Telecommunications Technology

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Telecommunications Technology Diploma Course, Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario Canada

Telecommunication is the career for new Millennium. This diploma prepares you for employment opportunities in Design, Development, Research and Management of Telecommunications Engineering Science or Technology. A set of Laboratory experiments are included using MATLAB. This course maps to the six CCNT exams, Basic Telecommunications, Basic Data Communications, LAN, Broad Band Technologies, Computer to Telephone Interface and Voice over Internet Protocol.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS GAINED

The knowledge about telecommunication and networking, CCENT, CCNA, Radio Propagation and Mobile fixing systems, Mobile communication(GSM &PCS), satellite Communications, Mobile Data Communications system, Fiber optic, Transmission networking, SONET and SDH and Broadband Technologies equips the students to be employed by computer and telecommunication hardware manufacturers, by engineering, manufacturing and telecommunications firms, in information technology consulting firms, by governmental, educational and research institutions and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

NEXT PROGRAM START DATES

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July 10, 2017 June 08, 2018 45 weeks Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 5:00pm - 9:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
September 11, 2017 August 10, 2018 45 weeks Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30am - 1:30pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
November 13, 2017 October 12, 2018 45 weeks Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30am - 1:30pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now

PROGRAM OUTLINE

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

Telecommunications and Networking 1 - The course presents the basic vocabulary and concepts of telecommunications. Analog communication concepts are discussed in this module

Computer Networks, Architecture, Protocol and Software

Network+ /CCENT - deals with basic networking concepts and configurations.

CCNA - This hands-on course familiarizes students with connecting to WAN; implementing network security, network types, network media, routing and switching fundamentals.

Telecommunication and Networking 2 - Students gain the knowledge of digital communication concepts. MATLAB is used the communication discussions.

Radio Propagation for the Mobile and Fixed Systems - This course is specifically directed toward giving the student a basic insight into the propagation effects encountered when working in the areas of fixed-link and mobile radio systems.

Mobile Communication

Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) - provides a comprehensive introduction to the cell phone technology.

Personal Communications Systems (PCS) - deals with the role of personal communications from the stand points of social impact and expected demand.

Satellite Communications - This course includes satellite network design for data, voice, and video, also covers earth station design.

Mobile Data Communications System - The course introduces, in detail, the current wireless network and system standards that supports data communications and describes the network architectures and applications.

Fiber Optic Communications and Installations - The students learn the architecture, network designing, switching, routing, and designing of optical networks.

Transmission Networking, SONET and SDH - This course brings the students up to speed on mobile data system design, current and emerging wireless network and systems standards, and network architectures.

Broadband Technologies 1 & 2 - This course introduces the student to the key technologies for Broadcast Telecommunications, device technologies for the optical subscriber networks and voice over internet protocol. LTE concepts are discussed in the Broadband Technologies 2 course.

WHY THIS PROGRAM?

There are numerous job opportunities for Telecom technicians in diverse fields, electrical, aerospace, fiber optic and telecommunication to name a few. The skills leant during the diploma program equip the student with the knowledge and confidence that they will need to fit into the ever growing job market in the telecommunication and allied fields.

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, fibre, 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- 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 45 Weeks - Full Time
Campus Mississauga - Malton
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Faculty Information Technology
Course Level Beginner, Intermediate
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Language English

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