Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications

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

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Post Graduate Telecommunication Diploma Course at CIMT College

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, fibre 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.

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PRE-REQUISITES: Any college diploma OR university degree regardless of field. Any foreign credential must be assessed using WES or ICAS to determine its equivalency to a Canadian college degree or university diploma.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Student Success Strategy - Introduces to techniques, skills and concepts to achieve personal, academic and professional success.

English I - Introduces to college level English reading and writing skills to develop grammar, vocabulary and paragraph development.

Professional Skills - Prepares students with every aspect of their transition into their new career by identifying and teaching essential business and interpersonal skills.  Students receive in class lectures, as well as a private one-on-one appointment with a Career Services specialist to perfect their resume package and interviewing skills.

Electrical Circuit I - The course introduces with concepts in Direct Current along with the concepts of voltage, current, and resistance in series and parallel circuits.Students will get familiar with the units used in electronics and will learn to express electrical quantities in scientific and engineering notation. The course covers the application of Ohms law and Kirchhoff’s current law in series and parallel circuits and concepts in magnetism and electromagnetism with focus on DC generators and DC motors.

Electrical Circuit II - The course introduces concepts in Alternate Current and prepares students to apply basic circuit laws to resistive AC circuits, identify the characteristics of basic sinusoidal and nonsinusoidal waveforms, analyze series and parallel RC/RL and RLC circuits. The course provides hands on labs to couple an ac voltage from one point to another while blocking dc voltage, measure voltages on an amplifier circuit board with an oscilloscope, use knowledge of RL circuits and basic measurements to determine the circuit arrangement and component values and to test the circuit for proper operation using a pulse generator and an oscilloscope.

Electrical Circuit III - The course describes different electrical devices theory and applications. It introduces the basic structure of semiconductors and its operations to conduct current, troubleshoot power supplies and diode circuits, using the APM approach. Students will learn the basic operation of a differential amplifier, and analyze the operation of several types of oscillators, and temperature measuring circuits.

CCNA - Introduces to WAN connection, implementing network security, network types, network media, routing and switching fundamentals, the TCP/IP and OSI models, IP addressing, WAN technologies, operating and configuring IOS devices, extending switched networks with VLANs, determining IP routes, managing IP traffic with access lists, establishing point to point connections and establishing Frame Relay connections.

Fundamentals of Telecommunications - The course covers the fundamental aspects of the telecommunication. It discusses the overriding characteristics of communication such as bandwidth and power distribution along with constraints on systems such as noise. Student will learn about Modulation Techniques and Analog Circuits, Amplifiers, Oscillators, Frequency-Selective Circuits, Transmitters and Receivers.

Digital Communications and Telephone Networks - Student is able to learn the concepts of digital communication in both the wired and wireless along with use of digital signal processing in communications applications. The course also covers topics in Telephone Operation, Telephone Systems, Communication Links and Protocols, Line Codes. The students will also learn the concepts of wireless communication, Mobile and Cellular Data Networks, Internet, IP Telephony, Modem technologies and ISDN.

Radio and Satellite Communications - To describe the basic of satellite communications and to use transmission line analysis techniques. The course outlines the concepts of modern network theory to wave guiding systems, analyze and design microwave resonators, analyze waveguides structures and standard antenna characterization parameters, and able to compute radiation from several common antenna structures. The course also introduces satellite regulations, policies, and implementation issues and includes satellite network design for data, voice, and video.

Cabling Fundamentals - The course fully prepares students for the growing demand of cabling for large scale communication networks and telecommunications standards. The Cabling fundamentals cover general cabling systems, and offers comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies. Student will be able to identify cabling supplies and tools to effectively design, install and test cables.

Network Cabling - The course provides students the ability to identify the basic active components of a hierarchical star network for commercial buildings and networks, important cable plant certification guidelines, cable testing tools and understand the elements of a successful cabling installation. The course also prepares students the key aspects of writing an request for proposal, and the components of the cabling infrastructure to be included in the proposal and plan for contingencies.

