG to 3G systems, microwave systems and applications. Teaches system designing, mobile IP solutions, AMPS, CDMS and GSM methodologies.

Planning Telecommunications Systems - Focuses on strategic planning, design planning and security planning for telecommunications systems.

Network Standards, Services and Technology - Coves network architecture, standards, networking service and technology. Also covers local and metropolitan networks.

Communications Systems Management - Provides insight on selection and procurement considerations. Covers system implementation guidelines and system operations and communications system issues and future trends in communications.

Communications Traffic Theory and Specifications - Teaches the theory behind writing communications specifications, and provides insight into communication traffic theory.

Research Project - The students will be assigned a topic each to carry out research. The students are expected to submit project report at the end of the research period.

WHY THIS PROGRAM?

Taking up a Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications equips the graduates with knowledge and skills in the progressive field of wireless technology. Upon completion of the program the student finds placement and job opportunities in the planning, developing, coordinating, implementing and managing of telecommunication systems for small to medium and large business establishments in both private and government sectors.

ASSOCIATED NATIONAL OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION(NOC) CODES

After pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications, the graduates are eligible for positions falling under the following NOC Codes

NOC Code 2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) - Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) research, plan, design, develop, modify, evaluate and integrate computer and telecommunications hardware and related equipment, and information and communication system networks including mainframe systems, local and wide area networks, fiber-optic networks, wireless communication networks, intranets, the Internet and other data communications systems.

7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers - Telecommunications installation and repair workers install, test, maintain and repair telephones, telephone switching equipment and telecommunications equipment related to transmission and processing of voice, video signals and other data over a variety of media including fibre optics, microwave, radio and satellite. They are employed by telephone and other telecommunications transmission services establishments.

7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers - Telecommunications line and cable workers install, repair and maintain telecommunication lines and cables. They are employed by cable television companies and by telephone and other telecommunications services.

9523 Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers - Electronics assemblers and fabricators assemble and fabricate electronic equipment, parts and components. Electronics inspectors and testers inspect and test electronic and electromechanical assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components to ensure conformance to prescribed standards. They are employed in electronics manufacturing plants.

6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade - Technical sales specialists, wholesale trade, sell a range of technical goods and services, such as scientific, agricultural and industrial products, electricity, telecommunications services and computer services, to governments and to commercial and industrial establishments in domestic and international localities.

Common Job Titles which you can apply for include -  Communications Technologist, Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical Engineering Technologist, Electricity Distribution Network Technologist, Electronics Design Technologist, Electronics Engineering Technician, Electronics, Engineering Technologist, Electronics Manufacturing Technician, Electronics Manufacturing Technologist, Lighting Technologist, Metering Technologist, Microwave Maintenance Technician, Production Support Technician – Electronics Manufacturing, Computer Hardware Engineer, Fiber, Optic Network Designer, Hardware Circuit Board Designer, Hardware Development Engineer, Hardware Technical Architect, Network Test Engineer, Systems Designer – Hardware, Telecommunications Hardware Engineer.

JOB FUNCTIONS

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Design, develop and test power equipment and systems, industrial process control systems, telecommunication, broadcast, recording and audiovisual systems, micro-electronic systems and circuits, computers, computer systems and networks, and computer software
  • Supervise the building and testing of prototypes according to general instructions and established standards
  • Conduct or supervise the installation, commissioning, and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems other than aircraft electronics or instruments
  • Carry out applied research in fields of electrical and electronic engineering and physics under the direction of scientists or engineers
  • Set up and operate specialized and standard test equipment to diagnose, test and analyze the performance of electrical and electronic components, assemblies and systems
  • Write specifications, schedules and technical reports and control schedules and budgets.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Completion of a one-year or two-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology is usually required for electrical or electronics engineering technicians.

Certification in electrical or electronics engineering technology or in a related field is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.

EMPLOYMENT AREAS & PROSPECTS

There are numerous job opportunities for Telecommunication Technologists in the field of Communication, IT, Wireless, Electrical, and Broadband Technologies.

For more information on employment prospects related to your field, please refer to the recent job listings column on this webpage for real time job openings.

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Duration 72 Weeks - Full Time
Campus Mississauga - Malton
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Faculty IT
Course Level Intermediate
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Language English

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