Fibre Optics - This course provides the students the knowledge of optical networks. The students learn the architecture, network designing, switching, routing, and designing of optical networks.

Wireless Communication Technology - The objective of the course is to provide comprehensive information of wireless communication, networks and applications. The course provides technical insights on the process of data and packet communication, protocol layers, TCP/IP, and data networks. It also include topics on signal encoding, spread spectrum, antennas, FDMA and OFDMA, and error detection and coding and error control mechanisms.

Wireless Mobile Networks and Applications - The course provides details on IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15, Bluetooth, The Internet of Things, and Zigbee. The course outline the applications of wireless mobile networks and provides information on mobile cellular system principles, LTE, smartphones, and mobile applications, It also covers long range communications using satellite, fixed wireless, and WiMAX.

Advanced Wireless Communication (5G) - The course provide a good understanding for the evolution from 4G to 5 G along with 5G Network Applications and scenarios, Network Overview and various new approaches to be taken by Telcom industry for implementing 5G. The students will be able to gain in depth knowledge in topics such as 5G network architecture, components, features and their benefits, and Core network operation of 5G such as interference, mobility management.

Telecommunications and Networking - The subject explores various telecommunications medium through the use of radio, telephone and computer networking. The course covers basic telephony, signal processing, digital communication and digital signals using modulations methods. It also covers the basic principles of transmitters and receivers used in analog communication systems. It introduces the basic idea of data communication with key area on signaling and error performance, with reliable transmission of digital signals and information over various channels.

Advanced Data Communication - Advanced data communication introduces topics such as voice over IP and ISDN protocols along with communication in wireless, such as radio systems, including broadband/ultrabroadband, line-of-sight microwave, satellite, cellular/PCS, and WLAN (wireless local area network). The course also introduces to the concepts of error performance in data communication and principal bottleneck in bulk information delivery namely last mile in the network. The course also discussed various deliver mechanism of signal which be by wire pair, radio (wireless), coaxial cable (as in CATV), or optical fiber along with advantages and disadvantages of each.

Telecommunication Systems Principles - The course covers fundamentals topics in telecommunication and introduces and reviews basic ideas about signals that convey information along with the means of physical transmission of telecommunication signals. It covers topics in radio transmission covers transmission and reception, antennas, and related issues such as propagation and diffraction. Other topics include integration and differentiation of a waveform, generating signals, frequency spectrum, modulation and demodulation and recovering digital signals. MATLAB® examples are employed throughout for understanding the way technology works and operates.

Advanced Communication Systems - The course covers important principles of the Internet, including packet routing, TCP/IP, congestion control, error checking, and routing of packets from source to destination. It covers topics in radio and wireless modulation, reception and transmission, wired networks, and fibre optic communications. It also covers packet networks and TCP/IP, digital source channel coding and data encryption along with important topic of data integrity, encryption, and security. References to MATLAB and different approaches in telecommunication are explained with numerical examples.

Capstone Project for Telecommunications - This capstone project provides a hands-on learning experience for students to work independently on a specialized topic from telecommunications.  This is to prepare the student to articulate their relevant know-how and skills with the help of a business presentation. The student will write a written report on the project and will also make an oral presentation, including answering questions from the audience.

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, fibre-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.

7247 Cable television service and maintenance technicians - Cable television service and maintenance technicians install, maintain and repair cable and satellite television and Internet signal and associated equipment in homes and commercial buildings. Cable television maintenance technicians maintain and repair cable television transmission and distribution systems and associated hardware. They are employed by cable and satellite television companies.

2281 Computer network technicians - Computer network technicians establish, operate, maintain and co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe networks, hardware, software and related computer equipment. They set up and maintain Internet and intranet Web sites and Web-server hardware and software, and monitor and optimize network connectivity and performance. They are employed in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

0131 Telecommunication carriers managers - Telecommunication carriers managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a telecommunications establishment, department or facility. They are employed by wired, wireless, satellite and other telecommunications carriers.

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-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.

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Duration 57 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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